LA Fleet Week Ships Arrive At Port Of Los Angeles

SAN PEDRO, CA – A Coast Guard cutter and warships from the U.S. Navy and Canada will arrive at the Port of Los Angeles Tuesday in advance of the annual LA Fleet Week festivities, which will include ship tours, musical entertainment and other maritime-themed activities. Los Angeles city officials, including Mayor Eric Garcetti, are expected… Read More LA Fleet Week Ships Arrive At Port Of Los Angeles

City of Carson: Special Meeting Regarding Cannabis, Sept. 23rd & 28th

  The Adult Use of Marijuana Act (AUMA) (Proposition 64) is a 2016 voter initiative to legalize cannabis in California. The full name of the measure is the “Control, Regulate and Tax Adult Use of Marijuana Act“. The initiative passed with 57% voter approval and became law on November 9, 2016. The City of Carson… Read More City of Carson: Special Meeting Regarding Cannabis, Sept. 23rd & 28th

HUD APPROVES DISCRIMINATION AGREEMENT BETWEEN CALIFORNIA FAIR HOUSING GROUP AND MARIN COUNTY LANDLORDS

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced an agreement between a Northern California fair housing organization and the owners and managers of two apartment complexes in Greenbrae, California. The agreement resolves allegations the owners and their agents discriminated against a female tenant with disabilities who requires an assistance animal. Read the Conciliation Agreement.… Read More HUD APPROVES DISCRIMINATION AGREEMENT BETWEEN CALIFORNIA FAIR HOUSING GROUP AND MARIN COUNTY LANDLORDS

Effie Turnbull Sanders Selected As Executive Director For The South L.A. Promise Zone

Social justice advocate, attorney, and California Coastal Commissioner takes helm of the South LA Promise Zone   The South Los Angeles Transit Empowerment Zone (SLATE-Z) announced today that Effie Turnbull Sanders has been selected as their Executive Director. A passionate and dedicated advocate for economic, environmental, and social change, Turnbull Sanders brings more than two decades… Read More Effie Turnbull Sanders Selected As Executive Director For The South L.A. Promise Zone

County and Cities Team Up to Provide Permanent Supportive Housing

With funding from Measure H, Los Angeles County and its cities are teaming up to quickly place thousands of homeless people into permanent housing that comes with the supportive services, rental subsidies and other assistance needed to thrive. The Board of Supervisors approved a motion by its Chairman, Mark Ridley-Thomas, and Supervisor Sheila Kuehl that creates a template for… Read More County and Cities Team Up to Provide Permanent Supportive Housing

SPMG MEDIA – TODAY IN HISTORY: Lawyer and judge Edith Sampson became first Black delegate appointed to the United Nations on Aug. 24, 1950

On Aug. 24, 1950, President Harry S. Truman appointed Edith Sampson to the United Nations, marking the first time a Black woman was named United States delegate to the global council.   Edith Spurlock was born in Pittsburgh on October 13, 1901. She grew up in a working class family, one of seven children, and… Read More SPMG MEDIA – TODAY IN HISTORY: Lawyer and judge Edith Sampson became first Black delegate appointed to the United Nations on Aug. 24, 1950