Hofbauer attends poverty summit

Palmdale councilmember Steve Hofbauer on Wednesday joined regional leaders and a number of the top names in education, business and government from throughout Southern California in Downtown Los Angeles to discuss tangible steps moving forward in the ongoing War on ...

Venice Basketball League honors streetball legend Ron Beals

This weekend the legendary Venice Basketball League (VBL) held the championship game of the VBL Playoffs on the historic main court at Venice Beach; but this game was not the only highlight of the day.

CHP beating investigation sent to District Attorney’s Office

The California Highway Patrol announced Wednesday it has forwarded its investigation into the beating of a 51-year-old homeless woman by an officer alongside the Santa Monica (10) Freeway to the District Attorney’s Office, and the probe outlines “potentially serious charges” ...

LAPD camera system deemed inadequate

Responding to an independent watchdog’s audit that found the Los Angeles Police Department’s camera system “inadequate,” Chief Charlie Beck said Tuesday broken cameras at police stations will get fixed and staff will be better trained.

LAUSD makes shift to counseling rather than punishment

Los Angeles Unified School District officials have announced that school police will no longer issue citations for most campus fights, petty theft and other minor offenses but instead refer students to counseling and other services.

Byron Scott becomes Centennial High mentor

Lakers head coach Byron Scott announced Tuesday that he will serve as a mentor for ninth- and 10th-grade students involved in the Male Academy intervention program at Centennial High School in Compton.

Patient tested in California for possible Ebola exposure

Another patient is being tested in the United States for possible Ebola exposure—this time, in California.

Alex Johnson nominated for county post

A little more than a week after suffering a defeat at the polls to win a seat on the Los Angeles Board of Education, Alex Johnson is headed for a slot on a board that actually oversees the actions of ...

Angelenos Demand Drone-Free LAPD

On Thursday, August 21, communities from across Los Angeles will be gathering at the Los Angeles City Hall to demand a prohibition on the use of drone technology by the Los Angeles Police Department.

2022 World Cup city rises in the desert

If you're trying to create the perfect 21st-century city, it helps to start with a blank slate. Even if that slate is a sweltering strip of sand.

Bill strengthening California Voting Rights Act headed to Gov. Brown

A bill that would strengthen the California Voting Rights Act (CVRA) is on its way to the desk of Gov. Jerry Brown for consideration. The bill, SB 1365 by Sen. Alex Padilla (D-Pacoima), won final legislative approval Aug. 13 in ...

Lancaster announces grand opening of restored Cedar Center for the Arts

The city of Lancaster has announced the grand opening of the newly restored Cedar Center for the Arts, which has undergone major restoration over the past nine months. The new facility is comprised of several distinct areas including the MOAH: ...

Commitments target women and girls at African Leaders Summit

While President Obama met with various African leaders Aug.4-6, first lady Michelle Obama joined forces with former first lady Laura Bush, the George W. Bush Institute and the United States Department of State for a day-long symposium for the 30 ...

California schools move into Common Core

With school starting around the region, parents need to know about a critical change that is being launched full scale at public schools in Los Angeles County.

African American women face challenges

Homelessness in Los Angeles, particularly Downtown Skid Row, is growing at a high rate, especially for women.