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Bidding Farewell to the Sports Arena

Flags flew over the Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena for the last time as officials bid farewell to the venerable facility during its closing ceremony. Demolition is set for the historic venue, which will make way for a $250-million Major League Soccer stadium. “Though this marks the end for the Sports Arena, it is also […]

Coliseum Commission Gets Clean Bill of Health

Los Angeles County’s fiscal watchdog gave the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Commission a clean bill of health after auditing its financial records for the previous fiscal year. Testifying recently before the Commission, Rachelle Anema, a principal accountant of the County Department of Auditor-Controller, said, “The financial statements as of June 30, 2015, received a clean […]

Board of Supervisors Journey to D.C.

The Board of Supervisors recently concluded its annual trip to the nation’s capital on a quest for federal assistance to address Los Angeles County’s crisis of homelessness, expand its transportation system, and jumpstart its bioscience industry. Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas traveled to Washington D.C. with Supervisors Hilda Solis, Sheila Kuehl, Don Knabe and Michael Antonovich on […]

Preserving Our Options to Fund the Fight Against Homelessness

Over several hours of impassioned testimony, dozens of advocates for the homeless urged the Board of Supervisors to approve a motion by Supervisors Mark Ridley-Thomas and Sheila Kuehl that would keep all options open for addressing Los Angeles County’s crisis of homelessness. The Board voted to continue discussing the motion on May 17. It has been […]

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