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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]

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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.

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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 »

Two-car crash in East Los Angeles

East L.A. collision | C.J. Salgado

EAST LOS ANGELES -- Two passenger cars collided at intersection of Floral Drive and Dangler Avenue at about 8 a.m. today as one of the vehicles attempted to turn into the side street Read More »

Neighbor Spotlight: Artist is dedicated to her craft and East L.A.

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EAST LOS ANGELES -- At 26, artist Gloria Negrete is making her mark in East L.A. one artwork at a time. Last year, her drawing of the “ghost woman” of Evergreen Cemetery graced the cover of Haunted East Los Angeles, a book of scary stories about “the most haunted locations” in East L.A. by Mario Becerra. Dedicated to her craft, she spent a day at the cemetery sketching in ink and watercolor for that project. A longtime resident of East L.A., she’s a scooter-riding, Japanese food loving, Judo-competing, young artist with a mission: build up her portfolio. Chalk one up, Gloria. Read More »