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Category: Economy

New Boyle Heights Work Center Promotes Local Jobs

The Boyle Heights/East WorkSource Center is the 14th of 17 job centers being made over as part of citywide $36 million effort to push down the unemployment rate.
categories BusinessCity AffairsEconomyNeighborhoods

California Voters May Face New Tax Initiatives in 2016

California voters may be faced with up to four initiatives in the 2016 election that would create, extend or increase taxes to generate revenues for the state.
categories EconomyPolitics

UC Regents Approve Steep Tuition Hikes

Administrators of the University of California approved tuition increases of as much as 5 percent over the next five years.
categories EconomyEducationWeathering the StormYouth

Middle Class Struggles to Preserve Retirement Security

Half of today’s households are unlikely to have enough resources to retire. As too much goes to the top half percent, Social Security needs strengthening.
categories EconomyFamily/Inter-generational NewsWeathering the Storm

Poll Finds Optimism, Economic Gender Gap in Latino Families

A new poll on the state of Latino families finds that when faced with tough economic times, Latina women are more economically vulnerable than Latino men.
categories EconomyFamily/Inter-generational NewsMediaRace/Ethnic Relations

Bill Clinton: More Financial Education Needed for Youth

Former president speaks at world’s largest gathering on financial literacy.
categories EconomyEducationYouth

College and Career Convention Expects Thousands of Students

The College and Career Convention on Nov. 5 and 6 will feature colleges and universities from  California and across the U.S. providing information about college life, financial aid and career opportunities.
categories EconomyEducationFamily/Inter-generational NewsYouth

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
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