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Mayor Bass Recently Joined State Water Officials and LADWP to Announce $19 Million in State Funds for Water Supply Reliability Projects for LA

Grant to fund free lawn replacements in underserved LA communities, will save millions of gallons of water each year State, City, and LADWP leaders celebrate a $19 million grant from the Department of Water Resources for drought relief programs. Los Angeles, CA (October 5, 2023) – Mayor Karen Bass and State and local water officials announced in Los Angeles today that the City will receive $19.1…

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Senator Dianne Feinstein Touched Many Black Lives

By Gloria Zuurveen, Editor-in-Chief The United State Senator Dianne Feinstein, who passed last week at the age of 90, touched many Black lives. She changed many lives by her caring and sharing of her years of political savvy. She steered one of California major cities, San Francisco, through the turbulence of both Mayor Moscone and…

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Leigh Ann Darby, Senatobia, Mississippi Attorney and Republican Candidate for Supervisor, Could Have Stopped 10 Year Old from Being Arrested, Going To Jail for Peeing On Her Private Property

The Southern Truth By Gloria Zuurveen Editor-in-Chief   Last month on August 10, 2023, a little Black boy, Quantavious Eason, had to pee. He had to go and while his mother was visiting in Leigh Ann Darby’s law office in Senatobia, Mississippi, my hometown, he didn’t go inside he went behind his mother’s car instead.…

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The City Of Los Angeles Is Set To Launch The Emergency Renters Assistance Program

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — In a continued effort to prevent individuals from becoming unhoused, today the City of Los Angeles Measure United to House LA (ULA) launches the Emergency Renters Assistance Program. The program provides financial assistance toward back rent to low-income renters at risk of homelessness due to COVID-19 or other financial hardships.  The application period…

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Rep. Maxine Waters on John Lewis Forever Stamp Unveiling in Los Angeles

On Sunday, I was honored to preside over the unveiling of the United States Postal Service Forever postage stamp, which commemorates the extraordinary life and legacy of my dear friend and civil rights icon, John R. Lewis. The Los Angeles community embraced the opportunity to honor and celebrate his remarkable contributions to our nation by…

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