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L.A. Council approves $50 million for utility payment assistance program

The Los Angeles City Council  voted Tuesday, Oct. 27, to provide a total of $50 million in federal relief funding to assist low-income residents with utility costs amid the COVID-19 pandemic. “Our low-wage workers continue to suffer in silence,” said Council President Martinez, who authored the motion to create the program. “They are the first to put themselves and their families at risk through their essential work. I am unapologetically dedicated during this pandemic to help them get whatever ...
Tags: Health, News, Utilities, California, Government, Los Angeles, Sport, Poverty, Soccer, Council, Los Angeles City Council, Dwp, Los Angeles County, Martinez, Department of Water and Power, California Employment Development Department


10 Bon Appétit Test Kitchen stars have left video amid a reckoning over how the company treats employees of color — here's the full list

Some of Bon Appétit's on-camera talent as of February 2020. Roy Rochlin/Getty Images; Samantha Lee/Business Insider Ten of the 13 members of Bon Appétit's famed Test Kitchen will no longer appear in videos for the food magazine.  The staffers include Claire Saffitz, Christina Chaey, Alex Delany, Rick Martinez, Sohla El-Waylly, Priya Krishna, Gaby Melian, Molly Baz, Carla Lalli Music, and Amiel Stanek. Former and current employees of Bon Appétit told Business Insider in June that the co...
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Could the Land of Enchantment Elect a Second Amendment Supporter to the Senate?

New Mexico Take Action New Mexico – -(AmmoLand.com)- New Mexico has to be very vexing for Second Amendment supporters. In a region of the country where the Second Amendment is largely respected, it constantly elects anti-Second Amendment extremists to the United States Senate. It’s frustrating in the extreme. But could this be turned around? There is a better chance than you might think. After all, Governors Gary Johnston and Susanna Martinez were supporters of our Second Amendment rights, an...
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SUV Driven Erratically In Woodland Found To Be Stolen; 2 Arrested

WOODLAND (CBS13) — Two men have been arrested after they were found with a stolen SUV near Woodland, the Yolo County Sheriff’s Office said on Friday. Authorities said a deputy spotted the SUV driving erratically along County Road 99 just outside Woodland city limits on Thursday night. After making an abrupt turn onto Aspen Street, the vehicle was parked in front of a home, where two men then got out of the SUV and walked toward the home. Deputies approached the two men – identified as Woodland r...
Tags: Crime, News, Local, Syndicated Local, Martinez, Vin, Woodland, Azevedo, Diego Martinez, Woodland News, Yolo County Sheriff s Office, Aspen Street, David Azevedo


Councilman-elect Kevin de León appointed to vacant LA city seat

LOS ANGELES — Councilman-elect Kevin de León was appointed Tuesday by the Los Angeles City Council to the vacant seat in District 14 to replace suspended Councilman Jose Huizar. De León, a former president pro tem of the state Senate, won the primary election in March with a majority of the vote. His appointment will be effective Thursday, according to the motion filed by Council President Nury Martinez. Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, de León said he would focus mainly on homelessness and that ...
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Dentist's COVID-19 Business Interruption Claim Dismissed Based on Virus Exclusion

    A Florida dentist could not survive the carrier's motion to dismiss a business interruption claim due to closures for COVID-19. Martinez v. Allied Ins. Co. of Am. , 2020 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 165140 (M.D. Fla. Sept. 2, 2020). The court's Order is here.     The dentist alleged that the government mandated emergency declarations limited his dental practice. He claimed that he (1) incurred costs to decontaminate his dental office of the virus, and (2) lost business income because of the Governor's ...
Tags: Florida, Insurance, Martinez, Fla, Tred Eyerly, Business Interruption, First Party Insurance, COVID-19, Allied Ins Co


Teen Shot, 3 Others Stabbed In Separate Incidents Throughout Stockton

STOCKTON (CBS13) – The weekend in Stockton was capped off with violence as a 17-year-old was shot and three people were stabbed in separate incidents, authorities said on Monday. The shooting occurred at around 5 p.m. in the 2400 block of Nehama Way, just north of the Stockton Metropolitan Airport and west of Highway 99. An unknown suspect shot the teenager, resulting in what officers described as non-life-threatening injuries, according to the Stockton Police Department. No further details on t...
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Dentist's COVID-19 Business Interruption Claim Dismiss Based on Virus Exclusion

    A Florida dentist could not survive the carrier's motion to dismiss a business interruption claim due to closures for COVID-19. Martinez v. Allied Ins. Co. of Am. , 2020 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 165140 (Sept. 2, 2020). The court's Order is here.     The dentist alleged that the government mandated emergency declarations limited his dental practice. He claimed that he (1) incurred costs to decontaminate his dental office of the virus, and (2) lost business income because of the Governor's limitation...
Tags: Florida, Insurance, Martinez, Tred Eyerly, Business Interruption, First Party Insurance, COVID-19, Allied Ins Co


