People struggling to buy homes after foreclosure

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Since the housing market crashed in 2008, millions of people have lost there homes in foreclosure and many have also filed for bankruptcy. Now the foreclosure crisis is officially over but many Americans are still recovering financially.

SCA5

Story in the LA Times today about the Asian American community's response to SCA5, a proposed amendment to the state constitution that would allow the return of affirmative action to the University of California system.

Montebello Skatepark

I was looking up Montebello stuff, and found out there's a Montebello skatepark.

It reminded me of the old skatepark that was located next to the Pomona Freeway onramp off of Via Campo. It still hasn't been built on since the park was filled in with dirt.

Subscribe to Vegetables

A "CSA" is a way to subscribe or pre-pay and get a 5-pound bag of produce every two weeks. This is organic produce, grown by a local farming project.

They deliver it to Farm Cuisine at the corner of Garvey and Garfield every other Saturday.

My Blue Heaven, about South Gate

My Blue Heaven is about the early history of South Gate, detailing how the early residents often built their own houses. It was a working class suburb in the early industrialization of Los Angeles.

Ron Calderon got Stung

Al Jazeera has a detailed description of what led up to the sting on Montebello area politician Ron Calderon.

Candidates' Forum Tuesday, October 29th

Tuesday night at 7:00 PM, the League of Women Voters will be hosting a Candidates' Forum featuring all five candidates in the Garvey School Board election. Don't just take what "people" have told you at face value...go to the forum and see, hear and meet the people who want your vote.

Garvey Intermediate School Auditorium
2720 N. Jackson Ave. (Southeast corner of Garvey and Jackson)

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