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Cinco de Mayo concert features bands with local roots

LOS ANGELES — Two bands with strong ties to Southern California presented a Cinco de Mayo concert at the Regent Theater downtown to raise funds for the KLCS-TV Education Foundation, a Los Angeles-based public television nonprofit. Los Lobos, a group whose members first met at Garfield High School in East Los Angeles in the early 1970s, Read More…

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Water Replenishment District sets rates for 2015-16

LAKEWOOD — Board members of the Water Replenishment District of Southern California, based here, have increased the replenishment rate it charges to cities and private water providers from the current $268 per acre foot to $283 per acre foot as of July 1. An acre foot is about 326,000 gallons. The 5.6 percent rate hike Read More…

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Downey Civic Theatre still requires $400,000 annual subsidy

DOWNEY — The Downey Civic Theatre is attracting larger crowds and increased its revenue, but still needs approximately $400,000 a year from the city to operate, according to officials from VenuTech Management Group, the private firm operating the theater. “We are trying to not to increase the subsidy,” said Judy Arkett, a VenuTech regional official, Read More…