2020 elections: L.A. County’s Assembly races at a glance

Here’s a glimpse of Assembly races coming up on Nov. 3 that involve Los Angeles County voters. District 36: Tom Lackey (R) vs. Steve Fox (D) The district: Encompasses a wide swath of people in Eastern Kern, Northern L.A., and Western San Bernardino counties, and includes the cities of California City, Mojave, Rosamond, Acton, Lancaster, Littlerock, Palmdale, Quartz Hill, Piñon Hills, Wrightwood, and parts of Phelan. Of the 463,038 people living in District 36, the majority are Latino (41.60%)...
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"Regardless of what you or I may think of the circumstances of this nomination, [Amy Coney] Barrett is highly qualified to serve on the Supreme Court."

"I disagree with much of her judicial philosophy and expect to disagree with many, maybe even most of her future votes and opinions. Yet despite this disagreement, I know her to be a brilliant and conscientious lawyer who will analyze and decide cases in good faith, applying the jurisprudential principles to which she is committed. Those are the basic criteria for being a good justice. Barrett meets and exceeds them. I got to know Barrett more than 20 years ago when we clerked at the Supreme Cou...
Tags: Supreme Court, Law, Bloomberg, Amy, Noah Feldman, Scalia, Martinez, Barrett, Breyer, Feldman, Stanford Law School, Ann Althouse, Trump and the judiciary, Judicial Activism, Amy Coney Barrett, Amy Coney -RSB- Barrett


Parents sue LAUSD over distance learning plan

Pastor Cedric Nelms speaks about a lawsuit which was filed against LAUSD on behalf of Black and Latino families over its distance learning plan, which the plaintiffs allege violates students’ California constitutional rights to a basic public education on Thursday, September 24, 2020 in Los Angeles. (Photo by Sarah Reingewirtz, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG) Keshara Shaw, parent of a sixth-grader, joined a lawsuit which was filed against LAUSD on behalf of Black and Latino families over its di...
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Martinez header hands Bayern Munich UEFA Super Cup victory

Budapest (AFP) – Javi Martinez wrote more UEFA Super Cup history for Bayern Munich on Thursday as his header in extra time sealed a 2-1 win over Sevilla in Budapest. Having equalised with a crucial... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
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Martinez scores extra-time winner as Bayern beat Sevilla to win Super Cup

Javi Martinez scores the winner in extra time as Bayern Munich come from behind to beat Sevilla in the Uefa Super Cup.
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LA City Council approves funding for renters’ legal defense program

By ERIC HEINZ | City News Service The Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously Wednesday, Sept. 23, to authorize the use of more than $10.4 million for an emergency legal defense program to protect renters from eviction amid the COVID-19 pandemic. “The laws of the city of Los Angeles are on the tenants’ side,” Council President Nury Martinez said, adding the city will also fund an education campaign to make tenants aware of the legal services. “Many of the people that we are serving are absolu...
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6 ways to learn more about a company's culture at your next job interview

Use these tips at your next job interview to properly evaluate company culture. Pawita Warasiri/EyeEm/Getty Images It can be tough to know if a company's culture is right for you, but luckily, there are strategies you can use to assess whether it's a fit or not in your next job interview.  Take some time to research the company beforehand — you can learn a lot from perusing their website or speaking to people who've worked there.  At the interview, ask critical questions about company cult...
Tags: Milwaukee, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Company Culture, Staples, Chicago, Job Search, Interviewing, Monster, Nordic, Job Searching, Massachusetts General Hospital, Martinez, MGH, Contributor


5 reasons why every workplace should have employee affinity groups, and how to start one

Affinity groups help employees feel empowered and more productive at work. Klaus Vedfelt/Getty Images If you want to work in a diverse and inclusive setting, be on the lookout for companies that have affinity groups — employee resource groups for workers of shared interests, backgrounds, or demographics.  Affinity groups help foster deeper connections in the workplace to boost friendships, collaboration, and productivity.  Creating these communities is also a worthwhile investment for empl...
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Southern California leaders mourn Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Tributes poured in late Friday, Sept. 18, upon word that U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg lost her battle with cancer, with Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and county Supervisor Janice Hahn among those hailing her as a legal pioneer who fought for women’s rights and gender equality for decades. “This is a tragedy for all those who believe in our Constitution, who believe in equality and who believe our daughters can grow up to whatever they want to be,” Garcetti said on Twitter. “T...
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Thousands of people say they are suffering from lingering symptoms of COVID-19 months after testing positive

