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Daily Archives: May 6, 2015

Five questions for punk archivist and author Alice Bag

As a child Alice Bag, born Alicia Armendariz, was shy and spoke very little English. In kindergarten, she sometimes would cry due to her frustrations with English, Spanish being her first language. As an East Los Angeles teenager Bag fronted the band The Bags in the early days of the Los Angeles punk scene. She eventually got down the whole English part just fine.

Boyle Heights affordable housing chief takes job with county supervisor; Garcetti endorses Ramsay in Council District 4 race; Elysian Valley “hipster flip” going for $518,000

Morning Report: Maria Cabildo, cofounder of East L.A. Development Corp., has left the Boyle Heights affordable housing developer to become chief of staff for L.A. County Supervisor Hilda Solis. ... L.A. DWP is expected to change procedures after the agency was criticized for wasting thousands of gallons of water in Eagle Rock .... Mayor Eric Garcetti endorsed Carolyn Ramsay over David Ryu in the Council District 4 race