The RNC is suing me, a Black Republican, but I'll never leave my party

With less than seven weeks to go before one of the most historic elections in our nation’s history, and when the GOP needs all the help it can get reaching Black voters, the Republican National Committee (RNC) is suing me, ...

Fatal hit-and-run in Pomona

Authorities today were trying to track down a hit-and-run driver who was behind the wheel of a older-model Saab that struck and fatally injured a man in a wheelchair in Pomona, police said today.

Weather forecasts threat of wildfire

The threat of wildfire hovered over the Southland today because of gusty winds, low humidity, and the possibility of dry lightning, forecasters said. Additionally, the region today faces a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, according to the National ...

#SchoolsNotPrisons Tour is Rocking across the State

A free tour that pairs hip-hop and R&B performances with information highlighting education over incarceration and empowering youth in activism and voting is making its way across the Golden State.

Settlement reached for Aliso Canyon

The Los Angeles County District Attorney announced this week that Southern California Gas Co. will pay $4 million as part of a settlement to resolve criminal charges accusing the utility of failing to immediately report the massive gas leak at ...

Jail nurses to receive better training

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors have approved a plan to train more nurses to work with jail inmates. Supervisor Hilda Solis recommended giving nurses already working with the Sheriff’s Department the advanced training they need to become family ...

Supervisors mull special election to address county homelessness

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted this week to consider holding a special election in March to address homelessness and other issues.

Sentence for jogger attacks

A Palmdale man convicted of attacking two female joggers in the Antelope Valley has been sentenced to 23 years in state prison and ordered to register as a sex offender for the rest of his life.

Board backs new payday loan lending guidelines

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors has voted unanimously to support federal regulations targeting predatory lending practices by payday, car title and installment lenders.

99 Cents store posts losses, CEO remains upbeat

The 99 Cents Only Stores LLC have announced this week a projected net loss of $35.1 million in the second quarter of fiscal 2017 compared to a net loss of $78.1 million in the second quarter of fiscal 2016.

Serial burglar enters plea

A Santa Clarita man suspected of breaking into a series of residences and assaulting a woman recently pleaded not guilty to seven felony counts.

Palmdale offers landlord training classes

The city of Palmdale will conduct landlord training classes on Sept. 21 and again on the Sept. 28 from 6 to 10 p.m. at the administration training room at Palmdale City Hall, 38300 Sierra Hwy., Suite A.

Prep seniors could receive free college tuition in 2017

This year’s Los Angeles Unified School District high school seniors will be eligible for one year of free community college tuition starting in 2017, under a program launched by Mayor Eric Garcetti and the Los Angeles Community College District.

Former child actress sues parents; appeared in Tina Turner biopic

The parents of a child actress who portrayed a young Tina Turner in a biopic about the singer wrongfully took money from their daughter for their own personal benefit, a Los Angeles Superior Court judge ruled this week.

Seeking witnesses to Compton killing

Detectives and family members of a 61-year-old woman fatally injured during a fight in a Compton park last month appealed again this week to anyone who witnessed the killing to come forward.