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Price Among Council Members Who’ve Filed Fundraising Papers
October 8, 2015
Councilman Curren Price of Los Angeles’ 9th District was among the six council members who recently filed fundraising papers with the city indicating their intention to seek reelection. ... read more »
Governor Signs Assemblymember Holden’s Bill to Allow Electronic Contracts to Protect Consumers
October 8, 2015
Chris Holden Assembly Majority Leader Chris Holden’s bill (AB 1097) to allow for electronic contracts that will provide more consumer protections over paper contracts has been signed into law by Governor Jerry Brown. ... read more »
Sexual Assault on California College Campuses
October 8, 2015
Mike Gipson Joint oversight hearing on progress toward protecting UC and CSU students Assemblymember Mike A. Gipson (D-Carson), chair of the Joint Legislative Audit Committee (JLAC), ... read more »
Steve Bradford to be Inducted Into Gardena Wall-of-Fame
October 8, 2015
Bradford was first African-American elected to Gardena City Council Steve Bradford, the first African-American elected to serve on the Gardena City Council, will be inducted into the Gardena Wall-of-Fame on Sat., ... read more »
Wesson Has Largest Turnout Yet For Movies in the Park
September 24, 2015
A lucky big screen tv winner at Council President Herb Wesson’s Movies in the Park. On Friday, September 18 L.A. City Council President Herb Wesson hosted his largest “Movies in the Park” ... read more »
Holden’s Bill to Provide more Transparency at Mutual Water Company Meetings
September 9, 2015
Assemblymember Chris Holden’s bill to expand access to mutual water companies’ board meetings through the utilization of modern teleconference and internet streaming has passed the Legislature. ... read more »
Rep. Waters Holds Roundtable with Small Business Administration and Local Business Owners
September 3, 2015
On Monday, August 24, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), Ranking Member of the Committee on Financial Services, held a roundtable with local small business owners and Small Business Administration (SBA) Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet. ... read more »
Emily’s List Makes False and Improper Claims Against Senator Hall
September 3, 2015
Black female Congressional leaders slighted by organization ... read more »
Los Angeles Mayor Lends Support to Police Foot Patrols in Leimert Park (VIDEO)
August 5, 2015
On April 14, 2015, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti delivered his 2nd State of the City Address promising a back to basics agenda - “making Los Angeles a safer, cleaner, and greener city.” On Wednesday, July 29th, Garcetti and LAPD Chief Charlie Beck visited Leimert Park with the intent of assuring business owners and residents that his promise of a safer LA not only included the Leimert Park/Crenshaw area, but that promise remains one of his top priorities. ... read more / watch video »
Reverend Prebendary Rose Hudson-Wilkin
August 5, 2015
The first Black woman to serve as England’s Chaplain to The Speaker of the British House. ... read more »
Garcetti Unveils ‘Battle Plan’ for Homeless with New Skid Row Apartments
August 5, 2015
Mayor Eric Garcetti last week promised to unveil a ``battle-plan'' in about a month that will lay out ways to end homelessness in Los Angeles. ... read more »
Obama pushes for end to crippling crisis in South Sudan
July 29, 2015
President Barack Obama launched a personal push for peace in South Sudan on Monday, convening African leaders for urgent talks in neighboring Ethiopia aimed at keeping the world's newest nation from collapsing amid civil war. ... read more »
Bass Introduces Housing, Healthcare Legislation for Foster Youth
July 29, 2015
As part of her work to ensure that foster youth are successful as they move into adulthood and to combat some of the startling statistics about former foster youth, Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-CA) joined the Congressional Caucus on Foster Youth co-chairs Reps. Tom Marino (R-PA), Jim McDermott (D-WA), Jim Langevin (D-RI), Diane Black (R-TN) and Trent Franks (R-AZ) to introduce H.R. 3160, the "Foster Youth Independence Act of 2015." This legislation will enable foster youth to continue to receive much-needed resources as they transition into adulthood and independence. ... read more »
Mayor Aja Brown: Restoring Hope and Making Compton Thrive
July 16, 2015
Hundreds of Compton political, community and business leaders piled into the newly opened Dollarhide Senior Center Friday night to hear Mayor Aja Brown deliver the first State of The City Message in over 20 years ... read more »
HUD Announces New Rule to Combat Housing Discrimination
July 15, 2015
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development recently released a new rule to assist the department’s grantees in meeting their anti-segregation and anti-discrimination mandates. ... read more »
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