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December 29, 2022
Several momentous events took place in greater Los Angeles during 2022. ... read more »
Councilwoman Heather Hutt Hosts Turkey Giveaway for the Holidays 
December 22, 2022
The Office of Councilwoman Heather Hutt Hosted a Turkey Giveaway for local residents of the 10th District at the Michelle and Barack Obama Sports Complex on December 14. Councilwoman Hutt was accompanied by newly appointed Mayor Karen Bass on her third day in office.  ... read more »
Mayor Karen Bass Makes History
December 15, 2022
On Sunday, Dec. 12, Karen Bass was sworn in as Los Angeles’ first Black woman and second Black mayor.   ... read more »
COMMENTARY: “Grateful After the November Mid-Term Results
December 8, 2022
To further resist the threat of authoritarianism, we must lift up young leaders who will be democracy’s champions for this and future generations. People For the American Way’s Young Elected Officials Network is celebrating the election of young leaders as new members of Congress from across the country: Greg Casar from Austin, Texas; Emilia Sykes from Akron, Ohio; Maxwell Frost from Orlando, Fla.; Summer Lee from Braddock, Pa.; Robert Garcia from Long Beach, Calif.; Sydney Kamlager from Los Angeles, Calif; and Jasmine Crockett from Dallas, Texas. Dozens more were elected to local and state offices, building a crucial leadership pipeline. ... read more »
Vice President Harris Tabbed to Swear in Bass as Mayor  
December 8, 2022
Vice President Kamala Harris will administer the oath of office to Los Angeles Mayor-elect Karen Bass during her inauguration ceremony, the White House announced on December 5, 2022.  ... read more »
Hundreds of Angelenos Volunteer for Los Angeles Mission’s Annual Thanksgiving  Celebration
December 1, 2022
Troy Vaughn, President, and CEO of Los Angeles Mission, along with sponsor  Suitcase Joe, and many volunteers, organizers, chefs, celebrities, and elected officials, helped to make this Thanksgiving a memorable one for the residents of LA’s Skid Row.   ... read more »
Karen Bass… from Community Organizer to Mayor of Los Angeles 
December 1, 2022
Los Angeles Mayor-elect Karen Bass makes history has the first female and second African American mayor of the city.  ... read more »
Mayor-elect Karen Bass Appoints Chris Thompson as Chief of Staff
November 29, 2022
As she prepares to take Los Angeles in a new direction, L.A. Mayor-elect Karen Bass today announced she will appoint Chris Thompson to be her mayoral Chief of Staff and guide her transition starting Monday, December 5. ... read more »
Significance of Karen Bass’s Election as Mayor of the City of Los Angeles
November 24, 2022
The significance and relevance of Karen Bass being elected as the first female Mayor of the City of Los Angeles is not just a concern for people of color or persuasion. ... read more »
November 17, 2022
U.S. Rep. Karen Bass will soon have a new title - “Madam Mayor.” With a lead of more than 5% that is continuing to grow, the longtime community advocate is pulling away from billionaire real estate developer Rick Caruso.   ... read more »
Karen Bass Still In Hunt To Make History 
November 10, 2022
The Los Angeles mayor’s race remains undecided as of Los Angeles Sentinel press time.  After a grueling campaign weekend with the Bass Bus Tour cruising every part of the Los Angeles and the mayoral candidate pressing hands with excited electorate, Tuesday came down to voter turnout.  ... read more »
Covered California Enrollment Launched – Healthcare Help Available for All Californians
November 10, 2022
California’s health insurance marketplace, known as the Covered California Health Exchange, launched its 10th open enrollment period on Nov.1. ... read more »
Bass Statement on Ethiopia End to Violence
November 8, 2022
Rep. Karen Bass (D-CA), Chair of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, and Global Human Rights issued the following statement ... read more »
Bass, Caruso Head into Election Day with LA Mayoral Race Tightening
November 8, 2022
An expensive and at-times contentious campaign to become the next mayor of Los Angeles ends today, with polls indicating the race between Rep. Karen Bass and developer Rick Caruso tightened in its final weeks. ... read more »
WATCH:Former Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa encourages a new mark in history, with Karen Bass as Mayor of LA
November 3, 2022
Former Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa encourages a new mark in history, with Karen Bass as Mayor of LA ... read more »

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