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Category: Economy

$15.37 Minimum Wage Approved for LA Hotel Employees

The LA City Council voted on Wednesday to impose a higher minimum wage, at least $15.37 an hour, to workers at big hotels in the city. The new minimum wage requirement is one of the highest in the country.
categories BusinessCity AffairsEconomy

MUSD Kicks Off ‘War on Hunger’ Food Drive

The Montebello Unified School District kicked off its 6th Annual War on Hunger Food Drive this week at Bell Gardens Intermediate School.
categories EconomyEducationFamily/Inter-generational NewsFood

Chinese Americans Feel the Pinch of Rising Green Onion Prices in the San Gabriel Valley

The price of green onions increased to nearly a dollar a bunch at the various Asian supermarkets on Valley Boulevard and throughout the San Gabriel Valley, the World Journal reports.
categories BusinessEconomyNeighborhoods

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

Study: Wealth of Calif. Nonprofits Not Evenly Spread Throughout State

The San Francisco Bay Area has less than a fifth of the state’s total population, but has nearly half of the assets of all the state’s nonprofits.
category Economy

NCLR Agenda Focuses on Politics, Immigration and the Economy

The largest Hispanic civil rights group in the country was in downtown Los Angeles last week for it annual national convention. Topping the National Council of La Raza’s agenda: immigration reform, the country’s economic outlook, upcoming elections and the impact to and by Latinos in these areas.
categories EconomyPoliticsRace/Ethnic Relations

Commerce Budget High On Service Enhancements

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.
categories City AffairsEconomyNeighborhoodsPolitics

For New Grads, Depression After the Diploma

Many young people experience post-college depression. For most, the period marks the first time outside of a school setting, causing an identity crisis of sorts.
categories EconomyEducationHealth

Its Budget Under Control, Montebello Invests in Streets

Garfield Avenue, Montebello and Washington Boulevards top the list of streets Montebello officials say they will repair now that they have a handle on the city’s budget.
categories City AffairsEconomyNeighborhoods

Shift to High-Tech Jobs Leaves Latinos Behind

Job numbers are bouncing back to 2008 levels, but the recovery isn’t being felt evenly by everyone.
categories EconomyEducationRace/Ethnic RelationsScience & Technology
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