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Sen. De Leon Shares Agenda With Business Community

“California is the seventh largest economy in the entire world,” senate leader Kevin De Leon told a gathering of Latino business owners last week. He was taking... Read more »

California Workers’ Comp Law Gets Criticism, Praise at Senate Hearing

March 26, 2015, 5:01 p.m An architect of California’s recent workers’ comp reform testified Wednesday that the law was being misused by insurers and... Read more »

L.A. Women Still Earn Less Than Men

Many women living in the city of Los Angeles earn a wage that roughly equals 84 cents for every dollar their male counterparts earn, according to a report released... Read more »

Beverly Hospital Names New President, CEO

Montebello-based Beverly Hospital’s Interim Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Alice Cheng, has been appointed president and CEO. Cheng has held the interim position... Read more »

Council Sets Hearings on Minimum Wage Hike

UC Berkeley’s study of a proposal to raise the minimum wage in Los Angeles is expected to be released this week, ahead of four public hearings on the issue being... Read more »

Uncle Sam Wants DACA Recipients to Avoid Tax Scams

New America Media – A new scam targeting immigrants has gotten the attention of Uncle Sam. Health advocates are concerned that tax preparers have been misinforming,... Read more »

County to Bring Property Tax Team into 21st Century

The Los Angeles County Assessor said Tuesday a four-year, $80 million overhaul of the department’s “1970s-era, mainframe, green screen” technology will improve... Read more »

Port Agreement Tentatively Reached

  The mayors of Los Angeles and Long Beach hailed the tentative labor agreement between dockworkers and port employers Monday and announced a plan to have their... Read more »

‘Iconic’ El Tepeyac Café Owners Sued

Relatives of the late owner of the iconic El Tepeyac cafe in Boyle Heights are being sued by a man who alleges he loaned more than $200,000 to the eatery in 1993,... Read more »

County to Review Contracting Policy

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Tuesday directed staffers to review how sole source contracts get awarded and consider new limits on the use of no-bid... Read more »

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