LA Register debuts, SoCal Michoacanos, Shepard Fairey and more

The new newspaper The Los Angeles Register debuts today. Does the city really need another newspaper? Then, the rise of armed groups in Mexico prompt hope, fear among LA's Michoacanos. Plus, Semana Santa huge boon for retail businesses in border towns, Shepard Fairey pays homage to album art in 50 Shades of Black art show, plus much more.
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