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Category: City Affairs

Monterey Park Puts Bicycle Master Plan in Motion

Five cities in the San Gabriel Valley have each unanimously approved master bike plans that will expand bike lanes in the region. Bicyclists in the lead city, Monterey Park, may see some of these improvements as soon as spring 2015.
categories City AffairsNeighborhoods

New Boyle Heights Work Center Promotes Local Jobs

The Boyle Heights/East WorkSource Center is the 14th of 17 job centers being made over as part of citywide $36 million effort to push down the unemployment rate.
categories BusinessCity AffairsEconomyNeighborhoods

New Los Angeles Poet Laureate is Chicano Writer Luis Rodriguez

Luis is only the second poet laureate--and the first Latino.
categories Arts & CultureCity Affairs

Fil-Am Attorney Appointed to LA Superior Court

Rob Villeza was sworn in on Thursday, Dec. 11, as a judge of the Los Angeles Superior Court.
categories City AffairsJustice

Fil-Am Councilman Sworn into Office in San Diego

A Filipino-American was sworn into the San Diego City Council on Wednesday, Dec. 10, becoming the first Asian to serve on the council in nearly five decades.
categories City AffairsPolitics

Advocacy Group Urges Eligible Undocumented Immigrants to Apply for New Benefits

Asian Americans Advancing Justice (AAAJ) held on Friday a presentation explaining the benefits of Obama’s immigration reform.
categories City AffairsFamily/Inter-generational NewsImmigration

Exide Residential Cleanup Continues

State regulators have ordered Exide to make major changes to pollution control systems at its Vernon plant, and to pay for the clean up contamination at nearby homes.
categories BusinessCity AffairsFamily/Inter-generational NewsGreen NewsHealthNeighborhoods

Montebello’s First Armenian Mayor Sets City’s Priorities

Councilman Jack Hadjinian has made history as Montebello’s first Armenian American mayor, elected by his fellow council members during the City Council’s annual rotation in November.
categories City AffairsNeighborhoodsPolitics

MUSD Board Appoints Cisneros as President

A product of the district and lifelong Montebello resident was appointed president of the Montebello Unified School District’s Board last week during the annual reorganization ceremony.
categories City AffairsEducationNeighborhoodsPolitics

Undocumented Immigrants Prepare for Driver’s Licenses

Starting Jan 1. 2015, undocumented immigrants in California will be able to apply for a state driver’s license under Assembly Bill 60 (AB 60), which was passed earlier this year.
categories City AffairsImmigrationPolitics
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