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Chairman Jerome E. Horton Speaks Out Against Employee Pay Cut
Written by Sentinel News Service 02 August 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 ... read more >>
New Contract for 12,000 Southern Cal Health Care Professionals with Kaiser Permanente
Written by Sentinel News Service 23 July 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, including new provisions ... read more >>
Underground Economy Endangers Public, Cheats Consumers, Robs California
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 18 June 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 ... read more >>
USS Iowa Battleship Headed for New Home Along Port of L.A.
Written by Sentinel News Service 25 May 2012
USS IOWA BATTLESHIP HEADED FOR NEW HOME ALONG PORT OF LOS ANGELES WATERFRONTHarbor Commission Approves Environmental Impact Report, Lease Agreement; Historic Battleship Plans to Open to Public July 7 SAN ... read more >>
Port of L.A. Honors Customers for Vessel Speed Reduction Program
Written by Sentinel News Service 25 May 2012
PORT OF LOS ANGELES HONORS CUSTOMERS FOR ONGOING COMMITMENT TO VESSEL SPEED REDUCTION PROGRAM100-Percent Program Compliance from 332 Vessels Reduced Ship-Transiting Emissions by More Than 2,000 Tons in ... read more >>
City Controller Gruel Releases Report on Commodity Purchases
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 March 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 ... read more >>
New Sales Tax Rates Take Effect April 1, 2012
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 March 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, the California State Board of Equalization ... read more >>
Business Inclusion Program
Written by Sentinel News Service 10 February 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
Written by Sentinel News Service 10 February 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 EmployersAssemblyman Mike Davis (D-48) partnered ... read more >>
Mayor Villaraigosa and United Way kick off 2011 earned income tax credit program
Written by Sentinel News Service 10 February 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 ... read more >>
Rev. Jesse Jackson gears up for economic summit
Written by Sam Richard (Contributing Editor) 06 January 2011
Rev. Jesse L. Jackson Sr.Rainbow PUSH Coalition Wall Street Project's theme: 'Economic Justice'. The coalition and the Citizenship Education Fund will hold an annual economic summit next week.By Sam RichardContributing ... read more >>
Supervisor Ridley-Thomas breaks ground on Harbor-UCLA Hospital emergency room renovation
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 March 2010
Supervisor Ridley-ThomasSupervisor Ridley-Thomas Breaks Ground on Harbor-UCLA Hospital Emergency Room Renovation$322.6 million project is expected to meet the emergency care needs of residents in the ... read more >>
GLAAAC Statement regarding Job Creation Proposals Rejected by State Senate Committees
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 March 2010
GLAAAC Statement regarding Job Creation Proposals Rejected by State Senate CommitteesThe failure of two Senate committees to pass legislation today that would create needed construction jobs and stimulate ... read more >>
Bradley West Project Continues Modernization Effort at Los Angeles International Airport
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 March 2010
Bradley West Project Continues Modernization Effort at Los Angeles International Airport City's Largest Public Works Project To Create 4,000 Jobs During Four-Year Schedule; Improvements Designed To Enhance ... read more >>
NAACP Announces Diversity Job Board
Written by Sentinel News Service 02 June 2009
The NAACP and Personnel Strategies Inc. (PSI) announced a partnership to produce a diversity job board to be featured at www.naacp.org. The job board entitled www.NAACPJobFinder.com promotes career opportunities ... read more >>
Plan cuts $5.5B from California budget
Written by Associated Press 28 May 2009
Children's health care, welfare on chopping blockAP--Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger on Tuesday provided lawmakers with a detailed list of cuts to close the state's $21 billion deficit, proposing that California ... read more >>
Broadway Federal Bank Hosts Town Hall Meeting to Discuss the Stimulus Package
Written by Sentinel News Service 19 March 2009
On Saturday, March 21, Broadway Federal Bank is hosting a Town Hall Meeting, "Understanding the Stimulus Package" at the Nate Holden Performing Arts Center, 4718 W. Washington Blvd, LA 90016. ... read more >>
Assemblymember Price Plans 'Summit on Economic Recovery'
Written by Sentinel News Service 19 March 2009
Discuss Strategies for Creating New Jobs and Worker Protection,  Assemblymember Curren D. Price (D-Inglewood) will hold a major policy round table discussion with business and labor leaders at ... read more >>
Freight Rail: A Vital Role to the Los Angeles Economy
Written by Shelley Bell 05 March 2009
By There is no denying the need to transport goods and supplies across the Los Angeles region. How to transport those goods, in the best interest of California consumers, businesses and even the environment; ... read more >>
Speaker Bass Announces Assembly Task Force to Assist in State Economic Recovery Efforts
Written by Sentinel News Service 19 February 2009
Following approval of the federal American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, Assembly Speaker Karen Bass (D-Los Angeles) today announced the formation of a new Assembly task force to develop a blueprint ... read more >>
Mayor Villaraigosa, President Clinton Light the Way to A Greener L.A.
Written by Sentinel News Service 19 February 2009
Green street light program - largest environmentally friendly LED lights project ever undertaken by a city - will reduce CO2 emissions by 40,500 tons and save the City of Los Angeles $10 million annually ... read more >>
County Budget Cuts will Trim Projects, Increase Layoffs
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 February 2009
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors agreed last week to dip into a reserve fund to pay some bills, but also agreed to trim a list of projects to be funded in the face of state budget cuts. ... read more >>
Metro Hoping for Stimulus Package to Start New Projects
Written by Sentinel News Service 29 January 2009
Armed with a new revenue stream from the recently approved increase in the county sales tax, Metro's board of directors approved environmental impact studies for four major transit projects. The ... read more >>
Cutting Back on City Vehicles could be Key to Deficit Solutions
Written by Sentinel News Service 29 January 2009
At a time when the city of Los Angeles is facing a multimillion-dollar deficit, as much as $10 million a year could be saved by cutting back on the number of vehicles that city employees take home ... read more >>
Nursing industry desperate to find new hires
Written by Dinesh Ramde (Associated Press) 08 January 2009
Please, please accept a high-paying job with us. In fact, just swing by for an interview and we'll give you a chance to win cash and prizes.  Sounds too good to be true, especially in an economy ... read more >>

 

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