116 entries

Articles by Nancy Martinez

Exide’s Latest Troubles Is Good News to Locals

A federal grand jury has subpoenaed company documents.
categories BusinessGreen NewsHealthJusticeNeighborhoods

Vernon’s ‘Business Friendly’ Title Questioned

High cost of doing business in Vernon is making businesses question the city's "business-friendliness."
categories BusinessCity Affairs

Montebello Recreation Program In Need of Art Classes

The city is accepting proposals from community members interested in teaching a class.
categories Arts & CultureEducationNeighborhoodsYouth

Being Close to Power Inspires Latino Interns to Do More

Congressional internship experience has proved to be an empowering experience for Latino students, who a new sense of commitment to be informed about issues facing their communities and the country, and to do more than just stand on the sidelines.
categories PoliticsRace/Ethnic RelationsYouth

A More Personal National Night Out

Bell Gardens neighborhood watch tailors to its Spanish-speaking members.
categories NeighborhoodsPublic Safety

Bell Gardens Repeals Section of Sex Offender Law

Faced with the threat of lawsuits, the Bell Gardens City Council Monday voted to repeal an ordinance restricting the movement of registered sex offenders in the southeast city.
categories NeighborhoodsPoliticsPublic Safety

Local Cities Warn Water Customers to Conserve

State Water Board approves $500 fines for violations.
categories City AffairsGreen NewsWeathering the Storm

NCLR Agenda Focuses on Politics, Immigration and the Economy

The largest Hispanic civil rights group in the country was in downtown Los Angeles last week for it annual national convention. Topping the National Council of La Raza’s agenda: immigration reform, the country’s economic outlook, upcoming elections and the impact to and by Latinos in these areas.
categories EconomyPoliticsRace/Ethnic Relations

Residents Don’t Trust Exide to Live Up to Deal

A decision by state air quality regulators that could allow a controversial acid-lead battery recycling plant in Vernon to reopen by the end of the year is being met with anger by people living near the facility.
categories BusinessCity AffairsHealthPoliticsPublic Safety

Montebello Credits Focus on Gangs for Drop In Homicides

Montebello residents blame other crimes on ‘outsiders.’
categories NeighborhoodsPublic Safety
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