Carson gets stadium plan victory

Declaring victory in its signature drive to expedite approval of a proposed stadium that could house the San Diego Chargers and Oakland Raiders, a group of community and business leaders delivered 40 boxes of petitions to Carson City Hall Wednesday.

Metro’s Eat, Shop, Play Fest helps businesses attract new customers

Crenshaw Boulevard has been a recent site for contruction, including the new Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project. With a major undertaking such as this, various sections of the street have been shut off to foot traffic, which has affected a number of ...

Parris, Garcetti attend local international business roundtable

Lancaster Mayor R. Rex Parris joined recently his counterpart in Los Angeles, Eric Garcetti, and County Supervisor Michael Antonovich for the “Welcome to LA: Gateway to USA” conference. The event hosted a number of high-level international business delegations, including those ...

Youth job academy accepting students

The Palmdale Works! Youth Job Academy, designed for teens ages 15 to 18 years who want to develop job interview skills, is accepting registration for its next session.

Student Athlete of the week

Deon Barney prepares himself for big moments. Whether it is tackling a ball carrier on the football field, grabbing rebounds on the basketball court, sprinting down the track in a big race, or taking an exam in the classroom, he’s ...

Darren Shaper pleads no contest to rape charges

Former NFL safety Darren Sharper, who pleaded no contest to charges of drugging and raping two women he met in a West Hollywood nightclub and also struck plea deals to resolve similar charges in two other states, is expected to ...

Ebola outbreak: Here's where we are one year later

A year ago, when Dr. Stephane Hugonnet was dispatched to Guinea to investigate a series of unexplained deaths, he had little idea that he'd be contending with an outbreak that would quickly spread from a small southern rainforest village, across ...

E-cigarettes: Helping smokers quit, or fueling a new addiction?

It's a portable piece of technology providing seemingly bottomless access to a drug craved by more than 1 billion people worldwide -- nicotine. That craving is caused by smoking tobacco but is now being increasingly satisfied by e-cigarettes and the ...

Utah to allow firing squads for executions

Utah's governor signed a bill Monday that brings back firing squads as a potential way to execute some death row prisoners.

Redwood city man joins NASA

A Redwood City man will participate in a NASA mission in which he will go on a high-altitude flight with the world’s largest airborne telescope.

National Society of Black Engineers convention showcases community impact

The National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE), an organization that seeks to increase the number of Black engineering professionals, will hold its annual convention in Anaheim on March 25–29. The 41st annual convention, to be held at the Anaheim Convention ...

Mother of Our Weekly co-founder succumbs

A memorial service will be held in Los Angeles March 21 at 9 a.m. at Greater New Vision Missionary Baptist Church for Mary Alice Miller, affectionately known as “Mae Alice.” She passed away peacefully on Saturday, March 14, at Cedar ...

Student Athlete of the Week

Louis Walker has a bright future ahead of him as an engineer, but before he gets to college to prepare for the field of his choice, he’s helping lead Hamilton High School to basketball dominance.

Special Olympics partners with LAUSD for the Spring School Games

Elementary and middle school student/athletes competed in track and field events at West Adams High School this past Friday, as the Special Olympics Southern California partnered with the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD).

Rookie LAPD officer wanted on murder charges

A Los Angeles police officer wanted on murder charges “should be considered armed and dangerous,” according to authorities. Police in Pomona—issued an arrest warrant Monday for Henry Solis, an LAPD rookie, in the shooting death of a local man over ...