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New Program Aims to Help Diverse Contractors Win Public Construction Contracts
May 19, 2022
A three-pronged Los Angeles regional program -- consisting of the City of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County Metro, and the County of Los Angeles -- has been created to help small and diverse contractors in bidding and obtaining work on infrastructure development and other publicly funded construction projects.  ... read more »
AN OPEN LETTER FROM CONCERNED CITIZENS OF CD 10 
March 10, 2022
Concerned Citizens of the 10th District have been absolutely compromised when every district in the City of Los Angeles has a representative on the City Council except for us. Yes, 14 out of 15 leaves a mathematical answer to the question that many people in the city have been asking. How many districts are excluded from voting in the city? The answer is One district- and that district is the 10th District.  ... read more »
Garcetti and LABC Launch RAMP to Provide Equitable Access to Procurement Opportunities
February 23, 2022
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and the Los Angeles Business Council launched the Regional Alliance Marketplace for Procurement (RAMP) on February 18. RAMP, a portal which centralizes both public and private procurement opportunities, will address procurement reform and equitable access to contracting opportunities. ... read more »
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Garcetti and LABC Launch RAMP to Provide Equitable Access to Procurement Opportunities
February 17, 2022
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and the Los Angeles Business Council launched the Regional Alliance Marketplace for Procurement (RAMP) on February 18. RAMP, a portal which centralizes both public and private procurement opportunities, will address procurement reform and equitable access to contracting opportunities. ... read more »
Marina Torres is Looking to be the Bridge Between the Law and the People; Running for City Attorney of Los Angeles
October 28, 2021
Looking to embody the duties of the City Attorney of Los Angeles is Marina Torres, by bringing her own experience as a first generation Latinx woman and a member of the community. ... read more »
Lewes Beach Renamed to Honor Former Black Business Owner
October 19, 2021
An eastern Delaware town has voted to change the name of one of its Delaware Bay beaches in honor of a former Black business owner. ... read more »
Taste of Soul to Bring A ‘Day of Service & Soul’ to the Community
October 14, 2021
The drive-thru only event to give away free groceries, PPE supplies, and more ... read more »
L.A. Mayor’s House Vandalized
July 30, 2021
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti's home in the Windsor Square area of Los Angeles was vandalized overnight. ... read more »
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Music Producer’s `Racial Profiling’ Suit Against L.A. Tentatively Settled   
June 4, 2021
   A settlement has been tentatively reached with the  city of Los Angeles in a federal civil rights lawsuit brought by a Hollywood music producer who fought in court to have police body camera video made public to prove allegations he was racially profiled before his arrest, his attorney said today. ... read more »
Police Force Cutting into Family Ties: 23-Year-Old Targeted by an Order Given by His Uncle
May 20, 2021
On Tuesday, May 10, Attorney Carl Douglas, and Black Lives Matter Los Angeles Co-founder Melina Abdullah joined 23-year-old filmmaker Jamal Shakir to announce a lawsuit against the City of Los Angeles and LAPD police officer, Eric Anderson. The premise of the case sounded like many others, law enforcement using overly aggressive force to manage a peaceful protest, but for Shakir, the order for his attack came directly from a family member. ... read more »
Leimert Park Village is Reopening: Councilmember Mark Ridley-Thomas Says “All Hands on Deck”
May 20, 2021
The heritage and culture of Los Angeles flows through the veins of the Leimert Park Village community. Businesses that took root near historic Leimert Boulevard reflect the neighborhood’s progress and elevation.  In this quaint, Black artistic-mecca, comprised mostly of store fronts, restaurants and vendors in South L.A., there is a history pride for the community and culture. ... read more »
“What Did He Say?”
May 13, 2021
The universe and its contents has been left under our care. The Creator of the world and all that is therein has made all things. What do you think he has done to ensure that His creation of mankind will take care while He has gone and left everything to us.  He has given us His irrevocable word to read and study as we await His return? ... read more »
Making Los Angeles Whole: Radical Recovery for All Angelinos
March 25, 2021
We call on the City of Los Angeles to direct a $1 billion dollar investment over the next two years towards poor and working-class families hit hardest by COVID, and develop a formula targeting 80% of the resources towards communities hardest hit by COVID.  Those funds should be accountable to the people so that we see results for dollars spent.  ... read more »
Mayor Eric Garcetti announced a mobile vaccination program today aimed at bringing COVID-19 vaccines to neighborhoods with the highest rates of the virus and coronavirus-related deaths.
February 4, 2021
Mayor Eric Garcetti announced a mobile vaccination program today aimed at bringing COVID-19 vaccines to neighborhoods with the highest rates of the virus and coronavirus-related deaths. ... read more »
LA County Revisits the Importance of Mental Health After COVID-19 Surge; The Work of Los Angeles Department of Mental Health is ‘Amplified’ Due to Current State of Pandemic
November 13, 2020
As news of an increase in the spread of the COVID-19 virus arises, it has also heightened the senses of worry about what more can be endured, the outbreak has been a rollercoaster filled with twists and turns. There has been extreme strain put on everyone to have stability and a light shined on the overall quality of life. The County of Los Angeles continue the stride to move into the unknown but with more resources to get the mental help needed on the journey to a new frontier. ... read more »
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