Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Tag: Los Angeles

Accessible public transportation and housing, a need for people with disabilities...

“This holistic approach to actively identifying and incorporating the unique needs of individuals with disabilities helps ensure that everyone in our city is able to live vibrant, active lives.”

Family of innocent man awarded $14.35M settlement after deputies fatally shot...

"We are always striving to improve how we handle split-second life and death situations in an effort to prevent similar tragedies from occurring.”

A public bank for Los Angeles? City Council puts it to...

California legislators exploring the public bank option may be breaking not just from Wall Street, but from the Federal Reserve.

Los Angeles changes Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples Day

“This gesture of replacing Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples Day is a very small step in apologizing and in making amends.”

Top 10 states leading the renewable energy revolution

Clean energy growth was under way long before Trump's ascendance, and will continue long afterward.

NationofChange joins hundreds of thousands at Women’s March in Los Angeles

“We stand together in solidarity for the protection of our rights, our safety, our health and our families – recognizing that our vibrant and diverse communities are the strength of our country.”

Mass shooting near polling place in Los Angeles County

At least one person is dead.

Is historical oil drilling responsible for L.A.’s reputation as earthquake prone?

It cannot be ruled out that the Long Beach earthquake, which killed 115 people, was induced by oil drilling activities.

Family Releases Video of Police Killing Their Mentally Ill Son

The Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department has recently been the target of multiple Justice Department investigations. And here's one of huge concern after Sheriff’s Deputies recently shot a mentally ill man to death.

Deputies Plead Guilty to Covering Up Assault Against Inmate’s Brother

Two of the five deputies accused of brutally assaulting an inmate’s brother visiting the Men’s County Jail in Los Angeles have already pled guilty to criminal charges. Just another example of police brutality and deputies’ false reports.

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Cheap renewables could make 90% of proposed gas power plants — and many pipelines...

Within 26 years, virtually all gas power plants will be economically obsolete in many states.

Dangerous levels of plastic found in children’s bodies finds new study

"It can't be that every fourth child between three and five years old is so heavily burdened with chemicals that long-term damage cannot safely be ruled out."

Over 800 climate strikes planned in U.S. on September 20th; Global Climate Strikes to...

5 days ahead of strikes, Activists of all ages, labor groups, faith leaders, businesses gear up for youth-led climate strikes in intergenerational demand for climate action

What George Carlin taught us about media propaganda by omission

George Carlin’s quip reminds us to demand the other score: the horrific cost of our unequal and unsustainable status quo.

Germany poised to spend nearly $50 billion on climate protections

The country will spend up to 40 billion euros to cushion the impact of abandoning coal.