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Time for CFPB to ‘Do the Right Thing’: Enact Payday Loan Rules
August 22, 2019
For most people, life feels better when there is something to look forward to. Whether looking forward to graduation, the arrival of a new baby, or retirement that affords a few years to just enjoy life – these kinds of things make going through challenging times somehow more manageable. ... read more »
Gene Hale Foundation Donates $10,000 to GLAAACC Scholarship Fund
August 15, 2019
Since its inception in 2006, The Hale Foundation has donated tens of thousands of dollars to provide a helping hand to low-income families, children and young adults. In addition to providing money for educational scholarship donations, The Hale Foundation has donated to organizations that give assistance to children affected by homelessness and malnutrition.  Other beneficiaries of The Hale Foundation include: the United Negro College Fund, the L.A. Southwest College Education Foundation, Inner City Arts, Parents of Watts, St. Jude Children’s Hospital and L.A. Child Guidance Clinic. ... read more »
Education Trust – West’s Dr. Elisha Smith Arrillaga Appointed as Co-Chair of California “Closing the Achievement Gap” Initiative
August 1, 2019
Dr. Smith Arrillaga has more than 20 years of experience advocating for educational justice and supporting the high achievement of all students... ... read more »
State Auditor Invites New Leaders to Reshape California
August 1, 2019
Since its creation, the 14-member commission which was created by the State Auditor, has been responsible for drawing district lines for the State Senate, Assembly, and State Board of Equalization in hopes of creating new opportunities and change in California. ... read more »
Governor Newson Signs Bill on Presidential Tax Returns
July 30, 2019
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California’s Democratic governor signed a law Tuesday requiring presidential candidates to release their tax returns to appear on the state’s primary ballot, ... read more »
Mueller: No Russia Exoneration for Trump, Despite His Claims
July 26, 2019
Robert Mueller, the taciturn lawman at the center of a polarizing American drama, bluntly dismissed President Donald Trump’s claims of “total exoneration” Wednesday in the federal probe of Russia’s 2016 election interference. In a long day of congressional testimony, Mueller warned that Moscow’s actions represented — and still represent — a great threat to American democracy. ... read more »
Rideshare Drivers Deserve Flexible Work Schedules
July 25, 2019
Rideshare platforms have significantly improved transportation options for communities of color, particularly in low-income neighborhoods that have been neglected by public transit fordecades. However, current legislation in Sacramento is threatening to take this option away, by forcing rideshare drivers to become employees instead of independent contractors. ... read more »
JOB ALERT: Sick of Gerrymandering? Join California’s Redistricting Commission
July 19, 2019
California is looking for new commissioners to draw its redistricting maps, the maps that define who votes for California’s representatives in Congress, its state Senate, Assembly and Board of Equalization members. The deadline is coming up fast to apply for the job, which pays up to $300 per day. ... read more »
California’s 2020 Redistricting Commission Is Accepting Applications: Only 253 African Americans Have Applied
July 18, 2019
Every 10 years, Californians have the opportunity to participate in a major political project as part of a special 14-member, state-appointed commission. The citizens of California, through the California State Auditor (CSA) office, sets up the commission and tasks it with drawing the 120 legislative districts for the state’s U.S. Congress, Assembly and Senate elections. The appointees are also responsible for establishing the boundaries of four more maps for the California Board of Equalization, an agency that represents taxpayer interests and standardizes county-by-county tax assessments across the state. ... read more »
Chevron Spills 800,000 Gallons of Oil and Water in California
July 15, 2019
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Officials began to clean up a massive oil spill Friday that dumped nearly 800,000 gallons of oil and water into a California canyon, ... read more »
Big Earthquakes Raise Interest in West Coast Warning System
July 12, 2019
The ShakeAlert system is substantially built in California and overall is about 55 percent complete, with much of the remaining installation of seismic sensor stations to be done in the Pacific Northwest, said Robert de Groot of the U.S. Geological Survey. ... read more »
New Bill Could Have Consequences for California Communities’ Health
July 11, 2019
California has long been our nation’s leader in environmental stewardship. But in its narrow focus to push for new environmental policies, the state legislature is now proposing regulations that would come at the expense of access to safe, clean drinking water — particularly for California’s most disadvantaged communities. ... read more »
Jay-Z partners with cannabis company as brand strategist
July 11, 2019
Jay-Z is heading into the legal marijuana industry as a chief brand strategist in partnership with a California cannabis product company. The rapper said in a statement Tuesday that he entered a multiyear deal with San Jose, California-based Caliva. His role will consist of driving creative direction, outreach efforts and strategy for the brand. ... read more »
The Latest: Strong Aftershock Follows California Earthquake
July 4, 2019
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on Southern California’s strongest earthquake in 20 years (all times local): 7:05 a.m. A vigorous aftershock sequence is following the strongest earthquake to hit Southern California in 20 years. ... read more »
Massive Infusion of $1B Goes to Tackling Homelessness in California, Los Angeles
July 2, 2019
LA Mayor Garcetti & Assemblymember Santiago Applaud New Resources, Call on Legislature to Pass AB 1197 to Get Housing Built Faster Sacramento, CA – The California State Legislature and Governor Newsom agreed this year to spend $1B to address the state’s burgeoning humanitarian crisis: homelessness. ... read more »
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