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Category: Economy

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

Women’s Economic Future Tied to Affordable Childcare

Commerce gathering focuses on how women’s pay issues impact families.
categories BusinessEconomyFamily/Inter-generational News

Pelosi Joins Local Politicians to Talk Economic Agenda for Women

A group of elected officials, all women, were at Cal State Los Angeles Monday to discuss their economic agenda for women, including paycheck fairness, childcare and immigration reform. Their discussion coincides with Women’s History Month, observed every year in March.
categories BusinessEconomyFamily/Inter-generational NewsPolitics

Local Groups Call for More Investment on City’s Eastside

Eastside community activists acknowledge improvements in policing and schools in recent years, but say city officials need to do more to improve the quality of life in Boyle Heights and other neighborhoods east of the Los Angeles River.
categories BusinessCity AffairsEconomyNeighborhoods

Los Angeles Area Latinos Financially Fit on Immediate Needs

According to Wells Fargo survey, concerns about enough savings for emergencies and retirement still affect most area Hispanics.
categories EconomyRace/Ethnic Relations

Thousands of New Dollars Available for Alhambra Students

Alhambra Unified will receive funding through a new state budget package, but must collaborate with community members to determine how the money is spent.
categories EconomyEducationPoliticsYouth

LA City Council to Consider $15.37 Per Hour Min. Wage at Big Hotels

Three Los Angeles City Council members proposed a motion that directs the city to study the economic impact of a $15.37/ hour living wage for employees in big hotels.
categories BusinessCity AffairsEconomyWeathering the Storm

Autumn Burke’s Bid for 62nd Assembly

An exclusive interview with an L.A. business owner.
categories BusinessCity AffairsEconomyNeighborhoodsPoliticsProfiles

Alhambra Named One of Top 20 Cities in California to Raise a Family

Alhambra came in 12th on NerdWallet's list of top California cities for young families. Scores were based on public school ratings, cost of homeownership, and economic growth.
categories Arts & CultureCity AffairsEconomyEducationFamily/Inter-generational NewsNeighborhoods

U.S. Rep Becerra Meets With Jobless Workers at Lincoln Heights Center

Dems and GOP still at odds over extending unemployment benefits: Obama tells Congress to restore benefits.
categories EconomyNeighborhoodsPoliticsWeathering the Storm
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