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Fil-am Creative Celebrates Fil-ams in Horror During Halo Halo-ween Online Event

Fil-Am Creative, the largest Filipino American organization for entertainment and media, is hosting a 2-week salute to Filipinos in the horror film genre at Filamcreative.org starting Oct. 17 and leading up to Halloween.
categories Arts & CultureMediaMultimedia

Avenue 50’s Gallegos: Hispanic Heritage Month Local Hero

Kathy Gallegos, director and founder of Avenue 50 Studios in Highland Park, is being honored this month by Union Bank and KCETLink as a Hispanic Heritage Month Local Hero.
categories Arts & CultureEconomyNeighborhoods

De León Takes Leadership of Senate

He becomes first Latino to hold post in more than a century.
category Politics

Alhambra Resident Set to Transform Home into Extravagant Haunted Structure for Halloween

For the past 18 years, Duane Aamot has transformed his front yard into a Halloween display of extravagant proportions.
categories Arts & CultureNeighborhoods

Filipino Invention Beer Below Zero Comes to US

Beer drinkers in the United States, including Filipinos, can now drink their favorite beer cooled to perfection using revolutionary technology invented by three beer-loving Filipinos.
categories BusinessFood

Monterey Park Prepares for Pet License Canvassing

Public hearing on ordinance change set for Nov. 5.
categories City AffairsFamily/Inter-generational NewsNeighborhoods

Commerce Called ‘Clean Air Hero’

A City of Commerce initiative to encourage economic vitality without risking public health and damaging air quality was recognized by the South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) at the agency’s 26th Annual Clean Air Awards on Oct. 3.
categories City AffairsGreen NewsNeighborhoods

Walmart Hiring Holiday Workers

Expecting to see a 2%-3% increase in sales over last year, retailers are already gearing up for the holiday shopping season, including Walmart, which recently announced the company plans to hire more than 60,000 seasonal workers nationwide.
category Business

Bell Gardens Does Away With Blue Recycling Bins

Residents traded in their blue recycling bins last week for an extra black trash bin, turning the job of sorting recyclables over to the city’s trash hauler, Athens Services.
categories Green NewsNeighborhoods

Identity Tied to Experience, Says USC Professor and Author

National Hispanic/Latino Heritage Month is celebrated annually from Sept. 15 through Oct. 15. EGP interviewed USC Sociology Professor Jody Agius Vallejo, author of “Barrior to Burbs: The Making of the Mexican-American Middle Class,” about how Latinos or Hispanics identify themselves.
category Race/Ethnic Relations
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