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Articles by Nancy Martinez

Montebello Police Talk Gun Safety, But Few Show Up To Listen

Police expect to hold more local town halls
categories NeighborhoodsPublic Safety

Athens ‘Evergreen’ Contract Raises Concerns In Bell Gardens

City says agreement will help cut trash hauling deficit.
categories BusinessCity AffairsNeighborhoodsPolitics

Monterey Park Council Divided On Donation Issue

Discussion at the most recent Monterey Park City Council meeting quickly grew heated as council members took opposite sides on whether it is appropriate for elected officials to make personal donations during city functions.
categories NeighborhoodsPolitics

Health Officials Urge Southeast Residents to be Tested for Lead

Lead can cause health problems in adults and children.
categories Family/Inter-generational NewsGreen NewsHealthNeighborhoods

Library Helps Bell Gardens Mothers Understand Children’s Speech Development Issues

Part 3 of an occasional series on local libraries.
categories Family/Inter-generational NewsHealthNeighborhoodsYouth

Vernon Councilwoman Running Quietly Unopposed

Vote by mail election to be held April 8.
categories NeighborhoodsPolitics

Women’s Economic Future Tied to Affordable Childcare

Commerce gathering focuses on how women’s pay issues impact families.
categories BusinessEconomyFamily/Inter-generational News

Once a Cub Now an Eagle, Teen Enters Ranks of High Achievers

Sixteen-year old Alek Sanchez could have been just another young Latino who with no father in the home statistics show was at greater risk of getting involved with drugs, gangs or dropping out of school. But involvement in the Montebello Boy Scouts has helped the Alhambra resident to earn scouting’s highest advancement ranking.
categories Family/Inter-generational NewsProfilesRace/Ethnic Relations

Pelosi Joins Local Politicians to Talk Economic Agenda for Women

A group of elected officials, all women, were at Cal State Los Angeles Monday to discuss their economic agenda for women, including paycheck fairness, childcare and immigration reform. Their discussion coincides with Women’s History Month, observed every year in March.
categories BusinessEconomyFamily/Inter-generational NewsPolitics

County Approves ‘Strike Team’ to Deal with Toxic Polluters

First target will be Vernon-based battery-recycler.
categories BusinessCity AffairsFamily/Inter-generational NewsGreen NewsHealthNeighborhoodsPolitics
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