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Firefighters Still Battling Intense Boyle Heights Blaze
September 28, 2021
Fire crews have extinguished most of what is now a great alarm fire in Boyle Heights today but are still unable to access parts of the burning structure. ... read more »
PVJOBS AMONG 56 NONPROFITS RECOGNIZED BY L.A. SUPER BOWL HOST COMMITTEE AS ‘UNSUNG HEROES’ IN LEAD UP TO SUPER BOWL LVI
July 22, 2021
In its journey to Super Bowl LVI, the Los Angeles Super Bowl Host Committee has selected PVJOBS as part of the official Super Bowl LVI Legacy Program – Champions Live Here. PVJOBS is among a total of 56 local “Champion” organizations that were designated for the Super Bowl LVI Legacy Program. These “Champion” organizations will receive grants and marketing recognition to support their work that represent diverse focus areas, including youth engagement, workforce development and social justice across the Los Angeles region. ... read more »
District Attorney Jackie Lacey Files Assault Charge Against LAPD Officer, Will Not File Charges for Curfew Violations, Failure to Disperse
June 11, 2020
Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey announced this week that a Los Angeles police officer has been charged with an on-duty assault of a 28-year-old man in April. ... read more »
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District Attorney Jackie Lacey Files Assault Charge Against LAPD Officer
June 9, 2020
Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey announced today that a Los Angeles police officer has been charged with an on-duty assault of a 28-year-old man in April. ... read more »
New Poll by The Partnership for L.A. Discusses Difficulties Regarding the Digital Divide in Low-Income Communities
April 30, 2020
As the nation adjusts to the new normal, education remains a topic of discussion as students have been learning from home. With assistance from teachers, parents are now asked to homeschool their children, but the question for many lies in resources.   ... read more »
Why I am Running for Elected Office and Why You Should Care
February 14, 2020
In 2017, 26-year-old Gemmel Moore was found dead of a meth overdose in the West Hollywood home of Democratic donor Ed Buck. Buck, was 63 and White, a longtime political donor, a one-time West Hollywood City Council candidate and a well-known figure in LGBTQ political circles. Moore was Black and gay and had worked as an escort. ... read more »
Gang member sentenced for racially motivated LA fire bombing
June 6, 2019
Three apartments housed African American families, including sleeping women and children... ... read more »
Sister Act, the Musical Includes Four Black Actors to Star The Show, A Must See For All
May 8, 2019
After witnessing a murder and turning to the police, Deloris Van Cartier, a nightclub singer is placed under the witness protection program in the most unlikely place, a convent. After some opposition, Mother Superior agrees to allow Deloris into the convent for protection, under the condition she follows the rules. From Deloris Van Cartier to Sister Mary Clarence, she’s now expected to act as a nun, a behavior completely opposite of her usual flash and sass. ... read more »
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L.A. County to Honor Unclaimed Dead
December 6, 2018
Los Angeles County officials and interfaith leaders will preside tomorrow over the burial of the cremated remains of 1,467 individuals in a mass grave. ... read more »
Vote Yes On Measure W – It’s Good For Business and for the Black Community
November 1, 2018
At its core, we support Measure W because of its impact on empowering African-Americans and other communities of color in Los Angeles County – making business pay their fair share for the clean water that Black and brown residents are most likely, otherwise, to be deprived of. Measure W is a progressive tax that spreads the compliance burden equally with no groups paying more than their fair share. ... read more »
Former OSU Linebacker Shot in Inglewood
June 22, 2016
A 24-year-old man shot to death in Inglewood was a former linebacker at Oregon State University, and his killer remains at large. ... read more »
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