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Supervisors place increased spotlight on scourge of sexually exploited children

They pass by unrecognized. Sometimes they suddenly arrive in a neighborhood yet are only glimpsed occasionally by neighbors. For many of them, their mere existence is hinged on the stronghold placed over them by kidnappers, pimps and drug dealers.

Pills from the underground

Clinton O’Neal is a genetic marvel. He’s nearly 6-foot-4 inches tall, his physique consists of layer upon layer of hulking muscle and is devoid of visible body fat. According to a handful of his past lovers, each of whom asked ...

A daily walk provides physical benefits, mental balance without paying a cent

A brisk, moderate or just a leisurely walk can do amazing things for you. Walking is a great way to improve or maintain your overall health. Just 30 minutes a day can increase cardiovascular fitness, strengthen bones, reduce excess body ...

Penalty phase of ‘Grim Sleeper’ killer begins

With the guilty verdict of a Los Angeles County jury in the case of the “Grim Sleeper” suspect Lonnie Franklin, the next phase in the decades-long search, capture, and trial, is the penalty phase.

Mother’s Day is perfect opportunity to express a most heartfelt ‘thank you’

“I’ll always love my moma, she’s my baby girl. I’ll always love my moma, she brought me in this world.” “I’ll Always Love My Moma” The Intruders, 1973

Is Black television history repeating itself?

Things change only to remain the same. Is that what’s taking place today in the world of Network TV?

The Prince who wore no clothes

The age-old adage “Whatever is old is new” is appropriate for the memorable style of Prince.

The Prince who wore no clothes

The age-old adage “Whatever is old is new” is appropriate for the memorable style of Prince. When the guitar wizard and pop music icon passed away suddenly last week, (amid reports off ill helath and the cancellation of several concerts ...

Hip hop, country, soul and jazz in store for music lovers at The Amp

Music fans will have an exciting menu to select from this summer as the Palmdale Amphitheater will present its summer concert series set to begin in early July. Also, a series of classic films will also be part of the ...

Is South LA arms merchant an asset to the community?

Among the many yarns of folklore traversing the annals of South L.A. are the misadventures of street hoodlum extraordinaire Ronald Washington (AKA “Muscle Beach” as an homage to his chiseled physique), who stepped into the big time, when he engineered ...

Autism numbers are holding steady as world researchers study the cause

The numbers appear to be holding steady in the United States regarding the prevalence of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).

Financial literacy can mean difference between ‘good life’ and ‘poor house’

Aside from a rousing session of Monopoly, most Americans don’t give financial literacy much thought. In fact, only 40 percent of adults will maintain a budget and track their spending. That’s what the Jump$tart Coalition has discovered, and it may ...

Financial literacy can mean difference between ‘good life’ and ‘poor house’

Aside from a rousing session of Monopoly, most Americans don’t give financial literacy much thought.

The future of Black businesses

Faced with an unemployment rate of 9.2 percent and a deep desire to forge their own pathway to career success, many African Americans are opting to create their own businesses.

April Fools’ Day means lots of fun pranks between family and friends

“April Fools is the day upon which we are reminded of what we are on the other 364 days.” —Mark Twain’s “Pudd’nhead Wilson Calendar,” 1917.

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