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Holder joins Cartoon Network in fight to stop bullying

Recognizing bullying as a health, educational and legal issue that affects millions of kids and families each year, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder and Secretary of Education Arne Duncan have joined Cartoon Network’s recently announced “I Speak Up” call-to-action asking ...

U.S. to dispatch 3,000 troops to Liberia

The Obama administration is preparing to assign 3,000 U.S. military personnel to West Africa to supply needed medical and logistical support to assist overwhelmed local health care systems in managing the Ebola pandemic.

All job seekers welcome to Carson’s Veterans Job Fair set for October 3

The City of Carson Veterans Affairs Commission has organized a Veterans Career and Resource Fair for Friday, October 3.

Ford family sues LAPD

An attorney for the family of Ezell Ford filed a federal civil rights and wrongful death lawsuit in U.S. District Court in downtown on Wednesday against the Los Angeles Police Department in the shooting death last month of the 25-year-old ...

Holder joins Cartoon Network in fight to stop bullying

Recognizing bullying as a health, educational and legal issue that affects millions of kids and families each year, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder and Secretary of Education Arne Duncan have joined Cartoon Network’s recently announced “I Speak Up” call-to-action asking ...

Children’s Defense Fund welcomes new director

Former L.A. School Board candidate Alex Johnson is embarking on the next step in his journey to improve the lives of children in California.

Boxer, Sessions introduce bill to support prostate cancer research

U.S. Sens. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) and Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) on Tuesday introduced legislation to fight prostate cancer. The National Prostate Cancer Council Act would establish a council of federal agencies, patients, and medical experts charged with drafting and implementing a ...

High school football: Serra seeks dominance over the South Bay

Serra is taking on the City Section’s toughest league, as they look to pick up back-to-back wins against two of the Marine League’s best teams. Last Friday night they knocked off Carson 31-6, and this Friday they will host Narbonne.

State Senator Wright sentenced in voter fraud, perjury case

State Sen. Rod Wright was sentenced Friday to 90 days in county jail and barred from for life holding elective office, after he was convicted earlier this year of living outside his Inglewood district, the Los Angeles County District Attorney's ...

Gun policy discussed

Despite a refusal by school officials to allow a meeting to be held at Compton’s Roosevelt Middle School, a quartet of elected representatives (Congresswoman Janice Hahn, Mayor Aja Brown, City Rep. Yvonne Arceneaux and school board member Emma Sharif) convened ...

New USC Village in 2017

University of Southern California officials were joined by counterparts from city and county government on Monday to break ground on the new $650 million USC Village project.

Weekend closures planned for Crenshaw/LAX line contruction

Metro and Walsh/Shea Corridor Contractors will close Crenshaw Boulevard between Exposition Boulevard and Coliseum Street for three weekends on Sept. 12, 19 and Oct. 24 to complete piling installation and begin excavation of the underground Crenshaw/Expo station. The work has ...

New rules impact SNAP retailers

A new provision mandated by the 2014 Farm Bill, requires most Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) retailers to lease or purchase EBT equipment and services through their chosen service provider as soon as possible. This replaces the free services they ...

Inglewood future developments, public safety to be discussed

Inglewood Mayor James Butts will hold a town hall meeting on Saturday, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Living Room, 400 W. Inglewood Blvd.

Second BlakTina Festival explores more artists

BlakTina 2 Festival, a three-day event that included nine dance performances from 10 choreographers utilizing 37 dancers, featured a diverse palette of dance that ranged from ballet to Hip Hop.

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