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‘New Beginning’ for Southwest Museum

Long time supporters of the Southwest Museum in the Mount Washington area of Los Angeles are hailing last week’s naming of the 100-year-old site as a “national treasure” by the National Trust for Historic Preservation.
categories Arts & CultureNeighborhoods

Exide Violates Hazardous Waste Laws

A recent inspection led the Department of Toxic Substance Control Wednesday to issue eight new violations to embattled Exide Technologies related to their handling of hazardous waste.
categories BusinessCity AffairsGreen NewsHealthNeighborhoodsPublic Safety

Southwest Museum Named ‘National Treasure’

The city of Los Angeles’ 100-year-old Southwest Museum was named a “national treasure” by the National Trust for Historic Preservation. The announcement was made at the museum’s Mount Washington location, making it one of just 55 such designations across the country.
category Arts & Culture

2015 Chen Foundation Scholarship for California High School Seniors

High school seniors who plan to attend a California State University or California Community College as a first-year student in Fall 2015 are eligible to apply for a renewable $2,000 scholarship through the Chen Foundation Scholarship Program.
categories EducationFinanceYouth

UCLA Needs More Asian Americans for an Alcohol Study

The Addictions Research Laboratory in the Department of Psychology at UCLA is looking for Asian Americans who drink alcohol to participate in a study investigating a medication for alcohol use.
categories Arts & CultureFoodRace/Ethnic RelationsScience & Technology

New Bell Gardens Official Claims Independence

A public swearing-in will be held Jan. 26.
categories City AffairsNeighborhoodsPolitics

Tax Filing Period Begins in State

The window to file 2014 state individual and business tax returns is now open, the Franchise Tax Board (FTB) announced late last week.
categories BusinessFamily/Inter-generational NewsFinance

More Cases of Measles Confirmed

Local public health officials have confirmed 59 cases of measles in California residents since the end of December 2014, Dr. Ron Chapman, director of the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) and state health officer, announced Wednesday.
categories HealthPublic Safety

Students Inspire Law to Teach Mexican Repatriation History

A trip to Bell Gardens Elementary led Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia to introduce a bill that would encourage California schools to teach about the unconstitutional deportation of over one million U.S. Citizens and lawful residents of Mexican descent from California in the 1920s.
categories EducationPoliticsRace/Ethnic RelationsYouth

New Shave Ice Shop Opens in Alhambra

Ice Que opened Tuesday at the corner of Main and 4th streets, the Los Angeles Times reports.
categories BusinessFoodNeighborhoods
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