East Los Angeles

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East Los Angeles,

uninc. city (1990 pop. 126,379), Los Angeles co., S Calif., a residential suburb of Los Angeles, in an industrial area. It has a large Mexican-American population. There is a performing arts center and a cultural center. A junior college is there.
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CHALLENGE: East Los Angeles College is in the top 10 nationally for enrollment, having seen a 20 percent increase over the past three years alone.
Tens of thousands of people from Santa Barbara, Ventura and Los Angeles counties march down East Los Angeles streets Dec.
Aurora Jackson grew up riding buses in East Los Angeles and in 1993 took a job as a driver for Montebello Bus Lines.
That changed in April when Vivar--now 23 and studying biochemistry at East Los Angeles College--spotted a flyer advertising the kick-off event for Find Your Voice, an NPCA initiative focused on connecting people to parks and cultivating new park advocates.
Since 2009, Whitton has served as area vice president of the north and east Los Angeles area in the Airgas West Region.
A Better Life 7.05pm, Film4 Growing up in East Los Angeles, a young Mexican boy feels tempted by the gangs in his city.
Pan American Bank serves the under-represented and under-served consumers and small businesses of East Los Angeles.
The group provides educational support for students in the underprivileged section of East Los Angeles, where will.i.am grew up.
East Los Angeles College Weingart (ELAC) and Victor Valley College will start the game at 6.30 pm, after which the venue will be transformed into Gotham City University's home stadium at half-time, Metro.co.uk reported.
While representing East Los Angeles in the California Senate, she crafted the state's "parent trigger" law, allowing parents to force failing schools to convert to charter programs.
Maria Barrales, an East Los Angeles resident and parent, used to drive two hours to the Mexican border to seek care for her sick children in Tijuana.
Likewise, Mothers of East LA, originally formed to stop the siting of a prison in an East Los Angeles community, has become a strong voice against incinerators and other waste processing and landfill facilities interested in moving to the area.

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