Friday, April 29, 2016

24 Years Ago in LA

Twenty-four years ago today, Los Angeles burned in rage in response to the not-guilty verdicts in the brutal beating case of Rodney King by four LAPD officers a year earlier.
Hundreds of LA businesses burned and were looted, fifty-five people were also killed in the three day period beginning on April 29, 1992.

Photos by Ted Soqui © 1992
7th and Union.

Downtown LA.

LAFD Station 13 firefighters on West Adams Blvd.

A young boy near Crenshaw Ave.

Monday, April 4, 2016

CA Gov Signs $15 Min Wage Bill

California Governor Jerry Brown signed in to law a $15 minimum wage bill for the state of California. This now makes California the nation's leader in highest minimum wage paid to all workers in any job.
Signed, sealed, delivered.

Photo by Ted Soqui © 2016