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Category: City Affairs

Athens ‘Evergreen’ Contract Raises Concerns In Bell Gardens

City says agreement will help cut trash hauling deficit.
categories BusinessCity AffairsNeighborhoodsPolitics

County Budget to Top $26 Billion

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday tentatively approved a recommended $26.054 billion budget for 2014-15.
categories City AffairsEconomyPolitics

Simona Farrise Runs for 62nd Assembly Seat

Farrise received the Progressive Leadership Award from the Equal Justice Society and was honored by A New Way of Life Re-Entry Program with their “Movement Builder Award” in 2013.
categories City AffairsNeighborhoodsPolitics

California County Could be State's First to Ban Fracking

A majority on the Butte County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to draft an ordinance that would ban the practice known as hydraulic fracturing.
categories BusinessCity AffairsGreen NewsHealthNeighborhoodsPoliticsPublic Safety

LAUSD Backs Call to End Deportations

Los Angeles Unified board members on Tuesday unanimously approved a resolution asking President Obama to stop the deportations they say are tearing families apart.
category City Affairs

Day of Music and Art Benefits the Homeless

Music, comedy and art were all part of a daylong festival to raise funds to help the homeless in Los Angeles.
categories Arts & CultureCity AffairsNeighborhoods

SITV Hands Out ‘Best for Women Awards’

Women from all walks of life were honored on Tuesday, March 25, by Soroptimist International of The Verdugos (SITV) for being role models and trailblazers for women everywhere.
categories BusinessCity AffairsFamily/Inter-generational NewsRace/Ethnic Relations

Readers Debate Historic Preservation in Alhambra

While some Alhambra Source readers called on the city to prioritize historic preservation, others felt that property owners should take on that responsibility.
categories Arts & CultureCity AffairsFamily/Inter-generational NewsNeighborhoods

Affordable Housing Complex Opens in Boyle Heights

The grand opening of a 59-unit housing complex in Boyle Heights was celebrated March 13 as Councilmember Jose Huizar along with the Retirement Housing Foundation cut the ribbon to open its doors.
categories City AffairsFamily/Inter-generational NewsNeighborhoods

Anti-Fracking Activists Head to Sacramento

Environmental activists are leaving via bus on Saturday, March 15 to attend the Don't Frack California rally in Sacramento and to support Senator Holly Mitchell in her fight to get SB 1132 passed.
categories BusinessCity AffairsGreen NewsHealthPoliticsPublic Safety
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