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Articles by Nancy Martinez

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

Its Budget Under Control, Montebello Invests in Streets

Garfield Avenue, Montebello and Washington Boulevards top the list of streets Montebello officials say they will repair now that they have a handle on the city’s budget.
categories City AffairsEconomyNeighborhoods

Vernon Businesses Feel Sting of Balanced Budget

The city experiences 2% increase in expenses.
categories City AffairsEconomyPolitics

Bell Gardens Turns Deficit to Surplus

After a year of cuts to staff, citywide events and expenses, the city of Bell Gardens has turned a $1.1 million deficit into a $293,000 surplus.
categories City AffairsEconomyNeighborhoodsPolitics

LCAP Plan Raises Concerns at MUSD

Stakeholders have until June 18 to provide feedback on the draft report.
categories City AffairsEducationNeighborhoodsPolitics

Montebello Rail Meeting Gets Tense

14-year delay raises ire of residents at meeting.
categories City AffairsNeighborhoodsPolitics

‘Bow Wowing’ the Competition

Montebello dog show is a tribute to ‘man’s best friend.’
categories Arts & CultureNeighborhoods
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