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2010-10-27 17:57:00

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On October 26, 2010, the Los Angeles Board of Harbor Commissioners approved a landmark agreement to establish the Port Community Mitigation Trust Fund. The Board voted unanimously to create a new nonprofit which will distribute $50 million in funds set aside from revenue generated by Port growth and related operations. The new Nonprofit and fund will provide urgently needed community mitigation from Port pollution and Port-related operations...

2008-09-04 03:00:16

By Art Marroquin A Los Angeles City Council committee on Wednesday called for a second look at health care benefits mandated by the city's living wage ordinance as part of an effort to expand coverage to airline service workers. The city's living wage ordinance currently calls for paying workers $10 per hour with health benefits and $11.25 per hour without benefits. The two-tier system has not seen any kind of meaningful updates since the ordinance went into effect more than a decade...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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