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Health advocate succumbs

Lark Galloway-Gilliam, executive director of the Community Health Councils, passed away recently following complications from a long-fought illness. She was 61.

Rapper kills VH1 reality star wife

Investigations continue into a murder-suicide that took the lives of an actress/dancer and her husband, an aspiring rap artist.

Crenshaw Boxing Club opens gym in Leimert Park

There is a new gym on the block. The Crenshaw Boxing Club opened in September in Leimert Park, and its owner, Paladin Morgan, is using the sport to empower youth, teach self-defense, get the community in shape, and to create ...

High school football

There was not much of a surprise in the Division I championship game, as Narbonne won their third title in four years, but Hamilton in the Division II bracket and Los Angeles in the Division III bracket were different stories ...

Hundreds fight fire at Los Angeles construction site

Los Angeles firefighters spent Monday morning battling two fires, both in apartment buildings: one under construction, the other under renovation, fire officials said.

Storms bring welcome relief but drought far from over

The welcome rain this week saw about 14.5 inches of precipitation fall on the San Barnardino Mountains, but the drought status remains unchanged as 55 percent of California is still considered in the most extreme category. Up to 99.7 percent ...

Lottery urges players to gift responsibly this holiday season

As we approach the holiday season, the California Lottery reminds players and its retail partners to gift responsibly by discouraging the sale or gifting of lottery products to minors. Every year the Lottery partners with the International Centre for Youth ...

The Paul Knox era at Dorsey comes to an end

All great things must come to an end. For Paul Knox, who is one of that greatest high school football coaches in Los Angeles City Section history, his time ended this past Monday when Dorsey High School Principal Reginald Sample ...

N.Y. cop not indicted in choke-hold death

A grand jury in New York on Wednesday decided not to indict White police officer Daniel Pantaleo in the July choke-hold death of Eric Garner, an unarmed Black man, according to two law enforcement officials.

Black media group files $10 billion lawsuit

The National Association of African American Owned Media (NAAAOM) Wednesday filed a $10 billion lawsuit against AT&T Inc., AT&T Services, Inc., AT&T Mobility LLC and DirecTV for race discrimination in violation of the Civil Rights Act of 1866.

Optimistic outlook

Early holiday promotions, the continued growth of online shopping, and an improving economy changed the way millions of people approached the biggest shopping weekend of the year.

Ski Dazzle hits the L.A. Convention Center

The most important ski and snowboarding trip of the season is this weekend, right here in Los Angeles. The Los Angeles Ski Snow & Snowboard Expo, better known as Ski Dazzle, hits the Los Angeles Convention Center. The event features ...

Obama: ‘You can come out of the shadows’

President Barack Obama last week ordered the most sweeping overhaul of the immigration system in decades, despite Republican claims he was acting illegally by moving unilaterally to shield 5 million undocumented immigrants.

Obama: ‘You can come out of the shadows’

President Barack Obama last week ordered the most sweeping overhaul of the immigration system in decades, despite Republican claims he was acting illegally by moving unilaterally to shield 5 million undocumented immigrants.

Former D.C. Mayor Marion Barry dead at 78

Former Washington, D.C. Mayor Marion Barry is dead, a Washington hospital spokeswoman said early Sunday. He was 78.