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First Person Experience: Olvera Street is a cultural time machine

I boarded the Metrolink train at the Claremont Metrolink Station to Los Angeles on a Friday afternoon, ready for an adventure to Olvera Street.

Commentary: Remembering Nipsey Hussle

The world stood still March 31, when rapper and business owner Nipsey Hussle was shot to death in front of his business, Marathon Clothing, at the intersection of Crenshaw and Slauson in South Los Angeles.

L.A. finally cares for homeless

Eric Garcetti, mayor of Los Angeles, plans to improve the homeless crisis plaguing the city by proposing that $20 million be divided up by 15 council districts and build 1,000 bed shelters in the next fiscal budget.

Legalize L.A. street vendors

A bill pending in the state legislature would give food vendors in Los Angeles and cities across the state a chance to make a living without fear of losing their equipment.

Project analyzes local gentrification

An intimate crowd was taught an eye-opening lesson about gentrification by La Verne honors program students Nov. 29 in the La Fetra Lecture Hall.

Loud and Clear: United in the Streets: May Day: The People

With flags held high, the smell of sage burning through the wind and the voices of over 15,000 fellow marchers, the May Day General Strike closed down Spring Street in downtown Los Angeles on May 1.

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