Quantcast

Cover

Subscribe

Athletes advocate freedom of speech

Although it may seem like an unheard of act, based on some of the public reaction to the decision by San Francisco’s Colin Kaepernick to kneel rather than stand at attention during the playing of the national anthem, what the ...

Athletes advocate freedom of speech

Although it may seem like an unheard of act, based on some of the public reaction to the decision by San Francisco’s Colin Kaepernick to kneel rather than stand at attention during the playing of the national anthem, what the ...

Vin Scully legacy will never be repeated or forgotten

There was a generation of workers after World War II who found it not uncommon to remain on the job for 30, maybe 40 years. They were as regular and reliable as clockwork—always ready, always on time … always excellent. ...

Nationwide prison strike highlights modern-day slavery, peonage

On Sept. 9, 1971, a riot occurred at the Attica Correctional Facility in Attica, N.Y. The riot is one of the most well-known and significant uprisings of the Prisoners’ Rights Movement. It was based upon prisoners’ demands for political rights ...

Suicide prevention is possible, yet many people lack resources

Suicide prevention is one of the most important topics the public can discuss. It’s everyone’s business, and while this week saw individuals and organizations nationwide joining forces to broadcast the message that suicide can be prevented, it is vital that ...

Jefferson’s unsung heroes

True Story: Twenty years ago I was invited to a Christmas party given by a King Drew pharmacist who graduated from Crenshaw High School in the 1980s. The house was filled with medical professionals, as well as former alumni of ...

Transit authority moves toward unique all-electric fleet of buses

The prospect is intriguing. What if your daily mass transit commute were on an electric bus? Many cities around the nation are working to reconfigure their aging bus fleets, whether they run on diesel, propane or natural gas. The electric ...

Rumblings within the ranks, part II

A significant byproduct of the landmark O.J. Simpson murder case was the hit in prestige suffered by the Los Angeles Police Department. The image meticulously crafted by William H. Parker, and projected into the public psyche by “Dragnet” and other ...

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 ...

Previous