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Category: Multimedia

Monterey Park Plans First Overhaul of Bus System in 40 Years

New routes could include connection to Metro Gold Line.
categories City AffairsMultimedia

"Carwasheros" Cleaning Up L.A.'s Carwash Industry

Car wash workers in Los Angeles County are building a movement for basic labor protections — and getting results.
categories BusinessJusticeMultimedia

Journalist Vargas to Media: "Immigrant Struggle Is About Us, Not Them"

Pulitzer Prize winner Jose Antonio Vargas sparked controversy after coming out as undocumented in an article he wrote for the New York Times.
categories ImmigrationMultimediaPoliticsRace/Ethnic Relations

Video Report: Icing American Apparel

A look at the lives and legalities behind the federal immigration agency's recent order for the Downtown-based garment manufacturer to fire 1,600 workers. Courtesy of Patrick Burke and Spot.Us.
categories BusinessCity AffairsFamily/Inter-generational NewsImmigrationMultimediaRace/Ethnic Relations

Video Report: Long Before Columbine

He doesn't expect forgiveness, but he would like to offer this explanation.
categories MultimediaProfiles

Sukkot & Simpático

The children of the Abraham Joshua Heschel Day School in the San Fernando Valley have come to visit their friends at Para Los Niños Charter School on 7th Street, just east of Downtown Los Angeles, to celebrate the Jewish holiday of Sukkot.
categories Arts & CultureEducationMultimediaNeighborhoodsNooks & Crannies

The Poetry of Immigration

Young Latinos are more than a labor pool for Downtown Los Angeles.
categories Arts & CultureImmigrationMultimediaNeighborhoods

The Mystery Mosque

Not many visitors expect to find Muslims amidst the large Jewish presence in the Garment District of Downtown Los Angeles, but a community of immigrants from Africa manages to support a modest mosque in the neighborhood.
categories ImmigrationMultimediaNeighborhoodsRace/Ethnic Relations

Casa Cultural Brings Art and Culture to Kids

An after-school program started from a garage is giving kids an education in art, culture and tradition.
categories Arts & CultureEducationFamily/Inter-generational NewsImmigrationMultimediaNeighborhoods

Mercado Buenos Aires: The Famous Argentinean Spot in Van Nuys

A mixture of deli, supermarket, pastry shop and restaurant, Mercado Buenos Aires transforms Van Nuys into a barrio of Argentina's capital, where customers can find good food, pastries, cold cuts and yerba maté for reasonable prices.
categories Arts & CultureBusinessFoodMultimediaNeighborhoods
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