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 DRUG UNDERCOVER                           HOLIDAY PARADE
    OPERATION IN                                                                                              Arroyo Vista Family Health Center
   BOYLE HEIGHTS                             IN LINCOLN
                                              HEIGHTS                                                     Extends a Holiday Gift for you at our Loma Drive Clinic
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                                                                                                                                        303 SOUTH LOMA DR. #202
                                                     By Sheri Fierro
                                                       4th Annual
                                                                                              Special Healthcare                         LOS ANGELES, CA 90017
                                            Lincoln Heights Christmas Parade                  Promotions Offered
                                              After many months of hard work, the                November 1, 2007 thru
                                         Lincoln Heights Christmas Parade                         December 31 2007                   Arroyo Vista Family
                                                                                                                                                         Health Center
                                         Committee made up of community volun-            MONDAY & FRIDAY      8:30a.m. - 5:00 p.m
                                         teers staged the 4th Annual Holiday
                                         Community parade on Sunday, December             WEDNESDAY
                                         9th.                                             8:30 a.m. -1:30 p.m (213) 201-5800
                                              It began at the intersection of North       * $40.00 Physical Exams                                                     Services Provided:
                                         Broadway and Lincoln Park Avenue, then           * $11.00 Flu Shots                                                      *    Prenatal
                                         concluded at Avenue 24 with a celebration        * FREE Health Screenings                                                *    Pediatrics
                                         which included food, entertainment and           * Height / Weight and Blood pressure                                    *    Adolescent
                                         snow for kids of all ages to play, slide and     * Vision Hearing                                                        *    Adult
                                         even make a snowman.                             * FREE Health education                                                 *    Geriatrics
                                                                                          * FREE Clinic Tours
   VERNON POWER                              There were over 80 participants in the
                                                                                          * FREE application assistance with:
                                                                                                                                                                  Dental, Optometry,
                                         parade this year, which including State                                                                                  Radiology and
 PLANT CHARGES UP                        Senator Gloria Romero who served as the
                                                                                           Medi-Cal Plan Enrollment, Health Families,                             Mammography
                                                                                          Healthy Kids,
     EAST SIDE                           Grand Marshall. Numerous bands, drill             Access for Infants and Mothers (AIM)
                                                                                                                                                                  services available
                                                                                                                                                                  at other Arroyo
    COMMUNTIES                           teams, and dance groups from the commu-
                                         nity came out to strut their stuff in front of   FREE application assistance with Cancer Detection Vista Family Health
          Page 5                         several thousand spectators which lined the           Program for ladies over 40 years of age      Center
                                         parade route. Some of the participants                         FIVE CLINICS TO SERVE YOU AND YOUR FAMILY
                                         included Arroyo Vista Family Health
                                         Center, Dino's Burgers, The Greater El
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                                         ing as the parade went by".
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                                        EDITORS MESSAGE
                                       Hello Neighbors,                      ipation to report on events and
323.221.7400 -                         As another year comes to an end,      news in your front yards. In our                     and another just about to begin       short period of time in existence
     PUBLISHER / EDITOR                and before we start making our        we have become the single most
        Carlos Morales                 New Years resolutions, I ask you      reliable source for news and
                                       to take time out to reflect on your   information to the El Sereno,
            SALES                      family friends and acquaintances      Lincoln Heights and Boyle
       George Cabrera Jr.
                                       you have around you. Ask your-        Heights communities. This task
     GENERAL MANAGER                   self on how you can build better      has been accomplished by the
         Joe Rivera                    relationships with each and           efforts of many community
                                       everyone of these people in your      activist which take pride of the
                                       life. If those relationships were     quality of life in their neighbor-
       Carlos Morales
                                       not too good, what can you do to      hoods.
      PHOTOGRAPHERS                    make them better. Life is too         Our sincerest thank you's to all
        Richard Canales                short to keep grudges, extend a       our families, friends, contributors
        Starland Francis               good gesture, being angry all the     and advertisers who without their
          Paul Medina                  time is a waste of time, try smil-    support this publication will not
           Ray Rios                    ing its contagious.                   be possible. Please tell our adver-
       Ruben Rodriguez                    THE VOICE is blessed to have       tisers thank you for outreaching
                                       you as on of our cherished read-      in THE VOICE.
            Sal Garcia
                                       ers. We continue to strive to           Happy Holidays from George
                                       make improvements to each             Cabrera, Sal Garcia, Joe Rivera
          COMMUNITY                    issue. However we still need                 and Carlos Morales
        CONTRIBUTORS                   your assistance and active partic-                                                IT RIGHT NOW!
                                                                                                                         IT RIGHT NOW!
