Shame on Southern California Edison

What would you think if a company fired hundreds of employees to bring in temporary guest workers to do their jobs, at a lower salary?

That's exactly what's been happening at our neighbors at Southern California Edison. There's a huge guest worker program called H1B, and it's being used to replace American IT workers with foreign IT workers.

Mainland Chinese Moving to El Monte

The LA Times recently had a story about Chinese moving into El Monte.

They didn't get into the specifics of which Chinese, but it's the Mainland Chinese, not the Taiwanese who flocked to Arcadia, or Hong Kongers in MPK.


Story in the LA Times today about the Asian American community's response to SCA5, a proposed amendment to the state constitution that would allow the return of affirmative action to the University of California system.

Garvey School Board Election

The November 5th Election gives an opportunity for much needed change.

Curly Howard, RIP

Everyone in SSG knows the Convalescent Home across the street from Potrero Heights, but did you know that "Curly" Howard of the Three Stooges ended his days there?

Black Friday Protests at Wal Mart Planned

I got word a month ago that the OUR Walmart organization is planning protests for "Black Friday" which is the Friday after Thanksgiving.

I'm not sure where they will be, but there will probably be something significant in Los Angeles.

FREE Housing Rights Workshop-Aug. 20th 2013

Attention Montebello Residents!

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August 20, 2013

Montebello Public Library
Meeting Room
1550 West Beverly Blvd.
Montebello, CA 90460

La Merced Neighborhood, Montebello, website

Found this on a web search:

La Merced, Montebello.

It's a short, fun read.

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