Tag Archives: Los Angeles

FBI on Los Angeles Gangs

On their official website, the Federal Bureau of Investigation has a multi-part story on Los Angeles gangs. A few days ago, they posted their fifth part that touches on how law enforcement agencies are evolving with the gangs. Excerpt The … Continue reading

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David Botello, artist

I have recently been catching up with my friend David Botello. We grew up together in Boyle Heights. He has always been an artist. He is best known for murals and streetscapes. He has several murals projects at the moment, … Continue reading

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Bilingual dog of Boyle Heights, short story excerpt

By Roberto Juarez The year was 1966, I was in the army and stationed at Fort Ord California. An army buddy of mine was living off post and had given me a puppy; I could not keep him in my … Continue reading

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Dealers Yelling from the Sidewalk

An LA Times Article from 1987 talks about how some crack dealers were very open about there activities, as discussed by Inglewood Police Lt. Larry Carter.  “The sting, code named Operation 13, began March 13 on a stretch of 99th … Continue reading

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