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Category: Politics

‘The Happiest Day of My Life’ — Undocumented APIs Urged to Apply for Driver’s Licenses

Undocumented Californians can now obtain driver's licenses, but advocates worry that few among them will be from the API community.
categories ImmigrationPolitics

L.A. City Council Candidate Grace Yoo Holds Fundraiser

Grace Yoo, a longtime Koreatown attorney and activist seeking to unseat L.A. City Council member Herb Wesson in the upcoming election for Los Angeles City Council District 10, held her first public fundraiser Thursday evening at Madang Restaurant in the heart of L.A.’s Koreatown.
categories City AffairsPolitics

New Bell Gardens Official Claims Independence

A public swearing-in will be held Jan. 26.
categories City AffairsNeighborhoodsPolitics

Nothing New at ‘State of the City’ Forum

It was an effort to get residents in East and Northeast Los Angeles civically engaged, but turnout for the “State of the City” forum in Boyle Heights last Saturday was sparse, with most of those in attendance already regulars at community meetings and forums.
categories City AffairsNeighborhoodsPolitics

Students Inspire Law to Teach Mexican Repatriation History

A trip to Bell Gardens Elementary led Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia to introduce a bill that would encourage California schools to teach about the unconstitutional deportation of over one million U.S. Citizens and lawful residents of Mexican descent from California in the 1920s.
categories EducationPoliticsRace/Ethnic RelationsYouth

AB 60 Applicants Encouraged to Seek Assistance Before Heading to DMV

With California’s Assembly Bill 60 in full effect, thousands of applicants are lining up at the DMV to get the process started. However, many immigrant communities are facing confusion, lack of understanding, and inconsistencies with the new program.
categories ImmigrationPolitics

Randall Park Glad to Switch Gears With ‘Fresh Off the Boat’

Randall Park, who played Kim Jong-un in the controversial comedy “The Interview”, gave a surprisingly nonchalant response on Wednesday to the cyberattack on Sony Pictures.
categories Arts & CultureInternational AffairsMediaPoliticsRace/Ethnic Relations

Residents Voice Out Against High-speed Rail Through Angeles National Forest

United in their opposition to build California’s high-speed rail line through the Angeles National Forest, more than 1,000 residents rallied Tuesday night, Jan. 13, in Lake View Terrace, voicing their concerns about how building the rail would drive down property values, bisect the Sunland and Tujunga neighborhoods, and permanently affect the region’s way of life.
categories Green NewsPoliticsScience & Technology

Gov. Jerry Brown’s Budget Adds to Schools, Healthcare

California Governor Jerry Brown on Friday, Jan. 9, released a proposed 2015-16 state budget, which calls for $113.3 billion in general fund spending.
categories EconomyEducationHealthPolitics

Gov. Brown’s Budget Not Specific About Medi-Cal Spending For DACA

Health care advocates are heartened by Gov. Brown's 2016 budget, but disappointed by his "smoke and mirrors" approach to offering Medi-Cal to those who will get deportation relief from President Obama's recent Executive Action.
categories EconomyHealthImmigrationPolitics
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