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Union members chant that they are ready for a strike.

Some unions strike a deal with the CSU after getting ‘strike ready’

Leslie Magaña Arias and Anne To November 7, 2023

“We are ready, we are ready, we are ready for a strike,” shouted picketers in a mock strike.   On Oct. 6, three CSU unions came together and held an event to get Cal State LA “strike ready.”   “It’s...

A barrier converted in recent years to a park divides El Sereno and South Pasadena. Photo by Andre Rueda.

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 greet...

Allegations fly between Boyle Heights council members

Brenda Mwingira, Community News Reporter December 17, 2022

A Boyle Heights council meeting this fall ended in a resignation. One Boyle Heights neighborhood council member alleged her colleagues of bullying and corruption. Another alleged unprofessional behavior...

Black garbage bags on sidewalk with trash around it

Controversy over how to pick a trash hauler in Rosemead

Thomas Davila, Community News Reporter December 15, 2022

Should Rosemead pay a consultant nearly $140,000 to find a new trash hauler -- or renew its longtime garbage company, Republic Services? Council members debated that issue recently. A council member...

American Flags lined up in a row as a huge building towers over them

Lincoln Heights neighborhood council: ‘No confidence’ in council members Kevin de Leon and Gilbert Cedillo

Denis Akbari, Community News Reporter November 15, 2022

The Lincoln Heights neighborhood council voted “no confidence” and demanded the censure and immediate resignation of council members Kevin de Leon and Gilbert Cedillo. Lincoln Heights neighborhood...

An illustration of Eastside Los Angeles landscape and the words 2022 Voter Guide

2022 Voter Guide

October 20, 2022

Peruse the 2022 Voter Guide produced by UT community News at this link.

birds-eye casino shot

Measures to legalize sports betting and online gambling spark strong feelings

Adrian Leal, Community News Reporter October 14, 2022

California’s newest gambling ballot measures, Propositions 26 and 27, have shattered fundraising records and splintered public opinion. “If a kid or teenager could order something off of Amazon,...

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