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Eastside agency breaks group on housing for homeless vets

EL SERENO — The East Los Angeles Community Corporation and development partners celebrated the groundbreaking of an apartment complex for homeless veterans Aug. 29. The Rosa de Castilla Apartments, located at 4208 Huntington Drive South, is set to include 85 units of affordable housing, of which 49 will be for permanent supportive housing and 20 Read More…

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Fruit vendors try to make ends meet while waiting for legitimacy

LOS ANGELES — Manolo Cruz embarked on a unique business endeavor in 2012, selling chopped fresh fruit from a wheeled cart in the gentrified neighborhood of Highland Park. He envisioned a livelihood selling sliced fruits like pineapples, oranges, cucumbers, coconuts and watermelons displayed atop layers of ice cubes during hot, sunny days. With daily profits Read More…