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Supervisor Sheila Kuehl Returns to South Coast AQMD Governing Board
January 14, 2021
Los Angeles County Supervisor Sheila Kuehl was sworn in as a member of the South Coast Air Quality Management District (South Coast AQMD) Governing Board, replacing Supervisor Kathryn Barger as the representative for the County of Los Angeles. ... read more »
Inglewood college student killed at local park
January 14, 2021
On January 5, at approximately 11 a.m. (PST), Andrew Joseph Moore Summerfield, 20, was shot multiple times at Darby Park, after working out at the Darby Park Gymnasium. Andrew later succumbed to his injuries at UCLA Medical Hospital.  ... read more »
BLM Activist Injured During Fairfax District Protest Sues City of LA
January 14, 2021
A Black Lives Matter activist sued the city of Los Angeles today, alleging she was hit with a baton and shot in the stomach and arm with projectiles used by LAPD officers during a protest in the Fairfax District last spring after the death of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police. ... read more »
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Large Scale Vaccination Sites Open, Vulnerable Groups Death Rate Increases
January 14, 2021
As of Monday, January 11, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed 137 new deaths and new cases 12,617 of COVID-19. There were 7,910 people with COVID-19 hospitalized with 22% of these people in the ICU. According to the L.A. County Dept. of Public Health, statistics show that L.A County has gone from an average of 791 people hospitalized two months ago to about 8,000 patients, an increase of 1,000%. ... read more »
Vote-By-Mail For Hollywood Area Neighborhood Council Begins Friday
January 14, 2021
Beginning Friday, voters in Los Angeles Region 5, which includes Hollywood, can request their vote-by-mail ballots for the 2021 Los Angeles Neighborhood Council election, the city clerk announced today. ... read more »
Senator Steve Bradford and Assemblymen Reggie Jones-Sawyer lead an Expedition to New Levels of Equality
January 14, 2021
Senator Steve Bradford and Assemblyman Reggie Jones-Sawyer led a joint press conference, fully addressing the inequalities festering in the pit of every community ... read more »
Black Physicians Get Vaccinated to Build Trust in Science Among High-Risk Minority Populations
January 14, 2021
What better way to convince doubting patients than to show them, even the local leading Black physicians will get the COVID vaccine? ... read more »
CEO of Long Beach Transit, Kenneth McDonald, Looks to Make the Ride Through a Global Pandemic Safer Every Day
January 14, 2021
Long Beach Transit looks to establish a core sense of health and safety while providing public transportation during a global pandemic; they offer a vital service for people with essential careers. Long Beach Transportation (LBT) understands their transit operators and customers rely on buses to get to their destination; everyone needs to feel secure in a time of social distancing. CEO of LBT Kenneth McDonald highlighted the measure of safety and made the health and well-being of the community a daily mission. McDonald shared that the safety protocols implemented look to reassure that daily protection is en route. ... read more »
 
Congressmember Karen Bass Named YouthBuild Champion
January 14, 2021
YouthBuild Champions are congressional leaders who advocate for funding and policies that benefit opportunity youth and their communities. Every year, these elected officials author and lead the signing campaigns of Dear Colleague letters that signal Congress’s strong bipartisan, bicameral support for the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) YouthBuild program. ... read more »
Assemblymember Mike A. Gipson Holds COVID-19 Vaccine Town Hall
January 14, 2021
Assemblymember Mike Gipson introduced CEO of Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital, Dr. Elaine Batchlor, MD, MPH, and Vice President of Population Health at Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital (MLKCH), Dr. Jorge Reyno, MD, whom both shared new data regarding pandemic and their recommendations on getting the COVID-19 vaccine. ... read more »
South Coast AQMD issues violation for methane leaks at LADWP Valley Generating Station
January 14, 2021
The South Coast Air Quality Management District (South Coast AQMD) today issued a Notice of Violation (NOV) to the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) for failure to properly maintain equipment at its Valley Generating Station (VGS) located in Sun Valley—a violation of its permit. ... read more »
Woman-Owned Catering Business Has Made Long-Standing Memories in Every Dish for Over 20 Years
January 14, 2021
Daria shared her passion and how she came to be the most sought-after catering business in Los Angeles. ... read more »
What’s Holding Up California’s Rollout of COVID-19 Vaccines
January 14, 2021
Gov. Gavin Newsom first acknowledged on Jan. 4 that the state’s vaccine rollout was “not good enough.” As of Jan. 8, less than a third of the over 2 million doses of vaccines that California has received has been administered to eligible residents. ... read more »
Dr. Martin Luther King’s Non-violent Approach to Justice is Still Alive and Well, Even During Times of Division
January 14, 2021
Dr. King prided himself on his nonviolent approach to justice, a most powerful tool during the Civil Rights Movement. ... read more »
YMCA OF METROPOLITAN LOS ANGELES, LOS ANGELES DODGERS, AND LOS ANGELES DODGERS FOUNDATION PRESENT THE 50th ANNUAL MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. BROTHERHOOD CELEBRATION ON JANUARY 15TH
January 14, 2021
The Inspiring Multimedia Event Streams Live on January 15 at 9AM, Honoring Dave Roberts, Manager, Los Angeles Dodgers, Sharon Robinson, Vice-Chair Jackie Robinson Foundation, and Keynote Speaker Stedman Graham. ... read more »
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