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Drought exposes new social divide

The ongoing drought has revealed a startling economic division within California—residents who live closer to the shoreline reportedly have greener grounds than do persons who reside in the eastern regions. It seems these coastal residents are using much more water—at ...

Reminder: Register to vote for LAUSD District 1 election

Interim City Clerk Holly Wolcott reminds residents they must register by Monday, July 28, in order to be able to vote in the Aug. 12, Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) Board District 1 special runoff election between candidates George ...

Appeals courts differ on Obamacare

Washington—it was a tale of two rulings—the best of times and the worst of times for Obamacare in the federal appeals courts. First, a three-judge panel of the D.C. Circuit court of appeals ruled Tuesday against a key component of ...

Traffic delays expected during pipeline project

Starting on July 28 Southern California Gas Company (SoCalGas) will be replacing a section of one of its natural gas pipelines along Victoria Street from south Central Avenue to south Broadway Street in Carson. Construction is expected to take approximately ...

L.A. County settles G.R. class action lawsuit

If you applied for or received general relief (G.R.) from the county of Los Angeles from Jan. 1, 2010 to April 8, 2014, you may be entitled to proceeds from a class action settlement.

Woman in freeway beating files civil rights lawsuit against CHP

Attorneys for a homeless woman seen on video being punched by a California Highway Patrol officer along the Santa Monica (10) Freeway filed a civil rights lawsuit last week, alleging Marlene Pinnock was the victim of an unprovoked attack and ...

More bike paths planned for Carson

The city of Carson is making considerable strides in becoming one of the southland’s most “green” and pedestrian-friendly towns. Officials secured recently $1.25 million in funding to develop a bicycle/pedestrian path along the Dominguez Channel between Main Street and Avalon ...

Local small businesses and prime contractors speed date

On Aug. 7, the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) will host the Metro to Crenshaw/LAX Small Business Matchmaking Summit designed to introduce South Los Angeles small businesses to prime construction contractors and small business service providers.

The Drew League is in full swing

The Drew League has been around for 40 years, since Alvin Willis established the summer league at Drew Middle School on the corner of Firestone and Compton Ave. The goal of the league was to bring back some of the ...

Cancer scare for Lakers great Michael Cooper

Former Los Angeles Lakers great Michael Cooper has been diagnosed with tougue cancer. Cooper, head coach of the Atlanta Dream of the WNBA, made the announcement on Monday, one day after coaching the East team to a 125-124 win in ...

CrossFit Games comes to Carson this weekend

The slogan for the Reebok CrossFit Games is “The Fittest on Earth.” That is exactly true, as the athletes who will be competing at the StubHub Center in Carson this weekend have to be able to run, swim, climb, and ...

The Drew League is in full swing

The Drew League has been around for 40 years, since Alvin Willis established the summer league at Drew Middle School on the corner of Firestone and Compton Ave. The goal of the league was to bring back some of the ...

Summit explores using technology to grow faith-based businesses

The United States Small Business Administration’s Los Angeles District Office (SBA), AmPac TriState Community Development Corporation and the Councilman Curren Price–New 9th Business Resource Center will host the second annual SBA Faith-Based Small Business Summit on July 24 form 8 ...

Celebrate Black Family Month with economic empowerment

July is Black Family Month. And, while most African American families host reunions and make plans to be together, the Awaken the Greatness Foundation (ATG) encourages you to also implement fun and easy activities that will start changing the way ...

Get ready for the ‘Century Crunch’

Century Boulevard is one major artery to Los Angeles International Airport with more than 92,000 motorists traveling through the Century and Aviation boulevards intersection daily.

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