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City Council Panel Deals Setback to Proposed Homeless Housing Project in Boyle Heights

Los Angeles City Council committee has rebuffed the city’s blue-ribbon homeless housing advocates, siding with a Boyle Heights shopping center owner who opposed a project to build 49 units for mentally ill homeless people. 144 more words

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Beer Up - Downtown Los Angeles Adds Another Brewery to Their Lineup with Dry River Brewing

For as much as Los Angeles pushes their local culture and mom & pop shops, the majority of the locals still believe in mass media and prefer big brands. 293 more words

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New California Law Gives Air Quality Officials the Power to Quickly Shut Down Polluters

Local air quality officials are gaining new powers to quickly stop polluters when they endanger people’s health under legislation signed by Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday. 126 more words

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ELAC Student Arrested for Alleged Sexual Assault of Teen Girl; Authorities Believe More Victims Outstanding

Authorities have arrested an East Los Angeles College student for allegedly sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl, and potentially victimizing others.

Joao Affonso, 27, was arrested on July 21 and charged with three counts of sexual assault, Capt. 277 more words

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Man Gets 22-Year Sentence in Brutal 2001 Stabbing of Boyle Heights Bar Owner

Hugo Lara, the man who in 2001 fatally stabbed 71-year-old Alfredo Trevino more than 100 times inside the victim’s Boyle Heights bar, La Cita, was sentenced to 22 years in state prison Monday. 60 more words

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Portrait of Rocko

Rocko was a member from the Geraghty Loma Gang, also known as the Rockwood Street Rascals, of which he was a affiliate for at least twenty years. 448 more words