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Supervisors explore possible tax hike; Hike could raise funds to better combat homelessness, they said. Written by Elizabeth Marcellino
City Council discusses water bill hike Written by City News Service
Solar industry creating more jobs in L.A. County Written by City News Service
White customer testifies in Denny’s discrimination case Written by BILL HETHERMAN
MTA discusses transit link to NFL stadium in Inglewood Written by City News Service
Pell grant expansion a goal of Obama administration Written by JENNIFER C. KERR
Los Angeles county creates opportunities for small business Written by LAWT News Service
Garcetti appoints Wendy Greuel to LAHSA Commission Written by LAWT News Service
LAWA soliciting construction companies for LAX improvements Written by City News Service
Health law reporting extension issued for employers Written by Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar
Council approves donation for Homeless Shelter Written by Elizabeth Hsing-Huei Chou
Blackonomics: Stop Wasting Your Tax Refund Written by James Clingman
Civil lawsuit filed against Los Angeles-based car donation charity Written by City News Service
Chase Bank officially opens in the City of Compton Written by Jasmyne Cannick
City moves one step closer to ‘Banning the Box’; The Economic Development Committee requests City Attorney’s Office draft ordinance requiring employers to remove criminal conviction questions from job applications Written by LAWT News Service
Afrolicious Hair Expo hits the Los Angeles Convention Center; Hundreds of Black women came out to the LA Convention Center to celebrate Natural Hair. Written by Shannen Hill
Nigeria to sell, buy oil directly, cut out middlemen; Nigeria will buy and sell oil products directly, cut out middlemen in bid to curb graft Written by Michelle Faul
Obama administration looks to new rules to curb student debt Written by LISA LEFF
The Taste of Soul circulates money through Black-owned businesses; The Taste of Soul makes it a priority to bring together Black businesses throughout the city to showcase what the ­community has to offer. The Taste of Soul makes it a priority to bring to Written by Shannen Hill
Pilot student aid expansion for non-traditional education Written by JENNIFER C. KERR
UNCF and Lilly Endowment Inc. announce $50 million initiative for students; Second-largest gift in UNCF history is aimed at helping address the unemployment and underemployment crisis facing college graduates – crisis is particularly acute for African Ame Written by LAWT News Service
Congresswoman Hahn introduces bill to restore Pell Grants for students victimized by Corinthian Colleges; “Forgiving the debt of students defrauded by for-profit colleges and restoring their eligibility for Pell Grants not only is fair but also smart,” Ha Written by LAWT News Service
Metro to launch local underutilized Minority Business Development Initiatives; Programs will provide business development opportunities for small businesses working on Metro projects greater than $25 million. Written by LAWT News Service
New TAP Cards to work for all transportation agencies Written by City News Service
Michelle Avan, Merrill Lynch Director talks leadership: Leading from the heart Written by Dr. Valerie Wardlaw
New Orleans Mayor gives report; Remembering Hurricane Katrina, 10 Years Written by Sarafina Wright and D. Kevin McNeir
City Council seeks to regulate short-term rentals Written by City News Service
Boosting Child Tax Credit would lift poor Black children out of poverty Written by Freddie Allen
You are the Key to Solutions Written by James Clingman
Minimum Wage Hike Initiative Approved for Signatures Written by LAWT News Service