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New center to encompass ‘tikkun olam’

New center to encompass ‘tikkun olam’

The Wilshire Boulevard Temple on Sunday celebrated the groundbreaking of its Karsh Family Social Service Center, which will provide essential services to the neighborhood, possibly as soon as winter 2015. The temple recently celebrated the restoration of its sanctuary, and officials are now looking forward to the next phase of work. Officials will renovate the [...] [...more]

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Council approves sales tax increase for March ballot

Council approves sales tax increase for March ballot

The Los Angeles City Council has proposed a permanent half-cent sales tax increase in hopes of maintaining staffing levels for the city’s public safety agencies and offsetting state cuts that have challenged those organizations. Proposed by Council President Herb Wesson, 10th District, the increase would raise approximately $200 million, which could almost negate next year’s [...] [...more]

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Council President Wesson is Main Course at Roast

Council President Wesson is Main Course at Roast

Following the American Diabetes Association roast of Herb Wesson last Thursday, the Los Angeles City Council president probably isn’t sitting so high and mighty. However, according to the roasters, he wasn’t sitting very high to begin with. Wesson, of the council’s 10th District, was skewered in front of his peers during the association’s 15th installment [...] [...more]

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Wesson Faces Plenty of New Issues as Council President

Wesson Faces Plenty of New Issues as Council President

Los Angeles City Council President Herb Wesson, 10th District, has had his hands full since assuming the council’s top leadership position, and his plate now includes redistricting and the 2012-2013 budget. Since Wesson has taken the helm, the council has passed an ordinance to require condoms in adult films, hired a Los Angeles Department of [...] [...more]

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