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Residents near USC Medical Center want say in future growth

LOS ANGELES — The county Board of Supervisors took steps March 14 to ensure that Boyle Heights residents have a voice in shaping development around USC-L.A. County Medical Center. Supervisor Hilda Solis recommended hiring a consultant to facilitate a partnership between the county, USC and local residents, hoping to generate a shared vision for the Read More…

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Group calls for youth development programs in wake of shooting

BOYLE HEIGHTS — In response to the shooting death of a 14-year old Boyle Heights boy Aug. 9, the Boyle Heights for Youth Campaign, a coalition of 23 local nonprofit organizations, is calling on the city of Los Angeles to increase investment in positive youth development programs. “We can’t continue to see youth lives as Read More…