L.A. Mayor Karen Bass

L.A. Salutes Ambassador Diane Watson

Scenes from Ambassador Diane Edith Watson weeklong 90th birthday celebration. Watson, who is a former LAUSD board member, State Senator, Congresswoman, and U.S. Ambassador, was saluted by the County of Los Angeles Board of Supervisors, L.A. Mayor Karen Bass, Los Angeles City Council, L.A. Unified School District, and more.

Santa Monica Freeway to Open Sunday Evening, Nov. 19, Ahead of Schedule

The stretch of the Santa Monica (10) Freeway in downtown Los Angeles that’s been closed since a Nov. 11 arson fire will reopen in time for Monday, Nov. 20 morning’s commute, with some lanes opening Sunday evening, officials said Nov. 19. Standing on the still-closed freeway, Los Angeles Mayor Karen Bass, Gov. Gavin Newsom, Sen. Alex Padilla and Vice President Kamala Harris made the announcement at a morning news conference, praising workers for coming in several days ahead of schedule and hailing the cooperation of government officials at all levels. “This is a great day in our city, and I

L.A. County Fed Summit Tackles Poverty and Homelessness

  2 –   3 –   4  –   5 –           California’s newest United States Senator Laphonza Butler made a surprise appearance at the L.A. County Labor Federation’s first-ever Summit on Poverty & Homelessness on Friday, Oct. 13. During the symposium held at IBEW Local 11 in commerce, Butler joined hundreds of labor, political and community leaders to call for real policy change to help working families tackle the affordability crisis head-on. Butler is a former vice chair of L.A. County Fed. L.A. County Labor Fed President Yvonne Wheeler hosted the event with guests

Price Deeply Moved by Visit to West Africa

L.A. City Council President Pro Tem Curren Price and his family made a historic pilgrimage to the African Continent from Dec. 16-31, 2022. They traveled to West Africa, visiting the countries of Senegal and Ghana. 

Mayor Bass, Law Enforcement Decry Video of Fatal Memphis Police Beating

With officers on standby for possible protests in response to the release of graphic video depicting the fatal beating of a 29-year-old Black man by five Memphis, Tennessee, police officers, Los Angeles Mayor Karen Bass and Southland law enforcement officials on Friday, Jan. 27 universally condemned the chilling images.

Manning Plans Homeless Prayer Vigil for Mayor Bass

Pastor Sherman D. Manning, founder of Yes We Can Worship Center (YWCWC), and the Baptist Ministers Conference of Los Angeles under the leadership of Pastor K.W. Tullos have called a National Homeless Prayer Vigil for L.A. Mayor Karen Bass. The vigil will be held on Friday, February 3, at 7 p.m., at YWCWC, 10306 Avalon Blvd. in Los Angeles.

Mayor Bass Announces Leadership Appointments

Mayor Karen Bass  announced the appointment on Wednesday, Jan. 25,  of three Deputy Mayors and three Directors in her Administration. The appointments include Nancy Sutley, Attorney Randall Winston and Karren Lane as deputy mayors and Arnetta Wells as director of community engagement.

Mayor Bass: It’s Time to End LAPD Chief Moore’s Tenure

We say loudly and resoundingly that it is time for Chief Moore to go. For three years, Black Lives Matter-Los Angeles has been advocating for the removal of Chief Michel Moore. Karen Bass can chart a new course by allowing him to close out his current term and choosing a different path forward.