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Top Business Stories of 2020
December 30, 2020
Here is what happened in business in 2020. ... read more / view gallery »
Live Train Testing on Crenshaw Bl between Slauson Av and 48th St
December 15, 2020
Testing of train control and communication systems will be conducted in phases over multiple months. ... read more »
LA Metro Seeks Members for Public Safety Advisory Committee
November 5, 2020
The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority today reminded Metro riders that there's still time to join a committee that will focus on community-based approaches to policing and re-envisioning transit safety. ... read more »
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Planting a SEED in South LA
July 9, 2020
On the northeast corner of Vermont and Manchester Avenues, a little over four acres of land have remained blighted and mostly vacant since the 1992 Civil Unrest, ... read more »
COUNCIL TACKLES PROBLEM OF POLICE STOPPING MOTORISTS FOR ‘DRIVING WHILE BLACK’
July 2, 2020
The Los Angeles Police Department could be removed from enforcing traffic rules under a new proposal that addresses one of the most problematic and racially charged elements of police interaction with people of color — traffic stops. ... read more »
Rep. Maxine Waters Working for the 43rd District During the Coronavirus Pandemic
April 16, 2020
On March 19 and April 2, Congresswoman Waters conducted the first two in a series of 43rd District telephone town hall meetings that included approximately 19,000 and 15,000 local residents, respectively. Her calls featured presentations by the Los Angeles County Department of Health, the IRS, the Small Business Administration, all of the school districts in the 43rd District, LA Metro, LA Homeless Services Authority, LA Regional Food Bank, Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles, Watts Health Care, South Bay Family Health Clinic, and UMMA Community Clinic.  ... read more »
LAX Anticipates Another Record-Breaking Thanksgiving Holiday and Reminds Guests to Plan for Extra Time at The Airport
November 22, 2019
Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) is forecasting another record-setting Thanksgiving holiday travel period this year, with an estimated 3.21 million passengers during the 14 days surrounding the Thanksgiving holiday. That is roughly equivalent to 80% of the entire population of Los Angeles projected to travel through LAX this Thanksgiving holiday. Last year saw long lines and backed up traffic during peak days, and with more people expected and the addition of construction, this year is expected to be no different. It is vital for travelers to plan ahead and understand the new reality of how construction and record crowds will create challenging conditions at the nation's second-busiest airport this holiday season. ... read more »
LEADERSUP PARTNERS WITH LA SENTINEL TO CLOSE THE UNEMPLOYMENT GAP AMONG YOUTH IN SOUTH LA
September 19, 2019
LeadersUp not only recruits, trains and advocates for inclusive hiring practices but it partners with employers who are looking to hire diverse talent NOW! And its growing its Fair Chance Coalition of employers adopting hiring practices inclusive of jobseekers with prior arrests and convictions. ... read more »
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The LA Conservation Corps Holds Nov. 2nd College and Career Fair 
October 29, 2018
WHAT:  The Los Angeles Conservation Corps (LA Corps) is hosting a College & Career Fair on Friday, November 2, 2018 for teens and young adults in Los Angeles.  ... read more »
LA Metro Proud to Celebrate the Past, Present and Future With Taste of Soul 
October 11, 2018
Metro again welcomes the community to the 13th annual Taste of Soul Family Festival, hosted by the Los Angeles Sentinel Newspaper and Danny Bakewell Sr. ... read more »
2018 Women’s Veterans Summer Event
August 14, 2018
On August 24th, the LA County Department of Military & Veterans Affairs (MVA) will present a day focusing on how female vets can successfully complete their educational goals. Speakers and attendees will discuss issues faced when returning to school, including financial obligations, childcare, and how to successfully balance family, work and school. ... read more »
Demystifying the Project Labor Agreement: For Small Business Contractors
August 13, 2018
The Contractor Development and Bonding Program (CDBP) invites you to receive a more in-depth training on Project Labor Agreements. We want to show you how to take advantage of the PLA to increase your opportunities at Metro. Come and meet small contractors who have succeeded, trade representatives who can help and Metro Executives who are here to guide.  ... read more »
Watt Companies and West Angeles CDC host community workshop
May 3, 2018
LA Metro and their partners, Watt Companies and West Angeles Community Development Corporation (CDC) lead a spirited yet tough ‘community workshop’ that turned into a town hall meeting with a group of diverse leaders and residents on Thursday at the West Angeles Church Crystal room. ... read more »
Metro statement on video of young woman being removed by police from subway vehicle
January 30, 2018
As Metro continues to work with our partners at the Los Angeles Police Department on the investigation of a young woman being forcibly removed from a Metro subway train yesterday, I want to be clear about my position: We want our Customer Code of Conduct rules enforced, but I’m disappointed at the way the situation escalated. ... read more »
94.7 The Wave Main Stage Taste of Soul 2017
October 28, 2017
The Wave has been a partner of the festival since its inception. The Wave morning show host, Pat Prescott, and CBS LA news anchor, Pat Harvey, co-emceed the main stage as the “Pat Pat show”. The Ohio Players, the Gap Experience and many more performers blazed the main stage. ... read more / watch video »
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