A partnership with the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce
Click on the dots below to view the latest news, events or other outside information of interest on hot issues currently shaping California.
There is simply nothing more important to California’s future than an adequate and dependable supply of clean water. Accordingly, there is simply nothing more complex than its water politics, as we are beginning to see as Gov. Jerry Brown, legislators and water stakeholders attempt to write a 2014 bond issue.
The world's leading climate scientists have for the first time established a limit on the amount of greenhouse gases that can be released before the Earth reaches a tipping point and predicted that it will be surpassed within decades unless swift action is taken to curb the current pace of emissions.
Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation Saturday extending a fee on vehicle registrations and tire sales to pay for programs designed to reduce emissions. Assembly Bill 8, by Assemblyman Henry Perea, D-Fresno, will extend until 2024 a $3 increase in vehicle registration fees that was scheduled to expire in 2016.
Ventura County’s economy began returning to normal this year and will continue improving in 2014 with stronger job creation, lower unemployment, more consumer spending and new housing.
A worsening poverty picture put the Inland Empire first among the nation’s 25 largest metropolitan areas, according to a U.S. Census Bureau report released Thursday.
The Petersen Automotive Museum's renovations could carry a $20-million price tag and add 15,000 feet of display space.
The deal announced Tuesday gives Netflix more firepower versus premium cable channels such as HBO and other Internet video services, including Amazon's.
Los Angeles is finally getting a football team, and it took rock-and-roll icons KISS to do it. The band has bought an Arena Football League expansion franchise that will play at the Honda Center in Orange County. The team will be called the L.A. KISS.
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti took his message on Department of Water and Power salary negotiations directly to neighborhood council leaders on Monday evening, telling activists that they should make their feelings known to the City Council.
Department of Water and Power workers are paid bonuses for being part of car pools, riding a bicycle to work and for operating the heavy-duty equipment for which they were hired, according to a review of reports released recently by City Controller Ron Galperin.
Southern California Leadership Network
350 S. Bixel St. • Los Angeles, CA 90017 • Phone 213.580.7524 • Fax: 213.580.7511
Copyright © 2011, SCLN. All Rights Reserved.