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LAPD Chief Reports Big Slowdown of Department’s Vaccination Effort
May 4, 2021
With only about 40% of the Los Angeles Police Department fully vaccinated, Chief Michel Moore told the city's Police Commission today that the vaccination effort has ``slowed dramatically,'' ... read more »
LA COUNTY PARKS IS HIRING RECREATION LEADERS FOR SUMMER 2021
April 29, 2021
The Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation (LA County Parks) is hiring Recreation Service Leaders to work at local parks throughout Los Angeles County for summer 2021. ... read more »
FINAL OPPORTUNITY: Apply Now for a $10,000 Keep Our Shops on the Block Grant for Personal Care & Retail Businesses
April 29, 2021
Los Angeles, California – Following the success of the LA Regional COVID-19 Recovery Fund, which dispersed nearly $100 million in grants last year to small businesses and non-profits, the Fund is distributing an additional $4.7 million dollars to small businesses in the personal care & retail sector through the Keep Our Shops on the Block Grant ... read more »
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Garcetti Reveals Top Priorities in 2021-2022 Budget Proposal
April 22, 2021
Delivering the financial document to the City Council on April 20, the mayor indicated his top interests include addressing the homelessness crisis, investing in small businesses, upgrading opportunities for young people and improving the quality of life for many Angelenos by implementing a guaranteed basic income pilot program.  ... read more »
HACLA Stands in Agreement with HUD’s Withdrawal of Proposed Rule on Mixed Status Families
April 9, 2021
Friday, April 2, 2021, the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is pubished a Federal Register notice that announced the Department’s withdrawal of HUD’s 2019 proposed rule on changes to the treatment of mixed status households receiving federal housing assistance. ... read more »
The Robey Theatre Company Presents a Virtual Birthday Celebration For Paul Robeson: Actor, Singer, Athlete, Civil Rights Activist And Humanitarian April 9, 2021 6 PM (PDT)
April 9, 2021
Please join co-founders Ben Guillory and Danny Glover in a joyous birthday celebration of Paul Robeson (1898-1976), the inspiration for The Robey Theatre Company and the man from whom Robey gets its name ... read more »
The Weeknd is Top Nominee for May’s iHeartRadio Music Awards
April 8, 2021
The Weeknd, Megan Thee Stallion and Roddy Ricch are among the top nominees for next month's iHeartRadio Music Awards. ... read more »
Average L.A. County Gas Price Rises For 13th Time in 16 Days
April 8, 2021
The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County rose today for the 13th time in 16 days, increasing a half-cent to $3.972, its highest amount since Nov. 20, 2019. ... read more »
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Councilmember Monica Rodriguez Secures $1.1 Million for the First Ever Youth Development Dept. in the City of Los Angeles
April 8, 2021
The Invest in Youth Coalition is proud to announce that on Thursday April 1, Los Angeles City Councilmember Monica Rodriguez secured $1.1 million for the City’s first ever Youth Development Department. ... read more »
Update: LAPD Chief Says Credential Process Needs Reform After Journalists’ ‘Detentions’
April 6, 2021
After multiple journalists were detained by Los Angeles Police Department officers while covering the March 25 demonstrations at Echo Park Lake, Chief Michel Moore told police commissioners today that the department is working to reform its credentialing process. ... read more »
Probe Into Prison Deaths Ends Up Uncovering $8 Billion in Untracked State Money
April 1, 2021
What started out as an investigation into inmate deaths in some of California's county jails led to an audit that uncovered severe overcrowding, a lack of mental health resources and $8 billion in State funds for which three county Sherriff offices cannot properly account. ... read more »
LA County Moves To Orange Tier, But Rules Won’t Change Until Monday
March 31, 2021
Los Angeles County was officially in the less- restrictive orange tier of the state's COVID-19 business-reopening blueprint today -- but it will wait until Monday before easing economic restrictions, and some rules will be stricter than state guidelines. ... read more »
Making Los Angeles Whole: Radical Recovery for All Angelinos
March 25, 2021
We call on the City of Los Angeles to direct a $1 billion dollar investment over the next two years towards poor and working-class families hit hardest by COVID, and develop a formula targeting 80% of the resources towards communities hardest hit by COVID.  Those funds should be accountable to the people so that we see results for dollars spent.  ... read more »
Newly Sworn-In Sen. Sydney Kamlager Assigned to Serve on Eight Committees
March 17, 2021
Last week, California Senate Pro-Tem Toni Atkins (D-San Diego), swore in former Assemblymember Sydney Kamlager (D-Los Angeles) as the state’s newest and only Black woman senator. ... read more »
Beulah Mae Calvert Passes Away
March 17, 2021
Beulah Mae Calvert (88) of Culver City, CA, passed away January 10, 2021. ... read more »
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