Category Archives: urban life and challenges

your journey

“Your journey”   The signs are clear, the time is near Fear to start, tears to follow First step was yours, as was the choice A step to start, what is the end The choice is yours to start and … Continue reading

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“A Dream”

“ A Dream”   My dream I share with you Family, friend, stranger too My dream, a sea of emotion My conscious the reef I ask you to think to reflect I tell you all, nothing do I neglect I … Continue reading

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Book Launch Event, Friday March 24, 2017

DATE AND TIME Fri, March 24, 2017 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM PDT LOCATION The Mezzanine at LA Biergarten 750 South Broadway Los Angeles, CA 90015 Ticket Price $25 Website for Tickets https://www.eventbrite.com/e/x-cop-x-con-book-launch-party-tickets-32398446626   From distinguished Deputy Sheriff, to disgraced … Continue reading

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“Following”

“Following” Death never sleeps Its rounds are endless, its judgment swift I follow death, on this my shift To save a life, this is my wish A new born child left out to die Death stops and looks, it walks … Continue reading

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New Women’s Shelter in Boyle Heights–Boyle Heights Beat

From article by Jennifer Velez: After 26 years of providing shelter to homeless men in Boyle Heights, the non-profit Proyecto Pastoral has now opened its doors to women. The Women’s Shelter will provide beds for up to 15 women for … Continue reading

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Court Review of ATF Reverse Stings–LA Times

A California Appeals Court is reviewing a case where defendants were arrested in the a “reverse sting.”  Agents from the Federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives proposed a robbery of an imaginary drug stash house. When the suspect … Continue reading

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Metro to Develop Commercial Areas in Boyle Heights near Gold Line

Metro Planning & Programming Committee recently announced plans to develop four mixed-used residential and commercial sites near the Mariachi Plaza and Soto stations. The new sites will create lots of new space for retail, medical offices, and affordable housing. Curbed … Continue reading

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