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Teachers, LAUSD resume talks; mass-produced Boyle Heights pot & pregnant jogger robbed

Jan 17, 2019

A Roundup of Eastside News & Info

Talks to resume as L.A. school strike enters fourth day

It’s back to the negotiating table for the L.A. teachers’ union and L.A. Unified. But it’s not back to school for striking educators. Mayor Garcetti said he facilitated the resumption of negotiations, with both sides scheduled to meet on Thursday at noon. But the teachers will remain on the picket line, said United Teachers Los Angeles.

A group called Parents Supporting Teachers is trying to organize a human chain of supporters from Silver Lake to Echo Park. Meanwhile, L.A. Unified said schools will remain open and students are expected to attend classes.

The mass-produced future of marijuana is now in operation in Boyle Heights

A visit to The Cure, a 30,000-square-foot industrial marijuana grow in Boyle Heights with more than 3,000 pot plants in various forms of cultivation. The facility represents “the future of recreational cannabis, which will be, like it or not, mass-produced,” said the Daily Bruin.

Pregnant woman assaulted in Glassell Park

A transient was arrested for robbing a woman of her cell phone as she jogged near the Glassell Park Recreation Center, reports the Boulevard Sentinel.  Persons came to her aid as she cried out during the attack.

Eastside Scene of the Day

East Los Angeles Dandelion by Aurelio Jose Barrera

Dandelion and Storm Clouds, East L.A. | Aurelio Jose Barrera

 

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