When we think about the fabric of America–the very essence of our culture is derived from the spirit of entrepreneurism. Small-businesses are, and always have been, the backbone of the American economy and the cornerstone of our communities. At the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), o…

These are admittedly worrisome times. As the death toll and infection rate in the United States and abroad continues to tick upward, the COV ID-19 coronavirus pandemic has effectively shut down much of California life. The COVID-19 outbreak is serious. It is cutting across race, class and bo…

This Tuesday, voters in Los Angeles City Council District 14 will go to the polls to, among other things, elect their new representative for the City Council. That new councilmember will have to deal with the epicenter of a worsening homelessness crisis, increased lack of affordability in th…

Next Tuesday is election day in California and while many Angelenos are already prepared and eager to cast their ballot — some might have already voted — there are many who aren’t. Don’t let yourself fall into the latter group.

Last month, San Francisco took a bold step forward and officially launched a car-free Market Street. What made it possible is popular transit options such as the Market Street Streetcar, along with a network of buses and bike lanes.

Los Angeles’ homelessness crisis has been well documented, with increases in the numbers reported across both the city and the county. Chronic and first-time homelessness is on the rise, and as a new report from the Downtown Women’s Center shows, the “crisis within the crisis” that homeless …

For the sixth straight year crime rates increased in Downtown. For those who have been banging the drum of an increasingly lawless Downtown, the numbers only confirmed their perception. However the tricky thing about statistics is that they can sometimes lack nuance and context. 

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