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William Funderburk – A Champion for the People 
September 20, 2018
Former DWP commissioner leaves legacy of equity for underserved communities  ... read more »
First ‘Bridge Home’ Temporary Homeless Shelter in L.A. Opens
September 13, 2018
The "Bridge Home'' program was first announced by Garcetti during his State of the City speech in April as a new front in the fight against homelessness, which has grown by about 75 percent over the last six years. The 2018 Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority found that more than 31,000 people are homeless in the city, including more than 23,000 living without shelter, which were both slight drops from the previous year. ... read more »
Council Approves Renaming Rodeo Road Obama Boulevard
August 31, 2018
City Council President Herb Wesson proposed the name change last year and noted that then-candidate Obama held a campaign rally at Rancho Cienega Recreation Center on Rodeo Road in 2007. The 3.5-mile street runs from near the Culver City border east to Mid-City and is not to be confused with upscale Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills. ... read more »
No Charges Filed Against Ed Buck in Death of Gemmel Moore
August 2, 2018
New Video Shows White Democratic Donor Continued to Lure Young Black Gay Men with Money and Meth While Under Investigation for Homicide  ... read more »
Prominent Civil Rights Leader John Mack Remembered
July 12, 2018
A prominent leader wherever he went, Mack was well known for his transformative work with the Los Angeles Urban League, which he revitalized and used to aid 100,000 people annually. He made a tremendous impact on the Los Angeles community and others around the nation. His legacy stretches from Washington, D.C. to Michigan, from Atlanta to North Carolina. Mack’s activism and dedication to improving the livelihood of others was mentioned throughout the service.  ... read more »
SwimLA Kicks Off
June 21, 2018
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Black Lives Matter Activists Criticize Selection of Moore as LAPD Chief
June 11, 2018
Garcetti was given three finalists to choose from by the board, the civilian body that oversees the LAPD. They were Moore, San Francisco Police Chief William “Bill” Scott and Deputy LAPD Chief Robert Arcos. Moore has been with the department since 1981. ... read more »
Garcetti Taps Michel Moore As New LAPD Chief 
June 7, 2018
Los Angeles Police Department Assistant Chief Michel Moore was chosen today by Mayor Eric Garcetti as the department's new chief, replacing the retiring Charlie Beck.  ... read more »
Support Grows for Watts Towers Art Center Director 
May 24, 2018
Community leaders and residents have come out recently in support of Watts Towers Art Center Director Rosie Lee Hooks, who was suspended last month for commissioning a mural of jazz great Charles Mingus on the youth art center named for him ten years ago. ... read more »
Los Angeles Football Club (LAFC) Unveils World-Class Football Stadium in South L.A.
April 26, 2018
Last Wednesday, April 18, the Los Angeles Football Club (LAFC) and its partners made history with the unveiling of Banc of California Stadium, the home venue for LA’s newest sports franchise. ... read more »
 Mayor Eric Garcetti Talks Moving the Future of Los Angeles Forward in State of the City Address 
April 19, 2018
On Monday, April 16, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti entered the chamber where he gave his fifth State of the City address ... read more »
Wesson, Price, Harris-Dawson and Sentinel host LAPD Town Hall   
April 12, 2018
Community Gives Voice on Selection of LA’s Next Police Chief  ... read more »
Former First Lady Michelle Obama to Participate in the United State of Women Summit in Los Angeles 
March 29, 2018
Former First Lady Michelle Obama will participate in the second United State of Women Summit, which will take place in Los Angeles on May 5-6. United State of Women, an independent nonprofit that grew out of the Obama Administration’s Council on Women and Girls, is focused on inspiring women and allies to turn passion into action.  ... read more »
Lucas Museum of Narrative Art Breaks Ground in Exposition Park 
March 22, 2018
More than 100 civic and community leaders join Mellody Hobson and George Lucas for the largest public gift ever given to a municipality.  ... read more »
Our Authors Study Club Presents an Evening with African American Authors
March 12, 2018
  Mayor Eric Garrett & Our Authors Study Club Presents an Evening with African American Authors, February 21, 2018, Los Angeles, California. Evening with Authors program Featured Actress Kim Coles, ... read more »
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