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LA Regional COVID Fund Will Provide $4.7 Million to Personal Care; Retail Small Businesses
April 9, 2021
Top financial institutions have concluded that while most businesses were negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, businesses within the personal care and retail sectors will have a longer path to recovery than most, having seen a 45% decrease in revenue in 2020. ... 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 »
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 »
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91 Percent of California Households Have Internet Access, But L.A. Is Behind
April 1, 2021
A USC survey released today found that nearly 91 percent of California households have high-speed internet access, which the university called a ``digital milestone,'' but 19 percent of Los Angeles County remains unconnected or under-connected. ... read more »
Anthony L. Price Passes Away
March 17, 2021
Celebrating the life and service of Anthony L. Price to Bethel Chapel Community Church. As we attempt to describe his dedication of 30 years to Bethel his beloved Church. ... read more »
L.A. Music Performer Reflects on California’s Plan to Re-open; Local Theme Parks and Stadiums Looking to Open April 1st 
March 10, 2021
California has been making consistent strides towards lowering COVID-19 related deaths and reducing person-to-person transmission. This is creating an opportunity for less restrictive guidelines to be applied to the golden state.  Leilia is an L.A. native, born to perform and share her musical talents. She reflected on the opportunity of performing again as Los Angeles prepares to reopen. ... read more »
L.A. Vaccination Sites To Close Friday, Saturday Due To Exhausted Supply
February 12, 2021
The Dodger Stadium mass vaccination site and Los Angeles' four other city-run sites will be closed Friday and Saturday because the city will have exhausted its supply of first-dose Moderna COVID-19 vaccines, Mayor Eric Garcetti said today. ... read more »
UPDATE: Lauren London Confirms She is Not Pregnant
February 8, 2021
Actress Lauren Nicole London has confirmed via Twitter that she is not pregnant. ... read more »
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Report Shows Racial Pay Gap For L.A. City Workers
February 5, 2021
  Los Angeles' city workforce has a large racial pay gap, with city workers on average earning $53 per hour, while Black and Latino city employees earned an average of $44 per hour during the 2020 fiscal year, according to a report released today by Controller Ron Galperin. ... read more »
Poet Amanda Gorman To Read Tribute Poem At Super Bowl
February 4, 2021
Fresh off her nationally acclaimed poetry reading at President Joe Biden's inauguration, Los Angeles native Amanda Gorman will be presenting her work on another massive stage -- the Super Bowl, ... read more »
Compton School District, Health Group Partner for Mass Vaccination Sites
February 4, 2021
The partnership is the first of its kind in Los Angeles County, and will result in the ability to vaccinate tens of thousands of Compton residents once community vaccination begins. Compton Unified is the first school district in the state to establish schools as mass vaccination venues, according to the district. ... read more »
Mayor Eric Garcetti announced a mobile vaccination program today aimed at bringing COVID-19 vaccines to neighborhoods with the highest rates of the virus and coronavirus-related deaths.
February 4, 2021
Mayor Eric Garcetti announced a mobile vaccination program today aimed at bringing COVID-19 vaccines to neighborhoods with the highest rates of the virus and coronavirus-related deaths. ... read more »
L.A. County Extends Eviction Moratorium Until Oct. 31
September 8, 2020
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors today extended a moratorium on evictions through Oct. 31.     The board also set the county's moratorium as the minimum standard for cities countywide, something Supervisor Kathryn Barger had previously pushed back against.  ... read more »
Grammy Award Winner Mavis Staples Receives Woody Guthrie Award
August 12, 2015
Grammy award-winning artist Mavis Staples received the second annual Woody Guthrie Award at the Grammy Museum on July 22. Given to an artist that “best exemplifies the spirit and life of Woody Guthrie,” the award celebrates those who “speak for the less fortunate through music, ... read more »
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