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NBC4 Names Renee Washington Vice President of News
June 7, 2019
NBC4 announced today that Renee Washington has been named Vice President of News for the station.  Washington, who brings more than 20 years of broadcast television experience to the role, will report directly to Steve Carlston, President and General Manager of NBC4.  Washington will begin her new post immediately. ... read more »
Actor Bill Duke and Filmmaker William Michael Barbee Attend Didi Hirsch’s 23rd Annual Erasing the Stigma Awards
May 10, 2019
On Thursday, April 25th, Actor Bill Duke and Filmmaker William “Michael” Barbee attended the 23rd Annual Erasing the Stigma Leadership Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. ... read more »
U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $225 Million Loan for San Bernardino County’s I-10 Corridor Project
May 3, 2019
U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Build America Bureau will provide a $225 million Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (TIFIA) loan to the San Bernardino County Transportation Authority (SBCTA) in California. ... read more »
Coastal Commission Approves Sweeping New Environmental Justice Policy to Increase Coastal Protections for All Californians
March 22, 2019
The commission adopted the policy on Friday, March 8 at the California African American Museum in Los Angeles. Since 1999, California has passed a series bills advancing the concept of environmental justice, which emerged out of the civil rights movement. In recent years, the push to correct long-standing inequities that have disproportionately burdened lower-income communities of color has been increasing with a number of state agencies working to adopt similar policies. ... read more »
Clear Channel: A Corporate Citizen of Los Angeles
March 14, 2019
Media company Clear Channel Outdoor is vigilant when it comes to corporate responsibility. For 100 years now, they have been helping non profits across the country get their messages out via millions of dollars in donated media space. Here in Los Angeles, said Layne Lawson, Clear Channel Outdoor Southern California Vice President of Public Affairs., CCO continues to be a “proud partner and a good corporate citizen.” ... read more »
LAFC Announces Multi-Year Partnership with Chevron
March 8, 2019
The Los Angeles Football Club (LAFC) today announced a multi-year partnership with Chevron Corporation. Chevron will serve as the Club’s official energy partner showcasing its commitment to local communities as the presenting partner of two soccer refurbishments per year throughout the Southern California region.  ... read more »
Wendy’s Window: ‘Civil Rights: Progression or Regression?’
February 21, 2019
I was born of a White mother and a Black father in 1961 in Southern California during a time when America was experiencing segregation across the nation.  Although many of us in California did not feel the same effects as many of our relatives in the South, segregation was still alive and well throughout the country. The Civil Rights Movement was in its beginning stages and the 50’s and 60’s were pivotal in changing the face and climate of America. The Civil Rights Movement was organized by African Americans with the goal to help end racial discrimination and provide equal rights to all under the law. ... read more »
SoCal Museums Announces the 14th Annual MUSEUMS FREE-FOR-ALL
January 8, 2019
SoCal Museums announces the 14th Annual Museums Free-for-All on Saturday, February 2 and Sunday, February 3, 2019. Over forty museums—presenting art, cultural heritage, natural history, and science—will open their doors and invite visitors to attend free of charge. ... read more »
Metrolink Board Names Stephanie Wiggins as Chief Executive Officer
December 19, 2018
The Board of Directors of Metrolink today named Stephanie Wiggins Metrolink’s Chief Executive Officer. Wiggins is currently the Deputy Chief Executive Officer of the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro). ... read more »
The Lions Roar Into Union Station with Reggae Celebration at Season’s Third Cocoa Concert
December 11, 2018
Free Cocoa Bar, Christmas Craft Corner, Kids’ Zone and Santa Selfies Highlight Holiday Happenings ... read more »
Eat, Drink, and Be Merry at the New Pasadena Tournament Of Roses® Sip & Savor
December 11, 2018
Dec. 28, 29 & 30, 2018, at Jackie Robinson Memorial Field, Adjacent to The Rose Bowl Stadium in Pasadena. Showcasing Southern California’s food scene, along with fine wines, craft brews, and an array of entertainment for the whole family. ... read more »
White Supremacist Pleads Guilty in Los Angeles
November 30, 2018
A member of a White supremacist group has pleaded guilty to a federal charge in connection with a political rally that turned violent in Southern California last year. ... read more »
Los Angeles Nonprofits Receive Over $1 Million in Economic Development Grants from Bank of America to Stimulate Business and Neighborhood Revitalization
November 19, 2018
Bank of America announced $1,124,000 in economic development grants given to 52 nonprofits that help stimulate local business and neighborhood revitalization in communities across Los Angeles. Nonprofits receiving the funds provide services ranging from affordable housing and community development resources to small business support and arts and culture programs that stimulate the local economy. ... read more »
America’s Water Infrastructure Act To Fund Up To $35 Million Towards West Basin’s Harbor South Bay Water Recycling Project
November 8, 2018
America’s Water Infrastructure Act, the comprehensive infrastructure legislation passed by Congress in the fall and signed by the president on Oct. 23, will allow West Basin Municipal Water District (West Basin) to access an additional $35 million in federal funding for its Harbor South Bay Water Recycling project. ... read more »
Vote Yes On Measure W – It’s Good For Business and for the Black Community
November 1, 2018
At its core, we support Measure W because of its impact on empowering African-Americans and other communities of color in Los Angeles County – making business pay their fair share for the clean water that Black and brown residents are most likely, otherwise, to be deprived of. Measure W is a progressive tax that spreads the compliance burden equally with no groups paying more than their fair share. ... read more »
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