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Make It Plain Townhall Addresses Concerns of the Black Community
January 14, 2021
The Black Coalition Against COVID-19 tackles some of the pressing issues concerning the COVID-19 pandemic and vaccines. ... read more »
Community Partners Celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr’s Legacy With Read And Feed Drive Thru On January 18
January 14, 2021
Co-Hosts - Noah’s Ark Publishing, YWCA of Greater Los Angeles, Los Angeles Football Club; LAFC Foundation, and Ward Economic Development Corp.(WEDC) To Donate COVID Book Authored by Youth and Grocery Box to 1,500 Local Families ... read more »
TEACHABLE MOMENTS REGARDING THE NATION’S CULTURE: IS IT TIME FOR HIGHER EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS TO HELP PLACE GENUINE EQUALITY FRONT AND CENTER IN OUR NATIONAL DISCOURSE?
January 14, 2021
January 6th, 2021 was intended to be a day of ceremonial ritual that underscored the strength of our democracy, and the commitment we as a nation have to a set of principles, values, and ideals that anchor our embrace of the constitution of the United States. Students in universities and colleges, in K-12 institutions, and even mature adults could treat it as a civics lesson, for there were many teachable moments in this season of election politics. ... read more »
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County Unveils Revised Plan To Revitalize Los Angeles River
January 13, 2021
Eco-friendly projects designed to improve water quality and increase access to parks while addressing social issues in surrounding communities are among the goals of an updated master plan to revitalize the Los Angeles River, released today. ... read more »
Compton Unified Board of Trustees Suspends In-Person Instruction in Response to Rising COVID Cases in LA County
January 13, 2021
CUSD Reaches an Agreement with Compton Education Association to Allow Teachers the Option of Providing Instruction from their Classroom or Primary Residence  Under guidance from the LA County Department of Public Health and in response to the recent rise in COVID-19 cases throughout the County, ... read more »
Sparks Guard Te’a Cooper Focuses On The Bigger Picture
January 13, 2021
There could not be a better time for athletes to utilize their platforms to make a difference in the communities. Cooper strives to use her voice, and she is inspired by her leader and teammate Ogwumike, who is also the WNBPA President. She said, “The world is so crazy. I was able to be on a team with [Nneka], president of the WNBPA. She is awesome. Being in the bubble, many people supported her and her ability to speak up and be the forefront of us standing together as a league. To watch that and see what they have done, it was very motivating and encouraging to do the same. I have hopes for change in the future.” ... read more »
MLK HOSPITAL PUSHED TO THE LIMITS
January 7, 2021
It has been a little over five years since Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital re-opened its facilities along the 105 freeway, on Willowbrook Blvd. Over those few short years, the hospital’s campus and staff have grown immensely. ... read more »
January Possibly Worse Month of Pandemic, Infected Healthcare Workers’ Numbers Rise
January 7, 2021
Health officials have stated January may be the worst we’ve seen of the pandemic. ... read more »
 
FEMA Ranks L.A. County Riskiest in U.S. For Natural Disasters
January 7, 2021
Los Angeles County has come out No. 1 on an unenviable list -- the Federal Emergency Management Agency's rankings of the riskiest counties in America. ... read more »
State Requests 500 More Federal Medical Personnel to Assist Hospitals
January 7, 2021
L.A Supervisor Hahn is urging the Navy to put the U.S. Navy hospital ship Mercy back in service as quickly as possible. ... read more »
Blacks More Likely to Be Searched During Stops, Data Shows
January 7, 2021
   Black and Hispanic Los Angeles residents are more likely to be searched or subjected to force if stopped by police or sheriff's deputies, a statistic true statewide, according to a data-rich report released today by the California Department of Justice. ... read more »
Councilmember Marqueece Harris-Dawson Celebrates Grand Opening of Navigation Center in Council District Eight
January 7, 2021
Today, Los Angeles City Councilmember Marqueece Harris-Dawson announced the opening of the Navigation Center at 729 W. Manchester Avenue. This one-stop-shop will provide critical services to people experiencing homelessness and connect them to resources, such as employment opportunities and supportive housing. This project is funded at nearly $9 million thanks to HHH, a $1.2 billion bond issued by Councilmember Harris-Dawson and supported by millions of voters to create housing and provide services for individuals and families that are experiencing homelessness. ... read more »
New Traffic Laws Go Into Effect Across California
January 7, 2021
Several new traffic laws have gone into effect in California, including those involving safe space for Caltrans or emergency vehicles and rescuing children from hot cars. Assembly Bill 2285, which Gov. Gavin Newsom signed into law in September, establishes potential fines for motorists who do not slow down and, whenever possible, change lanes when encountering a Caltrans vehicle, tow truck or any emergency vehicle with lights flashing on a highway. ... read more »
Los Angeles County Appoints Its First Black CEO
January 7, 2021
Fesia Davenport was formally confirmed today as Los Angeles County's first Black chief executive officer, one of a host of diverse senior appointments made by the Board of Supervisors. Supervisor Hilda Solis, who currently chairs the board, welcomed the new executives in a series of statements. ... read more »
Jimmy Iovine Plans to Help Build New High School in South L.A.
January 7, 2021
Interscope Records co-founder and philanthropist Jimmy Iovine has sold his catalog of worldwide producer royalties to a music investment and song management firm and plans to use the proceeds to help build a high school in South Los Angeles. ... read more »
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