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Ryu pushes oversight for development projects

LOS ANGELES — A proposal to establish more oversight of development projects that come before the Los Angeles City Council by creating an office to enforce corruption laws in real estate decisions moved a step forward June 30. The council’s Rules, Elections and Intergovernmental Relations Committee approved a motion introduced by Councilman David Ryu to Read More…

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County seeks to assist businesses as they reopen

LOS ANGELES — As restaurants welcome diners back and other retail businesses open their doors to customers under Los Angeles County’s revised public health guidelines, the county Board of Supervisors June 9 approved a variety of plans intended to support those businesses. Supervisors Hilda Solis and Janice Hahn co-authored a motion calling for grants of Read More…

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County to create relief fund for small businesses

LOS ANGELES — The county Board of Supervisors voted April 14 to create a public-private relief fund for small businesses hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic and then quickly announced capital commitments of more than $28 million. Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas recommended combining county dollars with support from philanthropic organizations and financial institutions that serve small Read More…