East Los Angeles

Local storytellers recognized by independent film fest

By Ashley Orona Contributing Writer BELL — A documentary short by a local community group put Southeast Los Angeles on the international stage when it was...

Bellflower to sponsor sale of personalized gift cards

By Arnold Adler Contributing Writer BELLFLOWER — The city will sponsor the sale of personalized gift cards that can be redeemed only at local merchants and...

Huntington Park leaders organize car caravan to boost census

By Ashley Orona Contributing Writer HUNTINGTON PARK — City leaders here are taking many steps to encourage residents to complete U.S. Census forms before the Sept....

Bell official’s home is raided as part of Industry corruption probe

By Ashley Orona Contributing Writer Bell — The city manager has denied any wrongdoing after the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office raided his home seeking...

Lynwood manager put on paid leave over social media post

Wave Wire Services LYNWOOD — City Manager Jose Ometeotl was placed on paid administrative leave Sept. 15 pending an internal investigation after he posted a...

Reopening schools is risky proposition, LAUSD chief says

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — As Los Angeles Unified School District students continue to learn in virtual classrooms, the superintendent reiterated Sept. 14 that...

Bell artist’s mural reflects migrant peoples’ experiences

By Jose Ivan Cazares Contributing Writer BELL — Hector (Tetris) Arias is among dozens of artists being put to work to uplift and inspire Los Angeles...

Paramount adopts regulations for food trucks

By Arnold Adler Contributing Writer PARAMOUNT — New citywide regulations on food and ice cream vending vehicles received tentative approval by City Council Sept. 1 and...

ELAC instructor appointed to Police Commission

From City News Service LOS ANGELES — The City Council has unanimously confirmed East Los Angeles community activist and public policy expert Maria “Lou” Calanche...

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An uptick in LA’s COVID-19 cases may be the outcome of Labor Day outings

By Emily Jo Wharry Contributing Writer There’s been a recent uptick in L.A. County’s coronavirus cases over the past four days. Officials say this may reflect...

Attorney calls Dijon Kizzee’s killing ‘an execution’

By 2UrbanGirls Contributing Writer LOS ANGELES — Dismissing the sheriff's department release of videos and information surrounding the Westmont shooting of Dijon Kizzee by two deputies...

No new developments reported in shooting of deputies

Wave Wire Services COMPTON — Sheriff’s department officials said there were no new developments in the search for the gunman who wounded two Los Angeles...

BILL VAUGHAN’S TASTY CLIPS: Janelle Monáe fights enslavement in ‘Antebellum’

By Bill Vaughan Entertainment Writer After a pandemic-delayed release, the racially charged thriller “Antebellum,” starring Janelle Monáe, is now here from Lionsgate and QC Entertainment— the...