California Labor & Workforce Development Agency Launches New Employer Portal for COVID-19 Industry Guidance

New portal serves as a central hub of workplace information for employers during the pandemic SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The California Labor & Workforce Development Agency (LWDA) recently launched a new Employer Portal, a one-stop hub for California employers to quickly find up-to-date state and local county COVID-19 guidance by business industry. The portal can be accessed…

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Immigrant Leaves 3-Year Stint In Sanctuary As President Unveils Plan

By Yonat Shimron | Religion News Service An undocumented immigrant who had been living in Columbus Mennonite Church for more than three years went home to her family Feb. 18 after securing assurances she will no longer be an immediate target for deportation. Edith Espinal, a Mexican native and mother of three, had been living at the…

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EPA Approves Chemical ‘Air Treatment’ Against COVID, Despite Known Health Hazards

By Children’s Health Defense Team In mid-January, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) approved requests from two southern states (Georgia and Tennessee) asking for an emergency exemption that would allow them to aerosolize selected indoor spaces with an antiviral “air treatment” called Grignard Pure. Grignard Pure is a nanoparticle-based product. Its active ingredient is a substance called triethylene glycol (TEG).…

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One-Third of Deaths Reported to CDC After COVID Vaccines Occurred Within 48 Hours of Vaccination

By Children’s Health Defense Team According to new data released today, as of Feb. 12, 15,923 adverse reactions to COVID vaccines, including 929 deaths, have been reported to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS) since Dec. 14, 2020. VAERS is the primary mechanism in the U.S. for reporting adverse vaccine reactions.…

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Experience the Community: L.A. Public Charter Schools Near You

The global health pandemic has upended education for many families in unexpected ways. As we slowly emerge out of this crisis, many of us are beginning to reimagine what education will look like moving forward. You may now be thinking about the fall and new school options available in your community that may offer you…

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SoCal: COVID 19 Testing Is Coming to a Black Church Near You

  By Antonio‌ ‌Ray‌ ‌Harvey‌ ‌|‌ ‌California‌ ‌Black‌ ‌Media‌ The Tabernacle Community Development Corporation (TCDC) in partnership with the Los Angeles County Health Services has launched a new program to expand access to free community-based COVID-19 testing in the Black community. TCDC is setting in motion its effort in some areas of Los Angeles County…

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Celebrate Black History Month with NBC4

By Carol Soudah Join NBC4 in honoring Black History Month in February with a 30-minute special, “Celebrating Black Excellence. Stories will explore, inspire and seek to understand Black history in our community. Stories will also examine the evolution of the civil rights movement, racial inequity in healthcare during the COVID-19 pandemic, and spotlight athletes who…

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Noted African American Developers Advance Plans for Angels Landing, a Twin-Tower Hotel Project in the Heart of Downtown L.A.

    LOS ANGELES–PRNewswire/ — Two acclaimed African American developers – Victor MacFarlane of MacFarlane Partners and R. Donahue Peebles of The Peebles Corporation – are doubling-down on their multi-million-dollar effort to bring thousands of new jobs and economic benefits to the nation’s second-largest city as development partners of Angels Landing, their $2 billion twin-tower luxury hotel…

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Passing of Mary Wilson, Founding Member of The Supremes

Mary Wilson, founding and original member of The Supremes, passed away suddenly this evening according to a statement from her longtime friend and publicist, Jay Schwartz. She was at her home in Las Vegas, NV. She was 76. She is survived by: her daughter Turkessa and grandchildren (Mia, Marcanthony, Marina); her son, Pedro Antonio Jr and grandchildren…

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