Posts Tagged ‘eastside’

Former state Sen. Kevin de León will run to replace Jose Huizar on L.A. City Council

Former state Sen. Kevin de León is looking to shift his political base of operations to Los Angeles City Hall, by seeking the Eastside council seat being vacated by Councilman Jose Huizar. De León, who waged an unsuccessful bid to unseat Sen

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L.A. school board president withdraws plan for district to help pay for a nonprofit’s building

Board of Education President Monica Garcia has pulled back from a proposal to use school district funds to help an Eastside community group pay for its new building.

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What $1 million buys right now in three Santa Barbara County communities

Here’s a look at what roughly $1 million buys right now in the Eastside, Orcutt and Solvang communities in Santa Barbara County. EASTSIDE: A contemporary remodel has brought this 1950s ranch into the 21st century. Address: 1375 Sycamore Canyon Road, Santa Barbara, 93108 Listed for: $995,000 for..

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What $1 million buys right now in three Santa Barbara County communities

Here’s a look at what roughly $1 million buys right now in the Eastside, Orcutt and Solvang communities in Santa Barbara County. EASTSIDE: A contemporary remodel has brought this 1950s ranch into the 21st century. Address: 1375 Sycamore Canyon Road, Santa Barbara, 93108 Listed for: $995,000 for…

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Roosevelt High School’s historic R Building should be preserved, not demolished

Beginning on March 1, 1968, thousands of students walked out of five predominantly Latino high schools on the Eastside of Los Angeles. The students were protesting substandard facilities, a lack of books recognizing Latino culture, overcrowding and the decidedly racist attitudes of administrators…

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Photographer Laura Aguilar, chronicler of the body and Chicano identity, dies at 58

Laura Aguilar, a Los Angeles photographer renowned for capturing the denizens of a working-class Eastside lesbian bar in the 1990s and for employing her nude body in desert landscapes in sculptural ways, died early Wednesday at a nursing home in Long Beach.

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Eastside veterans’ memorial square a place of pride yet source of division over its official name

On a busy five-point intersection in Boyle Heights is a monolith honoring all Mexican Americans who fought in World War II. Nearby, across the street, a concrete monument reads “Morin Memorial Square.” Since the late 1940s, the veterans’ memorial has been a symbol of pride for the Eastside community…

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They faced 66 years in prison. The ‘Eastside 13’ and how they helped plan the East L.A. walkouts

As Los Angeles schools and others this week observe the 50th anniversary of the East L.A.

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Councilman Huizar says his wife is weighing her own bid for city office

Could L.A.’s Eastside wind up with 27 consecutive years of a council member named Huizar? That possibility became more real on Thursday, when Councilman Jose Huizar disclosed that his wife, Richelle Huizar, has expressed interest in running for his seat in 2020.

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Police Commission to rule on fatal LAPD shooting of 14-year-old in Boyle Heights

The Los Angeles Police Commission is expected to decide Tuesday whether officers were justified in firing their guns in two separate shootings, including a controversial encounter in Boyle Heights that left a 14-year-old boy dead. Last summer’s killing of Jesse Romero roiled the Eastside neighborhood…

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