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SCAG Approves the Appointment of Kome Ajise as its Executive Director

LOS ANGELES – The Regional Council of the Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) today approved the appointment of Kome Ajise as the organization’s new Executive Director. Ajise, who has served as Planning Director since November 2017, was selected to lead the nation’s largest...

Community Health Centers Press Congress for Long-Term Funding

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Seven million Californians get medical treatment at Community Health Centers each year, and those centers say funding issues for this crucial part of the safety net are throwing the system into chaos. Starting today, thousands of providers are gathering in Washington,...

National Week of Conversation Aims to Break Down Political Barriers

SANTA MONICA, Calif. – This is the second National Week of Conversation, and its organizers hope it becomes an annual event that fosters reconciliation and a stronger sense of common purpose among Americans.  Discussion events begin today throughout the country – some in person,...

Calif. Makes Progress Keeping Foster Kids Out of Group Homes

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Foster kids do much better when placed with a family, compared with a group home, according to a new report that says California is making good progress on that score. Researchers from the Annie E. Casey Foundation found that the Golden State went...

PALM SPRINGS AERIAL TRAMWAY TO REOPEN

Following a nearly two-month closure and almost $4 million in repair costs and lost revenue, the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway is poised to reopen Monday. The tramway has been closed since a Feb. 14 storm saturated the area and washed out some streets, including...

SCAG Approves the Appointment of Kome Ajise as its Executive Director

LOS ANGELES – The Regional Council of the Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) today approved the appointment of Kome Ajise as the organization’s new Executive Director. Ajise, who has served as Planning Director since November 2017, was selected to lead the nation’s largest...

‘Never seen anything like it’: Messi scores ‘Panenka’ free-kick as Barca beat Espanyol

You’d imagine Lionel Messi is running out of new ground to break with his footballing genius, but the Barcelona star took things up another notch by scoring a ‘Panenka-style' free-kick against Espanyol in La Liga on Saturday. Messi struck twice inside the last 20...