Documentary project ‘K-TOWN ‘92’ examines 1992 L.A. riots 25 years later

Peabody award-winning independent filmmaker Grace Lee will launch a groundbreaking documentary project to explore the impact and legacy of the 1992 Los Angeles riots on the upcoming

African American business owners hopeful about future

According to the Harris Poll of 501 small business owners, including 200 African American small business owners, released Tuesday, African American small business owners are more

Garcetti remarks on ‘92 riots

In rememberance of the Los Angeles riots of 1992, Mayor Eric Garcetti this week compared the city to a climber halfway up a mountain, able to “look up at how far we need to go, but also able to look ...

ACLU sues LAPD over denial of access to files

The ACLU Foundation of Southern California and Yale Law School’s Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic this week filed suit against the Los Angeles Police Department for its long time, flagrant violations of the California Public Records Act (CPRA).

San Francisco city ordinance targets flavored tobacco products

The city of San Francisco has announced a new ordinance last week that cracks down on tobacco sales. The tobacco control ordinance, which was authored by Supervisor Malia Cohen and Supervisor Ahsha Safai, targets flavored tobacco products. “This is the ...

Across Black America week of April 27, 2017

California Kori Ali Muhammad told his family there was a war going on between Blacks and Whites in America, reports the L.A. Times.

Mayor’s Fund for LA wins award for building stronger communities

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the Council on Foundations (COF) this week announced that the Mayor’s Fund for Los Angeles was among the winners of the 2017 HUD Secretary’s Award for Public-Philanthropic Partnerships. “We created ...

Strip mall under fire from city

The City Attorney’s Office this week sued the owners of a Vermont Avenue strip mall, seeking a cleanup of “a cesspool of lawlessness” that has allegedly existed there for two decades.

Two injured in Chatsworth car crash

Two people were injured today when two vehicles collided head-on in Chatsworth, authorities said.

Cuba Gooding Sr. found dead at 72

Cuba Gooding Sr., a popular soul singer and actor, was found dead Thursday in the San Fernando Valley ... TMZ reported. The father of actors Cuba Gooding Jr. and Omar was discovered slumped over in his silver Jaguar, parked on ...

Youth Service Day planned tomorrow

Palmdale will conduct its sixth “Season of Service” event tomorrow as part of Global Youth Service Day from 8 a.m. to noon at Avenue R-8 and 43rd Street East

Santa Clarita receives honor

The city of Santa Clarita was recognized this month in the American Cities of the Future 2017-18 assessment.

Man sentenced in dog cruelty case

A Palmdale man who kicked two of his family’s dogs, one of which had to be euthanized as a result of its injuries,

Social workers deny contributing to abuse, death of Palmdale boy

Two former social workers and their supervisors, who are accused of failing to protect an 8-year-old Palmdale boy from deadly abuse by his mother and her then-boyfriend, pleaded not guilty this week to child abuse and falsifying records.

Small business forum set for today

Assemblyman Tom Lackey (R-Palmdale) will conduct a small business forum today from 10 a.m. to noon at the Palmdale Oasis Recreation Center, 3850 E. Avenue S.