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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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

Controversy marks GOP convention; battles expected on floor and in street

It’s been one year since the Republican Party began in earnest its strategy to retake the White House. And while the presumptive nominee was not who most people believed would hoist the mantle of party leader, the GOP is set ...

Controversy marks GOP convention; battles expected on floor and in street

It’s been one year since the Republican Party began in earnest its strategy to retake the White House. And while the presumptive nominee was not who most people believed would hoist the mantle of party leader, the GOP is set ...

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