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Councilman Cedillo defends record; running for Congress in the Trump era; vehicle break-in spree in Angeleno Heights

Councilman Cedillo defends record; running for Congress in the Trump era; vehicle break-in spree in Angeleno Heights

Eastside Scene: Apartment row on Scott Avenue, Echo Park | Michael Hayes Council District 1 representative Gil Cedillo, who is running for re-election in the March 7 primary, defended his record in a Lincoln Heights candidate forum. EGP News About half of the 23 candidates running in the 34th Congressional District are either immigrants or […]

Celebrating Black History Month through the Lens of Graphic Novels!

Celebrating Black History Month through the Lens of Graphic Novels!

Graphic novels are full of diversity in both race and gender. In honor of Black History Month, we wanted to highlight just a few of the authors who have written African-American characters and some that are changing the way common superhero characters appear in graphic novels. There are so many of these incredible authors out […]

Celebrating Black History Month through the Lens of Graphic Novels!

Celebrating Black History Month through the Lens of Graphic Novels!

Graphic novels are full of diversity in both race and gender. In honor of Black History Month, we wanted to highlight just a few of the authors who have written African-American characters and some that are changing the way common superhero characters appear in graphic novels. There are so many of these incredible authors out […]

“He helped introduce Chicano art to the world” — Exhibit honors the work and legacy of Frank Romero

“He helped introduce Chicano art to the world” — Exhibit honors the work and legacy of Frank Romero

Photo by Washington/Wave Tech Media EL SERENO — Cal State LA’s Fine Arts Gallery presents an exhibition featuring five decades of paintings, neon art and ceramics created by legendary artist Frank Romero. Romero, who was enrolled at Cal State LA in 1959 and took art courses in the space that now houses the Fine Arts […]

Whittier police officer shooting: KPCC reporters explain what’s fact, what’s speculation and put it all in context

Whittier police officer shooting: KPCC reporters explain what’s fact, what’s speculation and put it all in context

People gather in Whittier for a vigil for police officer Keith Boyer, who was shot and killed Monday morning after he and another officer tried to pat down a motorist involved in a traffic accident.; Credit: Kyle Stokes AirTalk® There’s been a lot of information swirling around out there in the wake of the death […]

New landscaping taking root at Silver Lake reservoirs

New landscaping taking root at Silver Lake reservoirs

Photo by Dan Gershon SILVER LAKE — Walkers and runners who circle the Silver Lake reservoirs might have noticed  new trees, shrubs and grasses being planted near Tesla Avenue. What’s going on? Amanda Parsons, a spokeswoman with the L.A. Department of Water & Power, which manages the property,  said the new landscaping is part of […]

New landscaping taking root at Silver Lake reservoirs

New landscaping taking root at Silver Lake reservoirs

Photo by Dan Gershon SILVER LAKE — Walkers and runners who circle the Silver Lake reservoirs might have noticed  new trees, shrubs and grasses being planted near Tesla Avenue. What’s going on? Amanda Parsons, a spokeswoman with the L.A. Department of Water & Power, which manages the property,  said the new landscaping is part of […]

Mexican couple asks Supreme Court for right to sue over border agent killing their son

Mexican couple asks Supreme Court for right to sue over border agent killing their son

A volunteer from the Minuteman Project stands near an American flag placed in the barbed wire fence which divides the U.S./Mexican border, April 4, 2005.; Credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images AirTalk® Today at the Supreme Court, a Mexican couple is seeking the right to sue over the killing of their teenage son by a U.S. Border […]

Omarosa delivers last Boyle Heights church sermon amid prayers and protest

Omarosa delivers last Boyle Heights church sermon amid prayers and protest

BOYLE HEIGHTS — Omarosa Manigault was widely known as a combative reality TV star before becoming a highly visible African-American supporter of Donald Trump during his presidential campaign. But in Boyle Heights, Manigault is also known as a preacher, serving as assistant pastor at the Weller Street Missionary Baptist Church. On Sunday, protesters gathered outside the […]

Eastside Review: Metro ridership drops; 13-year sentence for knife attacker; Friday’s storm knocks out power

Eastside Review: Metro ridership drops; 13-year sentence for knife attacker; Friday’s storm knocks out power

Edited by BARRY LANK A recap of some of the past week’s scenes, sightings and stories from across the Eastside. Streets were blocked off and the LAPD bomb squad was called in to inspect a suspicious item – a backpack – left outside the McDonald’s at Temple and Alvarado streets. No bomb was found in […]

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