Top 15 Public Library System Worldwide in Total Digital Circulation via OverDrive LOS ANGELES (January 12, 2021) – LA County Library announced today that it reached a record-breaking 3,109,225 digital book checkouts via OverDrive in 2020, a 34% increase from 2019, making it one of the top 15 public library systems worldwide for total annual digital circulation. This accomplishment illustrates the continued
Atlanta, GA–The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is expanding the requirement for a negative COVID-19 test to all air passengers entering the United States. Testing before and after travel is a critical layer to slow the introduction and spread of COVID-19, according to CDC. Before departure to the United States, a required test,
Los Angeles–A San Gabriel Valley man was sentenced today to 120 months in federal prison for fraudulently obtaining $147 million from tens of thousands of investors around the world in a massive investment scam where a multinational company issued a phony digital currency purportedly backed by billions of dollars’ worth of amber and other gemstones.
By Jeff Prang/Los Angeles County Assessor My name is Jeff Prang. I am the 27th Assessor of the great County of Los Angeles. I was elected in 2014 and re-elected in 2018. I am here to share with you exactly what my office does and how this office directly affects you in, what I hope,
Dear Governor Newsom, While pleased that “Safe Schools for All” prioritizes the reopening of public schools with substantial funding, we cannot ignore that the plan fails to address the needs of the urban school districts that serve nearly a quarter of California students, almost all of whom live below the poverty level. The plan does
By Sunita Sohrabji/EMS Contributing Editor California Governor Gavin Newsom rolled out the 2021-22 state budget Jan. 8, a $227 billion proposal which prioritizes vaccinations, re-opening schools safely, support for small businesses, and direct cash payments for low-income people. “Our budget reflects the realities of a pandemic-induced recession which has exacerbated decades-long inequalities,” said Newsom. “Income
San Gabriel Valley — In January 2021, residents across California will be able to participate in Assembly Democratic Elections to help decide the direction of the California Democratic Party. In Assembly District 49, which includes large portions of the west San Gabriel Valley, 14 diverse community leaders have come together and formed the San Gabriel