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CicLAvia comes to Southeast L.A. on Sunday

Written by Los Angeles Times on . Posted in Local


In a first for Southeast Los Angeles, the popular bicycle festival known as CicLAvia will close streets to cars and open them for cyclists, walkers and skaters from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.

Streets in Huntington Park, Walnut Park, South Gate, Florence-Firestone, Lynwood and Watts are included in the festival, which encourages people to do without...

China is making a commitment to soccer

Written by Los Angeles Times on . Posted in Sports


The world's most populous country is turning its attention to the world's most popular sport. And if China can follow through on an ambitious plan pushed by President Xi Jinping, the nation could someday become a soccer superpower.

Last spring Xi, a fervent soccer fan, signed off on the most sweeping reforms in the history of modern Chinese sport —...

After one week, early voting numbers in LA County trumping 2012 totals

Written by Long Beach Press-Telegram on . Posted in Local


Early voters in Los Angeles County are casting ballots at a rate four-times higher than they did in 2012 -- perhaps signaling interest is still high in the upcoming presidential primary despite Donald Trump’s unchallenged status and Hillary Clinton’s wide lead over Bernie Sanders.

On Friday, the Los Angeles County Registrar reported that 252 people...

Cal State Long Beach president says visitors, students need not fear deportation

Written by Long Beach Press-Telegram on . Posted in Local


The president of Cal State Long Beach announced Friday that temporary orders put in place to protect undocumented people from being detained for immigration violations by campus police are now permanent.

“You can be certain this year’s graduation ceremonies will continue CSULB’s long-standing tradition of welcoming the family and friends of our gra...