Daily Archives: December 20, 2016

Legalize street vendors? Some businesses are carefully open to the idea

The effort to legalize street vendors is moving forward at City Hall. The proposal has proven controversial in the past, with many residents as well as brick-and-mortar business owners opposed to the idea. But most of the business owners and managers who were interviewed by The Eastsider were open to but cautious about the measure. Read More »

City proposes spending $2 million to fight deportations; Caltrans-owned homes up for sale in in El Sereno; the story of a pioneering black singer from Boyle Heights

MORNING REPORT: The City of Los Angeles would contribute $2 million to a legal defense fund for undocumented immigrants facing deportation under a proposal announced by city officials .... Caltrans has begun the process of selling the state-owned homes in El Sereno, Pasadena and South Pasadena .... The story of how Hadda Brooks, a member of one of the first African-American families to settle in Boyle Heights, gained became a groundbreaking entertainer Read More »