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Mexican American Opportunity Foundation honors actor Edward James Olmos

MONTEBELLO — Actor Edward James Olmos was moved to tears Sept. 5 when he was inducted into the Mexican American Opportunity Foundation’s Hall of Fame. “It brings me to tears,” Olmos said during Friday’s ceremony. “To be among all these heroes of our community.” Olmos joined the ranks of journalist Ruben Salazar, United Farm Workers leaders Read More…

Tree-planting effort
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Northeast organizations join for tree planting

City Councilman Jose Huizar joined with the Bureau of Sanitation and Eagle Rock and Highland Park residents and organizations Saturday morning to celebrate the planting of 272 trees, which for Eagle Rock represents the largest street tree planting effort in 50 years. Through a grant, the Bureau of Sanitation secured funding to carve out sidewalk trees wells and plant Read More…