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LPAC announces exciting fall season of arts and entertainment

Whether you fancy award-winning comedy, the “top-’o-the-charts” in country music, amazing acrobatics, or a rare evening of pop music history, the Lancaster Performing Arts Center has done it again. Promoters this fall have lined up Kathy Griffin, Burt Bacharach, the ...

Owners of Baldwin Hills mall seek retailers to fill up Wal-Mart space

Since it was first built in 1947, the former Broadway Department store in the Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza has been occupied by one tenant.

Federal government to reduce reliance on private prisons

Citing an audit report that demonstrated a decline in the number of federal inmates and that prisons run by private companies are substantially less safe and secure than ones run by the Bureau of Prisons, and feature higher rates of ...

Ask a cop

Question: How many African Americans did the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) shoot last year?

Drug poisons users on skid row

Police officers this week began distributing fliers informing drug users on Skid Row about the dangers of the synthetic drug Spice in the wake of two mass illness breakouts that prompted county health officials to warn all residents against using ...

Rumblings within the ranks (part one)

Once upon a time on the West Coast, the City of Angels boasted a police department reputedly every bit as corrupt and tainted as it’s counterparts back east. Efforts to “clean up” the wayward boys in blue had mixed results, ...

Crime rate down nationwide but Americans don’t believe it

The crime rate in both local and national jurisdictions is reportedly in steady decline, yet public perceptions of safety appear in opposition to the latest law enforcement statistics.

Mothers around the world work to normalize breastfeeding

All month long mothers across the nation and around the world are celebrating the benefits and normalization of breastfeeding.

LAPD takes gun-toting suspects into custody

Los Angeles police on Tuesday detained two men in Lake View Terrace who, authorities said, were walking around in the Inglewood area carrying rifles in the early morning hours.

Banking on support

From the time African Americans were granted freedom from slavery, there were concerted and continuous efforts to change the economic fortunes and destinies of the race. In fact, shortly after slavery ended in 1865, Congress created one of the earliest ...

Crime rate down nationwide but Americans don’t believe it

The crime rate in both local and national jurisdictions is reportedly in steady decline, yet public perceptions of safety appear in opposition to the latest law enforcement statistics.

First week of school in AV reveals excitement, promise

The first week of school in the Antelope Valley has begun with fresh ideas, new campuses and plenty of enthusiasm.

Latest racial divide has pollsters wondering who’s telling the truth?

In the national shouting match over who hates whom the most, a number of polls conducted since 2008 suggest that the racial divide has increased only slightly from where it was 20 years ago. However, the same polls reveal that ...

New school year follows improvement within LAUSD graduation rate

When the morning bell rings on Aug. 16, the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) 2016-17 academic year will follow one of its most successful graduation rates in recent memory. Last year, the LAUSD saw its graduation rate climb to ...

Latest racial divide has pollsters wondering who’s telling the truth?

In the national shouting match over who hates whom the most, a number of polls conducted since 2008 suggest that the racial divide has increased only slightly from where it was 20 years ago. However, the same polls reveal that ...

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