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L.A. $15 Minimum Wage Almost Official

The Los Angeles City Council tentatively approved an ordinance Wednesday that would raise the minimum wage in Los Angeles to $15 per hour by 2020 for hundreds of... Read more »

County Homecare Workers Seek $15/Hour Wage

As home healthcare workers continued to push Tuesday for a wage hike from $9.65 to $15 an hour, Los Angeles County’s interim CEO laid out some of the other claims... Read more »

Exide Advisory Group Assembles

For the past couple of years, Resurrection Church in Boyle Heights has been the epicenter of the movement to close down the Exide battery-recycling plant in Vernon,... Read more »

Historic Vote Takes California’s Undocumented a Step Closer to Health Care

New America Media – A sweeping bill that will expand health care coverage to California’s undocumented population sailed through the State Senate Wednesday on... Read more »

Feds Move to Seize New Mongol Nation Insignias

Government prosecutors last week announced their intention to seize control of a new trademarked insignia associated with the Montebello-centered Mongol Nation motorcycle... Read more »

Ron Calderon’s Defense Claims Government Leaked Sealed Affidavit

Lawyers for Ron Calderon allege in court papers that federal corruption charges against their client should be thrown out because prosecutors engaged in “outrageous... Read more »

Caltrans to Pay Commerce for Access to Bandini Park During Freeway Widening

Commerce city officials have agreed to allow Caltrans to move forward with a widening project on the 710 Freeway that will temporarily close off a section of Bandini... Read more »

Federal Court Blocks Obama Action on Immigration

Southland immigration advocates reacted defiantly Tuesday to a federal appeals court ruling blocking the Obama administration’s plans to extend deportation protection... Read more »

Labor Wants Min. Wage Ordinance to Exclude Union Contracts

Mayor Eric Garcetti said Wednesday he is open to studying an idea to exclude workers with union contracts from the city’s $15 per hour minimum wage ordinance,... Read more »

Lawsuit Filed Over Oil Spill on 710 Freeway Near Commerce

A lawsuit filed by the owners of a big rig that crashed on the Long Beach (710) Freeway in Commerce in 2013, leaving the driver severely burned, alleges that the... Read more »

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