Art & Culture

Crossroads in life pushes Eastside native onto comedy stage

Crossroads in life pushes Eastside native onto comedy stage

Sep. 9 | Eastside native Alfred Robles was two months short of completing the Los Angeles Police Academy when suddenly his path took a turn. After the agency found out about a past... Read more »

Health

Exide begins cleanup of 2 lead-contaminated homes in Boyle Heights

Exide begins cleanup of 2 lead-contaminated homes in Boyle Heights

Aug. 13 | State-mandated ground soil cleanup began this week at two Boyle Heights homes near a Vernon battery recycling plant suspected to be responsible for lead contamination in the area.... Read more »

Business & Economy

First free-standing Starbucks in Boyle Heights opens with mixed reviews

First free-standing Starbucks in Boyle Heights opens with mixed reviews

Jul. 16 | Walking into the new Starbucks location on Soto Street and Olympic Boulevard, there are plenty of people in business attire picking up their morning coffee before heading to work.... Read more »