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Board seeks Governor Brown’s assistance to keep Kinkisharyo in Palmdale

The Antelope Valley Air Quality Management District (AVAQMD) board voted unanimously Wednesday to send a letter of support to Gov. Jerry Brown asking him to intervene to help keep Kinkisharyo International, L.L.C. from leaving Palmdale and building its permanent manufacturing ...

Knight, Strickland compete to replace “Buck” McKeon

State Senator Steve Knight and former state senator Tony Strickland are vying to replace one of the state’s most influential congressmen, Howard “Buck” McKeon, in the 25th Congressional district.

Teacher charged with sexually assaulting special needs teen

A teacher at Highland High School in Palmdale made his initial court appearance Wednesday on charges of sexually abusing a 17-year-old boy enrolled in a special needs program at the school.

Wells run dry in East Porterville

In East Porterville, about 34 miles south of Visalia, the only way for some residents to flush their toilet is to drive to the local fire station and hand-pump water into a bucket and return home. More than 500 wells ...

Santa Clarita hosts ribbon cutting for McBean Bridge project

The city of Santa Clarita will host a ribbon cutting event at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 30 to celebrate the completion of the McBean Bridge Widening and Bike Path Project. The event will be held near the McBean Parkway ...

Freshman making an impact on Harvard-Westlake varsity

Most freshmen are struggling to get on the field on the junior varsity team, but Cameron Jones, from Carson, only spent a couple games at that level before getting the call up, and starting at cornerback immediately.

Former NBA player Juaquin Hawkins and Carson mayor host DreamMakers tournament

An awards presentation ceremony, a basketball clinic for 20 children, and a book signing recently kicked off the third annual DreamMakers Basketball Tournament weekend at the Carson Veteran’s Sports Complex.

Roland Freeman, L.A. Black Panther, dies at 68

Roland Freeman, an original member of the Southern California Chapter of the Black Panther Party for Self-Defense, died Wednesday, Oct. 15 in New York at the LaGuardia Airport. Freeman was bringing back the ashes of his brother Ronald Freeman, 69, ...

Four seek Senate seat

Three democrats and one republican have thrown their hats into the ring seeking to fill the unexpired state senate term of Rod Wright.

Assemblymember Ridley-Thomas hosts public health forum

Assemblymember Sebastian Ridley-Thomas will host a public health forum at Crenshaw High School, 5010 11th Ave., L.A. on Monday, Oct. 27, to provide the facts on infectious diseases and highlight preventative health measures residents can take to halt their spread.

Oldest living member of FAME celebrates her 104th birthday

Members of First AME Church of Los Angeles joined family and friends of Rosie Tilles who celebrated her 104th birthday on Saturday at the Saint John of God Retirement and Care Centerin Los Angeles. She was joined by her two ...

What really happened in Ferguson?

Michael Brown’s gunshot wounds included a shot in the hand at close range, his official autopsy shows, according to an analysis reported by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

‘Taste of Soul’ successfully celebrated ninth year

The Taste of Soul Festival hit Crenshaw Boulevard for its ninth year this past Saturday, and the community came out in droves to support an event that features South Los Angeles’ best food, and great Soul, R&B, and Gospel music.

Al Sharpton hosts Vanguard awards; celebrates 60th birthday

Rev. Al Sharpton, founder of the National Action Network, hosted recently the standing-room-only 2014 African American Vanguard Awards reception. The event was created by Lord, Bush & Randolph, LLC. (LBR) to recognize African Americans who have made a positive impact ...

Local elections

While voters prepare to go to the polls on Nov. 4 to decide on state-wide measures, there are also a number of local measures and races to decide as well.

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