Art & Culture

Voices of LA arts festival celebrates cultural diversity at Breed Street Shul

Voices of LA arts festival celebrates cultural diversity at Breed Street Shul

Aug. 20 | /* PausePlayPlayPrev|Next Voices of Los Angeles speak out at Breed Street Shul in Boyle Heights, CA on August 17, 2014. Voices of Los Angeles speak out at Breed... Read more »

Community Voices

First Person: Artists showcase ‘Memories, Movement and Struggles’ of Wyvernwood community

First Person: Artists showcase ‘Memories, Movement and Struggles’ of Wyvernwood community

Aug. 15 | The Wyvernwood Garden Apartments in Boyle Heights were built in 1939. Today, over 6,000 residents live in 1,187 rent-controlled units built over 670 acres of land. Real estate... 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 »