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The Black Hollywood Education and Resource Center (BHERC) “Operation Love” volunteer team members welcomed a steady flow of donors Sunday, May 24  from 1:00 to 3:00PM.  Their goal for this day, was to gather 100 blankets that they would in turn distribute to the homeless the following week.  What they could not anticipate, was the outpour and steady march of vehicles and face masked pedestrians that pushed that goal to an unbelievable 1121 blankets. In addition, monetary donations for the purchase of additional blankets were collected as well.

State Sen. Holly J. Mitchell Joins the Race for 2nd District Supervisor Seat

State Sen. Holly J. Mitchell announced Thursday that she is entering the race for the 2nd District seat on the Board of Supervisors. “I have never backed down from doing what is right and necessary,” Mitchell said in an email to supporters Thursday morning. “I believe in the best Los Angeles County has to offer and I am willing to fight for it. This is why I am running for county supervisor.” The 2nd District stretches from Culver City to Carson and encompasses about half of the county’s black population. Political veterans Councilman Herb Wesson former Councilmember  Jan Perry are

Former Councilwoman Jan Perry Declares Candidacy for Los Angeles County Supervisor Joins 2020 Race to Represent the County’s 2nd District

Jan Perry courtesy photo Jan Perry, former Los Angeles City Councilwoman for the 9th District today declared her candidacy for Los Angeles County Supervisor. If elected she will fill the vacancy in 2020 due to term limits. “I am running because I believe every family in the 2nd District should have a pathway to economic prosperity,” said Councilwoman Perry. “I see tremendous potential in our communities, if we are creative and tenacious, we can attract good-paying jobs, build affordable housing, ensure every child in the district receives a quality education and has access to social services that can help them meet their

Council President Herb Wesson Announces Bid to Become Next 2nd District Los Angeles County Supervisor in 2020

Los Angeles City Council President Herb Wesson announced Monday in a fundraising e-blast that he is looking to become the next 2nd District Los Angeles County Supervisor in 2020. Wesson is looking to replace departing Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, who faces term limits in two years. “After discussing with my wife, Fabian, and our sons, we are excited to continue the progress we have begun in my time in the Assembly and Los Angeles City Council, I am asking you to join me in these early stages of my campaign because you know where I stand,” Wesson said. “I have always

WGGLA and CPRF Celebrate 200th Birthday of Biddy Mason

Event saluted legacy of the former slave who donated land in 1872 to establish First AME Church of L.A. The 200th birthday of Bridget “Biddy” Mason sparked a big celebration in downtown Los Angeles on Aug. 11. The Women’s Group of Greater Los Angeles County (WGGLA) joined with the Cynthia Perry Ray Foundation (CPRF) to recognize the legacy of Mason, a former slave, nurse, philanthropist and real estate entrepreneur, who donated the land in 1872 to establish First AME Church of L.A. The event, officially called the 4th Annual Call For Boldness, was held at the Biddy Mason Memorial Park