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  1. Homeless man tackles carjacking suspect who was impersonating a police officer, authorities sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... him, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. The unusual episode started with a carjacking in Bell Gardens, said Shirley Miller, a spokeswoman for the sheriff's Santa Clarita Valley station. A woman had listed her white pickup for ...

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  2. Homeless man tackles carjacking suspect who was impersonating a police officer, authorities sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 16 | Los Angeles Times

    ... him, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. The unusual episode started with a carjacking in Bell Gardens, said Shirley Miller, a spokeswoman for the sheriff's Santa Clarita Valley station. A woman had listed her white pickup for ...

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  3. Car Thief Who Used Fake Police Badge CaughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 16 | NBC Los Angeles

    A homeless man chased and tackled a carjacker who posed as an officer until officials were able to arrest the thief in Bell Gardens. The carjacker allegedly wore unofficial police gear and flashed a fake badge to intimidate victims to steal their cars, according to Lt.

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  4. Lawmaker says idea of early prison release for former Sen. Ron Calderon is an 'insult' to the publicRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 14 | Los Angeles Times

    ... of early release for Calderon, sentenced in a bribery case, drew outrage from Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia (D-Bell Gardens), whose district overlapped with Calderon's. "Former California Sen. Ron Calderon needs to be kept in prison," she said in a ...

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  5. After dividing California Democrats in 2014, affirmative action resurfaces in the race for governorRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 13 | Los Angeles Times

    ... after initially voting for it. "We really got caught off guard in the debate," state Sen. Ricardo Lara (D-Bell Gardens) said of the bill's failure and its aftermath. Lara, who is a member of the California Latino Legislative Caucus, said the issue ... 1 comment

  6. City Council's effort to penalize border-wall contractors is as silly as the wall itselfRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 11 | Los Angeles Times

    ... work on it. The measure parallels the more draconian, and thus even more risible, SB 30 by Sen. Ricardo Lara (D-Bell Gardens), which would bar contractors who work on the border wall from receiving state contracts. As reprehensible as the wall might ...

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  7. California governor signs bill allowing air officials to quickly shut down pollutersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 9 | Press-Telegram

    ... of the South Coast Air Quality Management District, said in a statement. Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia, D-Bell Gardens, who authored the bill, said in a statement the law will prevent a repeat of scenarios that have played out across the region, ...

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  8. While dialysis clinic battle brews at state Capitol, healthcare workers look to the ballotRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 9 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... push in Sacramento from healthcare unions. Their first salvo was Senate Bill 349 by state Sen. Ricardo Lara (D-Bell Gardens), which would impose minimum staffing ratios that would decrease the number of patients a nurse or technician could care for. ...

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  9. L.A. wants to know if city contractors are helping build Mexico border wallRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 8 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... Fredy Ceja said. Some California lawmakers are already trying to go further: State Sen. Ricardo Lara (D-Bell Gardens) has pushed to prohibit California from awarding contracts to companies that are providing goods or services to build a border wall. ...

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  10. New California law gives air quality officials the power to quickly shut down pollutersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 7 | Los Angeles Times

    ... told: 'You are in grave danger, but we can't do anything about it,' " said Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia (D-Bell Gardens), who wrote the legislation. "What we're saying today is that when we have imminent health threats, that trumps the right to do ...

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  11. Las Fotos Project Teaches Teen Girls Photography, ConfidenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 6 | NBC Los Angeles

    ... started the program, like I said before, I would go out and people would reject me," Angeles said, who is from Bell Gardens. "But after the years I was with Las Fotos, it made me go out of my comfort zone and be like, 'OK. I got rejected once. I can ...

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  12. Why Dunkina Donuts wona t be known as Dunkina Donuts in Southern CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 29 | San Jose Mercury News

    ... focus," the company said in a statement. The restaurant at 275 S. Lake Ave. will be owned and operated by Bell Gardens-based Prell Restaurant Group as part of Dunkin' Donuts' ongoing expansion into California. Prell currently has Dunkin' Donuts ...

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  13. Why Dunkina Donuts wona t be known as Dunkina Donuts in PasadenaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 28 | Whittier Daily News

    The restaurant at 275 S. Lake Ave. will be owned and operated by Bell Gardens-based Prell Restaurant Group as part of Dunkin' Donuts' ongoing expansion into California. Prell currently has Dunkin' Donuts locations in Downey , Whittier and Bell Gardens and additional restaurants are planned for South El Monte, West Covina, Baldwin Park, Compton, Hawthorne and Bellflower.

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  14. Why resistance to California's air pollution law is a sign of progressRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 28 | Grist Magazine

    ... law in years. On Wednesday, Brown signed that bill, AB 617, on the blacktop of the Neighborhood Youth Center in Bell Gardens, California - Garcia's home district in southeast Los Angeles. On the other side of a peach-colored, steel fence, a group of ...

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  15. Correction: California Climate Change-Air Quality storyRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 27 | The Daily Advance

    ... signed air-quality legislation tied to an extension of the state's cap and trade law to address climate change BELL GARDENS, Calif. (AP) - Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday signed air-quality legislation tied to an extension of California's cap and ...

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  16. Questions remain as Gov. Brown signs legislation to address neighborhood-level air pollutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 27 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... well as increase the prosperity and the goodies for all." Brown signed the legislation at a community center in Bell Gardens where, two months before, he had talked with activists about their concerns. Some of those activists remain unsatisfied, ...

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  17. California governor signs bill targeting poor air qualityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 26 | NewsOK.com

    ... pollution such as oil refineries and factories. Brown signed it in a ceremony in the Los Angeles County city of Bell Gardens. It was linked to Brown's plan to extend cap and trade to win votes from Democrats who say California's signature climate ...

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  18. (The caucus has come under fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 24 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... state Legislature website. "I think it should be inclusive in that case," he said. Sen. Ricardo Lara (D-Bell Gardens), the caucus chairman, said there is nothing improper about the caucus' membership policies, which have been in place since the ...

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  19. California dialysis industry in desperate need of reformRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 21 | Laguna Niguel News

    ... for life-saving treatment. Senate Bill 349, the Dialysis Patient Safety Act, introduced by Sen. Ricardo Lara, D-Bell Gardens, would strengthen care for 66,000 dialysis patients in California. The bill calls for annual inspections of dialysis ...

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  20. Companion billa to cap-and-trade hits close to homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 20 | The Daily Democrat

    As the quieter 'companion bill' to Monday's cap-and-trade extension legislation, Assembly Bill 617 sought to placate environmental justice advocates who have increasingly complained that the state's globally ambitious climate policy overlooks a local problem: poor California communities living in the shadow of polluters. The bill, sponsored by Democratic Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia of Bell Gardens, was touted as the less-grandiose partner to cap and trade, whose expansive reach allows California polluters to offset their emissions by reducing them in another state.

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