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Here's Why #HackForLA Will Work

Beverly Macy | Posted 08.02.2013 | Los Angeles
Beverly Macy

Yesterday I joined 300 developers, government agencies, businesses, and engaged citizens for the kickoff of #HackForLA - part of a National Day of Civ...

WATCH: The Best Tacos In All Of LA?

Posted 12.17.2012 | Los Angeles

VICE's "Fresh Off The Boat" host Eddie Huang continues on his tour of Los Angeles with a stop in East LA -- or what Chef Roy Choi calls "the real LA."...

WATCH: LA's Darling Receives HUGE Check

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 04.16.2012 | Los Angeles

LA's darling, Caine Monroy, who created Caine's Arcade in East Los Angeles, is not just a local hero -- he's an international inspiration. In addition...

Cindy Y. Rodriguez

WATCH: Boy's Cardboard Arcade Lands Him A College Scholarship

HuffingtonPost.com | Cindy Y. Rodriguez | Posted 04.12.2012 | Latino Voices

Meet Caine Monroy. He is nine years old and he spent his summer break last year meticulously building a makeshift arcade—appropriately named "Caine...

Gusmano Cesaretti Captures East LA's Heart And Soul

Posted 01.15.2012 | Arts

When photographer Gusmano Cesaretti emigrated to East LA from Italy in the 1970s he was captivated by the cultural differences. Among the first to doc...

Reclaiming The Streets Of Boyle Heights

Posted 12.14.2011 | Latino Voices

This article is part of a weekly series published in partnership with the Boyle Heights Beat. It appears on Wednesdays. By Charley Patiño ...

Money for Mass Transit Is Precious

Joel Epstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

Everyone's got their fantasy plan for rebuilding America after eight years of W and if you haven't guessed by now, mine's got to do with mass transit.

Take the (A) Train -- Your Name Here on Metro

Joel Epstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

Why aren't we asking the business and philanthropic community to help do their part by offering to pick up the tab on Metro station construction?