A cheerleader and exceptional student, Argueta came from a low-income neighborhood. She defied stereotypes and overcame several challenges, inspiring her fellow Club members. As a winner, Argueta hopes to amplify her voice to advocate for social mobility for underserved communities

The city recently prohibited RVs from parking overnight on numerous streets in Lincoln Heights and other Eastside neighborhoods. Desirae Velasquez is worried about the impact this will have on people who live in their vehicles, including her father. Here’s a version of the letter she sent to Councilman Gil Cedillo, who proposed the overnight ban.


Stunningly redesigned Silver Lake abode! Remodeled from top to bottom by the EHD Group, this remarkable home is a marriage of sustainable building with high-tech innovation.

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USC will work with the city to create an urban forest of shade trees to improve the health and quality of life of residents in Boyle Heights, El Sereno and Lincoln Heights, it was announced Wednesday.

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