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Candidate Spotlight: Errol Webber for Congress 2020!

Candidate Spotlight: Errol Webber for Congress 2020!

  Candidate Spotlight: Errol Webber Award-winning filmmaker, Errol Webber is a Candidate for Congress in California’s 37th Congressional District. Webber emigrated from Jamaica to the U.S., with his family in 2002, at 15 years old. He had dreams of being a commercial airline pilot. All that changed in 2003, when he learned broadcast video at […]

Los Angeles | ADDA Campaigns Against Proposed Charter Amendment Defunding the Police

Los Angeles | ADDA Campaigns Against Proposed Charter Amendment Defunding the Police

On July 21, 2020, the Los Angeles Board of Supervisors voted 4-1 (Supervisor Kathryn Barger voting “No”) to approve a proposed Charter Amendment.  If approved by the voters, it will defund public safety to the tune of hundreds of million dollars. On Tuesday, July 28, the Supervisors are expected to introduce ballot language for the Defund […]

Los Angeles, San Diego Public Schools Will Be Online This Fall

Los Angeles, San Diego Public Schools Will Be Online This Fall

Mary Margaret Olohan |Social Issues Reporter . Public schooling in San Diego and Los Angeles will all be conducted online this fall, the school districts announced Monday. The Los Angeles and San Diego unified school districts enroll 825,000 students, the New York Times reports, but these students will not be attending classes in person this fall […]

California Orders Bars in Los Angeles, 6 Other Counties to Close

California Orders Bars in Los Angeles, 6 Other Counties to Close

BY REUTERS California on Sunday ordered some bars to close as the state and a dozen others face the worst surge in CCP virus cases since the start of the pandemic. Governor Gavin Newsom’s order for bars to close in seven counties, including Los Angeles, is the first major rollback of efforts to reopen the economy in the most […]

LA County, City see increase in homeless numbers again — Despite Billions $$ Spent

LA County, City see increase in homeless numbers again — Despite Billions $$ Spent

  . By Stephen Frank,  California Political News and Views Great new for the homeless industry of government officials, pundits, lobbyists and special interest.  The more government spends to “solve” the homeless problem, the more homeless you have.  Could it be the government programs have failed? “The homeless numbers also increased in all-but-one of the […]

Schools no longer safe for students and educators; Los Angeles teachers’ union seeks to eliminate school police force

Schools no longer safe for students and educators; Los Angeles teachers’ union seeks to eliminate school police force

    By Michael Hernandez Safety will become the top reason to exit public schools if teachers’ unions are successful in eliminating school police forces. The United Teachers Los Angeles (UTLA) which represents teachers and support staff in the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) called for the elimination of the 400-member police force protecting […]

Los Angeles Mobilizes National Guard to Quell Violence, Looting

Los Angeles Mobilizes National Guard to Quell Violence, Looting

BY ISABEL VAN BRUGEN   Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti called on the California National Guard to patrol the streets of the nation’s second largest city on May 31 as protests intensified across the United States in response to the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. After Gov. Gavin Newsom declared a state of emergency for Los Angeles county, the […]

Newsom Clears Way For Hair Salons To Reopen—But Not In LA

Newsom Clears Way For Hair Salons To Reopen—But Not In LA

BY CITY NEWS SERVICE SANTA ANA, Calif. (CNS)—Gov. Gavin Newsom on May 26 cleared the way for barbershops and hair salons to open in counties that have been approved to move deeper into California’s reopening roadmap, including Orange County. Los Angeles County—home to roughly half of the state’s COVID-19 cases and deaths—has not yet been granted the “regional variance” needed […]

DOJ Warns Los Angeles Mayor That Stay-at-Home Extension Could Be Unlawful

DOJ Warns Los Angeles Mayor That Stay-at-Home Extension Could Be Unlawful

BY MIMI NGUYEN LY   The Department of Justice warned the mayor of Los Angeles and the county’s top health officer that a potential extension to the CCP virus stay-at-home order may be unlawful. A letter (pdf) sent to Mayor Eric Garcetti and Los Angeles County Public Health Director Barbara Ferrer on Friday expressed concern about recent statements both had made that restrictions may […]

Los Angeles Residents to Remain Under Safer at Home Order for 3 Months

Los Angeles Residents to Remain Under Safer at Home Order for 3 Months

BY KATABELLA ROBERTS   Los Angeles County residents can expect to remain under some type of stay-at-home restrictions for the next three months unless any major changes occur in the fight against the CCP virus, officials announced May 12. “LA County is continuing its progress on the road to recovery, with planned reopening of beaches for active recreation and […]

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