Letter from the Editor: The Pandemic in Northeast L.A

By T.A. Hendrickson The lesson of the Summer of 2020 is that if you don’t beat the coronavirus, it beats you. As August gets underway, Covid-19 cases, hospitalizations and deaths in L.A. County are still high and/or rising. The reopening of the economy initiated last spring has been largely reversed in the face of the […]

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Protesters raise their arms while chanting, “Hands up, don’t shoot!” at Pershing Square in downtown Los Angeles on May 31.(Myung J. Chun / Los Angeles Times)

Letter from the Editor: Pandemic. Unrest. Community.

By T.A. Hendrickson In the 10th week of the coronavirus shutdown in Los Angeles, as this June issue of the Boulevard Sentinel was being finalized, the city, still struggling to escape the grip of the pandemic, was seized again – by peaceful protest turned violent in the wake of the shocking killing in Minneapolis of […]

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