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Housing for Vets Built Through Humanity, Politics and Love
December 5, 2019
Groundbreaking ceremony for Casa De Rosas gives former vets and their families a second chance ... read more »
Garcetti and Harris-Dawson Open Affordable Housing Units
November 14, 2019
Next to Rolland Curtis Gardens is near Expo Line in South L.A. ... read more »
Elected Officials, VIP Sponsors and Special Guests Get Their Taste of Soul On ‘The Shaw’
November 7, 2019
The prestigious group reveled in their opportunity to become one with the people in our community, sharing in some of the best food, music, and African American / multi-ethnic culture the city has to offer. ... read more »
A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood
October 24, 2019
West Coast’s largest family festival attracts thousands from L.A. area and beyond ... read more »
94.7 The Wave Stage Rocked the 2019 Taste of Soul Festival
October 24, 2019
Festival goers young and old camped out with their lawn chairs and umbrellas in front of 94.7 The Wave stage. ... read more »
Mayor Eric Garcetti and Councilmember Marqueece Harris-Dawson Celebrate the Groundbreaking for Homeless Housing Development in South Los Angeles
September 12, 2019
The Pointe on Vermont, a 50-unit mixed-use affordable housing development with commercial space on the ground floor, also including a recording studio to keep the youth out of the streets. ... read more »
Grand Opening of First South L.A. Bridge Home
September 12, 2019
The Bridge Home will provide housing for 63 men and 37 women currently sleeping on the street or in their cars in South L.A. ... read more »
Leimert Park Heritage Festival Welcomes the World to its Home
September 12, 2019
Artists, artisans, exhibitors and vendors offered unique and exquisite one of a kind items from around the world, as well as locally sourced merchandise, food and services. ... read more »
New City Task Force Cracks Down on Illegal Cannabis
September 5, 2019
The Mayor’s Office, L.A. City Council, law enforcement and local city departments announced a task force created to stop illegal distribution of cannabis. ... read more »
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 »
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