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Construction to begin on Maywood school

MAYWOOD — The Los Angeles Unified School District will conduct public ground-breaking ceremonies at 10 a.m. Feb. 21 for South Region High School No. 8, 5800 King Ave., located at the northeast corner of Slauson and King avenues. LAUSD Superintendent Ramon C. Cortines, Area Superintendent Robert Bravo and school board member Bennett Kayser, who represents Read More…

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Bell installs new police chief

BELL — The city conducted a swearing-in ceremony Jan. 28 at Veterans Memorial Park, 6500 Wilcox Ave., for new Chief of Police Edmond W. Dadisho. Dadisho has more than 33 years of law enforcement experience including 25 years with the Los Angeles Police Department prior to becoming chief in Suisun City, a Bell spokesperson said. Read More…

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Huntington Park approves Pacific Boulevard pedestrian project

HUNTINGTON PARK — The City Council has approved a $2.7 million pedestrian improvement project on Pacific Boulevard, the city’s main shopping area between Florence and Slauson avenues. Work must be completed by the end of 2016 under terms of the grant from the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority, said Manuel Acosta, housing and community Read More…