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Fil Am Chamber South Bay LA Holds Mixer March 19

The Filipino American Chamber of South Bay Los Angeles Area (FACC-SLAA will  hold its quarterly mixer on Thursday, March 19 at  6:30 pm at the Long Beach Marriott Hotel, 4700 Airport Plaza Drive.
categories BusinessNeighborhoods

Los Angeles County Declares ‘Susan Ahn Cuddy Day’

On Jan. 16, Susan Ahn Cuddy, a Korean American living legend who was the first Asian American woman to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces, turned 100. On Tuesday, Los Angeles County honored the Los Angeles-born trailblazer and patriot by declaring March 10, 2015 “Susan Ahn Cuddy Day.”
categories City AffairsFamily/Inter-generational NewsRace/Ethnic Relations

Child Victims Entitled to Civil Recourse, Regardless of Legal Status

A bill authored by Assemblyman Jimmy Gomez aimed at protecting the rights of undocumented children in civil court proceedings has earned the backing of MALDEF, a legal civil rights group.
categories ImmigrationJusticePolitics

Roybal-Allard to Lead Dems on Powerful Homeland Security Subcommittee

The House Democratic Caucus formally approved Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) selection as the Ranking Democrat on the powerful House Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security. She has been a member of the Homeland Security Subcommittee since its creation in 2003.
categories PoliticsPublic Safety

Vernon Councilmember Continues Family Legacy

Melissa Ybarra took the oath of office Tuesday; she will fill out the remainder of the term left vacant by the unexpected death of her father, Michael A. Ybarra in September. Ther term expires in 2017.
categories City AffairsNeighborhoodsPolitics

‘The Drop Box’ to Screen in Select Theaters Nationwide March 3-5

For just three nights, “The Drop Box” will be available to watch in select theaters nationwide through Pine Creek Entertainment in association with Focus on the Family, Kindred Image and Fathom Events.
category Arts & Culture

L.A. County Supervisors Vote to Eliminate CEO Position

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors took another step Tuesday toward restructuring its management team.
categories City AffairsPolitics

The Alhambra Lunar New Year Festival: Dancers, Carnival Rides, Delectable Eats

Sights from the 24th installment of the annual festival.
categories Arts & CultureFamily/Inter-generational NewsNeighborhoods

Films Explore the Power of Art to Transform ‘LA Stories’

Two very different films depicting young people coming of age and using music and art to overcome adversity will be screened Saturday at the annual Lummis Day Movie Night at the Wellness Center, the newly opened office and community space located in Los Angeles’ historic General Hospital complex in Boyle Heights.
categories Arts & CultureNeighborhoods

Monterey Park Begins Preparations for 100th Anniversary

Last week, the city council approved establishing an ad hoc committee to plan the city’s 100th birthday celebration in 2016. The committee will be open to all residents interested in participating in monthly meetings.
categories City AffairsNeighborhoods
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