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Los Angeles neighborhood bears the brunt of air pollution

3 Comments 25 August 2011

Los Angeles neighborhood bears the brunt of air pollution

By Jasmin López, special to Newsdesk.org | Crowdfund this story on Spot.us As summer temperatures rise, so do fears of asthma and other illnesses caused by all the air pollution converging on the east Los Angeles community of Boyle...

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Filed Under: Culture, LA Toxic Tour: Boyle Heights

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Young people define a healthy future for Boyle Heights

6 Comments 04 May 2011

Young people define a healthy future for Boyle Heights

By Jasmin López, special to Newsdesk.org | Crowdfund this story on Spot.us   New community collaborations in Los Angeles are giving young people a leading role in improving their neighborhoods. Youth are setting goals and organizing...

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Filed Under: Culture, LA Toxic Tour: Boyle Heights

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In smoggy Los Angeles, one neighborhood pushes back

1 Comment 25 April 2011

In smoggy Los Angeles, one neighborhood pushes back

By Jasmin López, special to Newsdesk.org | Crowdfund this story on Spot.us News about Boyle Heights in Los Angeles tends to be about crime or gentrification. There's little coverage of air pollution, lack of safe and green spaces, lack of...

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Filed Under: Democracy, LA Toxic Tour: Boyle Heights

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