La First Street Taqueria

La First Street Taqueria celebrated its Grand Re-Opening with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Wednesday January 21, 2015 in front of their location at 1843 ½ East First Street. Owners Mayra and Jerry Vasquez are joined by Councilman Jose Huizar, Mayor Garcetti Area Rep., Patricia Alarcon, Boyle Heights Chamber President, Mike Zeledon, LABSC Manager Henry Leyva and members of the BHCC Board and community partners in welcoming back this unique eatery serving traditional Mexican cuisine with a healthy twist. 

The event was co-sponsored by the Boyle Heights Chamber of Commerce with assistance from the Los Angeles Business Source Center and CD 14.

Restaurant owners Jerry and Mayra Vasquez were both raised in Boyle Heights and since childhood have dreamt of the day when they could establish a neighborhood eatery that provides delicious and healthy cooked meals. The LABSC assisted the owners in guiding them through much of the challenging environmental health and building and safety code requirements.  In addition, the LABSC helped with finding bank financing to pay for the required upgrades to the restaurant.

Visit them at 1949 East 1st Street, Los Angeles, CA 90033 from 7am - 5pm (Tuesday thru Sunday).

SCE Federal Credit Union

Congratulations to SCE on the grand re-opening of their Boyle Heights Branch, located on First St. across from the Hollenbeck Division Police Station. The event brought together members of the community to celebrate! Click through the pictures of the fun day!

Pacific Resource Recovery (PRR), a licensed Treatment, Storage and Disposal Facility (TSDF), was established in 1990 to provide waste recycling services for solvent and paint - related wastes.

PRR specializes in RCRA flammable and metal bearing waste. We provide transportation, distillation and alternative fuels recycling, incineration and waste-to-energy recycling services to over 3,500 satisfied clients.

We provide paint & coatings, automotive, electronic, biotech and many other manufacturing industries with a viable cost effective and environmentally safe option for recycling of hazardous waste.

PRR is a clean, compliant, service oriented and cost effective TSDF. We enjoy a great reputation with our clients and regulators. The corporate mission of PRR is to be a part of the waste management solution. PRR offers hazardous materials and hazardous waste employee training at customer's sites as well as providing source reduction techniques.

PRR is honored to be an involved member of the community through the Boyle Heights Chamber of Commerce as well as many other community organizations. We take pride in making our surroundings clean and safe for all to enjoy.

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