          Erica Cornejo
          Jaime Urbina
       John A vila Compros
                                                    CHRISTMAS PARADE
           Jose Aguilar                     Continued From Page 1
                                                                                                                   YOUR EVEN READING
                                                                                                                   YOUR EVEN READING
         Mark Overstreet                       The Parade committee
          Mick Mcquire                 acknowledges that this event
                                       would be impossible without the                                                           READING IT
                                                                                                                                 READING IT
                                       many sponsors who helped with
      THE VOICE                        the parade this year, including
is an independent news media           Councilman Ed P. Reyes, Lincoln                                              AT IT YOUR CLIENTS ARE
                                                                                                                    AT IT YOUR CLIENTS ARE
monthly publication based in El
Sereno with a circulation of           Heights Neighborhood Council,
20,000 impressions. It is delivered    State Farm Insurance, KIA of
to residents in the El Sereno,         Glendale, Mirabal Funeral, Fierro                                           NO MATTER HOW YOU LOOK
                                                                                                                   NO MATTER HOW YOU LOOK
Lincoln Heights, Boyle Heights         Investments, CVS, AM/PM,
and parts of Alhambra. It is also      DINO's Burgers, KFC and all the
distributed to various businesses
                                       volunteers who were there                                                          VOICE
within these areas, as well as
emailed to all interested parties.
    Our growing network of com-
                                       throughout the day. Lincoln
                                       Heights     Christmas        Parade
munity participation has made          Committee consisted of (in no
this publication the primary           particular order) Erik Cervantes,
source for local information. We
strive to make a positive impact on
the community by reporting news
                                       Ruben Chavez, Patricia Duran,
                                       Belen Eller, Lupe Guillen, Hugo
that is seldom found anywhere          Hernandez, Paul Medina, Dennis
else in the media to inform, and       Ortega, Vera Padilla, Frank Wada,
educate this community on what is      Shirley Fierro, Marta Riley,
going on in their front yard! We
welcome community interest sto-        David Correa, Erica Gallo,                                                             ADVERTISE ON
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ries, and press releases. 60 % of      Elizabeth Martinez, Esther Rosas.
all articles are written by commu-       THE VOICE congratulates the
nity stakeholders THE VOICE            Parade committee and all of its
reserves the right to edit all mate-   volunteers for producing a beauti-
rials due to space constrictions.                                                                                                     El Palmar Banquet Hall

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       The Greater El Sereno
               of     Commerce
                                                        her experience as Executive
                                                        Director of Barrio Action Youth
                                                                                                                         ditional holidays. Send an email
                                                                                                                         to if
                                                                                                                                                                Viva Las Vegas
Executive Board elections were                          and Family Center, Board mem-                                    you'd like to be included in regu-           By Coach Urbina                   THINGS TO
held Friday November 30th,                              ber of the LA 32 Neighborhood                                    lar Chamber e-newsletter updates
2007 at the El Palmar Banquet                           Council, and many other local                                    on local events!                         El Sereno Stallion football fans       DO IN THE
Hall in El Sereno.                                      organizations. Each of these                                                                          and in particular those who were
    The Chamber elected Gene                            Board members brings the                                         President      Gene Baca             coached by Boonie were saddened           NORTHEAST
Baca, California Finance Group,                         Chamber unique talents and a                                     Vice President Mike Romero           to hear that he is no longer going
and previous Chamber Vice-                              drive to serve the community.                                    Treasure       Argie Cruz                                                    ONGOING THRU
                                                                                                                                                              to be coaching at El Sereno. An
President, to the position of                               The Chamber wishes to thank                                  Secretary      Maria Franco                                                  DECEMBER
                                                                                                                                                              individual who has dedicated his
President. Also elected was                             all the candidates who ran, and                                  PR Director Kristina Hooper                                                  LADWP
                                                                                                                                                              time for the past 35 years sure
Mike Romero to the position of                          all the businesses who voted and                                 Business Rep Enrique Aguilera                                                LIGHT FESTIVAL
                                                                                                                                                              deserves to be considered a legend      GRIFFITH PARK
Vice-President. Mike is also the                        participated to help structure the                               Community Rep Tammy Membreno         in this community.
Vice-President of the El Sereno                         future of this chamber. Special                                                                                                               5pm-10pm    FREE
                                                                                                                                                                  Boonie has a passion for teach-
Community Coordinating Council,                         thanks goes to Maria Franco of                                                                        ing young players the importance
and former Honorary Mayor of                            El Palmar for preparing the deli-                                                                                                             SUNDAY, DECEMBER 16th
                                                                                                                                                              of working hard and becoming            TASTE OF BRAZIL
El Sereno. Argie Cruz of Golden                         cious dinner for the evenings                                                                         winners on the field and in life.
