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LAUSD to offer legal help to immigrant students

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles school board approved a plan Feb. 10 that would allow school district lawyers to accept voluntarily a limited number of deportation cases, without charge, involving unaccompanied children who live within the Los Angeles Unified School District’s boundaries. The board approved the measure by a 6-1 margin, with board member Read More…

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Huntington Park council approves development; bans marijuana sales

HUNTINGTON PARK — Ordinances allowing the redevelopment of a former hospital site, regulating trash on city streets and outlawing all medical marijuana shops will take effect in early March following final approval from the City Council Feb. 2. The council approved a zone change and new general plan designation permitting development of a 25,865-square-foot retail and Read More…

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South Gate approves capital improvement projects

SOUTH GATE — A citywide $80 million capital improvement program is underway, starting with a ground-breaking ceremony Feb. 2 at Firestone Boulevard and Rayo Avenue, south of Atlantic Avenue. The projects focus on a number of areas such as utility improvements, water quality, roadway improvements, landscaping, parks, traffic signal upgrades and streetscapes, a city spokesperson Read More…