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Aerial Inspections of Electrical Equipment Help Reduce Risk
August 19, 2019
Southern California Edison has a comprehensive Wildfire Mitigation Plan intended to protect against and mitigate fire ignitions that may be associated with utility infrastructure. Residents in Baldwin Hills and Ladera Heights may see SCE aircraft on a regular basis over the next few months inspecting poles and equipment on poles. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: August 17, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
August 17, 2019
On this day, August 17, 1887, the Honorable Marcus Garvey, founder of the Universal Negro Improvement Association, was born in Jamaica. Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. ... read more »
L.A. County Woman Receives Governor’s Pardon
August 16, 2019
Gov. Gavin Newsom has granted pardons to seven people, including Susan H. Burton, a former inmate from East L.A. who now helps other women transition from prison to society. ... read more »
Criminal Case Dismissed Against Black Lives Matter Leader
August 16, 2019
City prosecutors said in February that they had agreed to drop the case in six months if Melina Abdullah, a Cal State Los Angeles professor and Black Lives Matter organizer, adhered to guidelines aimed at preventing her from disrupting Los Angeles Police Commission meetings. ... read more »
50 years after the 911 system was launched, L.A. County Fire Department struggles to keep up with soaring call rate
August 16, 2019
On August 1, the Los Angeles County Fire Department (LACoFD) held a press briefing at Station No. 31 in Paramount to discuss its most pressing challenges in the face of a growing call volume and intensifying wildfires. Fire Chief Daryl Osby and Assistant Fire Chief Eleni Pappas sat on a large panel of firefighters and paramedics, who shared their stories from the frontlines. Los Angeles County Supervisor Janice Hahn also spoke on the panel, urging the media to inform the public of their role in improving the fourth-busiest fire department in the country. ... read more »
Black Women Execs Recognized and Celebrated in Sisterhood
August 15, 2019
Despite the rigors of leading businesses and corporations while balancing families and various ventures, a group of influential African American women and other executives gathered at the LA84 Foundation in the West Adams neighborhood of South L.A., to celebrate businesswomen Cynthia Guidry, and Stephanie Wiggins for accepting CEO positions at Long Beach Airport and L.A.Metro. ... read more »
“Hitsville: The Making of Motown” Premieres in Los Angeles, Reinforcing the Legacy of Berry Gordy’s Iconic Label
August 15, 2019
Many of Motown’s biggest icons were in attendance at the premiere of Showtime’s latest documentary, “Hitsville: the Making of Motown,” last Thursday, August 8 at the Harmony Gold Theater in Los Angeles. Unforgettable stars such as Mary Wilson of the Supremes, Thelma Houston and former Vandellas member Betty Kelly graced the red carpet alongside legendary producer William “Mickey” Stevenson, songwriter Janie Bradford, and of course, members of the Gordy family. ... read more »
Lawsuits Show ‘Culture of Discrimination’ Inside LAWA Police Department
August 15, 2019
An African American police lieutenant with the Los Angeles World Airport Police Department said she is anxious about returning to work after a colleague and she filed discrimination lawsuits against the organization. ... read more »
Working, But Still Homeless, in California
August 15, 2019
When Coleen Sykes Ray started an organization with her daughter in 2015 to help homeless women, the Stockton, California resident had no idea she, too, would be homeless four years later. ... read more »
Ivie, McNeill, Wyatt Adds Purcell & Diggs to Law Firm’s Name
August 15, 2019
Byron Michael Purcell and Rodney S. Diggs intend to continue the legacy of the firm in representing the community and bringing justice. ... read more »
It’s Not Too Late to Experience The Broad’s Powerful “Soul of a Nation” Exhibition
August 15, 2019
“Soul of a Nation” celebrates their contributions during a time in world history that was pivotal for Black artists and African Americans as a whole. ... read more »
California Officer Likely Unaware of Killer’s Criminal Past
August 15, 2019
The man who suddenly grabbed a rifle and opened fire during a traffic stop just off a Southern California freeway had a long and violent criminal history that the police officer he killed most likely knew nothing about as he filled out paperwork alongside the road. ... read more »
KCET Artbound Series Covers The Impact History of The Church with “How Sweet The Sound: Gospel In Los Angeles”
August 15, 2019
The inspiring documentary touched viewers and excited others. ... read more »
Ivie McNeill Wyatt Purcell & Diggs law firm host 5th Annual Client Appreciation event ‘Havana Nights’
August 15, 2019
The evening was an affair of fun, food, music, dance and cultural entertainment. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: August 11, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
August 11, 2019
On this day, August 11, 1965, the Watts Rebellion began as a fight against segregation and police discrimination in the Los Angeles area. Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. ... read more »
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