Key Realty/Mortgage was elect-                          event.                                                                                                                                        RESTAURANT
                                                                                                                                                              As befits a true coach, he stressed     2nd Year Anniversary
ed to serve as Treasurer, and                              The new Board members terms
                                                                                                                                                              the importance of practicing hard       4838 Huntington Drive
Maria Franco of El Palmar                               begin in January, but already they
                                                                                                                                                              and producing on game days.             El Sereno    (323)342.9422
Banquet Hall was elected                                have begun meeting to shape
                                                                                                                                                                  He never gave up on his play-
Secretary. Kristina Hooper of                           Chamber events for 2008. The
Cal State L.A. Federal Credit                           new members will take their                                                                           ers, even if they at times gave up
Union was elected P.R. Director,                        oaths of office in January at the                                                                     on themselves and as a result, his      SUNDAY, DECEMBER 16
and the two Representative at                           official Chamber Installation,                                                                        passion for teaching the funda-         2ND ANNUAL WINTER
Large positions will be filled by                       date and time TBA.                                                                                    mentals of not only football but        WONDERLAND
Enrique Aguilera and Tammy                                    Local business interested in                                                                    life itself has created a network of    TREE LIGHTING
Membreno. Enrique Aguilera of                           joining the Chamber can find                                                                          young men who continue to               CEROMONY
Aguilera's Hair Studio has held                         more         information        at                                                                    champion effectively the causes         ANIMAL SHOW BY LA
the position of Business                       or can                                                                        and ideas that he cherished.            ZOO
Representative at Large previ-                          call 323-505-2600x109.                                                                                   Just as we consider many of our      10 TONS OF SNOW
ously, and Tammy Membreno,                                 The Chamber's regular month-                                                                       country's young brave men and           MUSICAL ACTS
our       new        Community                          ly Networking Breakfast will go                                                                                                               FOOD AND CRAFTS
                                                                                                                                                              women fighting overseas in being
Representative at Large brings                          dark for December due to the tra-                                                                                                             ACTIVITIES
                                                                                                                                                              heroes, I consider Coach Boonie
                                                                                                                                                                                                      N. HUNTINGTON DR
                                                                                                                                                              to be one, too. When we were
        Merry Christmas From The Greater El Sereno                                                                                                            children, many of our heroes were
                                                                                                                                                              make-believe. They could fly or
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                   Chamber of Commerce                                                                                                                        "leap tall buildings in a single
                                                                                                                                                              bound." Boonie is not a hero in         Thursday December20th
                                                                                                                                                              that sense.                             Assembly Member Kevin
                                                                                                                                                                 The heroic trait that Boonie pos-    De Leon 45th Assembly
                                                                                                                                                              sesses is his willingness to extend     District
                                                                                                                                                              himself for the past 35 years to the    TOY DRIVE
                                                                                                                                                              youth of this community of not          El Centro de Pueblo
                                                                                                                                                              only being a coach but a father         1157 Lemoyne Street
                                                                                                                                                              figure as well. It was rewarding        Echo Park
                                                                                                                                                              watching his last two games as a        10am -4:00pm
                                                                                                                                                              Stallion Coach in the Las Vegas         323.258.0450
                                                                                                                                                              Thanksgiving Tournament as his
                                                                                                                                                              players gave him the best going         Friday December21
                                                                                                                                                              away gift, which was winning the        Assembly Member Kevin
                                                                                                                                                              Championship Trophy.                    De Leon 45th Assembly
                                                                                                                                                                    The Jr. Midget Team played        District
                                                                                                                                                              both games to perfection and the        TOY DRIVE
                                                                                                                                                              kids on the team were rewarded          Boys and Gilrs Club
                                                                                                                                                              the 6 foot tall Gold Championship       Wabash
                                                                                                                                                                                                      City Terrace
                                                                                                                                                              Trophy. Chipper Rojas who had a
                                                                                                                                                                                                      12pm -4:30
                                                                                                                                                              running touchdown in both games
                                                                                                                                                              and a total of 195 yards rushing
                                                                                                                                                              stated after the Championship
                                                                                                                                                              game," I have been playing for the
                                                                                                                                                              Stallions since I was 5 years old         VE
                                                                                                                                                                                                      SA THE DATE
                                                                                                                                                              and with Coach Boonie and Andy
                                                                                                                                                              for the past 4 years. This was our      THURSDAY,
                                                                                                                                                              last game as a Stallion as we are       JANUARY 10TH
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                                           OFFICER NEEDS HELP
 An      Undercover       LAPD         who was in the car with him.          of the injured officer, who works     officer - People identified them-    safe. What better way for the
 Narcotics Officer was hit by a        Ortiz was driving a 1995 white        undercover and has been with the      selves with badges, announced        community to say thank you to
 car driven by a suspect is being      Mazda 626 with license plate          department for 12 years. He           that they were members of the        the many LAPD Officers, and
 charged     with Attempted            number 4JQJ555. Ortiz was             noted that even some of his           police department". Diaz also        the Police Department, by com-
 Murder.                               described as 5 feet 10 inches tall    friends do not know he is a           stated "This man knows what he       ing out in support the officer by
                                       and weighing 200 pounds.              police officer. Diaz said the offi-   did, He knows he sold narcotics,     donating blood." This time of
    A thirty seven year old under-          LAPD Deputy Chief Sergio         cer is "in his early 30s, has a       He should know that all of his       year, blood donations are criti-
 cover Los Angeles Police              Diaz stated at a news conference.     family, has several children."        crimes were witnessed by police      cally low. Over 240 officers and
 Department narcotics officer suf-     "If Mr. Ortiz is watching this        He's "a local resident and a very     officers and we believe that he      friends came out to the call to
 fered facial injuries, a head         broadcast, we would encourage         decent person. He has a number        knew that the people he was          support their fellow comrade.
