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Baca withdraws plea deal; new court date set in September

Former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca this week withdrew his guilty plea to a federal corruption charge and will go to trial, with a court date tentatively set for September.

Sand Fire is officially contained

The Sand Fire was 100 percent contained mid-week. The fire burned 41,432 acres since it broke out July 22 near Sand Canyon Road along the northbound Antelope Valley (14) Freeway. About 250 firefighters remained on scene on Wednesday, working to ...

McKeon endorses Sanchez

Former Congressman Howard Philip “Buck” McKeon, a Republican, this week endorsed Rep. Loretta Sanchez of Orange County in her fight with fellow Democrat Kamala Harris for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Barbara Boxer.

Decorate business for AV Fair

The Lancaster Chamber of Commerce is encouraging local businesses to help celebrate the 78th Annual Antelope Valley Fair and Alpha Festival by sprucing up and decorating their establishments.

Augustus F. Hawkins: ‘Silent Warrior’

Augustus F. Hawkins (1907-2007) had a political career that spanned more than 56 years serving in both the California Assembly and U.S. House of Representatives. A graduate of Jefferson High School and UCLA, Hawkins was the first Black person west ...

Baca withdraws plea deal; new court date set in September

Former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca this week withdrew his guilty plea to a federal corruption charge and will go to trial, with a court date tentatively set for September.

Prelude to a truce, 1972-1974

A little over four decades ago, Kwaku Person-Lynn Ph.D. had an idea that he believed would make a difference. Some considered his idea as simple, yet daunting. The idea? Invite the various gang factions, to include: the Ace Deuce Parks, ...

WNBA celebrates its 20th season

The Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) was founded on April 24, 1996, and launched their inaugural season with the slogan, ‘We Got Next,’ signifying that women basketball players were ready to take the court just after the NBA Finals.

WNBA celebrates its 20th season

The Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) was founded on April 24, 1996, and launched their inaugural season with the slogan, ‘We Got Next,’ signifying that women basketball players were ready to take the court just after the NBA Finals.

California native creates natural organic hair product line

When California native Mahisha Dellinger had a baby, she decided to go natural with her hair. She was concerned about chemicals from hair products being absorbed by her baby.

Clinton makes history with nomination for president

Hillary Rodham Clinton is expected to make the biggest speech of her life this evening, when she accepts the Democratic Party nomination for president of the United States.

Central Avenue Jazz Festival set

Legendary performers Justo Almario, vocalists Ernie Andrews and TC Carson, along with an opportunity for young performers to participate in the inaugural “Are you the Next Jazz Star?” challenge, will be part of the 21st annual Central Avenue Jazz Festival ...

Dress rehearsal

As the Democratic Party assembles in Philadelphia, the dust may or may not have cleared from the Republican fireworks in Cleveland, Ohio.

Dress rehearsal

As the Democratic Party assembles in Philadelphia, the dust may or may not have cleared from the Republican fireworks in Cleveland, Ohio.

Black Lives Matter protest continues at City Hall

The Black Lives Matter chapter in Los Angeles set up tents outside of City Hall, and they are not leaving until one of their demands are met.