Erick Huerta

community activist in Boyle Heights

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Writer and community activist in Boyle Heights, he blogs at Just a Random Hero

Erick Huerta on KCRW

When President Obama signed the federal budget, it included a  new law  that attempts to reduce the noise from helicopters in Los Angeles County.

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When President Obama signed the federal budget, it included a new law that attempts to reduce the noise from helicopters in Los Angeles County.

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