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Facepop Mobile App Takes Messaging to a Higher Level
November 14, 2019
Your social media messages will become more vibrant and alive with the Facepop mobile app. According to company founder, Bervick J. Deculus II, the innovative tool transforms communications into memorable posts. ... read more »
John Ferraro Building Achieves LEED Zero Energy
November 8, 2019
In September, Los Angeles Department of Water and Power’s (LADWP) downtown headquarters, the John Ferraro Building (JFB), achieved LEED Zero Energy, making it the first building in California to receive this certification. LEED Zero, a program developed by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), complements the building’s LEED Gold certification received in 2016. Having already received previous LEED certifications (LEED and LEED Gold) as a prerequisite, LADWP’s JFB was eligible to receive the LEED Zero certification as the building operated with net zero carbon emissions for the 2018 calendar year.  ... read more »
Journalists Blast Facebook’s Zuckerberg for ‘Free Expression’ Speech
November 8, 2019
A growing group of publishers, news gatherers, journalists, photographers, and other professionals, the Save Journalism Project’s is to educate and activate journalists across the country to tell the story of big tech's threat to journalism. ... read more »
L.A. City Council Approves Compliance Platform Agreement with Airbnb
November 8, 2019
In an agreement with Airbnb vendors in Los Angeles, the City Council today approved a plan to create a compliance platform with the company under the city's short-term rental ordinance. ... read more »
First Of A Kind – Innovative, Amenity Rich Housing For Moderate Renters Coming To Crenshaw
November 7, 2019
4252 Crenshaw, which included the demolition of an existing one-story automobile repair center, is a four-story building featuring 111 residential units and 13 live/work units. The successful completion of 4252 Crenshaw can be, in large part, attributed to the several year long community engagement effort focused on incorporating feedback and ideas from local stakeholders. ... read more »
Burke Elected to Historic 13th Term as South Coast AQMD Chair
November 7, 2019
Accomplished businessman continues his remarkable dedication to public service ... read more »
U.S. Census Bureau is Hiring
November 7, 2019
Working for the census will allow you to help out your community and earn money at the same time. The U.S. Census helps determine each state’s representation in Congress, how funds are spent for schools, hospitals, and roads, and provides information to guide many decisions made by government agencies, private businesses and institutions. ... read more »
Governor Meets with African American Coalition at Gene Hale’s Office
November 7, 2019
On October 23, 2019, Governor Gavin Newsome met with the African American Empowerment Committee, a coalition of African American businesses and civic leaders from Northern and Southern California for a second time at the offices of Gene Hale, President of G&C Equipment Corporation and Chairman of the Greater Los Angeles African American Chamber of Commerce (GLAAACC) to discuss a range of issues impacting the African American community, including but not limited to criminal justice reform, homelessness, education, government appointments, and business process reforms for state agencies dealing with providing economic fairness to the African American community. The committee is chaired by Alice Huffman and Pastor Edgar Boyd. Gene Hale is the chair of the small business committee. ... read more »
Internet Hall of Fame Honors Larry Irving for His Crusade on the Digital Divide
October 31, 2019
Larry Irving understands the importance of meaningful connection. As the former Principal advisor of domestic and international telecommunications during the Bill Clinton presidency, he has fought to close what has been coined as the digital divide for decades and continued his battle all through his professional career, from 1975 to the present day. The digital divide illuminates the reality we live in; one out of seven children lives in a household without an internet connection. For his continual progress on closing that gap, he has been inducted into the Internet Hall of Fame in September of this year. He is the first African American to do so. ... read more »
Poetic Justices: Two Black Women Appointed to California Superior Court Judgeships
October 31, 2019
Two African American women, both Democrats, are among Gov. Gavin Newsom’s 11 new appointees to California superior court judgeships in seven counties. ... read more »
L.A. City Council Approves Appointment of Karim Webb to the Board of Airport Commissioners
October 31, 2019
The Los Angeles City Council unanimously approved the appointment of Karim Webb to the Los Angeles Board of Airport Commissioners (BOAC). The seven-member board governs Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA). It is comprised of public-spirited business and civic leaders who are appointed by the Mayor and approved by the City Council. ... read more »
Disaster Property Tax Relief is Available for Those Impacted by Fires
October 31, 2019
Property tax relief is available for homeowners impacted by current and recent fires, as well as by flooding, earthquakes, and other calamities. In many cases, the damaged property can be reappraised in its current condition, with some taxes refunded to the property owner. Once rebuilt, the property's pre‑damaged value will be restored. ... read more »
Sandra Jackson-Dumont Named New Director and CEO Of Lucas Museum of Narrative Art
October 31, 2019
The Board of Directors of the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art, including co-founders George Lucas and Mellody Hobson, announced today that Sandra Jackson-Dumont has been appointed the museum' director and chief executive officer. ... read more »
L.A. Branches Out To Co-Living with the Treehouse
October 31, 2019
The co-living lifestyle at the Treehouse shares the belief in the power of connection ... read more »
Pat Harvey, Queen of Broadcast Journalism, Marks 30th Year of Reporting News in L.A.
October 31, 2019
Veteran television anchor reflects on memorable career and her love of giving back to the community ... read more »
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