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LA City Councilman Mark Ridley-Thomas, whose 10th District stretches from Koreatown to West Adams, and an ex-dean at USC were indicted on federal corruption charges. Ridley-Thomas becomes the third City Council member to become embroiled in a corruption scandal in recent years. The Eastsider
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A safe East LA marketplace for the LGBTQ+ community
This market may be sandwiched in a small parking lot between homes and a freeway, but there’s nothing low-key about it.
The new Queer Mercado, launched a few months ago in East Los Angeles, is brimming with personality — bassy party music, colorful booths selling candles and clothes, and even a dancer in unicorn garb.
“The atmosphere, the music, the entertainment. It’s ... really fun and lively,” said artist Juan Moncada, who goes by Johnny Modo and draws caricatures at the market.
But what makes the market really special, say organizers, is the representation it provides for the LGBTQ+ community on the Eastside. It’s meant to create a safe space for the community to buy and sell wares and benefit from information and services provided by nonprofit groups at the market.
Duplexes for about $600,000
“Live in one, rent out the other” is a common phrase real estate agents use to convince home buyers to become landlords and purchase an income property. We found three on the market for about $600,000 in East LA, El Sereno and Echo Park/Westlake.
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4th District City Councilmember Nithya Raman of Silver Lake has changed her appointee on the L.A. City Council Redistricting Commission. Jackie Goldberg, a school board member and resident of Elysian Heights, replaces Alexandra Suh. Raman did not explain the change but has expressed her displeasure at the commission's proposal to dramatically change the boundaries of her council district.
A homeless outreach worker describes a heated exchange of words and views with a cyclist on the L.A. River Path near Atwater Village. LA Times
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