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Jo Koy, Dan Lin, Universal Donate $75,000 to Search to Involve Pilipino Americans as Historic Filipinotown Nonprofit Marks 50th Anniversary

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Thursday, August 11, 2022 - 7:45pm

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 11, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Search to Involve Pilipino Americans (SIPA), one of the longest-running nonprofits serving the Filipino American community, accepted a gift of $75,000 by comedian Jo Koy, filmmaker Dan Lin, and Universal Pictures, the team behind "Easter Sunday," the first major studio film about Filipino American family life. Koy presented the check to SIPA at the "Rise for Comedy" festival held at Rideback Ranch in Historic Filipinotown (HiFi), just as SIPA commemorates its 50th anniversary and prepares to open the doors to its new headquarters and community center.

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  • Donation to SIPA by major Hollywood studio paves way for others to support Historic Filipinotown and Fil-Am community.
  • "We are truly grateful to Jo Koy and Dan Lin for this donation and for sharing a Filipino story with the world.
  • Honoring community heroes, the SIPA 50th Anniversary Gala and 2022 Barangay Awards will aim to raise $200,000 for SIPA's programming and services.
  • More information and ways to support SIPA today, whether a monthly pledge or a one-time, tax-deductible donation, is available at www.sipacares.org .

Los Angeles City Council Votes NO on SB 930 - the 4 a.m. Bar Bill, Sends Strong Message to Sacramento and Senator Wiener that Public Safety is more Important than Nightlife Revenue

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Saturday, August 6, 2022 - 3:35am

SB 930 would allow closing times for on-sale retailers to be extended from 2 a.m. to 4 a.m. as part of a dangerous "pilot program."

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  • SB 930 would allow closing times for on-sale retailers to be extended from 2 a.m. to 4 a.m. as part of a dangerous "pilot program."
  • The experiment would take place in 6 cities: San Francisco, Oakland, West Hollywood, Cathedral City, Coachella, and Palm Springs.
  • In Los Angeles, the powerful Los Angeles County Democratic Party (LACDP) came out against SB 930 in a letter made public before a City Hall opposition rally last week.
  • Alcohol Justice encourages the public to TAKE ACTION to STOP SB 930: Text JUSTICE to 313131 or visit: https://alcoholjustice.org/take-action/stop-sb-930-no-late-last-calls-in...

LUV Car Wash Expands Presence in North Los Angeles

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Friday, August 5, 2022 - 1:31pm

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 5, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- LUV Car Wash is spreading the LUV across the Greater Los Angeles area with the acquisition of two locations in Van Nuys and Reseda!

Key Points: 
  • LOS ANGELES, Aug. 5, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- LUV Car Wash is spreading the LUV across the Greater Los Angeles area with the acquisition of two locations in Van Nuys and Reseda!
  • LUV announced today the national express car wash platform acquired two Wishy Washy locations in the Los Angeles area.
  • "We're thrilled to find two more amazing sites for LUV Car Wash in the L.A. area," Vice President of Business Development Josh Kingsley said.
  • Headquartered in Gilbert, Arizona, LUV Car Wash was founded in 2021 by industry veterans Darren Skarecky, JT Thomson and Susquehanna Private Capital.

STIGA® US Announces Sponsorship of Kershaw's Challenge + Ping Pong 4 Purpose

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Thursday, August 4, 2022 - 3:00pm

STIGA US is proud to be sponsoring this event with SPIN the original ping pong social club that celebrates the unconventional and embraces diversity.

Key Points: 
  • STIGA US is proud to be sponsoring this event with SPIN the original ping pong social club that celebrates the unconventional and embraces diversity.
  • SPIN's mission exists to inspire human connection around the game of ping pong," said Gregory Godfrey, VP Brand and Culture.
  • "We are thrilled to be partnering again with STIGA and Kershaw's Challenge to bring the excitement of ping pong to Dodgers Stadium."
  • Ping Pong 4 Purpose supports Kershaw's Challenge, which has raised over $16 million for vulnerable and at-risk children since 2011.

Los Angeles Rallies to STOP SB 930 - 4 a.m. Bar Bill in Southern California

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Friday, July 29, 2022 - 2:03am

LOS ANGELES, July 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Members of Los Angeles Drug & Alcohol Policy Alliance (L.A. DAPA), California Alcohol Policy Alliance (CAPA) and Alcohol Justice, along with Los Angeles City Councilmember Paul Koretz, demonstrated at a City Hall rally yesterday to oppose California SB 930. The "gut & amend" bill, authored by Senator Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco) and Assembly Member Mark Haney (D-San Francisco) is the 5th attempt since 2013 to disrupt the protections of California's statewide uniform last call.

Key Points: 
  • LOS ANGELES, July 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Members of Los Angeles Drug & Alcohol Policy Alliance (L.A. DAPA), California Alcohol Policy Alliance (CAPA) and Alcohol Justice , along with Los Angeles City Councilmember Paul Koretz , demonstrated at a City Hall rally yesterday to oppose California SB 930.
  • SB 930 would allow closing times for on-sale retailers to be extended from 2 a.m. to 4 a.m. as part of a dangerous "pilot program."
  • "The data is clear and this is why we must prevent the 4 a.m. bar bill from taking effect in Los Angeles and in California.
  • Alcohol Justice encourages the public to TAKE ACTION to STOP SB 930: Text JUSTICE to 313131 or visit: https://alcoholjustice.org/take-action/stop-sb-930-no-late-last-calls-in...

