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We are Centro Community Service Organization or Centro CSO.  We operate, work with, and help organize the Boyle Heights area of East Los Angeles. The main issues we organize around are for: the rights of the undocumented, quality public education, and supporting -in solidarity- other communities seeking social justice. 62 more words

Activism

Sea of selfishness

Openly admit to nothing of importance
Shamelessly accept the scene before us
Complain and then ultimately repeat.

Life is a system of failures
A sea of selfishness… 72 more words

Poetry

Living in East L.A. - It won't get any tougher than that...

My sister was tough. Tougher than nails. She would take on 5 at a time, and whip them all.

The rest of my family came from Montebello, a city of 70,000, about 11 miles (18 km) from the center of Los Angeles. 201 more words

Humor

Karen and Moises - July 25th 2015

Such a fun wedding with this happy couple! We shot their photography and video for their beautiful day, starting at the Monterey Hill for getting ready shots, then with the ceremony at Our Lady of Solitude, and finally back at Monterey Hill for their lively reception. 17 more words

Los Angeles

Armed Suspect Detained Following Six Hour Standoff In East LA

EAST LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — SWAT teams were on the scene of a barricade situation at a home in East Los Angeles on Tuesday.

Shortly before 12:30 a.m., an armed man who is a suspected gang member was forced outside when authorities deployed tear gas inside of a home located in the 4300 block of Folsom Street. 91 more words

News

Sneak Peek: Fear the Walking Dead

AMC’s highly anticipated new series, Fear the Walking Dead, will provide viewers the opportunity to learn what life was like at the start of the outbreak, through the perspective of a family living in East LA. 1,060 more words

The Walking Dead

Not Bad for a Monday

The Griffin is a dimly lit restaurant and bar in East LA, with an ambiance somewhere between a dungeon and a lodge. The specials are a little greasy, the beers are cold and every Monday the best rock and rollers of Los Angeles come to play. 588 more words

Rock And Roll