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Residents Of Boyle Heights Protest Gentrification Efforts

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BOYLE HEIGHTS (CBSLA.com) — Residents and supporters gathered Saturday to take a stance against recent gentrification efforts happening in a Boyle Heights community. The protest was in response to a possible hate crime investigation after someone vandalized a gallery door located on the corner of Anderson and Sixth streets. CBS2’s Joy Benedict reported the issue […]

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On Boyle Heights, art galleries, changing neighborhoods and rising rents

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The Los Angeles Police Department launched an investigation into three instances of vandalism targeting art galleries in Boyle Heights — including graffiti that read “f— white art” on one gallery — as  potential hate crimes, as longstanding concerns  over gentrification in the neighborhood heat up. Tension between longtime Boyle Heights residents and newcomers has been […]

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Police Investigate LA Gallery Vandalism as Hate Crime

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New galleries are being blamed for higher rents in the area. Henri Neuendorf Police in Los Angeles are investigating the vandalism of three art galleries in Boyle Heights last month as anti-gentrification sentiment in the area intensifies. One of the incidents last month is being treated by police as a possible hate crime after vandals […]

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Tenant activists divided over LA housing measure

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The One Santa Fe complex in the Arts District includes affordable housing. MAYA SUGARMAN/KPCC ^play By: Josie Huang Next month, L.A. voters will decide if more of the city’s housing developers should be required to designate some units in their future buildings for lower-income tenants. The initiative, known as Measure JJJ, requires developers to set […]

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