 injury, head trauma, two broken       him to turn himself in, take          of fractured bones, specifically      engaged with were police offi-       The blood drive surpassed the
 legs and other injuries on            advantage of the opportunity to       his upper legs.                       cers."                               goal and was a huge success.
 Tuesday, November 20th when           tell his side of the story, tell us        We're certain this officer is    "Another       narcotic    officer          On December 12, THE
 he was struck by a suspect's vehi-    what happened from his point of       going to need a lot of attention.     attempted to indicate to suspect     VOICE attended a BBQ
 cle during an investigation that      view" We would also encourage         He's receiving very good atten-       Ortiz to stop and to get him to      fundraiser to assist the family of
 led to a shooting in Boyle            anybody that's thinking about         tion at county general hospital       surrender.       The individual      the injured officer at the LAPD
 Heights stated police.                harboring Mr. Ortiz or aiding in      and he'll receive attention for a     swerved his car and we believe       Historical Museum in Highland
    The officer was injured around     his escape not to do it. "You're      long time, probably."                 in a deliberate act, struck our      Park.
 8:30 a.m. near Fourth and             going to complicate your life            Tim Sands of the Los Angeles       officer.                                  Several hundred police offi-
 Dacotah streets in Boyle              with a felony charge unnecessar-      Police Protective League, the         A Blood Drive Was Held to            cers, community stakeholders
 Heights, said LAPD Officer Kate       ily. This individual will be cap-     union representing the depart-        Benefit Injured Narcotics            attended the event. We saw
 Lopez. He was hit by a car driv-      tured. He will be captured sooner     ment's officers, said the attack      Officer                              South Pasadena Police Officers
 en by a suspected drug dealer         rather than later. And it's in his    was just the latest example of an     On November 29, a blood drive        as well as LA County sheriffs at
 during an undercover drug oper-       interest to turn himself into the     attempted murder of a police          was held at Parker Center to         the event as well. Hollenbeck
 ation.                                police and not to complicate any      officer by a suspect using a vehi-    assist the Narcotics Division        Police Commanding Officer
   Three officers were involved in     of the people that might be will-     cle as a weapon. "The attempted       officer who is recovering from       Blake Chow contacted THE
 the incident and at least one offi-   ing to take a chance for him in       murder of an LAPD officer by a        severe injuries sustained on         VOICE to thank everyone for
 cer fired his weapon at the sus-      his escape attempt."                  suspect who appears to have           November 20, 2007. The blood         the support everyone has demon-
 pect's car during the confronta-           Authorities say Joe Ortiz Jr.    used his vehicle as a weapon is a     that was collected at the blood      strated to us at the fund raiser
 tion.                                 walked into a Whittier police sta-    sad example of the dangers            drive will benefit the officer and   yesterday. There was a steady
   LAPD Capt. Rigo Romero said         tion Tuesday night, 12 hours          LAPD officers face every day,"        other needy patients at Kenneth      stream of community members,
 the officer was taken to County-      after fleeing the scene and turned    Sands said. "Attempting to stop a     Norris Cancer and USC Medical        civic leaders, LAPD and outside
 USC Medical Center in critical        himself into Whittier Police          suspect in a motor vehicle consti-    Center "This is a wonderful way      agency personnel for the whole
 condition, but his condition was      Officials. He was taken to a Los      tutes one of the least predictable,   to give something back to the        period. "In all we raised over
 upgraded to serious by late           Angeles jail and booked for           and hence most potentially dan-       community and do something           $12,000" stated Chow.
 morning. A massive manhunt for        investigation of attempted mur-       gerous of a police officer's `rou-    good at the same time," said         The officer remains in the hospi-
 suspect Joe Gubiensio Ortiz, 23,      der on a police officer.              tine' duties."                        Patty Hunt, Blood Donor              tal and is expected to be there for
 who escaped the incident was in              Diaz said the department             Diaz said "Ortiz definitely     Manager. "Our Police Officers        a while.
