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Mayor Garcetti Delivers Fifth State of the City Address
April 16, 2018
Mayor Garcetti touches upon the most salient and pressing issues facing Los Angeles in his State of the City Address. ... read more / watch video »
Mothers In Action & Taste of Soul Team-Up with Local Organizations to Host 5th Annual South Los Angeles Community Recycling/Clean Up Event
March 22, 2018
The free recycling event will be held in front of the Los Angeles Sentinel Newspaper from 9:00am- 12:30pm and waste disposal ends at 3:00pm. ... read more »
Wesson, Price And Harris-Dawson Fighting Together For A Better Los Angeles
March 8, 2018
“The three of us have one major goal,” Los Angeles City Council President Herb Wesson told the Sentinel in a recent interview about his relationship with fellow African American City Council members, Curren Price and Marqueece Harris-Dawson and their collective effort to help underserved constituents.  ... read more »
L.A. Council President Wesson Challenges Feds on Marijuana Laws
January 11, 2018
Los Angeles Council President Herb Wesson recently responded on the city’s behalf, to U.S. Attorney General Jeff Session’s announcement that he has rescinded the Cole Memo, a document aimed at ensuring that the Federal Government takes a hands-off approach to states that have made marijuana sales and use legal. ... read more »
L.A. City Council Committee Told Public Bank for Pot Industry Could Cause Legal Headaches
December 21, 2017
Because marijuana is still a Schedule 1 drug at the federal level, accepting deposits from cannabis businesses could violate the Banking Secrecy Act ... read more »
Bethany Baptist Holds Thanksgiving Giveaway
November 22, 2017
More than 120 families received a complete dinner at the annual Thanksgiving Giveaway sponsored by Bethany Baptist Church of West Los Angeles and the Baldwin Bethany Community Development Corporation. ... read more »
Several Artists Rocked the KJLH stage at Taste of Soul 2017
October 25, 2017
The KJLH Stage displayed the talents of the KJLH Gospel Choir, Raheem DeVaughn, Lalah Hathaway, Eric Bellinger, DJ Kid Capri, Yuna and Major among others. ... read more / watch video »
Taste Of Soul Nation Helps The Homeless 
October 19, 2017
The city and county of Los Angeles are undertaking a historic effort to address homelessness across the region. ... read more »
City Council Declares October 4 Russell Simmons Day of Meditation in Los Angeles 
October 5, 2017
About fifty people joined City Council members in Council chambers on September 27, to celebrate the designation of October 4 as Russell Simmons Day of Meditation, to honor his efforts to unite Los Angeles through the practice of meditation.   ... read more »
City Council Resolution Seeks to Declare Los Angeles a ‘City of Sanctuary’
September 14, 2017
The report also recommended the city enact a comprehensive anti-discrimination ordinance, and decriminalize minor offenses likely to be committed by low-income residents ... read more »
L.A. City Council President Herb Wesson: “We don’t give art the credit that it deserves”
July 25, 2017
At the Lucas Museum press conference, City Council President Herb Wesson explains how narrative art plays a major role in civil rights and American history ... read more / watch video »
City Council Votes to Change Rodeo Rd. to Obama Blvd
June 29, 2017
The motion to rename Rodeo Road between Jefferson Boulevard and Arlington Avenue was introduced by Council President Herb Wesson, who recalled meeting Obama for the first time during an early campaign stop at Rancho Cienega Park on Rodeo Road in 2007. ... read more »
Korean American and African American Leaders hold 4/29 Unity Event
May 3, 2017
Commemoration recognized 25th anniversary of 1992 L.A. Civil Unrest First AME Church of Los Angeles (FAME) and the Korean American Federation of Los Angeles (KAFLA) co-sponsored a 4/29 Unity Event on April 29 to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the city’s 1992 civil unrest. ... read more »
Bethlehem Temple Church – Fourth Annual Law Enforcement Day
April 27, 2017
Pastor Gentry and Lady Denise Richardson have set aside one day a year to honor the police officers who protect the community in which the church is located. ... read more »
Council President Wesson’s leadership brings community together 
April 19, 2017
Wesson says diverse dialogue on race will make the future of our city brighter   ... read more »
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