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Woman jailed in false carjacking

A woman who falsely reported that her Toyota Camry had been carjacked in South Los Angeles with her 16-year-old son inside, sparking an Amber Alert, pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor charge of filing a false police report.

Group blasts party hosted by state Judicial Council

Leadership of the California Capitol Black Staff Association (CCBSA) has expressed outrage at the depiction of African American and transgender persons at a costume party hosted by employees of the Judicial Council.

Former Compton official pleads guilty to theft of $3.7 million

Compton’s former deputy treasurer and his wife have pleaded guilty to a federal charge of stealing more than $3.7 million in city funds. Salvador Galvan, 47, of La Mirada, admitted one federal count of theft from an organization receiving federal ...

Gary Payton cleared of abuse charge

A mostly female jury this week today exonerated former Los Angeles Laker guard Gary Payton of allegations that he twice battered a woman he was dating during a trip to Seattle in 2015, a verdict his lawyer hailed as a ...

More bilingual doctors needed

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously this week to diversify the pool of doctors working at county hospitals, trauma centers and health care facilities.

Tributes pour in celebrating life of Martha Rivera Chavis

Martha Rivera Chavis was not just the wife of civil rights leader Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis Jr., but by all accounts, from those who knew the Dominican Republic-born activist, Rivera Chavis strived just as hard as her beloved husband for ...

Memphis Woman Claims White Doctor Called Her ‘Aunt Jemima’

An African-American Memphis woman claims that her doctor recently used an offensive racial slur when he greeted her in his office.

Teen Vogue Publishes Story About 'Anal Sex'

Teen Vogue recently continued its agenda-driven mission with a new “tutorial” for its young readers on how to have anal sex.

Serena Williams Thought She Could Deposit Her First $1M Dollar Check At Bank's Drive Thru

In the case of Serena Williams, when it came to depositing her first $1 million check; she thought it was as simple as depositing it via the bank’s drive-up window.

Black-Owned Law Firm Named One of the 10 Best Law Firms in California by the AIOLC

The Law Office of Zulu Ali in Riverside, California has been named one of the 10 Best Law Firms in California for Client Satisfaction in the areas of Criminal Defense, Immigrations, and Personal Injury by the American Institute of Legal ...

Philly Pre-School Teacher Calls Out Beauty Salon That ‘Made Me Feel Ugly’ (FB Post Goes Viral!)

Philly Pre-School Teacher Calls Out Beauty Salon That ‘Made Me Feel Ugly’ (FB Post Goes Viral!)

Youth to discuss teen driving

The Young Americans civic discussion group will meet next at Palmdale City Library on July 17 to discuss teen driving. The youth group will discuss the basics of how to acquire a learner’s permit, obtaining your license and the responsibilities ...

Nordstrom Rack in Santa Clarita

Seattle-based Nordstrom Inc. announced this week plans to open a Nordstrom Rack at The Promenade at Town Center in Santa Clarita.

Comedy festival next weekend

The lineup of comedians is set for the inaugural AV Comedy Festival, scheduled July 21 and 22 at the Palmdale Playhouse, 38334 10th St. East.

Step closer to dam memorial

A bill to create a national memorial and monument to victims of the 1928 St. Francis Dam disaster was approved this week by the House of Representatives. H.R. 2156, by Reps. Steve Knight (R-Palmdale) and Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village), would ...