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Articles by Gloria Angelina Castillo

Residents Aided In Filing Claims Against Exide

Forms must be in the court’s hands by Oct. 31.
categories BusinessHealthNeighborhoods

Punch and Counter Punch: Commerce Recall Expands

Commerce Mayor Pro Tem Lilia Leon and Councilwoman Denise Robles were served with Notices of Intention to circulate recall petitions at Tuesday night’s city council meeting; two other council members were served last month.
categories City AffairsNeighborhoodsPolitics

Commerce Spokesman Comes Under Fire

A long-time Commerce resident and 24-year city employee has announced he is running for a seat on the Central Basin Municipal Water District Board of Directors: The election takes place in November 2014.
categories City AffairsNeighborhoodsPolitics

Elected Officials, Residents Scold State Regulators for Exide’s Continued Non-Compliance

Residents call for plant’s closure and testing for more chemicals.
categories BusinessGreen NewsHealthNeighborhoodsPolitics

Chronically Homeless Vets to Get Homes in Boyle Heights

An apartment complex to house chronically homeless senior citizens who are veterans of the US Armed Forces is going up on the eastside. Construction of the Beswick Senior Apartments—the first of its kind in Boyle Heights—is scheduled to be complete in fall of 2014.
categories City AffairsNeighborhoods

Dedicated Boyle Heights Postman Eager to Get Back to Work

A 49-year veteran of the U.S. Postal Service who has spent his entire career delivering mail in Boyle Heights, is at White Memorial Hospital recovering from injuries sustained earlier this month while on his route near East 2nd Street and Breed.
categories Arts & CultureBusinessFamily/Inter-generational NewsNeighborhoods

Garcetti Holds ‘Office Hours’ in Boyle Heights

The City of Los Angeles rolled out the green, astro-turf carpet and modern furniture to hold Mayor Eric Garcetti’s office hours on East 1st Street in Boyle Heights, as part of the “PARK(ing) Day” event on Sept. 20.
categories City AffairsNeighborhoodsPolitics

Commerce Kicks Off College Application Season

A college fair last weekend provided information to students eager to attend a college or vocational program.
categories EducationYouth

Exide Ordered to Cut Production, Again

Vernon officials question whether the city has any options.
categories BusinessGreen NewsNeighborhoodsPoliticsPublic Safety

Nurse Teaches Patients to Dance

Developmentally disabled adults learn the art of folklorico.
categories Arts & CultureHealthNeighborhoods
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