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In SGV, Getting A Sense of Air Quality

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| Air quality in parts of the San Gabriel Valley is some of the worst in Los Angeles County. Now local environmentalists with the Asian Pacific Islander Forward Movement are turning to residents for help.

In Southern California, A Drive to To Remember Comfort Women

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A statue. School curriculum. A musical.

Telling The Story of Comfort Women Through Song

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World War II ended nearly 75 years ago. But the memory of what happened to tens of thousands of Korean women during the war is still raw for many. "Comfort women," as they were euphemistically called, were forced to work at brothels serving the Japanese military.

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You Can Walk To Dodger Stadium And Save Your Parking Money For Dodger Dogs

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Fans chant “Let’s Go Dodgers,” but on their drive into Dodger Stadium they don’t go very fast. Cars creep along in traffic that can last well past the first pitch.

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Pasadena becomes stage in federal court battle over protected status for some immigrants

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A three-judge panel of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals heard arguments in Pasadena on Wednesday in the Trump administration’s challenge of a lower court decision that last year blocked the government from ending Temporary Protected Status for hundreds of thousands of immigrants.

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Music, prayers, and calls to action: Scenes from the Pasadena #ElPasoFirme vigil

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Over 40 vigils are being held this week – around Los Angeles and in cities across the country – in memory of the 22 people killed in the El Paso shooting last weekend. The vast majority of the victims were Latino.

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Immigrant Families Are Dropping Public Benefits, And A Proposed Trump Rule Could Be Why

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There's been much speculation that a proposed Trump administration residency rule would push immigrant families to drop out of public health, nutrition and other programs out of fear. Enrollment data suggests that it may have played a role.

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No Relief For Homeless People Displaced By Fire

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People living in an encampment in the Sepulveda Basin lost everything in a fire. No one showed up to offer them emergency shelter.

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Is LA's Policy On Homeless Encampments Working?

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LA is spending big to try and get people off the streets. But sometimes it seems like the city is working against itself, especially when it comes to encampments.

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