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Department of Education is readying new policies on campus sexual assaults, what are the implications?

Department of Education is readying new policies on campus sexual assaults, what are the implications?

US Education Secretary Betsy DeVos speaks during a Cabinet meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House on August 16, 2018 in Washington, DC.; Credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images AirTalk® The University of Southern California is facing serious allegations over sexual misconduct. Other institutions as well like Ohio State and Michigan State universities are facing […]

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Thanks to Tracy for supporting The Eastsider by purchasing a monthly Reader Sponsorship. Join our other readers whose monthly sponsorships (see payment form below)  defray the costs of gathering news and storytelling. That includes covering a variety of bills — from web hosting to bookkeeping — as well as payments to  writers and photographers who have […]

It’s been a year since the big Amazon-Whole Foods merger — how has it changed the supermarket industry?

It’s been a year since the big Amazon-Whole Foods merger — how has it changed the supermarket industry?

Shopping at Whole Foods.; Credit: Stephen Hilger/Bloomberg/Getty Images AirTalk® It’s been a year since Amazon bought Whole Foods, and thought the organic supermarket chain isn’t all that different, the partnership has prompted changes to others players in the grocery business. Competitors such as Kroger, Costco, Walmart and Target have all taken measures both online and […]

Boyle Heights shooting leaves woman dead on Euclid Avenue

Boyle Heights shooting leaves woman dead on Euclid Avenue

By LUCY GUANUNA Boyle Heights  — Police are working to identify the suspect or suspects in connection with an early morning shooting today that left one woman dead. Officers were called to the 900 block of Euclid Avenue at about 5 a.m. and found a victim, a Latina in her mid-30s, with multiple gunshot wounds. […]

How the modern day workplace is changing to accommodate ‘night owl’ employees after years of catering to ‘morning larks’

How the modern day workplace is changing to accommodate ‘night owl’ employees after years of catering to ‘morning larks’

A girl fall asleep while working.; Credit: Photo by CollegeDegrees360 via Flickr Creative Commons AirTalk® “The early bird gets the worm.” “Early to bed, early to rise.” If we believe the adages many of our parents told us when we were young, the earlier you can go to sleep and the earlier you start your […]

The former York Theatre in Highland Park is up for sale

The former York Theatre in Highland Park is up for sale

By BARRY LANK Highland Park  — It was a movie theater for decades, making its debut in the 1920 during the silent film era.  It also hosted women’s club meetings, special events, and, in recent years, served as the home for the Pyong Kang Church  — it’s neon cross glowing over the marquee. Now the […]

Maverick, straight-talker, patriot: Remembering the life, legacy and impact of John McCain on modern day politics

Maverick, straight-talker, patriot: Remembering the life, legacy and impact of John McCain on modern day politics

Sen. John McCain waves to protestors during a mass rally of the opposition at Independence Square in Kiev on Sunday.; Credit: Genya Savilov /AFP/Getty Images AirTalk® John McCain, US senator and former presidential candidate, died Saturday at his ranch in Arizona after battling brain cancer for more than a year. He was 81. He had […]

Parking in short supply at Boyle Heights housing projects

Parking in short supply at Boyle Heights housing projects

Photo by Guadalupe Felix/Boyle Heights Beat By GUADALUPE FÉLIX, BOYLE HEIGHTS BEAT Boyle Heights  —  Boyle Heights is one of the densest neighborhoods in Los Angeles, which makes overnight parking on city streets tough for all residents. But it seems likely that no one in Boyle Heights has it worse than the families of Estrada Courts, […]

Eastside Sunday: Combo Chimbita comes to Echo Park; Puppets go to Italy; Eagle Rock wants your sleeping bags

Eastside Sunday: Combo Chimbita comes to Echo Park; Puppets go to Italy; Eagle Rock wants your sleeping bags

Sunday, August 26 By JACQUELINE FERNANDEZ Here are today’s highlights from our Eastside Events Calendar, Weekend Picks and some bonus events to consider: The up and coming quartet – Combo Chimbita – will rock their Latin fusion of cumbia, reggae and Caribbean beats at The Echo. Go here for details Puppets need a vacation too and […]

Eastside Saturday: “Searching for Sugarman” Rodriguez performs at Cal State L.A.; Take a kayak down the LA River; Dance to some 90s hits at the Echoplex

Eastside Saturday: “Searching for Sugarman” Rodriguez performs at Cal State L.A.; Take a kayak down the LA River; Dance to some 90s hits at the Echoplex

Saturday, August 25 Here are today’s highlights from our Eastside Events Calendar, Weekend Picks and some bonus events to consider: Rodriguez, who was chronicled in the Academy Award-winning documentary Searching for Sugar Man, makes his return to the Luckman stage in El Sereno. Go here for details Looking for some outdoor fun? Rent a kayak at […]

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