Boyle Heights faces a new twist on an old problem: can people gentrify the neighborhood where they grew up?
Boyle Heights Beat
Immigration advocates are pushing for Congress to pass protections for Dreamers as part of a federal budget deal due at midnight.
Students in a classroom pick up their chairs and move them into a circle. As they settle down, the teacher, Jorge López, asks bluntly, “What is sucking the life out of you?” One by one, the students begin sharing their stories.
For most people, riding a bike is a way to squeeze in some exercise, a favorite pastime or a form of transportation. But for Xela de la X, a single mother, riding is freedom.
After 24 years with the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD), Captain Martín Baeza has returned to the Hollenbeck division, where he first started his career.