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BY Masao Suzuki | San Jose, CA | 1/19/18
A partial government shutdown is possible Friday night, Jan. 19. This would be a first - where one party controls the House of Representatives, the Senate and the presidency, as the Republicans do today.
BY Sol Marquez | Los Angeles, CA | 12/17/17
A packed house is unusual for the Boyle Heights Planning and Land Use Committee (PLUC), but on Dec. 14, over 50 people filled the room. The PLUC meeting was asked by KIPP Promesa Charter School architects and developers for a statement of support from the PLUC as well as a preview of a new Community Plan with a rezoning proposal. Boyle Heights is already occupied by two charter schools which co-locate at 2nd Street Elementary and Breed Elementary.
BY Masao Suzuki | San José, CA | 5/01/17
On May 1, thousands gathered at the Mexican Heritage Plaza in the heart of the Chicano/Mexicano community in east San José to kick off May Day.
BY staff | San José, CA | 2/20/17
On Sunday, Feb. 19, a standing-room only crowd of more than 700 packed the San Jose Day of Remembrance event. Every year the San Jose Nihonmachi Outreach Committee (NOC) organizes this event to commemorate Executive Order 9066. Executive Order 9066 paved the way for the incarceration of 120,000 Japanese Americans in concentration camps during World War II.
BY Carlos Montes | Los Angeles, CA | 1/17/17
The Mendez family and their attorney Arnold Casillas held a press conference, Jan. 11, to announce the filing of a federal lawsuit for the Feb. 6, 2016 killing of their 16-year-old son Jose Mendez by the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD).
BY Sol Marquez | Los Angeles, CA | 10/10/16
Eight months after the LAPD killing of Jose “Peruzzi” Mendez – the 16-year-old killed by LAPD, and four other police killings of young Chicanos in Boyle Heights, an Oct. 6 call-in day action was organized by Centro CSO.
BY staff | Los Angeles, CA | 10/08/16
In front of media cameras and surrounded by family and supporters, Teresa Dominguez, the mother of Jesse Romero, demanded justice for her son.
BY staff | Los Angeles, CA | 7/21/16
Facing intense pressure from the community, the Police Commission and Chief Beck fled a June 21 ‘community’ meeting.’ They could not take the heat and left out the back doors.
BY staff | Los Angeles, CA | 5/08/16
On May 5, students and community members protested the visit of presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. Clinton spoke to supporters on the East Los Angeles College (ELAC) campus Thursday afternoon.
BY staff | Los Angeles, CA | 5/02/16
A militant march and rally was held on International Workers Day, May 1 that brought out the Boyle Heights community by the hundreds.
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