Waters Announces Over $1 Billion in Paycheck Protection Program Loans

Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), Chairwoman of the House Financial Services Committee, released a district data sheet which summarizes Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) data provided by the Small Business Administration (SBA) regarding loans made to businesses in Gardena, Harbor City, Hawthorne, Inglewood, Lawndale, Lomita, Los Angeles, Playa Vista, and Torrance. Over one billion dollars in PPP loans were awarded to 10,750 businesses within Congresswoman Waters’ congressional district.

Rep. Maxine Waters Keynotes California Statewide Black Graduation

Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43) served as the virtual keynote speaker for more than 2,500 African American graduates from 24 colleges across the state of California on Friday, June 19. The virtual graduation was organized by students and one of the founders of Brunch 2 Bomb, Adrienne Reed, as a salute to Black graduates in the Class of 2020 who were not able to have traditional graduation ceremonies due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Remains Found Inside Apartment Wall Believed to be Missing Woman from 2009

Human remains were found inside an apartment wall in a Lomita housing project, and relatives of a woman who was reported missing from the building six years ago said last week they believe it’s their loved one. The remains were discovered at the Harbor Hills Housing Project in the 26800 block of Western Avenue after someone called the Sheriff’s Department with a tip, sheriff’s Lt. Steve Jauch told City News Service. “One of our homicide detectives received a call last week claiming there were human remains buried inside one of the apartments,” Jauch said. “Detectives went to the scene twice