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Boyle Heights -- Forced and coerced sterilizations happened in Los Angeles - long ago, but still within living memory, and in a county hospital. Between 1968 and 1974, more than 200 women were sterilized at the LAC+USC Medical Center. Consent, if given, may have been uninformed, or made unde…

Boyle Heights - The wavy, concrete arches that rise above the 6th Street Bridge are destined to become landmarks once the span is finished. But what will be constructed underneath the bridge will also be notable, and unexpected: a park.

Gardeners seem to thrive on the Eastside of Los Angeles, at least judging from the L.A. Times. Working with a Boyle Heights nonprofit called Las Fotos Project, the Times commissioned nine high school students for pictures and profiles of plant people.

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Boyle Heights -- A pedestrian was struck and killed by a car Tuesday night near the junction of the 101 and 10 freeways, according to the CHP.

Six Catholic elementary schools -- including campuses in Boyle Heights and Silver Lake --  are closing due to low enrollment, shifting demographics and financial difficulties, with the coronavirus pandemic likely providing the final nail in their coffins, according to the Archdiocese of Los Angeles.

Whether you're new to the city or a 4th generation Angelino, there's a new coloring book on Amazon that highlights Los Angeles' forgotten heroes and places. Among the 15 celebrated heroes and locations, these are the ones located on the Eastside:

If your house buying budget is under $700,000, here are three properties that are currently available:

A "disgusted" Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda Solis lashed out today at people who have been gaming the COVID-19 vaccination appointment system to "jump the line" and get shots at clinics established specifically for under-served minority and low-income residents who have struggled to get vaccinations.

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