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Not-guilty plea entered on behalf of Maywood teacher

EAST LOS ANGELES — A former Maywood high school music teacher who was caught on widely circulated cell phone video punching a 14-year-old student during a classroom argument pleaded not guilty Jan. 4 to a misdemeanor charge. Defense attorney William Pitman entered the not guilty plea on behalf of Marston Riley, 64, of Anaheim, who Read More…

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Authorities investigate another death at political donor’s apartment

WEST HOLLYWOOD — A person was found dead Jan. 7 at prominent Democratic donor Ed Buck’s apartment, where a man was found dead of what authorities deemed a drug overdose in 2017. Los Angeles County sheriff’s officials said homicide detectives responded to the 1200 bock of Laurel Avenue early in the morning. Details were not Read More…

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COMMUNITY CALENDAR: East L.A. residents asked for input on civic issues

A meeting to obtain input from residents of the East Los Angeles community on transportation and other community issues is being planned July 7 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Boyle Heights Civic Center, 2130 E. First St. The Southern California Association of Governments is conducting the meeting as part of its sustainable communities Read More…