The student news site of California State University - Los Angeles

University Times

The student news site of California State University - Los Angeles

University Times

The student news site of California State University - Los Angeles

University Times

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Eagle Rock event planner thrives by networking with family-run businesses

Gerardo De Los Santos, Community News Reporter June 18, 2022

Small businesses in Eagle Rock don’t just make the neighborhood special, but they support each other -- helping them survive threats from chain businesses and economic downturns alike. That’s according...

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Hefty contributions for LA mayoral candidates from wealthy areas, including outside the city

Marcos Franco, Community News Reporter May 23, 2022

As Los Angeles enters a post COVID-19 era, the city is yet to fully recover from the effects of the two-year pandemic that left more people on the streets and impacted the livelihood of working Angelenos. So...

Open House sign that says 1-Bed room and 2-bath home for rent in South L.A.

What LA residents need to know about the eviction moratorium, tenant rights

Russell Navarrette, Community News Reporter March 24, 2022

Los Angeles county's COVID-19 tenant protection program expired last year but the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted to extend the program earlier this year until at least Dec. 2022. Landlords...

A graph chart of In custody deaths statistic from Report and Oversight Efforts

Record number of deaths in LASD jails

Arlyn Lopez , Community News Reporter March 22, 2022

In-custody deaths at the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department saw a dramatic rise to 55 deaths in 2021 — the highest when compared to every year since 2013. That’s according to a report by the...

Black garbage bags on sidewalk with trash around it

LA city council looks to combat trash and illegal dumping

Gerardo De Los Santos, Community News Reporter March 21, 2022

Have you ever wondered what’s up with the trash scattered around various Los Angeles neighborhoods and why it can take the city days to respond to complaints about trash? There is an assortment of...

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Is the cruising ban discriminatory?

Anthony Aguilar, Community News Reporter February 26, 2022

Cruising down strips of Whittier Boulevard on weekends. Hanging with friends. Checking out other cars. Cruising is a lifestyle for car enthusiasts. But for many others, it makes the streets of Los Angeles...

Dolores Huerta, founder & president of the Dolores Huerta Foundation and Cofounder of the United Farm Workers of America with Cesar Chavez, spoke at the “Empowering La Comunidad”-Gentrification Town Hall.

Street renaming ignites push to recognize more women leaders

Russell Navarrette, Community News Reporter February 19, 2022

Cal State LA professor and activist Leda Ramos wants to see more streets in Los Angeles named after prominent Latina women leaders. Recently, Los Angeles City Councilman Kevin de León proposed to change...

Residents of Lincoln Heights enjoying the fair. (by Braylin Collins, UT)

Boys and Girls Club Fair brings Lincoln Heights back together

Braylin Collins, Community News Reporter October 12, 2021

Last year was the first time in five years that the Los Angeles Boys and Girls Club canceled its annual Fair on Broadway in the community to help raise funds for the youth programs it provides to Lincoln...

Eastsiders prepare for possible spread of coronavirus

Vanessa Wyatt and Marlene Cordova, Community News Reporter March 11, 2020

From products flying off the shelves to local families preparing to work or take classes remotely, coronavirus fears shook the Eastside. Disinfectants, hand sanitizers, antibacterial wipes, water and...

Trouble for the Lakeshow

Brandon Rodriguez, Contributing Writer March 4, 2019

As the NBA trade deadline came to an end, the Los Angeles Lakers now find themselves in a tough predicament. Various trade scenarios for All-NBA and All-Star Anthony Davis were publicly reported by ESPN’s...

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