 company of a female companion         would not be releasing the name       knew he was attacking a police        risk their lives daily to keep us

  Brother-in-law                          PUENTE                             and adults. Children and youth skills. Adults wishing to become
                                                                             programs include Preschool computer repair technicians                      A Man Shot
  allegedly kills                      Learning Center                       Readiness (ages 4-5), Charter receive instruction and hands-on

    man after                          Raises Funds for
                                                                             Kindergarten (ages 5-6), After experience with hardware, soft-
                                                                             School Enrichment (grades 1-6) ware and networks systems, and
                                                                                                                                                         In The Face
                                                                             and High School Tutorial (which may also study for the industry-            On Monday December 10th in
  Thanksgiving                           Tuition-Free                        serves students in grades 7-12, recognized A+              Certification Boyle Heights and was in critical
                                                                             and includes help with home- examinations, administered by the condition, police said. The shoot-
       feast                              Programs                           work, intensive math instruction, Computing Technology Industry ing occurred at Whittier
      George Castillo (27-years)
turned himself in to Los Angeles
                                        Through Golf                         preparation for the California Association (CompTIA).
                                                                             High School Exit Exam, SAT
                                                                                                                                                      Boulevard and Soto Street at
                                                                                                                     PUENTE's onsite Job Referral about 2 a.m., said Sgt. Jimmy
police on Friday November 23rd
at 2am for allegedly shooting his
                                         Tournament                          Preparation and Computer office staff provide individual Provencio of the Los Angeles
                                                                             Repair training).                    counseling, job referral services, Police Department's Hollenbeck
brother-in-law to death after a                                                    Adults who wish to learn and          placement      assistance. Station.
Thanksgiving celebration.                  On December 3rd PUENTE            English, get their GED or high Students may also obtain intern-              A gunman who was on foot
    Los Angeles police Detective       Learning Center held its 3rd          school diploma, or learn to use a ships to acquire workplace expe- approached the victim, a male,
Scott Smith says 37-year-old           Annual       Golf     Tournament      computer may enroll in rience and improve their skills.                  and shot him in the face,
Mario Gutierrez died of gunshot        fundraiser at the La Habra Golf       PUENTE's Adult Education                  PUENTE's Boyle Heights Provencio said. The victim was
wounds after being shot in the         Club in La Habra Heights. The         classes, including English as a campus, located at 501 S. Boyle transported to a hospital in critical
chest Thursday night at about          money raised will support             Second Language (six levels), Avenue, is open five days a condition, he said, and the gun-
10:40pm on November 22nd dur-          PUENTE's tuition-free educa-          GED Preparation, High School week. Classes are offered from man fled in a black compact car.
ing a dispute with his brother in      tional programs for children,         Diploma,        and    Computer 7:30 a.m. to 8:15 p.m. Monday The motive for the shooting was
law as he was leaving a                youth, and adults.                    Applications.                        through Thursday, and 7:30 a.m. not immediately determined,
Thanksgiving meal gathering in               Los Angeles City Council            Job Training classes help pre- to 3 p.m. on Fridays.                 Provencio said.
El Sereno.                             member José Huizar, Council           pare students
     LAPD Hollenbeck detectives        District 14, served as a host of      for      clerical

                                                                                                 Public Auto
                                       the event, which was attended by
said that Gutierrez and his broth-
er-in-law got into an argument
during the family's Thanksgiving
                                       approximately 125 individuals
                                       and included a full day of golf on
                                                                             positions in
                                                                             office environ-
                                                                                                  Auction                                           Publico
gathering over a remark the broth-     the 18-hole course as well as din-    ments or for
er-in-law had made about               ner and silent and live auctions.     jobs as A+
Gutierrez's wife. The argument               Founded in 1985 by Sister       Certified com-

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                                                                                                                   dents. But 44,000 men and               Hacienda Heights. The fossil fuel
                                                                                                                   women work in its warehouses,           contaminants are going to drift
                                                                                                                   factories, waste management             out, they're not just going to stay
                                                                                                                   centers and meatpacking plants.         here.
                                                                                                                   Wedged between the 10 Freeway               "We are the first ones on the
                                                                                                                   and Los Angeles River, the area's       defense here because we know
                                                                                                                   nonstop stench has been attrib-         what's happening in our back-
                                                                                                                   uted to rank wastes from indus-         yard," he noted. "A lot of people
                                                                                                                   tries mixed with diesel fumes           aren't aware of this yet, but
                                                                                                                   from trucks and freight trains to       they're going to be affected by it,
                                                                                                                   form a noxious airborne cocktail.       too."
                                                                                                                   Founded in 1905, Vernon has its             Miguel Alfaro, a 49-year-old
                                                                                                                   own police, health, utilities and       Resurrection parishioner, agreed.
