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Port of Los Angeles Awards $1.5 Million in Community Investment Grants for 2023/2024

The Port of Los Angeles has announced 37 local non-profit organizations will receive $1.5 million in funding under the Port’s Community Investment Grant Program for FY 2023/24. Selected from among 65 proposers, the grant recipients will undertake projects and programs focused on the environment and sustainability, maritime industry education and job creation, and the LA Waterfront.

February 29th, 2024|

EPA Announces $3 Billion in Available Funding from the Inflation Reduction Act to Reduce Port Pollution

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced $3 billion in available federal funding to deploy zero-emission equipment and supporting infrastructure at ports, and to support the development of climate and clean air plans at ports.

February 28th, 2024|

Applications Open Now! $5,000 Volunteer Activation Grants + Youth Ambassadors

Each year, the Goldhirsch Foundation gives $1 million+ to organizations making a better Los Angeles for all through their LA2050 Grants Challenge. But, they take a different approach to grantmaking: they ask Angelenos to determine the issue areas that will receive funding – from homelessness and income inequality to park access – through voting.

February 8th, 2024|

Notification of Document Release – POLA and POLB Goods Movement Workforce Training Facility Project

On Thursday, February 8th, the Los Angeles Harbor Department will release a Notice of Preparation/Initial Study (NOP/IS) for the Port of Los Angeles and Port of Long Beach Goods Movement Workforce Training Facility Project. Public meeting scheduled for February 22nd.

February 7th, 2024|

Advisory Message: Major Storm to Impact LA Sunday-Tuesday

The National Weather Service is forecasting that a major storm will impact the City of Los Angeles from Sunday, February 4th through at least Tuesday, February 6th.  All of Los Angeles is expected to receive 3-6 inches of rain, with 6-12 inches possible in the foothills. The storm will bring damaging winds and heavy rain. Impacts in the area could include power outages, debris flows, and flooding both in rapidly rising creeks and streams and in roads and freeways.

February 2nd, 2024|

Hahn Calls on Retailers to Protect Consumers from Gift Card Draining Scam

The scam, known as “gift card draining,” works two ways.  In the first instance, scammers attach a barcode from a card they already have to an unsold gift card in a store. When someone buys the tampered card and loads money onto it, they are loading money onto the scammer’s card

December 21st, 2023|
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