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States Push Jobless From Virus Recession to Return to Work
May 11, 2021
After more than a year of coronavirus restrictions on his business, Piecasso Pizzeria & Lounge, he's expecting a breakout summer tourism season, but like employers across the country he's worried he won't have enough workers. ... read more »
COVID-19 Update: FDA Outlines Inspection and Assessment Activities During Pandemic
May 8, 2021
Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a new report titled, “Resiliency Roadmap for FDA Inspectional Oversight,” outlining the agency’s inspectional activities during the COVID-19 pandemic and its detailed plan to move toward a more consistent state of operations, including the FDA’s priorities related to this work going forward. ... read more »
COVID-19 Cases and Deaths are Down Among Blacks in Los Angeles County
May 8, 2021
The Los Angeles County Public Health Department reported 378 new Covid-19 cases among Blacks (down by 81). The County also recorded 10 deaths among Blacks since last Tuesday (down by eight souls). ... read more »
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DPSS Launches Annual CalFresh Awareness Month Campaign in the Fight Against Food Insecurity
May 6, 2021
The Department of Public Social Services (DPSS) has launched its annual CalFresh Awareness Month campaign to publicize the CalFresh Nutrition Program and acknowledge community partners throughout the month of May for helping to raise public awareness year-round. ... read more »
LOS ANGELES NATIVE & NEW ORLEANS MAYOR LATOYA CANTRELL PREPARES FOR RE-ELECTION WITH SUCCESSFUL FUNDRAISING EVENT
May 6, 2021
A child of Los Angeles County (Straight Out Of Compton), we salute Mayor LaToya Cantrell and heartily offer our endorsement and support of her re-election bid in October 2021. ... read more »
CORE (Community Organized Relief Effort) Launches it’s Time Los Angeles, a Vaccine Awareness Campaign to Aid its Vaccine Distribution Efforts
May 6, 2021
Disproportionate distribution and barriers to access among marginalized communities propelled CORE to rally community experts to form alliance and execute the equity-focused campaign ... read more »
Nationwide “Rise Above COVID” Movement Seeks to Represent the Country’s Diversity in COVID-19 Clinical Trial
May 6, 2021
Inclusion of Black volunteers is crucial to research COVID-19 treatments ... read more »
Decline in COVID-19 Deaths Edge L.A. County Towards Yellow Tier, COVID-19 Related Illness in Children Rises
May 6, 2021
As of Monday, May 3, the L.A. County Dept. of Public Health confirmed no new deaths and 255 new cases of COVID-19. There were 390 people with symptoms of COVID-19 hospitalized with 18% testing positive.  ... read more »
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Decline in COVID-19 Deaths Edge L.A. County Towards Yellow Tier, COVID-19 Related Illness in Children Rises
May 6, 2021
Despite a slight rise in a COVID-19 related illness in children, L.A. County slowly enter the less restrictive tier. ... read more »
L.A. City Council Authorizes Leases For Two New Interim Housing Shelters
May 4, 2021
The Los Angeles City Council voted today to authorize the city to execute leases for homeless shelters in Harbor City and Tarzana. ... read more »
Why India’s pandemic data is vastly undercounted
May 3, 2021
Even after more than a year of devastating coronavirus surges across the world, the intensity and scale of India's current crisis stands out, with patients desperate for short supplies of oxygen, pleas for help from overwhelmed hospitals, and images of body bags and funeral pyres. ... read more »
Dodgers to Offer Fully-Vaccinated Only Section Tickets Next Homestand
May 2, 2021
Seats on Right Field Loge and Reserve to be offered at 20% discount off similarly positioned tickets ... read more »
Library Begins New Chapter with Phased Reopening of Central Library and 37 Branches Beginning May 3
April 29, 2021
The Los Angeles Public Library serves the largest and most diverse urban population of any library in the nation through 73 libraries, more than 6 million books, and resources available at lapl.org. ... read more »
“Mark of the Beast” “Is This It?” part 2
April 29, 2021
I suspect that many have asked or inquired about “the mark of the beast.” It is a mysterious term and lends itself to inquiry and questioning, “What is it?” It excites curiosity in the minds of many and one begins to question. ... read more »
The Black Beauty Industry–A Backbone of Our Community
April 29, 2021
For many Black women the hair salon is an attainable means of community, support, and all-around self-care. ... read more »
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