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A Bridge Home Opening

A Bridge Home Openings announced.

$3 Million Dollars in Small Business and Non-Profit Grant Assistance to be Deployed Through New Los Angeles-Area COVID Recovery Fund

Starting on July 6, 2020, the first phase will deploy $3 million in grants available at $5,000 for micro-entrepreneurs and $15,000 for small businesses and non-profits.

Galperin, Mapping Small Business Support

The tracker includes a map with the name, location and how much money each business received, and also groups recipients by industry.

Update on the Implementation of Body-Worn Cameras by the LA County Sheriff’s Department – Board Anticipates Roll Out by Mid-July

The Sheriff’s Department will be able to equip 5,200 deputies and security officers with devices over the next two years.

Slanguage at Compound Holds Virtual Workshops

It will encourage elementary school students to create art about outer space using everyday household objects.

Gov. Newsom Unveils New Tool For Tracking COVID-19

The goal is to refine California’s and LA County’s insights and knowledge, and to spur collaboration with other states and researchers.

Harris, Baldwin, Colleagues Introduce NDAA Amendment to Increase National Production of Testing Supplies and PPE as COVID-19 Cases Rise

“This is simple: as COVID-19 cases continue to rise, there must be an increase in the production of testing supplies, personal protective equipment, and other needed resources,” said Senator Harris.

LBPD Responds to Former Officer Death Threats Against Shaun King

Earlier that day, King posted an article that included screenshots from a private Facebook group for Californian police officers.

Long Beach Leads $550 Million Nationwide Class Settlement Over Environmental PCB Claims With Monsanto

Over a dozen lawsuits have been filed by governmental entities since March 2015 seeking cost recovery for stormwater and environmental contamination caused by chemicals known as polychlorinated biphenyls, or PCBs, which Monsanto manufactured between the 1930s and 1977.

Increases of COVID-19 Cases and Hospitalizations Continue

This is the third consecutive day of new cases over 2,100.

Hahn Says LA County Budget does not “Meet this Moment”

Supervisor Hahn abstained from a vote taken on the budget proposal and urged the County’s CEO to make substantial changes to the budget before the supplemental budget comes back to the board this Fall.

Fund For Race, Equity, And Justice Resources at the Long Beach Library

A fund for public library materials and programs related to race, equity, and justice has been created.

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LA County to Support Litigation Efforts to Protect DACA Dreamers

Since its inception, the DACA program has protected nearly 800,000 individuals, including tens of thousands of immigrants in Los Angeles County (County), from deportation.

Long Beach Unveils Proposed 2021 Budget and Racial Equity and Reconciliation Initiative – Initial Report

Long Beach city budget and Racial Equity and Reconciliation Initiative to be discussed at city council meeting.

COVID-19 EDD Assistance Information

Many Californians have suffered a loss of work and are struggling to stay afloat due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Let Your Voice Be Heard

During this unprecedented time, public comment during board meetings has transitioned from in-person to call-in, which has substantially increased public access and...