Business Insider Weekly spoke with more than 80 "long-haulers" who say their COVID-19 symptoms have lasted months after their diagnoses. Business Insider Weekly Thousands of COVID-19 survivors can't seem to shake the symptoms months after they were diagnosed. Business Insider spoke to 80 of these "long-haulers" to see how they've been coping with prolonged illness. Their symptoms include fevers, brain fog, memory loss, nosebleeds, shortness of breath, and blurry vision. View more episodes ...
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Wildfire smoke can make people more susceptible to COVID-19, says CDC

As wildfires continue burning across Southern California, medical experts are warning that smoke inhalation can weaken the immune system and make people more vulnerable to respiratory infections, including the novel coronavirus. The Centers for Disease Control says wildfire smoke can irritate the lungs, cause inflammation, and make a person more prone to lung infections, including SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. In Southern California, the South Coast Air Quality Management District ...
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Experts say wildfire smoke can make people more susceptible to COVID-19

As wildfires continue burning across Southern California, medical experts are warning that smoke inhalation can weaken the immune system and make people more vulnerable to respiratory infections, including the novel coronavirus. The Centers for Disease Control says wildfire smoke can irritate the lungs, cause inflammation, and make a person more prone to lung infections, including SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. In Southern California, the South Coast Air Quality Management District ...
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How a piece of candy led to dismissal of San Bernardino County sheriff’s deputy

The search for proof that San Bernardino County sheriff’s Deputy Erdem Gorgulu had committed crimes and other ethical lapses while investigating the June 1 looting of a Big 5 sporting goods store in Highland yielded the following evidence against the field-training officer, according to a court document: • A baseball bat with the Big 5 price tag still attached that was found in the trunk of Gorgulu’s private car; • An audio recording of what sounded like a struggle, which if it happened, contrad...
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Aston Villa sign Arsenal goalkeeper Martinez

London (AFP) – Aston Villa announced the signing of Arsenal goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez on Wednesday for a reported fee of £20 million ($26 million). The 28-year-old Argentine, who has signed a four-year deal, helped Arsenal... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
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Emi Martinez: Aston Villa sign goalkeeper from Arsenal

Aston Villa have completed the signing of Arsenal goalkeeper Emi Martinez in a £17m deal. Martinez, aged 28, had been expected to leave the Gunners... Click the headline to read the full story.
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Villa sign goalkeeper Martinez from Arsenal

Aston Villa sign Argentine goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez from Premier League rivals Arsenal for £17m.
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A California man murdered dozens of people, and a new book says he almost got away with it

By Michael Thomas Barry Jose Manuel Martínez was born and raised in California and blended in easily among the farm laborers of California’s San Joaquin Valley where he lived a modest and unassuming life. But in stark contrast to the adoring and dedicated family man he appeared to be, there was an evil flipside that allowed him to pursue a frightening line of work as a hitman and enforcer for a Mexican drug cartel—a wicked profession that he carried out with such precision and technique that he ...
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Roglic extends overall lead as Martinez claims maiden Tour de France stage win

Primoz Roglic extends his advantage in the yellow jersey after Daniel Martinez claims a superb win on stage 13.
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Martinez claims maiden Tour de France stage win as Roglic extends overall lead

Daniel Martinez wins stage 13 of the Tour de France as Primoz Roglic extends his advantage in the yellow jersey.
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Central Park Bird Watcher Christian Cooper Writes DC Comics Graphic Novel: It’s Now Free Online

Write what you know. It’s oft-cited advice for writers both beginning and established. Thus, Jules, the teenage boy at the center of Christian Cooper’s It’s a Bird, the first entry in DC Comics’ digital-first anthology series Represent!, is a birdwatcher, like the author. And the binoculars that were a 50th birthday gift from Cooper’s father, a Korean War vet and Civil Rights activist, serve as models for the ones Jules is none too thrilled to receive, despite his grandpa’s belief that they pos...
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LADWP reports 90 without power, SCE reports 970 in LA and Orange counties

LOS ANGELES — Hundreds of Southern California Edison and Los Angeles Department of Water and Power customers — a huge reduction from Tuesday — are still without power Wednesday morning. Both utilities were plagued by widespread failures over the Labor Day weekend as temperatures soared to record levels across the Southland. As of 7:30 a.m., SCE reported 806 customers in Los Angeles County and 164 customers in Orange County were without electricity, while the LADWP reported 90 customers without s...
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LADWP reports 244 without power, SCE reports 1,671 in LA and Orange counties

LOS ANGELES — Hundreds of Southern California Edison and Los Angeles Department of Water and Power customers — a huge reduction from Tuesday — are still without power Wednesday morning. Both utilities were plagued by widespread failures over the Labor Day weekend as temperatures soared to record levels across the Southland. As of 2:30 a.m., SCE reported 1,671 customers in Los Angeles and Orange counties were without electricity while the LADWP reported 244 customers without service. It was uncle...
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