At 2:30 p.m. today, after hearing an appeal from Mr. Tezozomoc on behalf of the South Central Farmers, the Planning and Land Use Committee will likely vote to certify the final Environmental Impact Report (EIR) and approve the subdivision of the lot in support of a project proposed for the former home of the South Central Farm.
This Sunday, January 31st, the eviction of the community gardening collective known as Proyecto Jardin from the garden space behind White Memorial Medical Center in Boyle Heights will mark a significant change for the neighborhood. In a community that has felt very much at the mercy of externally-driven change in recent years, many residents are […]
“I think of a busy mother,” Kathleen Irvine–someone Long Beach can safely call our own Mother of the Westside–said. “And there she is: stressed out from work and wanting to cater to her children and herself. But how? I think of someone who doesn’t have the physical capabilities of most and there he is: unable […]
Earlier this week, parents and students broke ground on a new garden at Hollenbeck Middle School in Boyle Heights. It was a lot of hard work, teacher and Leadership advisor Emily Grijalva told me as we eyed up the rather large area that they had spent the last two days digging up. “It’s a lot […]