September 2015 Blog Posts (13)

Business Interruption Fund spotlight: Pro Image Sports



Metro’s Business Interruption Fund was started to assist small businesses that may be impacted by construction of Metro’s Crenshaw/LAX line, the Little Tokyo area along the Regional Connector and Phase I of the Purple Line Extension.

More than $1 million in grants have been awarded since the first checks were distributed to qualifying merchants in April. The fund…

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Added by Jose Ubaldo on September 28, 2015 at 1:49pm — No Comments

Guitar Blues Legend Oklahoma Ollie Featured Artist Thursday October 1 at BMPAC

1st Thursday Blues Monthly Series is Ground Zero for Real-Deal Live Blues in Los Angeles

 

Oklahoma Ollie
LOS ANGELES - Sept. 26, 2015 - …
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Added by Greg Wible on September 27, 2015 at 6:15am — No Comments

Annual Watts Towers Day of the Drum & Jazz Festival

♪ "Beloved... where have you been my friends? I'm still here at the Towers & hope to see you soon." — Raisha Wilcots, eldest Horace Tappscott grandchild - Author/musician,…

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Added by DojO- on September 24, 2015 at 7:36pm — No Comments

Three week closure of segment of Crenshaw Boulevard begins this Friday

Added by Jose Ubaldo on September 23, 2015 at 12:21pm — No Comments

MCLM: Exhibit "Touching Bass” Debut

(Culver City, CA ---) On Saturday, October 10th at 2 p.m., The Mayme A. Clayton Library & …
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Added by DojO- on September 18, 2015 at 8:43pm — No Comments

Come and learn about Metro’s Business Interruption Fund (BIF) during second series of workshops

Metro and Pacific Coast Regional Small Business Development Corporation will be hosting a second series of pilot Business Interruption Fund (BIF) workshops for three Metro Rail construction projects areas during September, October and November in the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project, the Purple Line Extension Phase 1 and the Little Tokyo area of the Regional Connector

Workshop participants will learn about the BIF and receive information first-hand from program staff about how small "mom and…

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Added by Jose Ubaldo on September 18, 2015 at 10:06am — No Comments

Metro reaches $1 million milestone in grants to small businesses impacted by rail construction

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) Business Interruption Fund (BIF) pilot project has exceeded the $1 million mark in the award of 62 grants to “mom & pop” businesses directly impacted by construction of the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project. BIF began operations this past February.

“Local businesses are the lifeline of a…

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Added by Jose Ubaldo on September 17, 2015 at 2:32pm — No Comments

September update on Crenshaw/LAX Line work

Here’s the latest roundup of construction along the Crenshaw/LAX Line alignment. The light rail line will run between the intersection of Exposition and Crenshaw boulevards to a junction with the Green Line just south of Los Angeles International Airport. The project is funded by Measure R and is forecast to be complete in 2019.

The ongoing work by Walsh/Shea…

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Added by Jose Ubaldo on September 9, 2015 at 11:10am — No Comments

Black Arts & Music Festival/DangerMan

DangerMan was at the 2015  Black Arts and Music Festival  in Leimert Park  discussing Men's Cancer

Added by DangerMan Urbansuperhero on September 7, 2015 at 5:26am — No Comments

Designate June 21st as Make Music Day

Dear Los Angeles Stakeholders, Professional Musicians, Students, Amateurs and Music Lovers:

 

I wanted to let you know about a new petition I created on We the People, a new feature on http://WhiteHouse.gov, and ask for your support. Will you add your name to mine? If this petition gets 99,999 signatures by October 01, 2015, the White House will review it and respond!

 

We the People allows anyone to create and…

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Added by Dorsay Dujon on September 5, 2015 at 1:12am — No Comments

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