Six candidates come to become California State Controller

Six candidates come to become California State Controller

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Come June 7, California voters will pick the top two contenders to appear on the November ballot for several statewide races. One race getting a lot of buzz is the state controller’s race. Four Democrats, one Republican and one member of the Green Party are vying to become California’s next chief financial … Read more

Hudson Valley congressman enters New York City primary

Hudson Valley congressman enters New York City primary

A New York City congressional race that already includes former Mayor Bill de Blasio is getting more crowded with Hudson Valley Rep. Mondaire Jones announcing Saturday that he’s also running for the seat. Shortly after the final congressional district maps were released to the public early Saturday morning, Jones surprised many by tweeting: “I have … Read more

Teen arrested in connection with girl’s shooting death: NYPD

Teen arrested in connection with girl’s shooting death: NYPD

A 15-year-old boy who allegedly fired a shot that killed an 11-year-old girl in the Bronx earlier this week has been arrested — and police are still searching for his alleged accomplice, officials said Friday. Police officers arrested the teen in connection with the shooting death of Kyhara Tay around 1:30 am on Friday at … Read more

LACo formally extends mask requirement on public transit

LACo formally extends mask requirement on public transit

LOS ANGELES (CNS) — With COVID-19 case numbers steadily rising — enough to push Los Angeles County into the “medium” virus risk level — the mask-wearing requirement on public transit and at transportation hubs was officially extended Friday in the county. What You Need To Know The county issued a health order in late April … Read more

Save Our Skies LA

Save Our Skies LA

PASADENA, Calif. — Chanting “stop the noise” and “save our families,” dozens of LA residents from neighborhoods across the San Fernando Valley gathered in front of a Pasadena courthouse to support a federal lawsuit against the Federal Aviation Administration Friday. The group known as Save Our Skies LA is asking the court to end the … Read more

Alleged Chappelle attacker charged with roommate’s stabbing

Alleged Chappelle attacker charged with roommate’s stabbing

LOS ANGELES (CNS) — The man accused of attacking comedian Dave Chappelle on stage this month at the Hollywood Bowl pleaded not guilty Thursday to attempted murder for allegedly stabbing his roommate at a transitional housing apartment last December. The latest case against Isaiah Lee, filed Wednesday, charges the 23-year-old man with attempted murder in … Read more

SoCal rent prices continue to rise

SoCal rent prices continue to rise

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Demand for housing remains hot, as asking for rent in Southern California continues to climb. What You Need To Know Apartment rent prices continue to rise despite the coronavirus pandemic According to Redfin, the median price of rent in LA and Anaheim/Orange County region is nearly $3,400, a 10% increase from the … Read more

LA Controller urges city to use vacant land for housing

LA Controller urges city to use vacant land for housing

LOS ANGELES — Standing on a blighted and sprawling piece of vacant land owned by the city of Los Angeles, LA Controller Ron Galperin called on city leaders to use government-owned properties to house people experiencing homelessness. “We need a lot more permanent housing, but also, we need more temporary and interim housing and shelter … Read more

Los Angeles City Council to review 2022-23 budget

Los Angeles City Council to review 2022-23 budget

LOS ANGELES (CNS) — The Los Angeles City Council will review the 2022-23 fiscal year budget Wednesday that was proposed by Mayor Eric Garcetti and revised by the council’s Budget and Finance Committee. Garcetti proposed an $11.77 billion budget on April 20, up from the current fiscal year’s $11.2 billion. Among the most significant changes … Read more

LA-based rental furniture startup expands to East Coast

LA-based rental furniture startup expands to East Coast

GARDENA, Calif. — The coronavirus pandemic created a lot of mobility among working professionals, which was good for a Los Angeles-based furniture rental startup. Last month, Fernish, a furniture rental company, expanded its services to the East Coast, launching in New York and Washington DC What You Need To Know Fernish, a Los Angeles-based rental … Read more