                                                                                                                   fire departments. More than             With the air generally flowing
                                                                                                                   1,200 businesses, shoe-horned           northeast, he explained, pollu-
                                                                                                                   shoulder-to-shoulder, call it           tants from the new power plant
                                                                                                                   home, attracted by low taxes,           would eventually rain down on a
                                                                                                                   cheap utilities and corporate-          whole host of locales, including
                                                                                                                   friendly regulations.                   the City of Bell, Maywood, Bell
                                                                                                                      In April 2006, the mini-munic-       Gardens, Commerce and East
                                                                                                                   ipality held its first contested        L.A.
                                                                                                                   election in 26 years; incredibly,           Another Resurrection parish-
                                                                                                                   however, city officials have            ioner, Magdalena Maldano, also
                                                                                                                   refused to count the ballots. And       couldn't sit home tonight. "We
                                                                                                                   Mayor Leonis Malbury, grandson          are here because this is a very
                                                                                                                   of co-founding father John              delicate situation," the 71-year-
                                                                                                                   Leonis, has continued to serve          old woman said in Spanish. "This
                                                                                                                   since 1974.                             project is going to harm the com-
   Community Marchers                  Vernon Power Plant" above an          the Council to authorize the City     Environmental Justice Zone              munity, especially the elder citi-
chanted "No Vernon power               image of three smokestacks hov-       Attorney to intervene in the City
plant! No Vernon power plant!          ering over a house. Below were        of Vernon's state regulatory
No Vernon power plant!"                the words "Not in My Back             process to build the power plant.
                                       Yard."                                Within seven days he gained full
   A mock up funeral procession        Adding to the mock funeral pro-       Council approval, demonstrating
which included a hearse and pro-       cession's atmosphere, a white         the strength of the issue and the
testers dressed in black to sym-       Lincoln hearse crept eerily on the    real concern that exists among all
bolize the inevitable death of res-    street alongside the marchers.        Council members for the safety
idents of Boyle Heights if the         The march terminated at the 27        and health of the community.
plant is constructed.                  acres of leveled dirt lot where the       The South Coast Air Quality
     During the early evening of       City of Vernon wants to build a       Management District has esti-
Nov. 26, about 250 mostly              943-megawatt electricity-gener-       mated that emissions from the
Hispanic marchers chanted as           ating facility, using three natural   power plant will result in an
individuals and families began         gas-fired combustion turbines         increase in annual adult mortality
walking from the Staples store         and one steam turbine on nearly       of 4 to 12 persons in the area, as
parking lot located in Huntington      14 subdivided acres.                  part of the preparation of a health
Park across the new Ballys                 THE VOICE reported on its         risk assessment.
Fitness Center and walked up to        September Issue of a previous               "I will not let the City of
Boyle Avenue, where Huntington         march which also started in           Vernon dictate the future health
Park turns into the gritty industri-   Huntington Park. This time they       and well-being of the residents of
al City of Vernon.                     got the support of Los Angeles        Los Angeles. The City of Vernon
     Four young Latinas led the        City Councilman Jose Huizar of        has admitted that the power plant
crowd on the sidewalk, holding         the 14th District. He spoke on        will produce toxic emissions that
up a wide banner saying "No            the fact that Vernon has chosen       are associated with cancer, asth-
Power Plant in Our Community"          this particular site to build a new   ma and other respiratory dis-
between two ghostly skulls.            power plant and promised to con-      eases," said Huizar.
Behind them were women with            tinue to battle against its con-         Vernon's regulatory application
another banner that read               struction. Huizar held a press        for certification states that the
"Mothers of East Los Angeles."         conference to petition the City of    proposed power plant, when
Farther back walked Frank              Los Angeles to officially oppose      operational, will emit 432,248
Villalobos of Barrio Planners          the new facility. He received         pounds of nitrogen oxides,
wearing a surgical mask over his       unanimous support from mem-           32,431 pounds of sulfur oxides,
mouth and nose carrying an             bers of LA City Council. Huizar       119,864 pounds of volatile organ-     By 7:30 p.m., the rally at the pro-     zens and also children. As they
infant-sized white coffin on his       first introduced City legislation     ic compounds, 453,431 pounds          posed power plant site was over,        grow, they're going to have more
shoulder. He was surrounded by         on Nov. 27 that called for the        of carbon monoxide and 294,133        and people started walking back         and more problems health-wise.
                                                                             pounds of PM10 particulates per       to their cars, a large contingent       "I'm very optimistic because we
                                                                             year.                                 from Resurrection had a yellow          have made some marches and we
                                                                                   One of the first organizers     school bus waiting to take them         have made progress," she added.
                                                                             Msgr. John Moretta, veteran pas-      back to Boyle Heights.                  "We believe that our voice is very
                                                                             tor of Resurrection Church in         Msgr. Moretta pointed out how           strong."
