Rosa Parks Metro Station Set For $39 Million Upgrade

The Blue Line is getting $39 million in state funding in order to renovate the Rosa Parks Metro Station.


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Feds Halt Funding For L.A. County Emergency System

The federal government has suspended $154 million in funding for a troubled Los Angeles County emergency system and ordered work to stop immediately.


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Local Foundation Donates $250K Grant, Forms Partnership With 2015 Special Olympics World Games

A local organization Tuesday announced they will be donating grant meeting as well as forming a partnership with the 2015 Special Olympics World Games.


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USC Among Recipients Of Federal Innovation Grant

The University of Southern California is among 24 colleges and universities picked by the U.S. Education Department for a federal “First in the World” grant to foster innovation, officials said Tuesday.


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LAUSD Wins $13 Million Grant To Expose Students To College

The Los Angeles Unified School District has won a $13 million federal grant to expose students from sixth grade and up to college.


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Santa Monica Using $1M To Evaluate Its Happiness

Santa Monica seems almost like paradise. The sparkling blue ocean, shimmering sandy beaches, clear skies and a famous pier with a merry-go-round paint a picture of contentment.


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USGS To Get $5M For SoCal Early Quake Warning System

An earthquake warning system aimed at protecting the Southland will get a much-needed financial boost Friday.


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$40M ‘Race To The Top’ Over For LAUSD

The Los Angeles Unified School District was unable to continue its pursuit of $40 million in federal funding Tuesday after a failure to reach an agreement with the teachers’ union.



SoCal To Prep For Earthquakes, Terrorism With $61M DHS Grant

This year’s grant marked the ninth consecutive year of receiving the funds, which pushes the overall total received over the last ten years to more than $600 million.


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Van Nuys Airport Awarded Grant To Re-Do Main Runway

Van Nuys Airport was awarded an $18.4 million grant for reconstruction, officials announced Friday.

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East LA Homes Get Free Solar Panels, Energy-Saving Upgrades

A new community development program is making sure the Southland’s wealthiest households aren’t the only ones going green.

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Ray Charles Foundation Gives LAPD Cadet Program $1M Grant

It’s a million dollar weekend for the Los Angeles Police Department’s Cadet program thanks to the Ray Charles Foundation.


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UCLA Researcher Pleads Not Guilty To Wire Fraud

Michael D. Pottenger of Santa Monica, Calif., has pleaded not guilty to five counts of wire fraud in a federal case alleging he accepted a grant of nearly $100,000 that he wasn’t eligible to receive.


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Ventura Animal Shelter Competing To Win $100K ASPCA Grant

Ventura County Animal Services is competing to win a $100,000 grant from the ASPCA.

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Kaiser Reseachers Chosen To Join National Reseach Network

Local Kaiser Permanente reseachers were chosen to join a national government funded mental health research network.