Month: August, 2020

California Legislature Passes Bill to Require Diversity on Corporate Boards
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California Legislature Passes Bill to Require Diversity on Corporate Boards

Sunday, the California Legislature passed a bill that requires diversity on corporate boards in California. The legislation, AB 979, is joint authored by Assemblymembers Chris Holden, Cristina Garcia, and David Chiu, with Eloise Gomez Reyes as principal co-author. The bill requires publicly held corporations headquartered in California to have at least one director from an underrepresented…

Newsom Unveils New Color-Coded COVID-19 Reopening Guide
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Newsom Unveils New Color-Coded COVID-19 Reopening Guide

Friday afternoon, Governor Gavin Newsom outlined a new color-coded, four-tiered framework for California counties to reopen different economic sectors. “We wanted to make adjustments based upon the input we received from county health officers, input we received from experts, our own experience here in the state of California, to adjust the frameworks from the old…

City of Pasadena Considers Action Against Attorney for Wrongfully Identifying a Police Officer Involved in the Fatal Shooting of Anthony McClain
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City of Pasadena Considers Action Against Attorney for Wrongfully Identifying a Police Officer Involved in the Fatal Shooting of Anthony McClain

By Terry Miller While the city reels from the aftermath of the fatal shooting of Anthony McClain on Aug. 15, more questions than answers remain. Two separate attorneys have filed civil rights claims against the city and police officers involved. Caree Harper, Esq. has filed a claim on behalf of the grandmother of Mr. McClain….

California to Send Additional $300 Weekly Unemployment Benefit
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California to Send Additional $300 Weekly Unemployment Benefit

Unemployed Californians may soon receive an additional $300 weekly supplement from the Employment Development Department (EDD). The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) approved the state’s application and will provide an initial amount of $4.5 billion, with the possibility of additional funding going forward. The additional $300-a-week payment will be available for a limited period of…

Island Life at El Cordova Hotel in Coronado
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Island Life at El Cordova Hotel in Coronado

Coronado Island is a seaside paradise in the San Diego Bay that is full of history, relaxing atmosphere and great weather. The small, resort town is also home to a charming boutique hotel called El Cordova, which I discovered on a memorable weekend getaway. The adventure began when a friend and I drove through Downtown San Diego, crossed the beautiful, 2-mile-long Coronado Bridge and…

L.A. Public Health Reports Cases of Newborns with COVID-19
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L.A. Public Health Reports Cases of Newborns with COVID-19

On Wednesday, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) released information regarding confirmed cases of COVID-19 among pregnant women. Public Health Director Barbara Ferrer reported that 1,200 pregnant women have tested positive for the virus and 79% of these women were symptomatic, as of Wednesday. Two women who were pregnant passed away…

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