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Swap Meet Wars

Answers do not come easy for vendors on the street near Vermont and Melrose Avenues. They jostle for position, interact with police, and try to carve out a living.   A few Vendors’ stands spill over onto Willowbrook and Vermont behind L.A. City College on March 21, 2021. The number of vendors on the street......

Despite resistance from neighbors, protesters, LAPD remove last unhoused people from Echo Park

James Duffy
Police arrest or detain 182 Thursday night, including 13 journalists. L.A. Collegian reporter charged with a misdemeanor for covering protest. By James Duffy V   (Echo Park, California) – City sanitation workers were still cleaning camp sites Saturday afternoon in Echo Park. City sanitation workers were visible over a green fence enclosing all 33 acres......

Clash of reporters and police officers at Echo Park results in detained student and journalists

Online City News
(East Hollywood, Calif.)— Student reporter Gigi Williams and 15 plus reporters, arrested in Los Angeles, California, while documenting the #EchoParkRising demonstrations at the Lake protesting actions against homeless encampments on March 25, 2021, a week before LACC concluded for spring break. Williams moments before her arrest, “They are so close to me, so I’ll be......

The End of the Line for Faultline

William T
By William B. Torres There is an ending over the rainbow to Judy Garland’s legendary club, Faultline. Since the pandemic began in March 2020, many small businesses suffered and eventually closed their doors to the public. The LQBT+ community was impacted from the shut-down. A lot of bars and clubs went out of business all......

Bannish Pandemic Pounds

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Throw Yourself into Martial Arts By Justin de la Cruz The pandemic caught us all by surprise. We never thought everyone would be closed indoors, afraid to shake hands, or afraid to see someone without a mask. Humans are not meant to stay indoors. Instead, we should be communicating with one another, exploring, and participating......

[OPINION] Neglect of Power Grid Led to Blackouts in Texas

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The sorrow and misery of Texans cannot be comprehended by us Californians as they undergo a power outage crisis from the result of two severe winter storms, leading families to very dangerous living conditions. Texas was somewhere I was considering soon visiting because of the distant family I have residing there waiting to meet my...

Spring 2021 Issue 1.0.

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ON THIS ISSUE// Millennials are on the chase for an antidote that will return their lives to normalcy. BLACK HISTORY// A closer look at the Reimagined Life of many on the rails of justice seeking on-campus internal review of allegiance to Black society and on campus brutality. COLLEGE RANKING//LACC makes history one more time as......

City Objects to Violence Against Asian Pacific Islanders

Beatriche Alcala
PHOTOS BY LOUIS WHITE The “Love Our Communities: Build Collective Power” rally brought the community together in solidarity to protest against the rise of Anti-Asian violence. Billed as an event to “Meet, collaborate, and build with grassroots organizations doing direct work in Los Angeles Asian American communities”, the shifted the focus from anti-Asian violence to......
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