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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 »
Senate Committee Passes Holden’s Bill to Expand Pathways from High School to Community College
July 13, 2015
Legislation by Assemblymember Chris Holden has been approved by the Senate Education Committee to form a partnership between high schools and community colleges to allow high schoolers to participate in college level courses so that they can be better prepared for education after high school. ... read more »
Governor signs Mitchell bill ending law’s misuse of the L word: Lynching
July 8, 2015
SB 629, a measure to correct an obsolete reference to the term “lynching” in California’s penal code, has been signed into law by Governor Brown. It takes effect January 1, ... read more »
Bernard Parks Brings Illustrious Career of Service to a Close
July 2, 2015
After over 60 years of service to the residents of Los Angeles, Current City Councilmember and former Police Chief Bernard Parks is finally ready to retire   ... read more »
Judge Dismisses Defamation Claim against Assemblymember Gipson
June 11, 2015
Assemblyman Mike Gipson A judge dismissed a defamation claim that was part of a lawsuit filed against Assemblyman Mike Gipson over a campaign mailer he approved for use against the opponent he defeated in November to win the 64th Assembly District seat. ... read more »
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