Tag Archives: Boyle Heights Los Angeles

“What was not seen”

“What was not seen” A mother comforts and cares She sees to her sons’ every need, she is always there She weeps openly out of love and pain For every hurt her son sustains Her love is evident for all … 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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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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Ramona Gardens mural restoration to be considered–Boyle Heights

Boyle Heights Beat recently reported on a Ramona Gardens Senior Citizens Club meeting attended by City Councilmember José Huízar. One of the topics discussed was the possible restoration of the mural of the Virgin of Guadalupe. “When the councilman asked … Continue reading

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me retiro

“Me Retiro” Un beso en la mejlla y un abraso breve Muestras de carino que se dan entre amigos y familia Asi me retiro de ti Me voy con recuerdos de un tiempo pasado Cuando todo entre tu y yo … Continue reading

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the touch

“The Touch” Hair is matted and dirty, his clothes are old and soiled, he smells of the gutter. His face mirrors his life on the street, old before his time; despair and loneliness are now his life. Pride less, he … Continue reading

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“crack in the system” documentary , book of poems,

News flash to my readers, in june of this year a documentary named “crack in the system will be shown at film festival.  this was done by Marc Levin and is about crack cocaine in the 80″s, my son Nicholas … Continue reading

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