Sheriff’s Department halts plans for courthouse audio devices

Sheriff Jim McDonnell this week said he is suspending plans to add audio capability to..

Palmdale receives award for energy conservation

The city of Palmdale received a Beacon Spotlight Award for Energy Conservation from the Institute..

Metrolink campaign raises awareness of track tragedies

Metrolink and the Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA), along with regional..

AV Hospital will host ‘Walk A Mile’ Oct. 27

Antelope Valley Hospital welcomes men and women to strut their stuff in bright red pumps at the..

Santa Clarita recognizes ‘good corporate citizens’

Protecting the environment and maintaining a high quality of life are top priorities in Santa..

E-cigarettes among minors reach 'epidemic' proportions

Los Angeles County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas this week previewed a move to regulate..

Lancaster inks agreement with home security organization

The Lancaster City Council during a recent session unanimously approved a professional service..

Slow action reportedly taken in county sex harass claims

An agency charged with managing reports of sexual harassment by county employees is slow to..

Basketball coach is charged with numerous sex crimes

A Santa Clarita Valley-area youth basketball coach was scheduled for arraignment late last week..

Practical Politics

Criminal Court (ICC), a legal body created in 2000 by a majority of world countries signing and..

Beyond the Rhetoric

Since I was in high school my conscience was about bettering the lives of fellow African Americans..

‘Quincy’ documentary to be screened at first ever Smithsonian African American Film Festival

He’s a living legend. As a producer, Quincy Jones has worked with everyone from the late Frank Sinatra...

School renames building after first Black grad

St. Cloud University in St. Cloud, Minnesota, is renaming one of its buildings on campus after..

San Francisco Blacks blast city for discrimination in workforce

African American city workers came out in force for a meeting with the Board of Supervisors’...

Air monitoring is scheduled at pair of local oil fields

The Baldwin Hills portion of the Inglewood Oil Field, and the Las Cienegas Oil Field in South Los Angeles..