January 8, 2015 by · 1 Comment 

Changes to Child Welfare System Drag On

Reforms to Los Angeles County’s child welfare system have been slow, two county supervisors said Tuesday, while the Board of Supervisors’ newest members called... Read more »

Jerry Brown Begins His Fourth Term as Governor

Gov. Jerry Brown was sworn in for the fourth time Monday and delivered his inaugural address to the legislature outlining his principal objectives. During the ceremony,... Read more »

Grant Fuels ‘Promise’ to Boyle Heights

Proyecto Pastoral on Wednesday received a $300,000 grant from AT&T to expand Promesa Boyle Heights, an initiative to increase graduation rates and college success... Read more »

99 Cents Only Store Reaches Hazardous Waste Settlement

Commerce-based 99 Cent Only Stores will pay more than $2.36 million dollars in civil penalties and fines as part of an agreement to settle allegations its stores... Read more »

Leahy Leaving Metro in April

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s CEO, who began his transit career as a bus driver, announced Tuesday he will leave the agency in... Read more »

Workers Injured In Commerce Casino Accident

Five people were taken to a hospital Jan. 3 after falling at the Commerce Casino. Firefighters were summoned about 3:15 p.m. to the casino at 6131 Telegraph Road,... Read more »

L.A. Doctor Gets Five Years in Prison for Drug Trafficking

The operator of a medical clinic in East Los Angeles was sentenced Monday to more than five years in federal prison for illegally distributing powerful opiate painkillers... Read more »

JPMorgan Chase Sued for ‘Violating’ HIV Positive Worker’s Rights

A lawsuit filed last week in Los Angeles Superior Court accuses JPMorgan Chase & Co. of violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the California... Read more »

NFL Returning to L.A. Market? Stadium Proposal Raising Hope

The owner of the St. Louis Rams and the company redeveloping the site of the former Hollywood Park racetrack announced plans Monday to incorporate an 80,000-seat... Read more »

Undocumented Immigrants Begin Applying for CA Driver’s License

Undocumented immigrants got in line early Friday at state Department of Motor Vehicles offices in Los Angeles, the first day that those who cannot establish legal... Read more »

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