Art & Culture

Yu-Gi-Oh trading cards appeal to Boyle Heights youth

Yu-Gi-Oh trading cards appeal to Boyle Heights youth

Sep. 30 | A teenage boy strolls into Savy’s Store in Boyle Heights and stares thoughtfully at packed rows of neatly organized cards displayed on the walls. After about 15 minutes of intense... 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 »