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L.A. DIGEST: Inglewood nurses organize picket line

INGLEWOOD — Registered nurses at Centinela Hospital Medical Center held an informational picket line on Nov. 25 to highlight concerns about patient safety, unsafe staffing and overall poor working conditions. A major concern raised was staff shortages which put nurses at double the patients they should be caring for, according to California’s safe nurse-to-patient law. Read More…

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L.A. DIGEST: Sears to close store in Baldwin Hills

BALDWIN HILLS — The Sears store in the Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza will be among 96 Sears and Kmart locations that will be closing as the company’s new owners continue efforts to streamline the struggling retail chain. Transformco, which purchased all assets of Sears Holdings Corp. in February, announced Nov. 7 it will be shuttering Read More…

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L.A. DIGEST: Interfaith group plans policy training

LEIMERT PARK — The Interfaith Movement for Human Integrity will have its second Justice Not Jails training Nov. 7 at Lincoln Memorial Congregational Church, 4126 Arlington Ave., at 6 p.m.  The event includes a talk with former state Sen. Roderick D. Wright, who will speak on the basics of creating positive policies for the community, Read More…