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East L.A. school earns National Blue Ribbon award

Students at KIPP Raíces Academy | Courtesy KIPP LA Schools

EAST LOS ANGELES — Students and staff at KIPP Raíces Academy  this week celebrated being named a 2015 National Blue Ribbon School by the The U.S. Department of Education. The K-4 charter school was the only campus in L.A. Unified to receive the honor last year that recognizes “exemplary” academic ... Read More »

East L.A. shooting leaves one dead, one injured [updated]

east los angeles shooting on 900 s la verne

EAST LOS ANGELES – One man was killed and another wounded during a noontime shooting today in the 900 block of S. Laverne Avenue, according to the L.A. County Sheriff’s Department. One of the victims died at a hospital; the other suffered non-life threatening injuries, according ... Read More »

Man shot dead by sheriff’s deputies in East L.A.

east la shoooting map

EAST LOS ANGELES –– A 29-year-old man was fatally shot early this morning by sheriff’s deputies when he allegedly tried to reach for his weapon during a traffic stop. The shooting near Ferris Avenue and Whittier Boulevard  took place after 4 a.m. when police investigating a ... Read More »