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The Dorner fallout: Policing the cops

As further investigations are revealing, that very well may be the case in the Los Angeles Police Department’s Christopher Dorner affair.

Palmdale, Lancaster reach out to find homes for shelter pets

Pets may be the great equalizer of mankind. It seems no matter where you live nor what culture or station in life, people naturally gravitate toward a loving companion. Sometimes they’ll have four legs, other times two wings or maybe ...

House committee discusses suing president

Two of three constitutional law experts testifying before the House Rules Committee on July 16 said essentially that the House of Representatives led by Speaker John Boehner has no grounds to sue President Barack Obama for his alleged “failure to ...

Nelson Mandela honored with mural on Berlin Wall Monument

A mural was recently added to the Berlin Wall Monument located in the Miracle Mile District of Los Angeles. On Friday July 18, the Los Angeles City Council in partnership with the Wende Museum unveiled the newest addition of artwork ...

Black sports agents advancing in professional athletics

A generation of Black sports stars have graced American playing fields and courts the past 40 years and have come into our living rooms as examples of personal determination, youth role models and social progress.

Nigerian unrest due to unequal distribution of resources

Three months after 276 young girls were stolen from the “safety” of the private Chibok School in Northern Nigeria by armed insurgents of Boko Haram, one native of the region with a deep understanding of the history and geopolitical dynamics, ...

NAACP, Urban League host annual conventions

This July, the two oldest and most influential civil rights groups in the country will hold their respective national conventions just one week apart from each other.

Nigerian unrest due to unequal distribution of resources

Three months after 276 young girls were stolen from the “safety” of the private Chibok School in Northern Nigeria by armed insurgents of Boko Haram, one native of the region with a deep understanding of the history and geopolitical dynamics, ...

Palmdale continues to lead region in renewable energy sources

The city of Palmdale is continuing its quest to become one of the nation’s most energy-efficient municipalities by virtue of its Energy Action Plan (PEAP) which in four years has resulted in a significant reduction in energy costs for residents ...

Learn business skills in SoCal

There are a number of key business events happening in Southern California in the next few months.

Social Impact Bonds emerge

Social programs have always had a number of problems working against their success. Efforts to finance healthcare, education, and prison reform often lack sufficient funds, and the bureaucratic red tape that can interfere with—if not completely stalemate a program’s effectiveness—are ...

Antelope Valley Fair presents the best in R&B, Rock music

The city of Lancaster, Antelope Valley Fairgrounds and Lancaster Auto Mall will present this afternoon from 4 to 7 p.m. its annual Pro Bullriders Tour followed by the yearly Fireworks Extravaganza tonight beginning at 9 at the Antelope Valley Fairgrounds, ...

Are we American?

Happy Birthday, America! Are you among those celebrating the holiday, the country that is the United States and the history that goes with it? Or are you one of the African Americans under the “illusion of inclusion?” Are you asking ...

Gaknew Roxwel adds the title of author to his many artistic talents

Gaknew Roxwel has made a name for himself through Hip Hop, spoken word, and painting. He has used all of those talents to produce “Under the Influence,” a book which tells the story of an at-risk youth who starts getting ...

LPAC has it all for 2014-15 season

From classic Rock ’n Roll, to the best in Country music, and legendary Soul sounds, the Lancaster Performing Arts Center has introduced a 2014-15 lineup for practically all modern music tastes. There will also be performances by Cirque Zuma Zuma, ...

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