The program was created by the Metro Board last year to provide financial assistance to “mom and pop” businesses located along the Crenshaw/LAX line, the Little Tokyo area of the Regional Connector and segment one of the Purple Line subway extension.
A Burbank man is among a group of registered nurses departing Monday for the Philippines to provide medical support in the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan.
Students at Catholic elementary schools in the Los Angeles Archdiocese are being asked to each bring a dollar to class Monday for Philippine relief efforts.
A group of more than a dozen local volunteers, mostly military veterans, are scheduled to land in the Philippines Monday to aid with search-and-rescue efforts in the typhoon-ravaged country.
The weathermen, and women, all said it would be hot Friday.
Children’s Hospital Los Angeles has not forgotten the people of Haiti, stricken by a devastating 7.0 earthquake that hit three years ago tomorrow.
An ’80s Rockers For Japan benefit will be held Saturday, April 16, at Harper’s in Tarzana.
Marinello Schools of Beauty campuses across Southern California are holding a “Japan Relief Cut-a-Thon” from Tuesday, March 29, through Saturday, April 2.
Outbound flights from LAX to Tokyo are filling up fast with nervous relatives anxious to be reunited with their family members amid the ongoing disaster in Japan.
Overheard in the check-out aisle: “We need to help them (Japan).” “No; we should use relief money to shore-up our nuclear plants.”
More troubled homeowners are dropping out of the Obama administration’s main foreclosure-relief program, which has been widely criticized for failing to help more people keep their homes.
Regulators have shut down a Beverly Hills company that they say cheated consumers out of $60 million offering help to settle their tax debt.