Court records from two separate cases indicate that recently resigned Inglewood Unified School District (IUSD) board member Arnold Butler may have been involved in a web of criminal activity involving illegal campaign contributions and misappropriation of IUSD school funds used to disparage a school board candidate running against him.
A decision by state air quality regulators that could allow a controversial acid-lead battery recycling plant in Vernon to reopen by the end of the year is being met with anger by people living near the facility.
Commerce city officials had three priorities going into the city’s 2014-2015 annual budget: improve public safety, enhance quality of life related services for Commerce residents and invest in the city’s infrastructure.
Waving Sri Lankan and American flags, Muslims in Los Angeles rallied outside the Consulate General’s office on Wilshire Boulevard calling on the Sri Lankan government to step up efforts to protect religious minorities and bring to justice leaders of the recent clashes in the southern town of Aluthgama.
Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck sat motionless as speaker after speaker criticized his job as the city’s top cop during a meeting of the city’s police commission Tuesday evening in Lincoln Heights.
On Wednesday, July 2, the Los Angeles City Council confirmed Mayor Eric Garcetti’s appointment of another Filipino American to an LA city commission, further boosting the degree of representation of the Filipino community in city government.