Bass Releases $12.8B Proposed Budget

Mayor Karen Bass on Monday, April 22, released a proposed $12.8 billion city budget for the 2024-25 fiscal year — a decrease from this fiscal year’s $242 million spending plan.

CD 8 Presents Annual  Holiday Tree Lighting and Snow Day

Join Councilmember Marqueece Harris-Dawson and the Council District Eight team for South L.A.’s Fifth Annual It’s Lit! holiday celebration on Saturday, November 19, at Century Boulevard and Broadway Avenue. It will be a day of music, community talent, snow play, and fun!

Councilmember Price Gives Reassuring Message to Victory Members

In response to the fire that burned Victory Baptist Church, the Office of Councilmember Curren Price will help to coordinate a task force made up of city departments to identify possible resources and services and has secured $50,000 in discretionary funds to disperse to the Victory Community Foundation to jump-start recovery efforts.

LA Firefighters Union Denied TRO Against Vaccine Mandate

A judge today denied an application by the Los Angeles city firefighters’ union for a temporary restraining order preventing enforcement of a mandate requiring its employees to be vaccinated against COVID- 19, saying there was no evidence of immediate harm.

LAFD Women Firefighters Group: Chief Ignored Abuse Reports, Should be Removed

A coalition of women firefighters at the Los Angeles Fire Department today called for Fire Chief Ralph Terrazas to be
removed for allegedly ignoring allegations of sexism, harassment and abuse endured by women at the department.
In a letter to Mayor Eric Garcetti, the Los Angeles Women in the Fire Service alleged that Terrazas “has ignored, downplayed, denied or actively obstructed any investigation into the cultural problems with LAFD.”