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L.A. County Supervisors Vote to Eliminate CEO Position

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors took another step Tuesday toward restructuring its management team.
categories City AffairsPolitics

Commerce Rolls Back Fees for Activities

Candidates for the City Council have made the cost of Commerce’s popular Resident Activity Card a big issue in the March 3 election, claiming a 3-tier fee system imposed five years ago during the economic downturn is hurting low-income residents and seniors, and should have been rolled back some time ago.
categories City AffairsNeighborhoodsPolitics

L.A.’s Korean American Candidates Wage Uphill Battles

In a positive sign of the growing diversity of the candidate pool in Los Angeles city politics, two Korean Americans threw their names into the ring for seats on the L.A. City Council this year: David Ryu and Grace Yoo, both of whom are hoping to advance beyond the March 3 primary election.
categories City AffairsNeighborhoodsPoliticsRace/Ethnic Relations

L.A. City Council Candidates Grace Yoo and David Ryu Make Final Push for Primary

With the primary nominating election for the L.A. City Council less than a week away, Korean American candidates Grace Yoo and David Ryu are actively canvassing different neighborhoods they haven’t visited to increase voter participation.
categories City AffairsPolitics

Justice Department Files Emergency Stay For Obama’s Executive Action on Immigration

The US Justice Department on Monday, Feb. 23, filed a request for an emergency court ruling that would allow President Barack Obama’s executive action on immigration to move forward.
categories ImmigrationPolitics

Healthcare Law Puts Families at Risk of Higher Insurance Costs

Next week, on March 4, the Supreme Court will begin hearing arguments on the controversial issue of health insurance tax credits detailed in King v. Burwell, a case whose long-term effects include raising the prices of health insurance for more than 6 million people in almost 40 states.
categories HealthJusticePolitics

Limited English Proficiency Plays Role in CA’s Low Voter Turnout Rates of Asians and Latinos

With one in nine eligible California voters speaking only limited English, many don’t know what help and services are available to them in the electoral process.
categories PoliticsRace/Ethnic Relations

Obama Administration to File Emergency Order to Restore Immigration Programs

Following a federal judge’s ruling that temporarily halted President Barack Obama’s executive action on immigration, the Department of Justice announced Friday, Feb. 20 that it will seek an emergency stay to block the decision.
categories ImmigrationPolitics

Obama Postpones Launch of Immigration Programs After Federal Court Ruling

The ruling was described as “a significant setback” for the President, whose clock is ticking on the final two years of his term.
categories ImmigrationPolitics

Judge Blocks Start of Immigration Actions

Shouting “Shame on you” and “Si se puede” (Yes, we can), immigrant rights activists, elected officials and union leaders rallied outside Los Angeles City Hall Tuesday to decry a federal judge’s ruling putting the president’s executive immigration orders on hold.
categories City AffairsImmigrationPolitics
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