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All Northbound Lanes of the 710 Freeway to Be Closed in East L.A. for 9 Weekends

All northbound lanes of the 710 Freeway in East Los Angeles will be closed for nine weekends in a row beginning Friday night.

The closure — from the 5 Freeway interchange a little less than a 1 1/2 miles north to the interchange with the 60 Freeway — is needed for a $120 million ongoing pavement replacement project, … 152 more words

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Paraguayan Youth Orchestra, Playing Instruments Built From Trash, Visits East L.A. School

The Paraguayan young musicians of the Recycled Orchestra of Cateura, aka the “Landfill Harmonic,” visited Esteban E. Torres High School in East L.A. on Wednesday.  31 more words

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College Courses Offered to East L.A. High School Students as Part of Partnership

An assembly was held in East Los Angeles Tuesday to promote the “Go East L.A.” program, which encourages and allows high school students to take college courses. 62 more words

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Man Charged With Attempted Murder of Woman Standing in East L.A. Taco Line

A 29-year-old man charged after grabbing a woman out of an East Los Angeles taco line, pulling her down the street and repeatedly stabbing her did not know his victim, authorities said Friday. 248 more words

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'We’re Both Going to Die Today': Woman Dragged From East L.A. Taco Truck Line, Stabbed Multiple Times

A man was arrested after allegedly pulling a woman out of a taco truck line in East Los Angeles and stabbing her Wednesday night, authorities said. 189 more words

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East LA Mexican Independence Day Festival

Comité Mexicano Cívico Patriótico is a non-profit organization founded in 1931. They are dedicated to preserving Mexican history and culture in Los Angeles. They hold an annual parade and festival each September to celebrate Mexico’s Independence Day. 89 more words

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Exide Cleanup: Parents Outraged After Kids Return to Schools Still Contaminated With Lead

Children at three elementary schools near the closed Exide Technologies battery recycling plant returned to classes this week to find parts of their campuses fenced off to protect them from lead-contaminated soil. 171 more words

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