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Michael Antonovich

Community Activists Crush Conservative Politicians With LA County $15 Minimum Wage Victory

Peter Dreier | Posted 07.23.2015 | Politics
Peter Dreier

Starting next year, the Altadena Walmart, which opened in March 2013, will be paying all of its employees at least $10.50 an hour and will be paying $15 an hour by 2020. If you think that the Waltons -- the heirs to Walmart founder Sam Walton -- suddenly developed a social conscience, think again.

Why LA County Supervisor Mike Antonovich Hired a Phony Corporate-Backed 'Research' Firm to Kill the Minimum Wage Plan

Peter Dreier | Posted 07.08.2015 | Politics
Peter Dreier

Los Angeles County Supervisor Mike Antonovich has hired a corporate-sponsored lobby group and PR firm to conduct a so-called "study" of the minimum wage.

Kathleen Miles

A Few Surprises In CA & LA Election Results

HuffingtonPost.com | Kathleen Miles | Posted 06.06.2012 | Los Angeles

The biggest news in California's presidential primary election Tuesday? That an initiative to impose a $1-per-pack tax on cigarettes appears to have l...

Report: Laura's Law Works for Mentally Ill Los Angelenos

DJ Jaffe | Posted 02.15.2012 | Los Angeles
DJ Jaffe

A little noted Laura's Law Progress Report quietly filed by the L.A. County Department of Mental Health earlier this year shows Laura's Law has reduced the incarceration and hospitalization of people with severe mental illness.