                                                                             Boyle Heights who helped organ-       the entire area had been designat-         Lucy Ramos, 58, was born and
                                                                             ize the past two protests stated      ed as an "Environmental Justice         raised in Boyle Heights. The
                                                                             "That's where it is folks. That's     Zone," which meant the sur-             mother of five and grandmother
                                                                             where they want to put this hor-      rounding low-income, minority           of 10, who also attends
                                                                             rendous power plant," the priest      neighborhoods had already been          Resurrection Church, came out
                                                                             said, alternating Spanish and         burdened to the max by industri-        simply to stop an injustice. "It's
                                                                             English. "Nobody is against           al pollutants and toxins.               funny," she mused, with a chuck-
                                                                             power. We all need power. But to            "All of these communities         le and head shake. "Twenty years
                                                                             put a plant so close in the com-      around here have suffered over          ago we were fighting to stop the
                                                                             munity that's going to produce up     the years with all these odors and      building of a prison in Boyle
                                                                             to 881 million tons of toxic pollu-   contaminants, and everything            Heights. It took us seven years. I
                                                                             tants is not right".                  that came out of Vernon," he said.      don't care if this takes us another
                                                                                 Msgr. Moretta reported that       "And this is kind of the last straw     seven years. "We're going to
                                                                             attorneys were currently fighting     - three towers of 18 stories high       stick to this battle to see that the
                                                                             the project in court, and would       spilling 881 million tons of pollu-     power plant does not get built."
                                                                             continue to do so. He urged the       tants per year.                         Stated Ramos.
                                                                             people present to keep up their       "But this, in fact, is not just going
other adults, adolescents and          City to protect the interests,        fight.                                to impact my parish or just the
children wearing black arm             health and well-being of its resi-       The 5.2-square-mile city south     Eastside. It's going to go all the
bands. Many were waving signs          dents.                                of downtown Los Angeles has           way out to our friends in
saying "Coalition Against the             The legislation also called for    only 90-some permanent resi-          Montebello, Monterey Park and
DECEMBER 2007                             3 Men Arrested On Child Porn                                           Neighbors Enjoy
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                                              Possession Suspicion                                                 Coffee With
                                       Two of them School Teachers        current charges he's facing,           Assembly member
                                         Three men were arrested on       according to ICE.
                                     suspicion of possessing child            "This operation is bittersweet      Kevin De León                           Cockfighting
  Fast Car Wash                      pornography, U.S. Immigration        for law enforcement officers,"             On Saturday, November 17th,
                                                                                                                                                          Ring Busted
   Celebrates 1                      and Customs Enforcement offi-
                                     cials announced Thursday,
                                                                          said Lt. Felicia Hall, officer in
                                                                          charge of LAPD's Child
                                                                                                                 local community leaders from El
                                                                                                                 Sereno, Lincoln Heights and            Local cockfighting organizer was
       Year                          November 29th.                       Protection Section. "It is sad and     Highland Park joined Assembly            arrested and animals rescued
   Anniversary                            David Hassler, 62, is a reli-
                                     gious studies teacher at Mayfield
                                                                          tragic to deem an operation a suc-
                                                                          cess when it involves the victim-
                                                                                                                 member Kevin De León for a
                                                                                                                 conversation about state politics
                                                                                                                                                           On November 29, at around
                                                                                                                                                      8:15 AM, the Los Angeles City
    On November 28th, Fast Car       Senior School of the Holy Child      ization of innocent and vulnera-       and local issues at El Palmar ban-   Animal Cruelty Task Force
Wash celebrated their 1st Year       Jesus, an all-girls Catholic High    ble children."                         quet hall.                           (ACTF) served a search warrant
Anniversary. To show gratitude       School in Pasadena.                     The suspects were arrested this        Attendees were treated to a cup   in the 2600 block of Whittier
to the community that has sup-           Investigators allegedly found    week on state charges, but ICE         of coffee and participated in an     Boulevard in the Hollenbeck
ported them for this past year.      numerous printed images of child     officials said the agency is con-      open dialogue with the assembly      Area.
They offered free car washes as      pornography when they searched       sidering bringing federal charges      member. The forum also gave the           The ACTF received a com-
advertised on the November           Hassler's South Pasadena home.       against the three men.                 assemblyman the opportunity to       plaint regarding cockfighting at
Issue of THE VOICE newspaper.        He has been charged with posses-        These arrests and searches are      receive feedback on his propose      the location. The neighbors com-
   Fast Car Wash started out in La   sion of child pornography and        part of a four-year ICE investiga-     legislation and hear concerns that   plained about the noise from the
Canada as a family owned busi-       placed on administrative leave by    tion targeting human traffickers,      could lead to new legislative        roosters that disturbed them.
ness. The owners are George and      Mayfield Senior School officials,    international sex tourists, Internet   ideas.                                  The owner, Jaime Padron, 32, a
Margarita Aguayo who both grew       ICE officials said.                  pornographers and foreign                  The Assembly member Kevin        resident of Los Angeles, was
up in El Sereno and graduated            Kenneth Kothe, 61, is a first    national sex predators whose           De León represents the 45th AD,      arrested for Cockfighting and he
from Woodrow Wilson High             grade teacher at Lincoln             crimes make them deportable,           which includes the areas of          surrendered 46 game fowl to the
School 1995. They met in at          Elementary School in Lynwood.        ICE officials said.                    Highland Park, El Sereno, City       Department of Animal Services.
