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CicLAvia returns to Los Angeles County

CicLAvia, the open street bike festival, returns to Los Angeles County after a hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The first events will take place on August 15 in Wilmington, on October 10 in downtown Los Angeles and on December 5 in South Los Angeles, the non-profit organization that hosts …

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Serving hot meals, dignity for OC’s most needy residents

As Orange County entered the long run of the COVID-19 pandemic last summer, a contingent of nonprofits, restaurants, philanthropists and volunteers teamed up to provide fresh meals and warm to residents whose food options were scarce. Deliver with dignity Orange County created a framework in which donors raised money to …

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Militia, 2 other people indicted in attack on BLM activist

Three people, including a high-profile member of the Northern California militia, have been charged with an attack on a Black Lives Matter activist at his workplace, the Shasta County District Attorney’s Office said this week. Carlos Zapata, an outspoken member of the Cottonwood militia, was charged with assault and battery …

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Botrista raises $ 10 million for its beverage mixer robot

Photograph courtesy of Botrista Botrista, a startup that makes a beverage mixer robot, has raised $ 10 million to expand its technology nationwide. The Series A funding round was led by Pure Stone Capital and La Kaffa International, with contributions from the Sony Innovation Fund and catering equipment giant Middleby. …

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