It was conceived as a way to make sure low-income students didn't miss out on L.A.'s burgeoning tech boom, but as Sam Blake reports, LA-tech.org has pivoted. It's now focused on raising funds for two local nonprofits — Homeboy Industries and iFoster — providing basic necessities to the city's disadvantaged youth.
Senior Reporter Tami Abdollah digs into beloved restaurant Musso & Frank's lawsuit against its insurer for not covering costs during the pandemic closure. Other small restaurants are watching it as a harbinger of similar cases.
LA-Tech.org was conceived as a way to provide low-income students a way into the city's booming tech industry. Instead, it's launching this month to raise funds for two basic needs: food and internet access during the pandemic. Read more >>
In March, Musso & Frank's Grill was forced to temporarily close for the first time in over100 years. Now, a lawsuit it filed is being closely watched by small-businesses throughout L.A. as a harbinger of what could happen to their own insurance claims. Read more >>
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