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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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State of emergency declared over coronavirus

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles City Council discussed methods to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19 March 4, after Mayor Eric Garcetti and county officials declared a state of emergency. “The step we’re taking today is about preparation, not panic,” Garcetti said. “There is extraordinary work being done alongside our partners in Read More…

Hollywood Local News

Restrictions sought on campaign funding from developers

LOS ANGELES — The City Council has moved forward with a proposal that would restrict the ability of developers to make political contributions to candidates in city elections, although specifics of the rules still need to be finalized. The council is also considering a ban on political donations from “non-individuals” and on “behested” payments made Read More…