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Salvador Castro: Contribution to the Chicano Movement 

Salvador ‘Sal’ Castro was a social studies teacher at Lincoln High School for the Los Angeles Unified School District. He was the son of Mexican immigrants and was born in Boyle Heights. 263 more words

1968 East LA Education Walkouts

In 1967, due to the Anglo-centric driven school policies, many Chicano students were geared toward classes for the mentally disabled. They held a 60% high school dropout rate. 425 more words


Bikie given retrial for stab attack over ‘error’

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Greater Streets -- Exploring Valley Boulevard



Normally when I write an account of one of my explorations, it’s after I’ve concluded it. Sometimes I work on them for months and when I can’t stand thinking about it anymore, I just publish it and figure I’ll correct the typos later. 3,083 more words

Boyle Heights beats Lincoln Heights in East Siders Bowl 14U

Battle of the Heights !  The communities of Boyle Heights and Lincoln Heights played a friendly game of (14 under ) football on November 21st. The game was held at Lincoln High School under the lights! 18 more words

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Kever Avot: Visiting the Graves of the Ancestors

The Jewish tradition of visiting the cemetery during the High Holy Days

EAST LOS ANGELES – It is a very special Jewish custom that during the Days of Awe – the ten days between Rosh HaShanah and Yom Kippur – that one visit the cemeteries, to consider our mortality like that of our forefathers. 824 more words

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Boyle Heights Boy Missing In Amber Alert Returned Safe At Border Crossing

BOYLE HEIGHTS (CBSLA) — A 15-month-old Boyle Heights boy who was the subject of an Amber Alert last week has been found.

Noe Reyna was taken to a border station in the San Diego area by his uncle, according to the LAPD. 196 more words