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by LA1 News Desk    Cannabis business owners, patients, activists, workers and supporters rallied yesterday at City Hall to demand nine important changes to draft proposed requirements designed to regulate LA’s cannabis industry. The rally was led by The United Food and Commercial Workers Local 770 (UFCW), United... + continue reading
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Veteran Obituary: Joseph "Joe" Madron

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The Highland Park community recently learned of the loss of an extremely distinguished local veteran of a bygone era. Joseph "Joe" Madron, World War II veteran and past commander (1950-51) of Highland Park American Legion Post #206, passed away at his home in Ukiah, California, on June 4, 2014. He is survived by his wife of nearly 74 years; the former Ms. Mildred Lee. 

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Veteran Obituary: Anthony "Little Wolf" Rosas

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Anthony (Tony) "Little Wolf" Rosas, esteemed Native American Green Beret veteran of the Vietnam War, passed away on the morning of Friday, July 11, 2014, at his home in Highland Park. He is survived by his wife, three daughters, five siblings, and six grandchildren.

Rosas was born in Deming, New Mexico, on June 21, 1944. His father, Antonio, served with the Navy Seabees during World War II and his mother, Theodora, was a housewife who lovingly reared Tony and his five brothers and sisters at home. The Rosas family are members of the Mescalero Apache Tribe. Their humble beginnings included a home made of adobe which, according to Rosas, had dirt floors. The family moved to California in 1952.

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Suspicious Child Suffocation Death on Glen Ellen Place

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The early evening hours took a tragic turn near the intersection of Avenue 52 and the Arroyo Seco on Tuesday, July 8. The sudden arrival of an ambulance and a police helicopter signaled trouble at Highland Arms apartments. 

LA1 News arrived to witness the complex at the 5200 block of Glen Ellen Place abuzz with Northeast Division police and onlookers. Residents on scene described a situation where a young female child came up missing, and was ultimately found unconscious under a bed inside her apartment. She was taken to the hospital by ambulance where she was pronounced dead. The responding officers were questioning a young male, described as the cousin of the deceased young girl. He was home at the time of his cousin's disappearance. A female described as a babysitter for the young girl, who was also in the home at the time of her disappearance, wept in the background. 

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