Library seminar teaches better stress management tips

In these sometimes difficult days, particularly as we near the holiday season, learning how to reduce stress can be a welcome benefit to your health. On Oct. 7 at 6 p.m. the Palmdale Library will host a free seminar on ...

Breast cancer walk set Oct. 17

The Palmdale Amphitheater will host the second annual Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 5K noncompetitive walk on Oct. 17.

Golden State residents saving more water, but drought takes heavy toll on snowpack

The drought has encouraged Californians to make water saving an integral part of their daily lives. Officials at the State Water Resources Control Board announced this week that for the third straight month residents are making drastic cuts in their ...

The politics of copyright infringement redux

Ever wonder what ultimately happened in the “Blurred Lines” copyright infringement lawsuit after the eight-person jury unanimously voted that Pharrell Williams and Robin Thicke infringed on the Gaye family’s copyright for Marvin Gaye’s 1977 hit, “Got to Give it Up?” ...

Bill Cosby faces new allegations of sexually inappropriate behavior

Three more women came forward publicly Wednesday to accuse Bill Cosby of sexually inappropriate behavior, creating yet another wave of allegations that the comedian abused his power by drugging and assaulting women.

Could a Facebook 'Dislike' button backfire among teens?

I admit, it is more than a little strange to "Like" a Facebook post where a friend shares tragic news such as the death of a loved one or the loss of a pet.

Black Business Association hosts procurement summit

The Black Business Association (BBA) will host its 12th annual Procurement Exchange Summit and Networking Reception Oct. 15, designed to help African American and minority business owners increase their access to billions of dollars in contract opportunities. The event will ...

Leimert Park gun dealer, security officer charged with illegal firearm sales

City Attorney Mike Feuer announced Tuesday that his office has filed multiple criminal charges against a South Los Angeles firearms dealer, Barkochba Botach, and a security officer, Amelia Suarez, in connection with the alleged illegal sale and purchase of two ...

Alpha Phi Alpha hosts used book fair Sunday

The Baldwin Hills chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc., will host a used book fair this Sunday, Oct. 4, in front of Albertsons, located at 3901 Crenshaw Blvd.

Whole Foods to eliminate jobs

Whole Foods Market, which has more than two dozen stores in Los Angeles and Orange counties, plans to eliminate about 1,500 jobs, or about 1.6 percent of its workforce, over the next two months, the Texas-based company announced today.

Student Athlete of the Week:

Armenia Pollard plays basketball at Crenshaw High School with a certain aggression that many girls do not have. She’s naturally athletic, and gained her toughness as a young child because of the gender makeup of the street she grew up ...

Georgia State team wins National Black MBA Case Competition for 2015

A team of MBA students representing Georgia State University’s J. Mack Robinson College of Business has won the National Black MBA Association (NBMBAA) Case Competition in Orlando, Fla.

Joyce Mitchell, who aided prison break, going to prison herself

Joyce Mitchell, who helped two convicted murderers escape an upstate New York prison in June, is headed to prison herself, as the judge said he didn't find her explanation credible.

Bill Cosby: Universities rescind honorary degrees

Bill Cosby's stunning fall from grace appears far from over.

Lackey backs Bouquet Creek cleanup

Assemblyman Tom Lackey (R-Palmdale) has introduced AB353 that promises to expedite the cleaning of Bouquet Creek near Santa Clarita. If the legislation is signed by Gov. Jerry Brown, county workers would receive special permission to begin restoring the creek and ...