To save small businesses, help more tenants become owners

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Andi Xoch is the owner of Latinx with Plants in Boyle Heights. She is participating in a small business anti-displacement project that provides tenants a path to owning their commercial space. Photo courtesy of Andi Xoch.

To prevent small businesses from being priced out of Boyle Heights, a nonprofit is buying commercial property and offering tenants a share in ownership.

On May 15, a gunman entered a Taiwanese church in Laguna Woods, killing one person and injuring five others. How are SoCal’s Taiwanese and mainland Chinese American communities processing what happened?

In LA, more than 2500 species were identified by about 1400 observers in this year’s City Nature Challenge. The western fence lizard was the most observed species.