Posts Tagged as "Boyle Heights"

“Obamacare” brings hope of medical coverage to Boyle Heights

Sep. 22, 2013 / By
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José García gripped an envelope in a plastic bag as he and his wife sat in a crowded waiting room at the AltaMed Health Clinic on Whittier Boulevard at Rowan Avenue in East Los Angeles...

Ramona Gardens Youth Join Boyle Heights History Tour

Sep. 7, 2013 / By
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This summer, kids from Ramona Gardens joined students from Otis College of Design on a tour that explored the art and cultural history of the Boyle Heights community...

They make their dreams come true at Golden Age: Young entrepreneurs and artists work together to launch their own company

Aug. 18, 2013 / By
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By  on August 6, 2013
Axel Magaña’s passion for entrepreneurship began in the sixth grade.
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The Secret Behind A Clown’s Smile

Aug. 3, 2013 / By
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By Veronica Alaniz

A woman with yellow hair, cherry red glasses, a bright green dress and white boots decorated with balloons answers the door of a Lorena Street storefront...

Murals, Wyvernwood topics at East Side Stories educational conference in Boyle Heights

Jun. 28, 2013 / By
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By Gene Dean

The second annual Politics and Pedagogy conference was held Saturday at Theodore Roosevelt High School, creating an opportunity for students from various Los Angeles-area high schools to teach about a range of social justice issues within their communities...

The high price of teen work: Teens pitch in to boost family income during tough times

Jun. 1, 2013 / By
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A typical school night for most teens may be made up of sports practice, dinner, homework and maybe a study session...

Will.i.am. gives back to Boyle Heights

Apr. 28, 2013 / By
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Whether producing the next top-rated song, coming up with a recycling idea for Coca-Cola, singing to sold out crowds or heading up creative innovation at Intel, will.i.am keeps returning to the neighborhood where he was raised: Boyle Heights...

Battery recycling plant exposes Boyle Heights residents to dangerous emissions

Mar. 30, 2013 / By
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A battery recycling plant bordering Boyle Heights has been ordered to lower its cancer-causing emissions posing a danger to more than 110,000 southeast Los Angeles area residents...

Is Boyle Heights a food desert or a food swamp?

Dec. 28, 2012 / By
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By  on December 3, 2012

When a new grocery store opens in many communities in Los Angeles, it doesn’t get a lot of attention...