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DWP Officials: Continue to Conserve Water, Even in Winter Months
November 5, 2015
Los Angeles Department of Water and Power customers cut their water use by 21.8 percent in September, compared to the same month two years ago, exceeding the conservation mandate set for the agency by the state, ... read more »
Multicultural Consumers Transforming the U.S. Mainstream
March 25, 2015
With multicultural consumer spending in the United States today at $3.4 trillion, this “super consumer” group has tremendous impact on U.S. mainstream culture, according to a Nielsen report released today. ... read more »
AMERICONS Fact-Based Cautionary Tale Play Revisits Sub-Prime Mortgage Crisis
January 23, 2015
It is California in 2007, at the height of the sub-prime mortgage boom. Jason “Jay” Kelley (Beau Martin Williams), a cash- strapped bouncer is offered an alternative line of work in a higher tax bracket by Devin Weiss (Matt Funke), ... read more »
Blacks Rejoining the Labor Market
December 11, 2014
Valerie Wilson  The Black unemployment rate rose to 11.1 percent in November, according to the latest jobs report from Labor Department, because of increasing optimism in the economy. ... read more »
Race and Opportunity in Detroit Part I
November 6, 2014
Editor’s note: This article is part of a series that looks at the racial imbalance and inequity in the foundation funding to Detroit residents. “Detroit’s revitalization is completely one-sided. ... read more »
Chairman Jerome E. Horton Speaks Out Against Employee Pay Cut
August 2, 2012
Jerome E. Horton, Chairman of the Board of Equalization and Member of the Franchise Tax Board, made the following statement regarding the impact the 2012 Personal Leave Program has on the Board of Equalization (BOE), ... read more »
New Contract for 12,000 Southern Cal Health Care Professionals with Kaiser Permanente
July 23, 2012
San Dimas, CA – Registered Nurses and other health care professionals working at Kaiser Permanente facilities from Bakersfield to San Diego ratified a three-year contract yesterday, ... read more »
Underground Economy Endangers Public, Cheats Consumers, Robs California
June 18, 2012
Jerome E. Horton, Chair of the California Board of Equalization (center), greets two investigators responsible for identifying counterfeit products that are illegally brought into this country that deprive California of over $8 billion in annual tax related revenue. ... read more »
USS Iowa Battleship Headed for New Home Along Port of L.A.
May 25, 2012
USS IOWA BATTLESHIP HEADED FOR NEW HOME ALONG PORT OF LOS ANGELES WATERFRONT Harbor Commission Approves Environmental Impact Report, Lease Agreement; Historic Battleship Plans to Open to Public July 7  SAN PEDRO, ... read more »
Port of L.A. Honors Customers for Vessel Speed Reduction Program
May 25, 2012
PORT OF LOS ANGELES HONORS CUSTOMERS FOR ONGOING COMMITMENT TO VESSEL SPEED REDUCTION PROGRAM 100-Percent Program Compliance from 332 Vessels Reduced Ship-Transiting Emissions by More Than 2,000 Tons in 2011 SAN PEDRO, ... read more »
City Controller Gruel Releases Report on Commodity Purchases
March 26, 2012
CITY CONTROLLER  GREUEL RELEASES LATEST REPORT ON COMMODITY PURCHASES; REVEALS CITY LOST UP TO $700,000 IN POTENTIAL SAVINGS (Los Angeles) – The City’s chief accountant, City Controller Wendy Greuel, ... read more »
New Sales Tax Rates Take Effect April 1, 2012
March 26, 2012
New Sales Tax Rates Take Effect April 1, 2012 Voter-approved sales and use tax rate increases will take effect April 1 for cities in five California counties, ... read more »
Business Inclusion Program
February 10, 2011
Los Angeles – Before the Mayor’s Office renewed their focus on small business needs through the Small Business Initiative in October 2010, business owners like Curtis Fralin of the iconic Maverick Flats, ... read more »
Assemblyman Mike Davis’ 4th Annual Job Fair in Exposition Park
February 10, 2011
Tremendous turnout of residents ready to go to work. Assemblyman Mike Davis’ 4th Annual Job Fair in Exposition ParkConnects Thousands of Job Seekers with Employers Assemblyman Mike Davis (D-48) partnered with the Employment Development Department, ... read more »
Mayor Villaraigosa and United Way kick off 2011 earned income tax credit program
February 10, 2011
With tax season kicking into high gear, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and the United Way of Greater Los Angeles launched the 2011 Greater Los Angeles Earned Income Tax (EITC) Credit Campaign to encourage qualifying Angelenos to file for the EITC. ... read more »
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