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Owen Redway, a field supervisor at LRS Plumbing, has been recognized for his role supporting the development of urban communities, encouraging civic responsibility and for promoting awareness of the plumbing-trade to young urbanites. The special commendation was awarded by the city of Inglewood. Redway’s brother, Leonard Redway, owner of LRS Plumbing, will retire in April,…

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Supervisors vow to fight repeal of Affordable Care Act

LOS ANGELES — The county Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Feb. 21 to push back against the threatened repeal of the Affordable Care Act, widely known as Obamacare. Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas recommended strong opposition, telling his colleagues, “The erosion has already begun. … It’s not just the loud voices in Congress, it’s not just the…

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Smoke-free policies at apartments lead to healthier tenants

Residents of Los Angeles are protected against second-hand smoke exposure in the workplace and at many public places. However, there is no guaranteed legal protection that safeguards residents of multi-unit housing from breathing unwanted smoke in their own homes. Exposure to second-hand smoke is an acknowledged nuisance, but more importantly, it is a health hazard,…

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