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Cougars vs. Dons: The Crenshaw-Dorsey rivalry

There is a major divide that goes down Crenshaw Boulevard, with two powerhouse programs residing on both sides.

UCLA and USC come up short on final plays

This past Saturday, both UCLA and USC had opportunities to win their respective games as time expired, but fans of both teams left the games pretty heated. USC allowed a last second “hail Mary” against Arizona St., which led to ...

Was arrested teen on his way to join ISIS?

A suburban teen from the Chicago area was arrested at O'Hare International Airport over the weekend and accused of attempting to provide aid to ISIS, the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Northern District of Illinois announced Monday.

Football safety in question after high school players' deaths

It was a heartbreaking week for three families, football teams and communities. Three players from three different states -- Alabama, North Carolina and New York -- died last week. And while investigations are underway in each case, it is believed ...

Stanford team finds link to global warming, drought

A team of scientists at Stanford University on Thursday reported that the lingering California drought is “very likely” linked to human-caused climate change.

Top Ladies of Distinction celebrate 50 years of service Event scheduled for Oct. 9-12 in Houston

Big things happen in Texas, and a very big event will occur in Houston on Oct. 9-12. Representatives from 110 chapters of Top Ladies of Distinction, Inc., (TLOD) throughout will gather at the Hotel of the Americas to celebrate 50 ...

Michael Dunn found guilty of first-degree murder

Jurors found Michael Dunn guilty of first-degree murder Wednesday in the 2012 shooting death 17-year-old Jordan Davis. Dunn’s parents were in the courtroom for the verdict. Davis’ parents, Ron Davis and Lucia MacBath, both let out a quiet gasp upon ...

Award-winning author J. California Cooper dies at 82

J. California Cooper, the author and playwright whose folksy, first-person narratives depicted Black women as they struggled through a world of hostility and indifference, died on Sept. 20 in Seattle, Wash. She was 82.

Carson takes historic step toward energy independence

In a unanimous decision, the Carson City Council set in motion the energy independence and environmental sustainability vision originally outlined by Mayor Pro Tem Elito Santarina and Council Member Albert Robles. Their vision was to transform the city into a ...

Top Ladies of Distinction celebrate 50 Years of Service

Big things happen in Texas, and a very big event will occur in Houston on Oct. 9-12. Representatives from 110 chapters of Top Ladies of Distinction, Inc., (TLOD) throughout will gather at the Hotel of the Americas to celebrate 50 ...

Governor Brown signs legislation to protect homeless, foster youth

Governor Jerry Brown Jr. Monday signed legislation to help protect the most vulnerable Californians —homeless children and adults and foster youth.

Candidates line up to run for open Senate seat

Despite the fact that Gov. Jerry Brown on Friday announced a special election on Feb. 10 to fill the 35th District seat vacated when Rod Wright was convicted and sentenced to jail time for voter fraud, at least two people ...

New airport scanner could make going through security a breeze

Imagine if going through airport security was just a matter of walking past a stretch of wall. No pat-downs, no X-rays, no metal detectors, and no need to remove any clothing.

Holder to resign as Attorney General

United States Attorney General Eric Holder Jr., the first African American to hold the position who announced his resignation, effective as soon as he is officially replaced, said that while his time in public services is coming to an end, ...

Billboard campaign to raise awareness of sex trafficking

City and county officials this week joined billboard company Clear Channel Outdoors and anti-human trafficking groups to announce an effort to raise awareness in Los Angeles about modern-day slavery, including promoting a hotline for victims and the public.