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Category: City Affairs

Filipina Runs for Glendale City Council Anew

After failing to make it in 2013, a Filipina is once again running for a seat in the Glendale City Council in the upcoming April 2015 city elections.
categories City AffairsNeighborhoodsPolitics

Supervisor Molina to Challenge Huizar In Los Angeles 14th Council District

Los Angeles County Supervisor Gloria Molina, who is being termed out of her board seat, said Friday she will challenge Jose Huizar next year for his seat on the Los Angeles City Council.
categories City AffairsPolitics

Commerce Supports Washington Blvd. Route For Metro Gold Line

Seeing the possibility of attracting new businesses, increasing sales tax revenue, adding jobs, not to mention much needed transportation improvements, cities in east Los Angeles County have been lobbying Metro since 2008 to select a route for the extension of the Gold Line that will travel through their city on its way east.
categories City AffairsNeighborhoods

Metro Fare Changes Start Monday Sept. 15

Saying it needs the increase fares to stave off budget deficits in coming years, Metro’s new higher bus and rail fares will go into effect next week.
category City Affairs

LAX Flyaway Shuttle Service Opens in Hollywood

Getting to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) may have just become easier with the arrival of a new bus line that will shuttle passengers from Hollywood to LAX, and vice versa.
category City Affairs

Consul General Leo Herrera-Lim: On Serving the Largest Filipino Community in the United States

There are roughly 825,000 Filipinos in Southern California, with around 300,000 living in Los Angeles County. And those numbers are just for SoCal alone.
categories City AffairsPoliticsProfilesRace/Ethnic Relations

Ruben Salazar Remembered

Last Friday, Valdez and other longtime Chicano activists joined Molina at Salazar Park on Whittier Boulevard to unveil a plaque commemorating the journalist’s legacy.
categories City AffairsMediaPoliticsRace/Ethnic Relations

Latino Heritage Month Kicks Off with ‘Metro Crawl’

A new program to highlight area businesses offering Metro rail and bus riders special discounts as part of the city of Los Angeles’ Latino Heritage Month festivities, was kicked off last week at the Homegirl Café near El Pueblo de Los Angeles.
categories Arts & CultureCity AffairsRace/Ethnic Relations

Mayor Garcetti Reveals Plan to Increase City’s Minimum Wage

Mayor Eric Garcetti formally introduced his plan to boost the city’s minimum wage to $13.25 an hour by 2017.
categories City AffairsEconomyPolitics

Garcetti Hires Nemani As L.A.’s Chief Data Officer

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti hired Nemani, 25, to collaborate with city departments to collect and analyze data and oversee operations of L.A.’s new open-data portal.
categories City AffairsScience & Technology
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