Wilson, dated, got married and       Investigators said they found           ICE agents have arrested more       Terrace, Hollywood, Lincoln              The Los Angeles City Animal
are now opended up their busi-       hundreds of printed images of        than 10,000 people, including          Heights, Silverlake, Echo Park,      Cruelty Task Force is made up of
ness in El sereno with one           child pornography in Kothe's         more than 2,300 in California, as      Chinatown and Mt. Washington         Los Angeles Police Officers and
employee and have grown to           Alhambra home, and that he           part of the investigation.             De León also brought turkeys to      Detectives, Animal Service
employing eight people now.          admitted to downloading and               Members of the public who         needy families of Hazard Park        Officers from the Department of
      They are members of The        printing the images.                 wish to report crimes against          area. According to the event's       Animal Services and Deputy City
Greater El Sereno Chamber of             Kothe was taken into custody     children can call ICE's 24-hour        organizers, the generous donation    Attorney's from the Los Angeles
Commerce and are here to pro-        on suspicion of possessing child     toll-free hotline at (866) DHS-        from the Assemblyman made this       City Attorney' s Office. They
vide the best customer service in    pornography and was placed on        2ICE; LAPD's 24-hour toll-free         turkey drive a success. At least     investigate human cruelty against
town and of course great car         unpaid administrative leave by       number at (877) LAWFULL                50 families from Ramona              animals.
washes. Fast Car Wash also has a     Lynwood Unified School District      (529-3855); LAPD's Internet            Gardens and surrounding com-         Reports of animal cruelty can be
retail store on premesis with car    officials, ICE officials said.       Crimes Against Children at (213)       munities enjoyed a delicious         reported to the Animal Cruelty
accesories such as floor mats,          Droobie Pooh, 39, was arrest-     847-5358 and the National              Thanksgiving dinner this holiday     Task Force at 213-847-1417.
rims, car wash kits and of course    ed Tuesday in West Hollywood         Center for Missing & Exploited         season.
aFe air filters. Come and expe-      after a search of his home turned    Children at (800) 843-5678 or              The Thanksgiving meal pack-
rience the unique experience Fast    up hundreds of computer images       logging online at www.cyberti-         age included stuffing, potatoes,
Car Wash has to offer. Most of       of child pornography and a                              beans and of course, a turkey.
the time you can even get a free     homemade videotape depicting a          THE VOICE is publishing this        "I'm really fortunate to be in a
cup of coffee and pastries in the    child in sexually explicit poses,    article due to the close proximity     position were I can donate turkey
during the morning.                  ICE said.                            to our readers and fellow stake-       meals to families in my district."
                                            After interviewing family     holders in the hollenbeck area. If     stated De León.
                                     members, investigators contacted     you or your kids have had contact
                                     representatives from the Los         with these individuals please con-
                                     Angeles County Department of         tact the any of the above numbers
                                     Children and Family Services,        to report any suspicious activity.
                                     who removed two children from
                                     Pooh's home.
                                     The LAPD is pursuing possible
                                     child molestation violations
                                     against Pooh, in addition to the

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Prancer: the left number 2 deer;
He is Dancer's twin; also has
skillful hoofs for rooftop maneu-
                                                                                                                                                                           Add an aFe Air Filter or Intake
vers but is less disciplined than
Dancer he is a show off .
Vixen: the right number 2 deer;
name rhymes with Blitzen; has                                                                                                                                                and see your MPG Increase!
much emotional energy but is
Comet -- the left side number 3;
like his astronomical namesake,
is both speedy and enduring; also
commands attention, keeps the
                                               THE VOICE                                                                                                                   (Miles Per Gallon: 1 to 3 mpg average
                                                                                                                                                                           also Increases Horsepower and
leaders moving at a steady pace.
Cupid: the right number 3 deer;
name alliterative with Comet;
                                               Wishes Happy Holidays                                                                                                                      Torque
moves as fast as Cupid's arrow
but is easily distracted to lead.
Donner -- the left rear deer;
strong as thunder.
                                               To All Of Our Readers,
Blitzen: the right rear deer;
Donner's closest companion;
quick as lightning; the fastest and
most energetic of the nine.
                                                  Supporters And
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made of a new carbon fiber mate-
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light weight so that he can carry
lots more toys to the children of
El Sereno, Lincoln Heights and
Boyle Heights!
         Happy Holidays!

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