LA judge rules more women on boards is unconstitutional

LA judge rules more women on boards is unconstitutional

LOS ANGELES (CNS) — A California law requiring increased membership by women on corporate boards is unconstitutional and violates the right to equal treatment, a Los Angeles judge has ruled. What You Need To Know Passed in 2018, the law applies to publicly held corporations with principal executive offices located in California and required them … Read more

Budget Committee advances 2022-23 budget to City Council

Budget Committee advances 2022-23 budget to City Council

LOS ANGELES (CNS) — The Los Angeles City Council Budget and Finance Committee finished revising Mayor Eric Garcetti’s proposed budget for the 2022-23 fiscal year Friday afternoon and will send it to the full Los Angeles City Council, which will begin its portion of the budget process on Wednesday. What You Need To Know Dozens … Read more

LACo board to hold public hearing on $38.5B budget

LACo board to hold public hearing on .5B budget

LOS ANGELES (CNS) — A public hearing is scheduled Wednesday for a $38.5 billion recommended Los Angeles County budget for fiscal year 2022-23. The recommended budget was presented by County CEO Fesia Davenport to the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors on April 19, the first step in a months-long budget process for Los Angeles … Read more

LA builds on justice fund with new immigrant legal services

Budget Committee advances 2022-23 budget to City Council

LOS ANGELES (CNS) — Building on the Los Angeles Justice Fund created in 2017, the City Council Tuesday adopted a new framework to provide free legal services to immigrants in partnership with Los Angeles County, the Weingart Foundation and the California Community Foundation. According to the framework’s proposal, the program will prioritize unaccompanied children, immigrants … Read more

Bail review hearing set for man accused in Chappelle attack

Bail review hearing set for man accused in Chappelle attack

LOS ANGELES (CNS) — A hearing is scheduled Tuesday to review bail for the man accused of attacking comedian Dave Chappelle on stage at the Hollywood Bowl. Isaiah Lee, 23, was charged last week by the Los Angeles City Attorney’s Office with single misdemeanor counts of battery, possession of a weapon with intent to assault, … Read more

Judge dismisses part of suit, photographer vs. Hilary Duff

Judge dismisses part of suit, photographer vs. Hilary Duff

LOS ANGELES (CNS) — A judge Monday granted a motion by Fox Broadcasting Co. and Talk WW Production Inc., the producers of “The Wendy Williams Show,” to dismiss both companies as defendants in a photographer’s lawsuit alleging that he was libeled and slandered during an episode of Williams’ show dealing with his 2020 encounter at … Read more

Journalists sue LAPD for arrests during Echo Park evictions

Journalists sue LAPD for arrests during Echo Park evictions

LOS ANGELES (CNS) — Two journalists from the website Knock LA sued the Los Angeles Police Department Monday for alleged civil rights violations stemming from their arrests while covering the removal of a homeless encampment at Echo Park Lake last year. What You Need To Know Jon Peltz and Kate Gallagher contend that their March … Read more

Chappelle wants alleged attacker charged with felony

Chappelle wants alleged attacker charged with felony

LOS ANGELES (CNS) — Dave Chappelle’s lawyer says the comedian is unhappy with Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón’s decision not to charge the man who allegedly attacked him on stage with a felony. “It’s a travesty of justice that Gascón is refusing to prosecute this case as a felony,” Gabriel Colwell told the … Read more