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A Compton woman’s story of escaping domestic violence

Xennia Hamilton, Community News Reporter November 24, 2021

Josephine Lara, of Compton, was a star athlete on her track team in high school when she fell in love with a friend. Over time, her dream guy became a nightmare of a man. This is the story of how she...

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Help sought as Lincoln Heights employees clash with homeless

Braylin Collins, Community News Reporter September 26, 2021

Of the long list of improvements Lincoln Heights residents are seeking for their community — rent stabilization, more affordable housing, better parking — none seem to be more urgent for some than...

Coyote in grass, courtesy of Dr. Niamh Quinn

Alhambra residents worry about coyote attacks: Is your pet at risk?

Priscilla Caballero, Community News Reporter September 24, 2021

Hungry Coyotes roaming the neighborhood? Check. Coyotes becoming bolder and coming closer to humans? Absolutely. Coyotes preying on pets? Sadly, yes. Coyote sightings and attacks on pets have...

A road with a building along it - Tweety Blvd. (Oscar Torres/UT)

South Gate: Where the lights are as almost as old the city itself

Oscar Torres, Community News Reporter September 24, 2021

South Gate residents love the area for its rich history: The city will be 100 years old in just over one year. What they don’t like is the infrastructure, some of which is nearly as old. Among...

Shake, Rattle; There’s An App For That

Shake, Rattle; There’s An App For That

Joseph P. Pinto, Multimedia Journalist February 6, 2019

On Dec. 31, 2018, Mayor Eric Garcetti–in collaboration with the United States Geological Survey, AT&T and The Annenberg Foundation–released the ShakeAlertLA app for Apple and Android Phones. The...

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