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Ridley-Thomas to co-chair state task force on homelessness

LOS ANGELES — Gov. Gavin Newsom has announced the formation of a task force to fight the state’s homelessness crisis and appointed Los Angeles County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas and Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg as co-chairs. “No Californian can say homelessness is someone else’s problem — it affects us all,” Newsom said.  “Homelessness is a matter Read More…

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Harris pledges to hold corporations responsible for pay equity gaps

LOS ANGELES — Sen. Kamala Harris said she will unveil what she called “the first ever national priority on closing the pay gap and holding corporations accountable for transparency and closing that gap.” Corporations failing to do so will face penalties, Harris said May 19 at Los Angeles Southwest College at what was billed as Read More…

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Downey council considers changes in public comments

DOWNEY — The City Council May 14 agreed that public comments at council meetings are important, but clashed on when those comments should be made. They directed Assistant City Manager John Oskoui to return at the next meeting with a public comment schedule which might satisfy the majority. Currently, all public comments are allowed near Read More…