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City to Consider Sales Tax Hike to Raise $4.5B for Street Repairs

Los Angeles’ top budget adviser Tuesday recommended going to voters with a half-cent sales tax hike to pay for street and sidewalk repairs. The proposed tax hike... Read more »

Women Owned Businesses Survive Longer

Businesses with a woman at the helm have a greater change of long-term survival, according to Cornell University researchers. Female ownership is the often the key... Read more »

Free Service Makes Tax Prep Less ‘Taxing’ for Older Californians

The income tax filing deadline is now less than two months away, but the return preparation process can be less taxing for those 60 and older. AARP’s Tax-Aide... Read more »

New Partnership to Help Raise Funds for MAOF

A Commerce-based marketing company with a long history of putting on successful large scale festivals and other events, will help a local nonprofit social service... Read more »

Boyle Heights Trucking Co Sued For Back Wages

A former driver for a Boyle Heights trucking company filed a proposed class-action lawsuit against the firm, alleging he and other employees are owed back wages... Read more »

Garcetti Names Entertainment Attorney as New Film Czar

  Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, who last year declared a “state of emergency” in the local film and television production industry, announced Monday... Read more »

Free Tax Preparation Help and Family Resource Fair Saturday at Cal State LA

  (IRS) If you are low-income and need assistance preparing your tax returns, a team of trained and certified volunteers will be at Cal State University, Los... Read more »

Walmart Now Hiring for New South Gate Store

A new Walmart Supercenter scheduled to open this spring in South Gate will hire as many as 250 workers at the location, the company said Monday. A temporary hiring... Read more »

Pres.Obama Nominates Local Latino Banker, Businesswoman to Head SBA

The granddaughter of a migrant worker and founder of a Los Angeles bank was nominated by President Barack Obama yesterday to lead the Small Business Administration. Maria... Read more »

East L.A. Chamber Welcomes New Board

Two strong advocates for local businesses have joined the East Los Angeles Board of Directors, the chamber announced this week. Jesse Torres, president and CEO of... Read more »

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