As Los Angeles increases vaccination clinics to reach more people of color, we explore why it came to this.

Los Angeles Increases Rolling Vaccination Clinics to Reach More People of Color

If you’ve been tracking vaccination efforts in California and the United States, you know it’s not going well. Not even a little bit. In fact, multiple states across the country are lagging behind. Numerous factors are slowing the vaccine rollout. In short, manufacturing and distribution issues have been exacerbated by inclement weather in the midwest […]

Doctor holds up a vial of a COVID-19 vaccine set aside for teachers, thanks to California Governor Gavin Newsom

California Will Save 10% of its Vaccine Supply for Teachers Starting March 1

Debates over the reopening of schools in the Golden State continue to rage as parents, teachers, and administrators cannot seem to get on the same page. The latest news from the state’s office is a hard push to jump-start the reopening process for in-person learning. Specifically, California will save 10% of its vaccine supply for […]

Churches across California can now host indoor church services, thanks to revised guidelines from Governor Newsom.

Governor Newsom Issues Revised Guidelines for Indoor Church Services

The religious faithful of California can now return to indoor church services, following Governor Newsom’s revised guidelines. The changes are based on the Supreme Court’s decision to lift the California state ban on indoor worship during the pandemic. That decision does still allow for restrictions on singing and chanting, however. Ultimately, this ruling represents the […]

The SDS Supportive Housing fund raised $106 Million to fund permanent supportive housing that can help homeless persons move indoors, like this gentleman who is living on the street.

SDS Supportive Housing Fund Raised $106 Million to Fight Homelessness

In a vitally strong step to end homelessness, the SDS Supportive Housing Fund has raised an impressive $106 million to fight homelessness in California. SDS is a real estate impact fund managed by SDS Capital Group. It’s the first of its kind and will produce up to 1,800 financially stable permanent supportive housing units. Nearly […]

Return to school during covid-19 concept . Chalkboard with handwritten text and face mask hanging on table

Los Angeles Nears Threshold to Reopen Schools, but LAUSD Teachers Union Says It’s Too Soon

According to the Los Angeles County Health Department, local elementary schools could be eligible to reopen in-person instruction within a matter of weeks. But the LAUSD Teachers Union says otherwise, noting that the current purple tier (the most restrictive tier in Governor Newsom’s Blueprint for a Safer Economy) makes in-person education not safe enough. LA […]

Female small business owner stands in front of her bar, wearing gloves and a face mask.

LA County Launches Loan Program for Small Businesses Today

The Los Angeles County Development Authority (LACDA) launches the Small Business Stabilization Loan Program today, January 28th, 2021. Clearly, the pandemic is wreaking havoc on businesses small and large. Therefore, LA County is choosing to act (whether it is too late remains to be seen). As California continues to grapple with the ever-changing landscape for businesses, […]