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Category: Politics

Fil-Am Elected as Bellflower Mayor

Another Filipino has been elected to a key city council position for a quaint suburban city in Southern California.
categories City AffairsNeighborhoodsPoliticsRace/Ethnic Relations

Athens ‘Evergreen’ Contract Raises Concerns In Bell Gardens

City says agreement will help cut trash hauling deficit.
categories BusinessCity AffairsNeighborhoodsPolitics

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

Commerce Council Cordial as Recall Petition Nears Certification

On the surface, Tuesday evening’s city council meeting in Commerce appeared to function as any normal civic activity. Behind the curtains, nothing in Commerce politics is at is appears.
categories NeighborhoodsPolitics

Expanding Opportunities for CA Students

California lawmakers are considering two different proposals to increase educational opportunities for California students from the youngest to the oldest.
categories EducationPoliticsYouth

First Fil-Am Elected to Sierra Madre City Council

Rachelle Arizmendi became the first non-white and first Filipino-American member of the Sierra Madre City Council.
categories PoliticsRace/Ethnic Relations

Monterey Park Council Divided On Donation Issue

Discussion at the most recent Monterey Park City Council meeting quickly grew heated as council members took opposite sides on whether it is appropriate for elected officials to make personal donations during city functions.
categories NeighborhoodsPolitics

Simona Farrise Runs for 62nd Assembly Seat

Farrise received the Progressive Leadership Award from the Equal Justice Society and was honored by A New Way of Life Re-Entry Program with their “Movement Builder Award” in 2013.
categories City AffairsNeighborhoodsPolitics

California County Could be State's First to Ban Fracking

A majority on the Butte County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to draft an ordinance that would ban the practice known as hydraulic fracturing.
categories BusinessCity AffairsGreen NewsHealthNeighborhoodsPoliticsPublic Safety

LA City Council Passes Resolution in Support of TPS For PH

With affirmative votes across the board, the Los Angeles City Council passed a resolution on Wednesday, April 2, to express “support of legislation and/or administrative action to grant Temporary Protected Status (TPS) to Philippine nationals to prevent their deportation while their country recovers from Super Typhoon Haiyan.”
categories ImmigrationPolitics
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