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Owner of Arts Delicatessen, Harold Ginsburg stands in front of his establishment.

Through an earthquake, a pandemic, and now nearby strikes, Art’s deli stays strong.

Tristan Longwell, Multimedia Reporter October 1, 2023

Art's Delicatessen has been a fixture of the San Fernando Valley for 66 years, serving matzo ball soup and pastrami sandwiches to patrons ranging from the average knish-lover to the most powerful movie...

Was the barrier dividing El Sereno and South Pas fueled by a need for safety — or racial stereotypes?

Andre Rueda, Community News Reporter September 30, 2023

On a crisp summer afternoon, a walk to the end of El Sereno’s Van Horne Blvd. will lead into a small park-like fixture at the top of the hill.   Ornamental trees surrounded by lush green grass...

The City of South Gate Hall of Justice is home to the City’s police department. 
Photo courtesy of the City of South Gate Police Department Facebook page.

South Gate Police Dept. aims to prioritize officer mental health

Alysia Burke, Community News Reporter September 30, 2023

  The City of South Gate Police Department (PD) received a grant from the State of California to establish and improve programming geared toward the wellness of its employees.    South...

2023 International Top Model, Mariana Macias drives off in her parade convertible. Photo by Tristan Longwell.

East L.A. celebrates Mexican Independence Day

Tristan Longwell , Digital Editor-In-Chief September 28, 2023

The aroma of Mexican food wafting out of busy food trucks. Colorful parade floats and dresses. Fresh agua frescas served up in souvenir cups. The energy of music and traditional dancers. The flavors,...

Exterior of the Vermont Square Public Library on Sept. 12, 2023, in Los Angeles, California. Photo by Jackson Tammariello

Oldest library in L.A. is also considered one of the most beautiful

Jackson Tammariello, Community News Reporter September 28, 2023

Javin Carter is always looking to keep his mind active and productive, and makes an effort to go to the library at least once a week. While he often visits the Inglewood Public Library, he chose to visit...

Katherine Pina-Garcia, veteran volunteer of the STAR program posing in the library. Photo by Tigran Aslanyan

More than books: Libraries provide critical support services

Tigran Aslanyan , Community News Reporter September 28, 2023

Help with homework. A safe place to go after school. Classes and events. Free printing services. Computers with Internet service. These are some of the resources that make Los Angeles libraries an essential...

Esther Guerrero, Alejandro Flores’ grandmother, when she was a zoot suiter in 1939 at the age of 20 years old.

Zoot suits make a comeback in Boyle Heights

Denis Akbari, Community News Editor In Chief June 3, 2023

Boyle Heights wants to bring back the zoot suit spirit by creating a heritage week while also celebrating this year’s 80th anniversary cruising parade. The Boyle Heights Neighborhood Council (BHNC)...

Joshua Alvarado in front of his high school holding a check for $50,000.

South Gate High scholar awarded $50,000 scholarship

Brenda Mwingira, Community News Social Media Editor April 29, 2023

A South Gate High School Student received a life-changing surprise that he didn’t see coming during his school’s career day. Joshua Alvarado, 18, a senior at SGHS, was attending the school’s...

Christina Castellon with Brianna Garcia and Angel Garcia

Sales rep carries his upbringing in Boyle Heights and parents’ values with him

Denis Akbari, Community News Editor in chief April 28, 2023

Even when it seemed like there was no way out, Los Angeles native Angel Garcia saw the “light at the end of the tunnel” and believed he was destined to break out of Boyle Heights. Garcia’s desire...

A group of people/teachers holding signs protesting against district layoffs.

Teacher, aide layoffs looming at El Rancho Unified School District

Jessica Hernandez, Community News Reporter April 24, 2023

Pico Rivera teachers and staff are worried their careers may end prematurely after the El Rancho Unified School District recently rescinded less than 20% of expected layoffs announced in March. With...

A image of Rosemead City Hall.

Rosemead aims to tackle homelessness with new campaign

Sherman Liang, Community News Reporter April 11, 2023

The city of Rosemead received a special round of funds aimed to help those without homes. An amount of $1,222,084 was awarded from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to be used...

A photo of the Alhambra Police Department.

Resources for women following convicted rapist

Cynthia Harbott, Community News reporter April 8, 2023

Nicolas Morales, 44, was recently sentenced to 310 years in prison for seven alleged rapes. The assaults occurred over a 15-month period from October 2016 to January 2018. The attacks were dispersed across...

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