Category Archives: Economic

Garcetti signs city’s new minimum wage law

From City News Service LOS ANGELES — Mayor Eric Garcetti signed into law a measure that raises the minimum wage in Los Angeles to $15 per hour by 2020 for hundreds of thousands of workers. With the mayor’s signature, the city, with 3.8 million residents, becomes the biggest in the country with a $15 minimum…

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LAUSD building affordable housing for employees

Independent Staff Report HOLLYWOOD — The Los Angeles Unified School District is helping to ease the affordable housing crisis here by building an apartment complex for district employees. The Selma Community Workforce Housing Project is under construction at the corner of Cherokee and Selma avenues. The four-story, 66-unit complex, built by Adobe Communities, a nonprofit…

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