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Two Ventura, Los Angeles County families join lawsuit to Reopen California Schools for in-person instruction (Part 1)

Two Ventura, Los Angeles County families join lawsuit  to Reopen California Schools for in-person instruction (Part 1)

By Michael Hernandez LOS ANGELES—Two Ventura, Los Angeles County families are included in a lawsuit to Reopen California Schools brought against Gov. Gavin Newsom, Attorney General Xavier Becerra, State Public Health Officer Sonia Angell and State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond by the San Francisco law firm of Harmeet K. Dhillon and the San […]

Los Angeles, Santa Clara Counties intensify War on Churches: LA terminates parking lot lease; Santa Clara fines church $15,000

Los Angeles, Santa Clara Counties intensify War on Churches: LA terminates parking lot lease; Santa Clara fines church $15,000

By Michael Hernandez LOS ANGELES—Los Angeles County Public Works Director Mark Pestrella has terminated a 45-year parking lot lease between Los Angeles and Grace Community Church Pastor John MacArthur during a prolonged war against the church in what attorneys are calling “retaliatory action” after losing several court battles. “Los Angeles County is retaliating against Grace […]

Here’s What California’s New Color-Coded Reopening Plan Means for Restaurants

Here’s What California’s New Color-Coded Reopening Plan Means for Restaurants

by Farley Elliott  Indoor dining is now possible again across the state, but it’s going to be a while for LA County A new color-coded reopening framework for California has big implications for the state’s restaurant scene, which has been crushed by the ongoing pandemic and its related economic volatility. The plan, announced on Friday by Governor Gavin Newsom, creates a four-tier […]

POLITICS | Battle for the Office Los Angeles DA – George Gascon Obscuring his Background

POLITICS | Battle for the Office Los Angeles DA – George Gascon Obscuring his Background

George Gascon, who was previously sanctioned by the San Francisco Ethics Commission and ordered to pay thousands of dollars in fines for violating campaign finance and ethics laws, today sought to distract from his dismal debate performance on Sunday by attacking Jackie Lacey’s choice of Zoom backgrounds. It’s ironic.  Gascon has spent this whole campaign […]

Second Largest School District Will Test 700,000 Students For COVID While Waiting To Reopen

Second Largest School District Will Test 700,000 Students For COVID While Waiting To Reopen

MARY ROSE CORKERY REPORTER The Los Angeles school district plans to test around 700,000 students and 75,000 employees for COVID-19 within the next few months while classes begin online, the district superintendent said Monday. The testing will occur while the Los Angeles Unified School District waits for schools reopen in-person classes, Superintendent Austin Beutner said, according to a video […]

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 […]