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Articles by Nancy Martinez

Chicana Artist Shares A New Type of Children’s Book

For her first entry into Spanish language children’s literature, Gonzalez, a Chicana activist and founding member of the Grammy award-winning band Quetzal, has adapted “A is for Activist,” written and illustrated by Innosanto Nagara.
categories Arts & CultureEducationPoliticsYouth

Vernon CommUNITY Fund Awards First Grants

City will award nearly a quarter million dollars to local nonprofits.
categories City AffairsNeighborhoods

Exide Ordered to Pay for Clean Up

Battery recycler will pay millions to address contamination.
categories BusinessCity AffairsGreen NewsHealth

Bell Gardens to Appoint Crespo Replacement

Residents have until Nov. 18 to apply.
categories City AffairsNeighborhoodsPolitics

DTSC’s Orders Exide to Pay Millions

Agreement requires Vernon plant to set aside millions for clean up and fines.
categories BusinessCity AffairsHealthPolitics

County Considers Lawsuit Against Exide

Los Angeles County Supervisor Gloria Molina, joined by members of the County Toxic Threat Strike Team and legal counsel, announced she would ask her fellow supervisors next week to consider legal action against Exide.
categories BusinessCity AffairsHealthNeighborhoods

Once Hated Water Project Now Being Praised

A regional water pipeline project that years ago angered officials in some cities for “raising water rates” is now being hailed as a vital resource during the worst drought ever recorded in California history.
categories City AffairsGreen News

Knowing Is Always Better: When the End is Near

Part two of a series: Latinos less likely than other groups to discuss end of life wishes.
categories Family/Inter-generational NewsHealth

Mayor’s Void Felt by Bell Gardens Council

Monday’s City Council meeting initially carried on like any other council meeting but the absence of a mayor who often made jokes and comments to liven the mood was apparent.
categories City AffairsNeighborhoodsPolitics

Montebello Railroad Grade Separation Alternatives Refined

Engineering firm recommends a quiet corridor.
categories BusinessCity AffairsNeighborhoods
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