Saturday, November 26, 2022
Golden State Could Have $25 Billion Deficit in 2023-24 Fiscal Year
November 24, 2022
California’s government may have a faceoff with a $25 billion budget shortfall in the upcoming fiscal year as tax revenues decline, according to a report issued by the state’s nonpartisan Legislative Analyst’s Office (LAO). ... read more »
DPSS Kicks-Off Adopt-A-Family Campaign
November 24, 2022
The Department of Public Social Services (DPSS) Toy Loan and Volunteer Services Program is gearing up to host the annual Adopt-A-Family Program, the much-anticipated holiday campaign to bring joy to over 1,000 low-income families receiving DPSS benefits and services. ... read more »
Dining Out Options for Thanksgiving Soul Food Around California
November 24, 2022
Thanksgiving is here and we can choose from a diverse menu of food options that we prepare at home or we can try to enjoy those options dining out. ... read more »
Special Needs Network Inc. Celebrates their 16th Annual Evening Under The Stars
November 24, 2022
On Thursday, November 17th, Special Needs Network Inc. (SNN) celebrated their 16th annual gala “Evening Under the Stars” in the heart of Los Angeles at The Beehive (1000 E. 60th St.). ... read more »
Blaxploitation Legend Wins Another Guinness World Record at 79
November 24, 2022
Legendary Blaxploitation actress Jeanie “Annie” Bell Judis (“Mean Streets,” “TNT Jackson,” “Trouble Man”) has won the Guinness World Record for Oldest Competitive Rope Skipper at the age of 79. She has beat her own record. ... read more »
Panel Discuss Supreme Court Case Threatening End of Affirmative Action
November 24, 2022
A webinar hosted by ChangeLawyers, American Constitution Society (ACS) Bay Area, and Equal Justice Society was held on Nov. 15 to discuss the possible outcomes of the United States Supreme Court’s pending decision in the case Students for Fair Admissions (SFFA) v. ... read more »
A Bill of Rights for Long-Term Care Residents
November 24, 2022
Amid acute staffing shortages made worse by Covid advocates for older adults say more needs to be done to protect the rights of residents in California’s long-term care facilities. ... read more »
L.A. Residents Help Walk to End Alzheimer’s Raise $1.71 Million
November 24, 2022
Nearly 5,400 residents from across seven Southern California counties participated in one of 13 Alzheimer’s Association Walks to End Alzheimer’s California series events in their local communities.  ... read more »
UC Academics Picket Campuses in Largest Strike of the Year
November 24, 2022
Around 48,000 academic workers at all 10 University of California (UC) campuses went on strike Nov.14, shutting down classrooms and research laboratories in the largest employee walkout at any academic institution in history. ... read more »
Yvonne Wheeler Elected New President of L.A County Federation of Labor 
November 23, 2022
Yvonne Wheeler was elected the new president of the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO (LA Fed) on Nov. 21. The historic unanimous vote by her peers makes Wheeler the first Black woman to hold the title and makes her one of the most influential people in Los Angeles politics.     ... read more »
Earl Gales, Renowned L.A. Architect/Engineer Passes Away
November 22, 2022
Earl E. Gales Jr., the skillful and creative founder of Jenkins/Gales & Martinez, Inc., has died. According to an announcement by JGM, Jenkins passed away on Sunday, November 20. ... read more »
Mayor-Elect Karen Bass Holds 1st Press Conference
November 17, 2022
Standing before a multi-ethnic group of supporters, Mayor-elect Karen Bass declared her intentions to tackle the city’s most pressing issues on day one of her tenure. Bass expressed that commitment at her first press conference since being recognized as the winner of Los Angeles mayoral race on Wednesday, Nov. 16. ... read more »
November 17, 2022
U.S. Rep. Karen Bass will soon have a new title - “Madam Mayor.” With a lead of more than 5% that is continuing to grow, the longtime community advocate is pulling away from billionaire real estate developer Rick Caruso.   ... read more »
Merge Awards Hosts Star-Studded Ceremony Saluting Black Excellence
November 17, 2022
The Merge Awards, embodiment of Black excellence, returned for its 13th year to honor industry icons in a star-studded ceremony. The highly anticipated event took place on November 5, at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel ... read more »
ABWP’s 41st Gala Sets Standard for Virtual Charitable Events
November 17, 2022
The 41st annual Association of Black Women Physicians’ event, themed “Regal and Revolutionary: 40 Years of Boldly Advocating for Health Equity and Justice,” featured speakers as varied as Congresswoman Maxine Waters and actor-comedian Chris Tucker. ... read more »

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