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L.A. Sports Council: Athletic Industry Generated $6.3 Billion in 2018
July 1, 2019
More than $6.3 billion was generated by the region's sports industry in 2018, according to a study released today by the Los Angeles Sports Council. "Los Angeles has long been looked to as a leader in the sporting industry,'' said David Siegel, president and CEO of the LASC and Southern California Committee for the Olympic Games. "Having current, accurate data that quantifies the contribution sports make to our local economy is extremely valuable in our partners, teams and the city itself.'' ... read more »
Garcetti and OASC Hosts African American Authors
February 28, 2019
The African American Heritage Month observance continues with a closing ceremony at City Hall on Feb. 28 recognizing outstanding Black city employees. ... read more »
Report Finds One-Third of L.A. County’s Homeless Are Black
February 28, 2019
The report, which includes 67 recommendations, concludes that racism, discrimination and unconscious bias in public systems and institutions has contributed to homelessness. ... read more »
California Moves 2020 Primary Up to March and Joins “Super Tuesday” Voting
December 27, 2018
Early voting in California’s primary will overlap with the traditional early nominating contests in Iowa, New Hampshire, Nevada and South Carolina. That could force the sprawling field of Democrats to navigate those states as well as California’s notoriously complex landscape, where campaigning is done through paid political ads. ... read more »
Friends of Watts Towers Want Apology for Hooks’ Suspension
November 29, 2018
The Civil Service Commission revoked Watts Towers Art Center Director Rosie Lee Hooks’ suspension recently, however Friends of Watts Towers members say they now want an apology from the city and they are asking community members to join them in petitioning for one. ... read more »
Legislators Push for Free Community College in CA
August 24, 2018
Assembly Bill 1862, jointly authored by Assemblymembers Miguel Santiago, David Chiu, and Kevin McCarty, was introduced last week to take an important step towards guaranteeing a completely free community college experience for California students.  The measure comes directly on the heels of the implementation of 2017’s Assembly Bill 19 (jointly authored by the same legislators) which made the first year of community college free for all first-time, full-time students. That first round of students will begin classes at schools across California in the coming weeks.  ... read more »
Exclusive Interview with Mayor Eric Garcetti and New Chief of Police Michel Moore
July 10, 2018
The Los Angeles Sentinel spoke with Mayor of Los Angeles Eric Garcetti and the newest Chief of the Los Angeles Police Department Michael Moore in an exclusive interview with Managing Editor Brandon Brooks. ... read more / watch video »
Amazon’s HQ2 Moves In, Los Angeles’ Small Businesses Move Out
May 24, 2018
What many Angeleno small business owners are discovering – better late than never – is that HQ2 will wreak havoc on thousands of small businesses that make up the local fabric of our communities while giving unprecedented tax subsidies and corporate welfare to one of the richest companies in the world. ... read more »
Dodgers Invite Los Angeles Community to 23rd Annual Community Job Fair
March 2, 2018
Dodgers Invite Los Angeles Community to 23rd Annual Community Job Fair ... read more »
Mayor Announces Pilot Water Treatment Initiative
February 22, 2018
    A pilot initiative that aims to double the recycled water capacity at the Hyperion Water Reclamation Plant was announced Thursday February 15, by Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti. ... read more »
Harris Named Grand Marshal of 33rd Kingdom Day Parade
January 4, 2018
Adrian Dove, President and CEO, Kingdom Day Parade announced that California U.S. Senator Kamala D. Harris is the Grand Marshal for the 2018 Annual Kingdom Day Parade. ... read more »
UberAir Proposes Flying Cars in Los Angeles by 2020
November 10, 2017
Uber also announced it has signed an agreement with Sandstone Properties to develop skyport infrastructure to serve as takeoff and landing hubs for uberAIR flights at Sandstone's 20 locations in the greater L.A. area. ... read more »
City Council Aims for 100 Percent Zero Emission Buses by 2030
November 10, 2017
Bonin credited the Los Angeles County Electric Bus Coalition for supporting the motion and helping promote electric buses all around Southern California. ... read more »
Report: Population Explosion Expected for L.A. County
November 9, 2017
"Current regulations are actually worsening the crisis by discouraging the production of enough housing to meet the growing demand. ... read more »
Senator Harris Applauds Bipartisan Group of California Mayors Opposing GOP Tax Bill
November 7, 2017
The Senator’s statement comes in response to the House Republican tax plan that would partially eliminate SALT in an effort to pay for tax cuts for the rich. A middle-class family owning a home in California would see an average tax increase of over 26 percent.  ... read more »
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