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AP sources: Senate GOP would halt Obamacare penalties, taxes
June 22, 2017
Top Senate Republicans prepared Wednesday to release their plan for dismantling President Barack Obama’s health care law, a proposal that would cut and revamp Medicaid, end penalties on people not buying coverage and eliminate tax increases that financed the statute’s expansion of coverage, lobbyists and congressional aides said. ... read more »
Milwaukee mayor urges peaceful protest after ex-cop cleared
June 22, 2017
A Milwaukee jury on Wednesday June 21, acquitted a former police officer in the on-duty shooting of a black man last year that ignited riots on the city’s north side. ... read more »
L.A. County Law Enforcement Cracking Down on Sex Trafficking Venues
June 22, 2017
Los Angeles County law enforcement officials said Tuesday they are cracking down on sex trafficking on the streets and online and pointed to sports arenas as a magnet for the trade. ... read more »
Congresswoman Maxine Waters and Congressman Chris Smith Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Confront the Challenges of Alzheimer’s Disease
June 22, 2017
Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA) and Congressman Chris Smith (R-NJ), Co-Chairs of the Congressional Task Force on Alzheimer’s Disease, recently introduced the Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Act and the Alzheimer’s Research Semipostal Stamp Act in recognition of Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month. ... read more »
County Helps Break Ground On First Phase of Affordable Housing Development In Lancaster
June 22, 2017
Officials from the Community Development Commission of the County of Los Angeles (CDC) joined Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger, and Abbey Road and Cloudbreak Communities, the Developers, to celebrate the groundbreaking of Antelope Valley Veterans and Families Imagine Village I (AV Imagine Village I), a three-story, 75-unit, multifamily affordable housing development that provides family housing for very low- and low-income households. ... read more »
New System May Speed Up LAX Security Lines
June 22, 2017
A company specializing in biometric identification through fingerprints or eye scans has opened kiosks at Los Angeles International Airport, where officials hope the addition will help speed up security lines. ... read more »
Home Prices Continue to Rise in L.A. County
June 22, 2017
The median price of a home in Los Angeles County rose by 6.8 percent in May, compared with the same month a year earlier, while the number of homes sold jumped by 4.8 percent, a real estate information service announced Wednesday June 21. ... read more »
Lakers Youth Foundation Partner with the Dodgers Foundation to Host Joint Health & Wellness Clinic in Inner- City L.A.
June 22, 2017
In its 2017 season, Dodgers RBI will serve over 7,800 players between the ages of 5-18, across 57 locations in greater Los Angeles County including six fitness nights co-hosted by the Lakers Youth Foundation. ... read more »
Auto Review: 2018 Chevrolet Equinox
June 22, 2017
Chevrolet has continued to develop advanced vehicles to meet the needs of a diverse group of drivers and their different lifestyles. ... read more »
Richmond to unveil Maggie Walker monument next month
June 22, 2017
The city of Richmond will unveil its new monument honoring pioneering African-American entrepreneur Maggie Walker next month. ... read more »
Dr. Ora Mobley Sweeting, Human Rights Activist & Author Celebrates Legacy of Activism & 90th Birthday
June 22, 2017
Dr. Ora Mobley Sweeting, walked into her 90th Birthday Celebration dancing to the Motown sounds of Greg Matta and his old school harmony singing group. ... read more »
LAX’s aviation career education summer program is ready for take off
June 22, 2017
During the week-long program, students will be introduced to a variety of careers from the following airport participants: LAX Airport Operations, American Airlines, Compass Airlines, Southwest Airlines, Delta Air Lines, LAX Information Technology Division, Los Angeles Airport Police Department, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), Spartan Aviation College, the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, and many others. ... read more »
Senator Harris Releases Spotify Playlist to Commemorate African-American Music Appreciation Month
June 22, 2017
WASHINGTON, D.C. – In honor of African-American Music Appreciation Month, U.S. Senator Kamala D. Harris released a Spotify playlist today comprised of some of her favorite African-American artists that encompass a wide range of genres including rhythm and blues, jazz, gospel, hip-hop, rap, soul, pop, reggae, and funk. This month recognizes that American music and African-American music are inextricably linked, reflecting the diversity of the American cultural experience. ... read more »
The Sparks Bring Winning Culture Back to Staples
June 22, 2017
Los Angeles will go into a three-game road trip with an 8-3 overall record, pegging them at second in the WNBA standings. ... read more »
Tupac Shakur Biopic ‘All Eyez on Me’ Receives Mixed Reviews
June 22, 2017
Producer L.T. Hutton says he used the “Holy Trinity” concept to develop the film, including scenes that displayed “who 2Pac was, who he wanted to be, and who he had to be in order to survive the world he was introduced into”, he said. ... read more »
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