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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…

Hollywood News West Hollywood

New early voting system gets off to good start

LOS ANGELES — While politicians and pundits were focusing on the Nevada caucuses Feb. 22, Los Angeles County residents started casting votes for the March 3 primary election as part of a new early-voting system. Only about 20% of the nearly 1,000 new voting centers were open a full 11 days before the election with Read More…