LATimes: L.A. council panel backs plan for a new city holiday: Indigenous Peoples Day

By David Zanniser June 15, 2017, 5:00 AM A key panel of the Los Angeles City Council endorsed a plan Wednesday to take Columbus Day off the city calendar and put in its place a new Indigenous Peoples Day, despite opposition from Italian American civic leaders and some city lawmakers. The council’s Rules, Elections, Intergovernmental … Read more

Mayor honors AISC

By Elizabeth Kivowitz Boatright-Simon ( October 30, 2009, UCLA Newsroom Category: Arts & Humanities, Campus News Mayor Honors American Indian Studies Center On Friday, Oct. 30, Mayor Antonio R. Villaraigosa and the Los Angeles City Council honored the UCLA American Indian Studies Center on the occasion of its 40th anniversary by presenting a proclamation to … Read more