AHF to City Hall: ‘SOS – Save Our SROs!’

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Tuesday, July 26, 2022 - 11:29pm

AFFORDABLE & HOMELESS HOUSING ADVOCATES TO TESTIFY @ L.A. CITY COUNCIL MEETING URGING COUNCILMEMBERS TO: SOS!

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  • AFFORDABLE & HOMELESS HOUSING ADVOCATES TO TESTIFY @ L.A. CITY COUNCIL MEETING URGING COUNCILMEMBERS TO: SOS!
  • These include ads headlined: City Hall: Save LAs SROs (June 26, 2022); City Hall: Save the Morrison!
  • (July 3, 2022) and City Hall: Save the Holland (July 10, 2022) and most recently, S.O.S.
  • To learn more about AHF, please visit our website: www.aidshealth.org , find us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/aidshealth , follow us @aidshealthcare or subscribe to our AHF podcast AHFter Hours.

Oprah Winfrey, Richard Gere & Sharon Stone Help Project Angel Food Set Fundraising Record During Two-Hour Live Television Event on KTLA 5 (Los Angeles)

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Monday, July 25, 2022 - 1:00pm

LOS ANGELES, July 25, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- On Saturday July 23, 2022, Project Angel Food's LEAD WITH LOVE 3 presented by City National Bank, aired live on KTLA 5 and was a triumph, becoming the highest grossing night in the telethon's three-year history, with $1,172,970.00, outperforming their million-dollar goal by more than 17%.

Key Points: 
  • Oprah Winfrey opened the show, Richard Gere made a rare television appearance, and Lori Loughlin made her first non-acting television appearance in more than three-and-a-half-years.
  • The night was filled with fan favorites, celebrity messages, an All-Star Phone Bank of celebrities taking donor calls, and musical performances.
  • They have welcomed me with such open arms at a time when I was feeling particularly down and broken.
  • Video footage courtesy of KTLA for Project Angel Food.

AEG and Socios.com Launch Partnership for the Inaugural Soccer Champions Tour Featuring Real Madrid CF, FC Barcelona, Juventus, Club America and Club Deportivo Guadalajara

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Friday, July 22, 2022 - 2:33pm

Participating clubs include current La Liga and UEFA Champions League winner Real Madrid CF, La Liga powerhouse FC Barcelona, Serie A's Juventus, and Liga MX's Club Amrica and Club Deportivo Guadalajara.

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  • Participating clubs include current La Liga and UEFA Champions League winner Real Madrid CF, La Liga powerhouse FC Barcelona, Serie A's Juventus, and Liga MX's Club Amrica and Club Deportivo Guadalajara.
  • This tour marks the first return of play in the U.S. for Barcelona and Real Madrid since 2019 and for Juventus since 2018.
  • This new relationship also marks the latest of more than 130 major sports organizations to have joined the Socios.com network including three of the five soccer giants participating in the tour FC Barcelona, Juventus and Club Deportivo Guadalajara.
  • AEG is thrilled to partner with Socios.com on the inaugural Soccer Champions Tour, said Tom Braun, AEG Senior Vice President of Soccer & Business Operations and Business Development.

L.A. Care Health Plan - 25 Years Strong

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Friday, July 22, 2022 - 2:00pm

LOS ANGELES, July 22, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- L.A. Care Health Plan, the nation's largest publicly operated health plan, is celebrating its 25th Anniversary. The health plan was founded in April of 1997 as part of California's two-plan model of Medi-Cal managed care in Los Angeles County. Since then, L.A. Care has grown from a 100-person organization serving more than 200,000 Medi-Cal recipients to a plan that employs more than 2,000 full-time employees and serves more than 2.7 million members in four product lines. 

Key Points: 
  • LOS ANGELES, July 22, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- L.A. Care Health Plan, the nation's largest publicly operated health plan, is celebrating its 25th Anniversary.
  • L.A. Care Health Plan serves more than 2.5 million members in Los Angeles County, making it the largest publicly operated health plan in the country.
  • L.A. Care offers four health coverage plans including Medi-Cal , L.A. Care Covered , L.A. Care Cal MediConnect Plan and the PASC-SEIU Homecare Workers Health Care Plan , all dedicated to being accountable and responsive to members.
  • L.A. Care prioritizes quality, access and inclusion, elevating health care for all of L.A. County.

AEG Global Partnerships Promotes Kate Sheets to Newly Formed Position of Senior Vice President, Strategy and Business Affairs

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Thursday, July 21, 2022 - 10:58pm

AEG Global Partnerships, a division of AEG, the worlds leading sports and live entertainment company, has promoted Kate Sheets to the newly formed position of Senior Vice President, Strategy and Business Affairs.

Key Points: 
  • AEG Global Partnerships, a division of AEG, the worlds leading sports and live entertainment company, has promoted Kate Sheets to the newly formed position of Senior Vice President, Strategy and Business Affairs.
  • Sheets joins the Global Partnerships team having most recently served as Vice President, Legal Counsel for AEG.
  • Sheets will continue to work out of AEGs Los Angeles office and will dually report to Nick Baker and Russell Silvers Co-Chief Operating Officers of AEG Global Partnerships.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20220721006055/en/
    AEG's Kate Sheets promoted to the newly formed position of Senior Vice President, Strategy and Business Affairs (Photo: Business Wire)
    In the new and expanded role, Sheets will lead efforts to identify, cultivate and refine key partnerships and strategic initiatives, ensuring that they contribute to the overall growth targets and key priorities of AEG Global Partnerships.