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Pasadena is redistricting, seeks public input

The 2020 Census requires the city redraw the boundaries of the council districts. Here’s how to have a say in how they’re shaped.

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Hit by a ransomware attack? Your payment may be deductible

WASHINGTON (AP) — As ransomware attacks surge, the FBI is doubling down on its guidance to affected businesses: Don’t pay the cybercriminals. But the U.S. government also offers a little-noticed incentive for those who do pay: The ransoms may be tax deductible.

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LA Daily News

Hit by a ransomware attack? Your payment may be deductible

WASHINGTON (AP) — As ransomware attacks surge, the FBI is doubling down on its guidance to affected businesses: Don’t pay the cybercriminals. But the U.S. government also offers a little-noticed incentive for those who do pay: The ransoms may be tax deductible.

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LA Daily News

Federal holiday pressures companies to give Juneteenth off

NEW YORK (AP) — The declaration of Juneteenth as a federal holiday is putting the pressure on more U.S. companies to give their employees the day off, accelerating a movement that took off last year in response to the racial justice protests that swept the country.

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Federal holiday pressures companies to give Juneteenth off

NEW YORK (AP) — The declaration of Juneteenth as a federal holiday is putting the pressure on more U.S. companies to give their employees the day off, accelerating a movement that took off last year in response to the racial justice protests that swept the country.

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Fierce Capitol attacks on police seen in body-cam videos

Videos released under court order provide a chilling new look at the chaos at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, including body camera footage that shows a man charging at a police officer with a flagpole and tackling him to the ground.

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Catholic bishops approve steps toward possible rebuke of Biden

The group overwhelmingly approves the drafting of a “teaching document” that rebukes politicians who receive Communion despite support for abortion rights.

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Culver City News

Council officially adopts $5 minimum hazard pay for hospital workers

The city council voted Monday to officially adopt an ordinance that would require hospitals in Culver City to provide workers a minimum of $5 hazard pay increase. At the May 24 council meeting, the council voted in a similar 3-2 to introduce an ordinance to provide premium hazard pay to on-site hospital workers, comes after […]

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The Real Deal Los Angeles

State could require union labor on all affordable housing projects

The state legislature is considering measures that would require developers hire union labor on affordable housing projects. Not surprisingly, the industry is not happy. Affordable housing developers have criticized the proposal, arguing it would hike costs to build desperately needed affordable units in an already expensive development environment, according to Bloomberg. Supply costs have been steadily rising, along with home sale prices in Southern California. Cities like Los Angeles, however, support affordable housing projects in … [more]

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Here’s how to use California’s new COVID vaccine verification system

The new tool is a way for residents to show they’ve been vaccinated against the coronavirus without having to carry their paper card around.