Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Arroyo Seco homeless encampments dismantled; Chinatown Wal-Mart to close

Boyle Heights | Daveed Kapoor

Boyle Heights | Daveed Kapoor

MOrning Report

  • The threat of heavy El Niño rains prompted the most recent homeless encampment cleanup along the Arroyo Seco in Lincoln Heights. The estimated 18.5 tons of trash that was hauled away  included 150 pounds of urine and feces and 170 pounds of hazardous waste.   L.A. Now
  • The Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market in Chinatown will close permanently on Sunday as the discount chain prepares to shut down a total of 269 stores. The Chinatown Wal-Mart near Echo Park opened in 2013 despite heavy opposition from union groups.  L.A. Times
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  1. Yeah, I despise WALMART politically. But that store had better produce than Trader Joe’s ;(

  2. Good riddance, Walmart! They are not welcome here. Hire Union. Pay decent wages……then maybe we will shop there.

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