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Let’s keep our promise to South L.A.
May 21, 2020
By any measure, South Los Angeles is one of the most vulnerable communities in California—and the nation. ... read more »
Los Angeles Take Steps Toward Recovery; L.A. County Officials List the Businesses opening by Friday
May 6, 2020
Wednesday, May 6, the Los Angeles Emergency Operations Center provided new information surrounding the COVID-19 outbreak. The Director of Public Health disclosed the statistics of positive cases and death rates. Los Angeles is preparing to dive back into the economy, as some Angelenos head back to work. The health services confirmed that the hospital capacity is stable, however the next few weeks will determine how well L.A. returns to outbound working industries. The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors shared community acts that are happening amid the viral pandemic. The main factors flattening the curve is testing accessibility and adhering to the social distancing guidelines. ... read more »
L.A. Eviction Moratorium has been adjusted to cover all of Los Angeles Region
April 15, 2020
Wednesday, April 15. L.A. Board of Supervisors welcomed county departments of Health and Business and Consumers to provide the latest news affecting their offices, amid the COVID-19 Pandemic. The conference covered concerns about rent stabilization, financial economy, and the environmental health as we prepare for spikes in positive coronavirus cases. There have been discussions about plans to re-open local businesses, but alongside California State Governor Newsom, L.A. Mayor Garcetti are very strategic on the process of re-opening local businesses. If this is not handled properly, the city could be facing multiple spikes in contracted COVID-19 cases, in addition to a higher fatality rate. Governor Gavin Newsom created a California goal list before the Stay at Home Order be totally lifted. ... read more »
Governor Newsom Outlines Steps to Protect Residents and Employees of California Nursing Home & Residential Care Facilities
April 11, 2020
Governor Gavin Newsom today outlined steps California is taking to protect the residents and employees of the more than 1,224 skilled nursing facilities and 7,461 residential care facilities across the state. Building on the state’s early action to protect these facilities, California has trained and is deploying 600 nurses to support compliance with COVID-19 guidance, and state staff is calling nursing homes across the state daily to provide support. ... read more »
Governor Newsom Announces Release of $100 Million to Support Child Care Services for Essential Workers and Vulnerable Populations
April 11, 2020
This critical funding will be deployed to pay for up to 20,000 limited-term additional child care slots   Funding is part of SB 89, emergency legislation the Governor signed last month to provide up to $1 billion in funding to help California fight the COVID-19 pandemic Governor Gavin Newsom today announced the release of $100 million to support child care services, ... read more »
L.A. Public Officials Report that African Americans have a higher rate in COVID-19 related deaths
April 7, 2020
Tuesday, April 7. L.A. Public Officials deliver latest news surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic. The solutions to handle the outbreak change daily, as the virus grows to unprecedented numbers and affect all L.A. inhabitants. New data reflects the number of COVID-19 fatalities by ethnicity. The L.A. Public Health Department shared statistical evidence that African Americans have a higher COVID-19 death rate than any other race. ... read more »
L.A. County Officials Face Concerns of Hospital Availability as L.A. Prepares for Surge in Positive COVID-19 Cases
April 6, 2020
Monday, April 6. L.A. County officials provided an update surrounding the COVID-19 Pandemic. Chairwoman of the Los Angeles Board of Supervisors, Kathryn Barger ensured that the county is “working around the clock” to increase coronavirus testing capacity; ... read more »
Governor Newsom Announces Appointments
April 2, 2020
Governor Gavin Newsom today announced the following appointments: ... read more »
HUD Says Deregulation, Not Affordable Housing, Needed to Solve Homelessness
October 3, 2019
For more than a decade, economists, lawmakers, and others have heralded the nation’s economy. Often citing how unemployment has declined as new jobs have been created, or Wall Street trading and major bank profits rising, some might be led to believe that all is well in America.  ... read more »
Governor Newsom Appoints Supervisor Janice Hahn to CA Film Commission
September 20, 2019
California Governor Gavin Newsom appointed Los Angeles County Supervisor Janice Hahn to the California Film Commission. ... read more »
Governor Newsom Announces Changes at Troubled DMV
July 23, 2019
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California’s DMV is trying to improve customer service by accepting credit cards, upgrading its website and offering clearer instructions on how to obtain a new federally mandated ID, ... read more »
Governor Gives Long Reprieve to State’s Death Row Inmates 
March 21, 2019
Newsom told the press during a conference call on March 19, that the nearly 800 prisoners on death row will not face execution during his administration.   ... read more »
Mission Accomplished! Day Six of the Teacher Strike Results in Historic Agreement for Public Education and the Community 
January 24, 2019
Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) wrapped up day six of the teacher strike with a historic agreement that is said to change the future of public education.   ... read more »
Thousands Gather for Third Annual Women’s March Downtown 
January 24, 2019
Both men and women filled the streets with picket signs that decried a variety of issues including immigration, the government shutdown and most notably women’s health and financial rights. ... read more »
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