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Category: Neighborhoods

Addressing Homeless Problems in Northeast L.A.

Representatives of various city and county housing and mental health agencies, elected officials, law enforcement, nonprofit groups, residents and the homeless gathered Tuesday night for a town hall meeting on issues of homelessness in Northeast Los Angeles.
categories City AffairsNeighborhoods

MUSD Approves Ethnic Studies Requirement

Montebello Unified School District took the first steps in implementing an ethnic studies graduation requirement, following in the footsteps of nearby districts and becoming the third largest district in the county to approve such a resolution.
categories EducationNeighborhoodsRace/Ethnic RelationsYouth

Commerce Rolls Back Fees for Activities

Candidates for the City Council have made the cost of Commerce’s popular Resident Activity Card a big issue in the March 3 election, claiming a 3-tier fee system imposed five years ago during the economic downturn is hurting low-income residents and seniors, and should have been rolled back some time ago.
categories City AffairsNeighborhoodsPolitics

L.A.’s Korean American Candidates Wage Uphill Battles

In a positive sign of the growing diversity of the candidate pool in Los Angeles city politics, two Korean Americans threw their names into the ring for seats on the L.A. City Council this year: David Ryu and Grace Yoo, both of whom are hoping to advance beyond the March 3 primary election.
categories City AffairsNeighborhoodsPoliticsRace/Ethnic Relations

Hong Kong Cafes and the Allure of Escargot, Clam Chowder, and Spam

Fives Years of the Source: Pam Sosa probed the history of Hong Kong-style cafes and her childhood memories of elbow macaroni.
categories Arts & CultureNeighborhoods

The Alhambra Lunar New Year Festival: Dancers, Carnival Rides, Delectable Eats

Sights from the 24th installment of the annual festival.
categories Arts & CultureFamily/Inter-generational NewsNeighborhoods

In Search of the Alhambra Taco

Five Years of the Source: Javier Cabral, a restaurant scout for food critic Jonathan Gold, went looking for something besides noodles and soup dumplings in Alhambra.
categories BusinessFoodNeighborhoods

Chavez Ravine: A Tale of Ongoing Urban Removal

The legacy of Chavez Ravine: a defense of one's principles and community.
categories Arts & CultureNeighborhoodsRace/Ethnic Relations

Films Explore the Power of Art to Transform ‘LA Stories’

Two very different films depicting young people coming of age and using music and art to overcome adversity will be screened Saturday at the annual Lummis Day Movie Night at the Wellness Center, the newly opened office and community space located in Los Angeles’ historic General Hospital complex in Boyle Heights.
categories Arts & CultureNeighborhoods

Monterey Park Begins Preparations for 100th Anniversary

Last week, the city council approved establishing an ad hoc committee to plan the city’s 100th birthday celebration in 2016. The committee will be open to all residents interested in participating in monthly meetings.
categories City AffairsNeighborhoods
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