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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

Vernon Opens Lottery for New Affordable Housing

Deadline to apply is Feb. 27.
categories City AffairsFamily/Inter-generational NewsNeighborhoods

Gov’t Sends Labor Secretary to Mediate West Coast Ports Dispute

With an ongoing labor dispute between West Coast ports workers and their employers, Labor Secretary Tom Perez traveled to San Francisco on Tuesday, Feb. 17, to help broker an agreement between both parties.
categories BusinessCity AffairsLabor

Law for Filipino Veterans’ Families Introduced in US Congress

Filipino-American leaders and organizers nationwide applauded a new bill proposed in Congress that would amend the Immigration Act of 1990, which helped lead to the naturalization of Filipino World War II veterans, but did not apply for their spouses and children.
categories Family/Inter-generational NewsPoliticsRace/Ethnic Relations

Local Executive Named New AARP State President

A Los Angeles area public relations executive will assume AARP’s top volunteer leadership role for California, it was announced last week.
category Family/Inter-generational News

Bell Gardens Reflects on ‘Trying’ Year

City council chooses new mayor, mayor pro tem.
categories City AffairsNeighborhoodsPolitics

Monterey Park Housing Project Moves Forward Despite Council Split

The time granted to a local developer to pay off nearly $3 million it will owe the city was nearly doubled Monday over the vocal objections of two Monterey Park city council members.
categories BusinessCity AffairsFinanceNeighborhoods

Nothing New at ‘State of the City’ Forum

It was an effort to get residents in East and Northeast Los Angeles civically engaged, but turnout for the “State of the City” forum in Boyle Heights last Saturday was sparse, with most of those in attendance already regulars at community meetings and forums.
categories City AffairsNeighborhoodsPolitics

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

Grant Fuels ‘Promise’ to Boyle Heights

Proyecto Pastoral on Wednesday received a $300,000 grant from AT&T to expand Promesa Boyle Heights, an initiative to increase graduation rates and college success for at-risk youth in Boyle Heights.
categories BusinessEducationNeighborhoodsYouth
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