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Land Back: Over 500 Acres of Ancestral Territory in North L.A. Returned to Fernandeño Tataviam Band of Mission Indians

The Tribe’s history is deeply interwoven into L.A. County and beyond. Its land once spanned more than 1.5 million acres, extending from the Antelope Valley to the Pacific Ocean. By 1900, the Tribe was rendered “landless,” with their territory reduced to zero through unjust land dispossession by the United States.

January 9, 2024

Video: Long Beach Taquería Owner Appears to Assault Street Taco Vendor Working In Front of Restaurant

In a video posted by Tacos La Juquilita, a street taco stand located at 6595 Atlantic Avenue, the owner of a local taquería chain with five locations appears to grab and smash a phone belonging to one of the taco stand’s employees as they recorded the altercation.

January 9, 2024

Pasadena’s ‘No Tipping’ Restaurant Sued By Feds For Allegedly Stealing Hundreds of Thousands of Dollars In Tips From Workers

The Department of Labor alleges that the owners of Entre Nous French Bistro, “knowingly and willfully withheld a portion” of tips that were supposed to go to their workers, and instead used the money to fund business expenses. Authorities hope to recover roughly $250,000 in back wages “and an equal amount in liquidated damages for 18 employees.”

January 4, 2024

Compton Mexican Bakery Starts GoFundMe After Street Takeover Looters Run Up $75,000 in Damages

Open for the past 48 years, every day closed is resulting in the loss of thousands of dollars of revenue for the panadería, "a financial hit that the family cannot afford to endure for too long," says the GoFundMe page. Up to 100 looters were seen on surveillance cameras and no arrests have been made.

January 3, 2024

Vernon Plant That Made Farmer John Products Since 1931 Undergoing Demolition

The iconic Smithfield Foods facility in Vernon, a local landmark that once provided up to 2,500 jobs and made Dodger Dogs, is currently undergoing demolition.

January 3, 2024

California’s Ban on Cruising Has Been Lifted, And Other New Laws L.A. Drivers Should Know

A crush of L.A. car clubs celebrated with a New Year's Day cruise along Whittier Boulevard in East L.A. yesterday, in which over 200 lowriders rallied over the reversal of anti-cruising laws enacted on the first day of 2024.

January 2, 2024

Street Vending Activist Edin Enamorado and Five Others Denied Bail Once Again

Supporters and families of The Justice 8 returned to the Victorville Superior Court this week equipped with t-shirts and posters that read “Free Them All” and “Activists Are Not Criminals, Give Them Bail.”

December 29, 2023

In Formally Calling For a Ceasefire, Long Beach Joins Big Cities Like Atlanta and Detroit

A proclamation was passed 5 to 2 to push the U.S. government to call for a formal humanitarian ceasefire in Long Beach on Tuesday.

December 20, 2023