Inglewood City Council approves stadium

The Inglewood City Council has voted unanimously to approve an 80,000-seat stadium at the site of the old Hollywood Park racetrack as proposed by the owner of the St. Louis Rams, bypassing the need for a referendum.

Undoing the Damage

Spending the weekend with the cast and crew of “Freeway Crack in the System” at the Pan African Film Festival was in one word, enlightening and yet another comes to mind-hopeful.

Student Athlete of the Week

This past season Los Angeles High School’s football team made a historic turnaround. For years they have been a struggling program, but in head coach Eric Scott’s first year on the job, the squad finished the season 12-2 and won ...

Covered California extends enrollment

Covered California is offering a special, extended enrollment opportunity for consumers who did not know there would be a tax penalty for being uninsured in 2014, or for those who learned they may face a penalty later this year.

Fight continues against ‘big oil’ role in Carson

In a continuing battle against the interests of “big oil,” the Carson Coalition on Tuesday met before the city Planning Commission to chart exactly what methods they may take to prevent further oil exploration and well stimulation from taking place ...

End of an Era

Throughout the extensive history of Jazz music, many performers have come and gone. However, trumpet-playing legend Clark Terry occupies prime real-estate within the pantheon of the music’s most influential ambassadors.

Maya Angelou to be honored with postal stamp

Maya Angelou will soon be commemorated in a new forever stamp.

California plastic bag ban delayed

The nation's first state-wide ban on plastic bags has been pushed back more than a year after opponents secured enough signatures to put it to a public vote.

Federal Officials close investigation into death of Trayvon Martin

The Justice Department announced today that the independent federal investigation found insufficient evidence to pursue federal criminal civil rights charges against George Zimmerman for the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin

Former coach arrested on rape charge

A 27-year-old man was arrested on Wednesday in Washington, D.C., on sex-related charges involving boys who attended the Albert Einstein Academy in Santa Clarita, where he was a basketball coach.

McCarthy sets summer internships

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (CA-23) this week announced he is accepting internship applications for his Summer 2015 Internship Program.

Restaurants prepare new water rules

It’s an old practice that has been given new meaning in wake of the ongoing California drought. Years ago many restaurant chains along the West Coast decided to forgo placing a glass of water on the dining table, because it ...

Thompson joins transit board

Palmdale City Councilman Fred Thompson has joined the Antelope Valley Transit Authority (AVTA) Board of Directors.

Parris lays out lofty goals during state-of-city address

Lancaster Mayor R. Rex Parris recapped a number of innovative and environmentally-concious projects taking place in the city as part of his annual State of the City address.

Student Athlete of the Week

There are a number of interesting layers to Mousael Louis. The senior at Dorsey High School is of Haitian decent. She speaks English, French, and Haitian Creole fluently, and understands Spanish. She has a 4.2 grade point average while taking ...