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‘Green the Block’ fair comes to Watts

Residents of Watts who are looking for help to make their homes more energy efficient can get assistance completing paperwork for the Home Energy Improvement program operated by the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power during a Green the ...

Bill gives all workers sick days

Gov. Jerry Brown recently signed legislation that guarantees paid sick leave for all private-sector workers across every industry in the state.

Wall Street loves Apple: Stock up on new iProducts

So much for selling the Apple news. Even though Apple didn't offer many surprises with its new product announcements, Wall Street was thrilled. You could even say they were iMpressed.

Black lawyers seek police info

Los Angeles is one of 25 cities that the National Bar Association (NBA) has announced it will send open records requests in an effort to end the nationwide police misconduct and brutality cases that result in the deaths of unarmed ...

New hunger figures show millions of Americans continue to struggle

More than 14 percent of households ‘food insecure’

Grant applications open for L.A. County-based arts organizations

Applications are available for the 2015-16 Organizational Grant Program (OGP). The program provides regional nonprofit arts organizations with support to address their priority needs and ensure they continue to provide cultural services to the diverse communities that comprise Los Angeles ...

Uganda ‘Road Show’ arrives in L.A.

People interested in doing business with Uganda have an opportunity to meet face-to-face with representatives of the nation’s tourism industry when the group comes to Los Angeles Sept. 2 for a reception from 6-9 p.m. at the Doubletree by Hilton, ...

Good food equals good business

The Healthy Neighborhood Market Network will host a workshop—Healthy Foods, Healthy Businesses—on Sept. 25 from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Watts Labor Community Action Committee Phoenix Hall, 10950 S. Central Ave., Los Angeles.

Liberty Hill Foundation kicks off Black philanthropy month

Liberty Hill Foundation, L.A.’s leading social justice funding organization, has launched a new giving circle designed to fund organizations impacting the African American community.

A Black business: how to find one

The United States Black Chamber of Commerce (USBC) recently launched an app for both Android and iPhone users to help individuals find Black-owned businesses around the nation.

LAX installs new electric charging stations

Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) has installed 14 new charging stations for electric vehicles.

Teen tech teams vie for seed funding

The excitement was palpable. As each of the shirt-and-tie clad young men walked up to the front of the Frank Salvatori Auditorium at USC to start their presentation, it was obvious that what they were doing was vitally important not ...

'Pink slime' is back and headed for your burger

The maker of the beef filler dubbed "pink slime" by critics is reopening a plant that it shut in the face of bad publicity two years ago

SeaWorld stock gets soaked, plunges 30%

SeaWorld isn't having a whale of a good time these days.

Companies that treat workers well have better stock returns

It turns out the best places to work around the world are also the best companies to invest in.

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