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First-ever K-town Night Market Features L.A. Food Trucks, Live Entertainment

Taking place at the Robert F. Kennedy Community Schools in Los Angeles this Friday and Saturday, April 18-19, this inaugural event will feature some of the best food truck fare this city has to offer, headlined by Seoul Sausage Company, the Season 3 winners of Food Network’s “The Great Food Truck Race.”
categories Arts & CultureBusinessFoodNeighborhoods

Athens ‘Evergreen’ Contract Raises Concerns In Bell Gardens

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

Walmart Opens Supercenter in South Gate

Retailer to host fun family celebration Saturday.
categories BusinessNeighborhoods

California County Could be State's First to Ban Fracking

A majority on the Butte County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to draft an ordinance that would ban the practice known as hydraulic fracturing.
categories BusinessCity AffairsGreen NewsHealthNeighborhoodsPoliticsPublic Safety

Owner Says Plans for Sears Tower Landmark Still In the Early Stage

Twenty-two years after first being sold and more than one redevelopment project being abandoned, the new owners of the Sears Tower in Boyle Heights say they have big plans for the historic landmark.
categories BusinessNeighborhoods

SITV Hands Out ‘Best for Women Awards’

Women from all walks of life were honored on Tuesday, March 25, by Soroptimist International of The Verdugos (SITV) for being role models and trailblazers for women everywhere.
categories BusinessCity AffairsFamily/Inter-generational NewsRace/Ethnic Relations

Women’s Economic Future Tied to Affordable Childcare

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

HSBC Launches ‘Made For Trade’ Initiative in LA

On March 17, St. Patrick’s Day, HSBC Bank, USA launched the Made For Trade initiative — an endeavor that looks to bring together leaders in business, government, industry, and the academe in a national discussion about the role of global trade in today’s economy.
category Business

Anti-Fracking Activists Head to Sacramento

Environmental activists are leaving via bus on Saturday, March 15 to attend the Don't Frack California rally in Sacramento and to support Senator Holly Mitchell in her fight to get SB 1132 passed.
categories BusinessCity AffairsGreen NewsHealthPoliticsPublic Safety

Pinkberry Co-Founder Given 7-Year Sentence for Beating Homeless Man

The co-founder of frozen yogurt chain Pinkberry was sentenced to seven years in state prison for beating a panhandler with a tire iron in 2011, according to the Los Angeles Times.
categories BusinessJusticePublic Safety
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