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Category: Economy

Q&A: Will Congress Save Health Insurance Program for Low-Income Kids?

Unless Congress acts, federal funding for a program that provides health coverage for children in low-income families will end next year.
categories EconomyFamily/Inter-generational NewsHealthYouth

One Topic, Twenty Directors

“We the Economy: 20 Short Films You Can’t Afford to Miss” is a series of short films that aim to help everyday viewers better understand economic issues.
categories Arts & CultureBusinessEconomyEducation

Avenue 50’s Gallegos: Hispanic Heritage Month Local Hero

Kathy Gallegos, director and founder of Avenue 50 Studios in Highland Park, is being honored this month by Union Bank and KCETLink as a Hispanic Heritage Month Local Hero.
categories Arts & CultureEconomyNeighborhoods

Notes from ChicanAztlan: Minimum Wage

The wealth of this great nation begins with the sweat from blue collar and service sector jobs. It should be rewarded.
categories BusinessEconomyPolitics

$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
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