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Category: Economy

LA Unified School District Approves Layoff Notices to Hundreds of Teachers

Hundreds of teachers in the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) will receive layoff notices this month, under a new budget plan approved by the Board of Education on Tuesday, March 10.
categories EconomyEducation

Positive Stats: Deferred Action for Parents of Americans (DAPA)

Survey finds majority of immigration relief applicants contribute to economy by working and paying taxes.
categories BusinessEconomyImmigrationLaborRace/Ethnic Relations

Feds Arrest Leaders of Alleged Student Visa Fraud Ring in L.A.

Federal authorities arrested three Los Angeles-area residents Wednesday for allegedly running a “pay-to-stay” visa scam that enabled foreign nationals to stay in the U.S. by using student visas without actually attending school.
categories CrimeEconomyImmigration

Housing Center Stage at Eastside Debate

Candidates vying for the 14th district council seat in Los Angeles took part in a forum focused on hot button issues such as housing and gentrification, legalization of street venders, immigration, sidewalk repair, city services like trash pick up.
categories BusinessCity AffairsEconomyFamily/Inter-generational NewsNeighborhoodsPolitics

Why Not in Monterey Park?

City council candidates discuss economic development at forums.
categories BusinessCity AffairsEconomyNeighborhoodsPolitics

LAUSD Attendance Drop Could Cost $100 Million

The Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) reported a 3.6 percent drop in student attendance during the first semester, a number that could cost it more than $100 million in state funding.
categories City AffairsEconomyEducationFinance

CSU Trustees Approve Policy Allowing Students to Vote on “Success Fees”

The California State University Board of Trustees on Wednesday, Jan. 28, approved a requirement that allows students to vote on changes to “success fees.”
categories EconomyEducationFinanceYouth

Gas Prices Forecast to Rise, as Summer Approaches

Southern California drivers can rest easy knowing gas prices will stay comparatively low for the year, but will likely rise from current levels as the summer months approach, according to an assessment from GasBuddy.com.
categories EconomyFinance

A Small Business Solution to Shrinking Workforce — Hire Seniors

As competition heats up for reliable, experienced workers small businesses should stop ignoring one source of potential employees--older Americans.
categories BusinessEconomyFamily/Inter-generational News

Bell Gardens Has Yet to Address Water Rates

It will not stop the bleeding, but a new service contract approved Monday by the Bell Gardens City Council is expected to improve operation of the city-owned water system while reducing costs at the chronically deficit-plagued system by $10,000 a year.
categories City AffairsEconomy
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