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Prop 22 is a benefit to our community
October 14, 2021
Prop 22 protects the flexibility people need to be able to earn income to pay bills when it works out best for them. ... read more »
The Way West: Reparations Task Force Looks at Black Migration to California
October 14, 2021
During its third meeting, California’s Task Force to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African Americans looked at reasons formerly enslaved Black people migrated to the Golden State -- and detailed setbacks they faced after arriving. During the period historians dub the “Great Migration”– which lasted from the early 1900s through the 1970s – approximately six million Black Americans relocated from Deep South states to Northern, Midwestern, Eastern and Western states. Significant numbers ended up in California, escaping Jim Crow laws and racial violence and seeking economic opportunity. ... read more »
Carson City Council to Declare Foul Odor a `Public Nuisance’
October 11, 2021
On Friday, Mayor Lula Davis-Holmes wrote on Facebook that the cause of the odor had been identified as ``a hydrogen sulfide leaking pipeline,'' but by Sunday, she wrote that the leaking-pipeline theory ``has been ruled out,'' saying investigators again were focusing on ``organic waste material drying out after being exposed during low tide.'' ... read more »
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Three People Wounded, Suspect Killed, in Lancaster Restaurant Shooting
October 11, 2021
Three people were wounded and a gunman was found dead this morning in a shooting at a Lancaster restaurant. ... read more »
WATCH: Los Angeles to Enact Strict Vaccine Mandate
October 8, 2021
Los Angeles to enact strict vaccine mandate l GMA ... read more / watch video »
Officials Seeking Source of Foul Odor Near Dominguez Channel in Carson Area
October 8, 2021
Authorities today continued their efforts to determine the source of a foul odor reported for several days near the Dominguez Channel in the Carson area. ... read more »
Woman, 30, Reported Missing in Duarte Found
October 8, 2021
Woman, 30, Reported Missing in Duarte Found ... read more »
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Head of NYPD Sergeant Union Out After FBI Raids Office, Home
October 6, 2021
Federal agents raided the offices Tuesday of a New York City police union, the Sergeants Benevolent Association, and the Long Island home of its bombastic leader, who has clashed with city officials over his incendiary tweets and hard-line tactics. ... read more »
Woman, 30, Reported Missing in Duarte
October 5, 2021
Cashawn Ashley Sims, who also goes by the nickname ``Cookie,'' was last seen on Sept. 8 in the 2100 block of Broach Avenue, near the border with Irwindale, according to Deputy Eva Jimenez of the Sheriff's Information Bureau. ... read more »
Thunderstorms Drop Nearly Half Inch of Rain in Parts of L.A. County
October 5, 2021
The National Weather Service reports 0.41 inches of rain fell in Big Dalton Dam in Los Angeles County. Santa Fe Dam in L.A. County recorded 0.33 inches of rain. ... read more »
LAPD Chief Reports On `Alarming’ Rise in Auto Thefts
October 5, 2021
Amid an ``alarming'' rise in auto thefts in Los Angeles that began when the COVID-19 pandemic started, Los Angeles Police Chief Michel Moore today urged people to take precautions to protect their vehicles. ... read more »
LA City Council To Consider Motion Aimed At Developing Public Bank
October 5, 2021
The Los Angeles City Council today will consider authorizing the Chief Legislative Analyst to seek contractors or consultants to help the city create a public bank. The vote comes nearly two years after former City Council President Herb Wesson introduced a motion aimed at establishing the city's first public banking institution. ... read more »
Exclusive: Gov. Newsom Talks Reparations, Recall and Future Goals
October 4, 2021
The dialogue occurred on Thursday, September 30, following Newsom’s signing of legislation to return Bruce’s Beach to the descendants of the original owners of the resort. Brooks met with the governor on the Bruce family property in Manhattan Beach and questioned him on reparations, the recent gubernatorial recall and his future goals. ... read more »
Stolen Bruce’s Beach Property Returned to Black Family
October 1, 2021
The story behind Bruce’s Beach tells a narrative of Black-ownership in America. Original property owners Charles and Willa Bruce had their land seized by the City of Manhattan Beach, California. The local government managed the rights to the land for almost 100 years.   ... read more »
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