Ballmer Group Donates $240K to Shared Harvest; myCovidMD in the Fight for Our Lives for L.A.’s Marginalized Communities

October 01, 2020

LAWT News Service

 

myCovidMD, the empathy-driven community and tech-based testing and telehealth platform launched by Shared Harvest in March 2020, has received a generous $240K donation... Read more...

Governor Signs Bill Requiring Diversity on Corporate Boards

October 01, 2020

By City News Service

 

Gov. Gavin Newsom today signed legislation, co-authored by several Southland lawmakers, that requires diversity on corporate boards in California.

AB 979,... Read more...

Governor Signs Bill to Ban Police Chokeholds/Carotid Restraints; AB 1196 authored by Assemblymember Mike A. Gipson Ceases Use of Dangerous Tactics

October 01, 2020

LAWT News Service

 

Governor Gavin Newsom signed AB 1196 (Gipson) today, a bill that makes it illegal for law enforcement statewide to use chokehold and carotid restraints to forcibly... Read more...

Man Charged with Ambush Shooting of Two Sheriff's Deputies in Compton

October 01, 2020

By City News Service

 

An ex-con arrested earlier this month in connection with a carjacking was charged today with trying to kill two Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies, who were... Read more...

California Gov. Newsom Signs Reparations Bill Into Law

October 01, 2020

By Antonio Ray Harvey

California Black Media

 

California Gov. Gavin Newsom has signed the state’s historic reparations bill into law.  

Assembly Bill (AB) 3121 moves... Read more...

News

Star Power for Taste of Soul Virtual Concert!

Star Power for Taste of Soul Virtual Concert!

October 01, 2020 By Brian W. Carter Contributing Writer   On Saturday, October 17, from 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. PST, Bakewell Media and the Los Angeles Sentinel...

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Community

Herb Wesson Sponsors Food Pantry at First A.M.E.

Herb Wesson Sponsors Food Pantry at First A.M.E.

October 01, 2020 LAWT News Service   On Sat., Sep. 26, L.A. Councilmember Herb Wesson joined First A.M.E. and their Women’s Missionary Society for...

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Sports News

Gale Sayers, Bears Hall of Fame running back, dies at 77

Gale Sayers, Bears Hall of Fame running back, dies at 77

October 01, 2020 By Andrew Seligman and Jim Litke Associated Press   Gale Sayers, the dazzling and elusive running back who entered the Pro Football...

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Arts & Culture

HOROSCOPES October 01- 08, 2020

October 01, 2020 Aries MAR 21 - APR 19 You might be feeling especially emotional and as though you’ve been putting your personal needs on the backburner...

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