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18 Weeks of Family Leave at 100% Pay Backed by 2 L.A. City Council Members
January 31, 2019
The proposed city program would seek to augment the state's contribution via the existing State Disability Insurance and Paid Parental Leave programs to cover 100 percent of wages. ... read more »
Los Angeles Homeownership to Get $9.8 Million Boost
January 31, 2019
NeighborhoodLIFT program will offer homebuyer education plus $25,000 down payment assistance grants available for eligible Los Angeles County homebuyers; special parameters for veterans, military, teachers and first responders. ... read more »
Sheriff Signals Policy Changes, Watchdogs Worry
January 30, 2019
The data around the use of force is complicated because new reporting policies were instituted in 2013, which county officials have long said created a spike in reporting that wasn't reflective of a jump in actual force incidents. On top of that, mismatched systems for reporting different kinds of force and violence have created inconsistencies and unreliability in the numbers over time. ... read more »
Randy’s Donuts In Inglewood Transforms Into ‘Rams Donuts’
January 28, 2019
The iconic doughnut sign in in full view of planes arriving at LAX is being painted gold in support of the Rams’ Super Bowl run. Lesley Marin reports. ... read more »
LAFC TO HOST SECOND ANNUAL JOB FAIR FOR BANC OF CALIFORNIA STADIUM EMPLOYEES
The two-day event will take place on Friday, January 25, 2019 from 4-8pm, and on Saturday, January 26, 2019 from 9am-1pm at Banc of California Stadium (3939 S. Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, CA 90037). ... read more / view event »
Experts: Suing the Government Not an Option to End Shutdown 
January 24, 2019
“What I fear is this administration and our Republican colleagues in the Senate have forgotten is that this is the people’s house,” said U.S. Rep. Mary Gay Scanlon (D-Pennsylvania).  ... read more »
Don’t Let Predatory Tax Loans Take Your Refunds
January 24, 2019
“…across the country, advertising – particularly on urban radio – tempts listeners with easy ways to get a loan against anticipated tax refunds. But just like other predatory lending products, what is advertised is not quite what consumers receive. ... read more »
WIC Offering Benefits to Federal Employees Affected by Shutdown
January 24, 2019
About 380,000 federal employees were furloughed, and an additional 420,000 employees for affected agencies were expected to work with their pay delayed ... read more »
Governor Names African American Woman As California’s First Surgeon General 
January 24, 2019
Governor Gavin Newsom named Dr. Nadine Burke Harris as California’s first-ever Surgeon General. As a pediatrician, entrepreneur and nonprofit CEO, Dr. Burke Harris has dedicated her professional career to understanding the link between adverse childhood experiences and toxic stress in children, and the effect both have on future health outcomes. ... read more »
Councilmember Harris-Dawson authorizes 53 positions to repair sidewalks on Crenshaw Boulevard
January 24, 2019
Los Angeles City Council unanimously approved a motion to authorize 53 positions to repair and/or replace sidewalks and curbs in South L.A. ... read more »
A Taste of Soul Success Story: How Self-Taught Baker Nicole Green Went From Baking in Her Home, to Owning a Mobile Dessert Truck
January 24, 2019
CoCo’s Lip Smacking Cupcakes offers dipped treats like chocolate covered oreos and strawberries, alcohol infused desserts, custom cakes ... read more »
Facebook Releases Results from Civil Rights Audit
January 24, 2019
Facebook users will now be privy to updated reports on the company’s civil rights audit, started last year in response to criticisms from various civil rights groups about its operations. The new report came about six months after the audit began, and officials said they will continue to provide updates until the audit is complete. So far, the report has shown progress in a variety of areas including voting rights, diversity and inclusion, content moderation and privacy. ... read more »
Pro-Basketballer Eugene “Pooh” Jeter III Champions Entrepreneurship with Laced.
January 24, 2019
Eugene Jeter III is using his love of exclusive shoes and apparel to help move the culture forward ... read more »
Una Fox Joins Union Bank as Head of Business Data and Insights
January 22, 2019
Over her more than 20 year career, Una has managed and motivated successful business and technology teams in complex, matrixed and distributed environments to deliver rich consumer experiences and flexible business technology solutions at Fortune 100 companies, including The Walt Disney Company and Yahoo. In her previous role at KPMG Consulting she consulted with many global brands including Microsoft, Cisco, Qwest, Google, and AT&T. ... read more »
California Democratic Party African American Caucus Names New Communications Chair
January 17, 2019
As a strategist, Cannick has worked at all levels of government including in the California State Assembly and House of Representatives. ... read more »
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