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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 »
A Humble Leader Prepares for a Great Pilgrimage Hajj
August 8, 2019
On July 27, 2019, business, religious leaders, Imams, former gang leaders, and families from Pasadena, Orange County, San Bernardino, San Diego, Riverside and parts in-between came to Masjid Bilal Ibn Rabah, located in the heart of the Crenshaw district, to pay respect and express well wishes to a legend and probably one of the most important and influential leaders in the southern California African American Muslim community, Naim Shah Sr. ... read more »
Southland’s Third Summer Heat Wave Begins
August 2, 2019
The heat wave results from high pressure aloft spreading into Southern California, combined with a weakening in the onshore flow, said National Weather Service meteorologist Curt Kaplan. Temperatures will begin declining Monday. ... read more »
Los Angeles Sentinel and LeadersUp Lock Arms to Generate More Job Opportunities for African American Young Adults in South Los Angeles
June 20, 2019
Bakewell Media, owner of the Los Angeles Sentinel and LA Watts Times, in partnership with LeadersUp, a proven talent development accelerator, are teaming up to tackle the staggeringly high unemployment rate among mid-career African Americans, young adults and other people of color in South Los Angeles. ... read more »
Charles R. Drew and L.A. County Collaborate on a New Psychiatry Residency Program
April 26, 2019
The Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science (CDU) and the County of Los Angeles Department of Health Services have collaborated on an innovative medical residency program designed to address one of the most important yet under the radar issues affecting south Los Angeles residents: effective culturally-appropriate mental health treatment. ... read more »
Nearly 80% of CDU’s College of Medicine Class of 2019 Will Train—and Likely Practice—in California  
March 21, 2019
Statistics show that the majority of physician residents remain in the area where they train  ... read more »
L.A. County Seeks Public Comment on Vision Zero Draft Action Plan for Traffic Safety
March 15, 2019
Zero traffic fatalities on County roadways. That’s the vision. It’s global. It’s local. It’s ambitious. And, it’s vitally important for everyone. Los Angeles County is launching its draft Vision Zero Action Plan to guide the first five years of this effort. It’s a plan with a role for everyone. ... read more »
Study Finds: Attacks on Public Sector Unions Put Black Community at Risk
January 31, 2019
According to the report, “An Ongoing Demand for Los Angeles:  A Bright Future Requires Organizing More Black Public Sector Union Workers,” public sector jobs and unions that represent such employees contribute to the economic and social stability of the Black middle class in Los Angeles. ... read more »
Data Reveals Poorest Communities in L.A. County Endure Heavy Indecencies of Oil Drilling
September 20, 2018
To date more than 800 organizations have signed on. Meanwhile, eleven of the 15 zip codes, CBD analysts said, include neighborhoods like Wilmington that are considered “disadvantaged” by the California Environmental Protection Agency. ... read more »
Ivie, McNeill & Wyatt defeat $10M suit against County Coroner 
April 12, 2018
A Federal jury recently denied a woman monetary compensation in L.A. County, where she attempted to sue the coroner for falsely deeming her husband’s death a homicide and subsequently suggesting she was responsible. L.A based legal team Ivie, McNeill and Wyatt represented the coroner, Yulai Wang, helping him to avoid a $10 million pay out to the plaintiff, Lois Goodman, a professional tennis umpire. ... 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 »
Homeless Outreach Teams Fan Out Across Los Angeles County 
November 2, 2017
Calling it “Measure H at work,” Board of Supervisors Chairman Mark Ridley- Thomas recently announced that “street engagement teams” are fanning out across Los Angeles County to have face-to-face interactions with people experiencing homelessness, and to help them access housing, healthcare, and other supportive services.  ... read more »
Measure H Tax Increase will Go Into Effect October 1
October 2, 2017
The California Department of Tax and Fee Administration has sent a reminder to L.A. County residents that the Measure H sales tax increase is now in effect as of October 1. ... read more »
County Helps Break Ground On First Phase of Affordable Housing Development In Lancaster
June 22, 2017
Officials from the Community Development Commission of the County of Los Angeles (CDC) joined Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger, and Abbey Road and Cloudbreak Communities, the Developers, to celebrate the groundbreaking of Antelope Valley Veterans and Families Imagine Village I (AV Imagine Village I), a three-story, 75-unit, multifamily affordable housing development that provides family housing for very low- and low-income households. ... read more »
L.A. County recognizes mediators
April 27, 2017
“Intergroup Relations are strengthened when people are able to sit down face-to-face, have a chance to understand each other through the mediation process, and agree on the solutions. ... read more »
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