Thursday, October 20, 2016

City moves to tighten McMansion restrictions; East L.A. seniors combat depression; new stamp honors Garfield High’s Jaime Escalante

Angeleno Heights | Kliph Nesteroff

Angeleno Heights | Kliph Nesteroff

MOrning Report

  • The Los Angeles Planning Commission voted in favor of new restrictions that would make it tougher to build homes that are significantly larger than existing residences. But some activists say the changes fall short of what’s needed. L.A. Now
  • East L.A. seniors attended the first meeting of a new support group intended to reduce depression and loneliness among older residents. EGP News
  • The U.S. Postal Service has issued a stamp in honor of the late Jaime Escalante, whose accomplishments and those of his students at East L.A.’s Garfield High inspired  the movie Stand and Deliver. USPS

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