[Univision TV34] Con protestas en Santa Clarita, exigen respuestas del Congreso sobre el futuro de DACA
Federaciones afiliadas a la red PICO organizan una serie de manifestaciones interreligiosos desde este martes hasta el próximo 8 de marzo para presionar al Congreso, que no ha dado solución permanente a la situación migratoria de miles de dreamers amaparados bajo este programa.Read more
By SKYLAR BARTI
Dozens of protesters gathered outside of Congressman Steve Knight’s Santa Clarita office with demands for a “Dream Act now.”
L.A. Voice, a chapter of the Pico National Network, grabbed signs, megaphones and their voices to bring their message and demands for continuing the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA.
The protest comes the day after DACA expired, ending a nearly six-year executive action to protect immigrants who entered the country as minors to receive a two year deferred action from being deported.
Mickey Mouse appears during the lighting of "It's a Small World" ride, decorated for the holiday season on Nov. 12, 2015 at Disneyland in Anaheim. (Los Angeles Times)
By PETER DREIER and DANIEL FLAMING
Disneyland is famously promoted as the "happiest place on earth." But for many of the theme park's 30,000 employees, it isn't the happiest place to work. That's what we discovered after spending a year talking with Disneyland workers and conducting a survey of about 5,000 "cast members," as the company refers to its employees.
Since 2000, Disneyland's attendance (more than 27 million in 2016), daily ticket prices ($117 most days of the year for anyone over the age of 10) and revenues (more than $3 billion) have increased, but during that period, its employees' pay has dropped 15% in real dollars.Read more
Cronkite News LA/Arizona PBS interviewed our own Rabbi Aryeh Cohen in the wake of ICE raids in Los Angeles in which about 200 people were arrested. Reporter Micah Bledsoe did the report. The interview begins at 1:37.Read more
[Los Angeles Times] Workers at Terranea Resort and Trump golf club want 'panic buttons' in case of sexual assaults
A woman relaxes by the fire pit overlooking the swimming pool and ocean at the Terranea resort in Rancho Palos Verdes. A proposed ordinance would require the hotel and a nearby golf club to provide "panic buttons" to address sexual assaults and other emergencies. (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
By HUGO MARTIN
Hospitality workers in Rancho Palos Verdes are proposing an ordinance to require the exclusive Terranea Resort and nearby Trump National Golf Club to supply employees with "panic buttons" to alert authorities in the case of a sexual assault.
A union representing hospitality workers said filed paperwork with the Rancho Palos Verdes city clerk Tuesday, seeking to put the measure on the November ballot. Once the paperwork is approved, Unite Here, Local 11, will have 90 days to collect about 4,000 signatures to put the measure on the ballot.Read more