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Blacks in California Split Over Vote That Could Raise Some Property Taxes
July 23, 2020
The initiative has caused proponents and opponents in the Black community to draw battle lines. Each side has dug in, pointing to the benefits or the dangers of Prop 15 in opposing efforts to win the hearts, minds and votes of African Americans and other Californians. If passed, Prop 15 would overturn Prop 13, a provision that has for 42 years now placed a hard limit on how much tax can be assessed on any property in the state.  ... read more »
Back to Love, Family and Safety — The Old-Fashioned Way
April 9, 2020
Brown is now a commissioner on the California Commission on Aging. She also serves on Gov. Newsom’s Master Plan for the Aging Stakeholder Advisory Committee. Brown says each person in her group, which includes several local ministers, calls at least five elderly people every day to check on them. ... read more »
Major Housing Bill Dies In State Senate
February 6, 2020
After a two-hour debate last Wednesday, the state senate voted 18 to 15 to reject SB 50, a housing zoning bill Sen. Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco) introduced to fast-track the building of more housing units in the state.   ... read more »
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Charles R. Drew University Alumni Homecoming Weekend
October 3, 2019
CDU alumni weekend features second annual Drs. Ruth and Ludlow Creary Lecture, CME course on trauma and violence, plus evening gala ... read more »
New Bill Temporarily Protects Ethnic Newspapers as State Cracks Down on Gig Economy
September 26, 2019
Last week, Gov. Newsom signed AB 5, the “Employee Misclassification Bill,” into law. The legislation changes the classification of more than one million jobs in California from “contractor” to “employee.” ... read more »
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