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Black biz expo president Harold Hambrick dies

Harold E. Hambrick was a visionary, and he was an expert at inspiring others to connect with his goals. In fact, during what turned out to be the last two weeks of his life, a friend said the Louisiana native ...

Carson City Council funds cultural arts program

In an effort to make cultural arts programs available to its residents, the Carson City Council unanimously approved funding of 11 organizations to provide cultural arts services for the community.

Former Councilman Alarcon sentenced to jail, community service, probation

Former Los Angeles City Councilman Richard Alarcon, convicted of fraudulent voting and perjury for living outside the district he represented, was sentenced Wednesday to 120 days in jail, ordered to do 600 hours of community service, placed on five years ...

High School Football

Crenshaw has dominated Dorsey over the past seven years, with most of the games being blowouts. But this year, many thought that Dorsey would give their long-time rival a run for their money.

Billie Jean King event honors Olympic medalists, civil rights advocates

Olympic track and field medalists and civil rights advocates Tommie Smith and John Carlos were honored Saturday with the Joe Shapiro Award during Cal State L.A.’s 17th annual Billie Jean King and Friends event. The evening program took place in ...

Ike Jones, film and entertainment pioneer dead at 84

He was a bonafide star of the UCLA Bruins football teams of the 1950s, and the first African American graduate of the UCLA film school. In his professional life, he worked as an actor and assistant director, and was the ...

Inglewood named ‘Host Town’ for 2015 Special Olympics

A press conference will be held today at the Forum, 3900 W. Manchester Blvd., where Inglewood Mayor James T. Butts Jr., will officially announce Inglewood as a “Host Town” for the 2015 Special Olympics World Games.

Some things are too toxic to trash

Los Angeles County residents will have the opportunity to safely discard household hazardous waste such as antifreeze, unused pharmaceuticals, car batteries, used motor oil, paint, pesticides, home-generated sharps waste such as hypodermic needles, pen needles, syringes, lancets, and intravenous needles, ...

Ebola screenings begin at five U.S. airports

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Department of Homeland Security’s Customs and Border Protection (CBP) this week began new layers of entry screening at five U.S. airports that receive more than 94 percent of travelers from ...

Drones may hold key to finding fresh water

It’s an old idea with a new twist. Cloud seeding by way of drones may be in California’s future as scientists, politicians and the business sector are considering just about any plausible idea to find fresh water.

Carson to host march and tribute to Larry Itliong

The city of Carson and various organizations will honor the life’s work and legacy of Larry Itliong—a Filipino-American labor leader and organizer.

Black biz expo founder Harold Hambrick dies

Harold E. Hambrick was a visionary, and he was an expert at inspiring others to connect with his goals. In fact, during what turned out to be the last two weeks of his life, a friend said the Louisiana native ...

Serving and protecting taxpayers

Jerome E. Horton, chairman of the California Board of Equalization (BOE), announced recently a series of free events that have been designed to benefit, serve and protect California taxpayers by creating jobs, helping businesses thrive, and increasing the health and ...

Unemployment continues to inch down

With the total nonfarm payroll employment increasing by 248,000 jobs in September, the national unemployment rate continues to drop—this time by .02 of a percent to 5.9— down from 6.1 percent. And while the rate for Blacks dropped as well ...

Cougars vs. Dons: The Crenshaw-Dorsey rivalry

There is a major divide that goes down Crenshaw Boulevard, with two powerhouse programs residing on both sides.

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