Do you live or work in Boyle Heights? Do you have an insight into a pressing issue affecting your community. Do you have a special memory of a place or date in history? Do you know of a hidden gem in the neighborhood that you’d like others to know about? Is there a story you’re just dying to tell.

Why not write it for Boyle Heights Beat? Be part of a community that brings Boyle Heights’ untold stories to light. All storytellers are welcome, no special skills or writing experience needed.

Come to one of our community meetings to find out how you can be involved. We meet the first and third Wednesday of the month, from 6 to 8 p.m., at the Robert Louis Stevenson Branch of the Los Angeles Public Library, 803 Spence Street, Boyle Heights.

Coffee and light snacks served. For more information call 213-804-7243 or email

Photo above by community contributor Art Torres.

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Boyle Heights Beat

Boyle Heights Beat is a bilingual community newspaper produced by its youth "por y para la comunidad". The newspaper and its sister website serve an immigrant neighborhood in East Los Angeles of just under...

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