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Waters seeks funding for HIV/AIDS

Rep. Maxine Waters (CA-43), a congressional leader on HIV/AIDS issues, called for increases in funding for domestic HIV/AIDS programs in fiscal year 2016. The proposed increases were included in two letters to the chairman and ranking member of the subcommittee ...

Student Athlete of the Week

A path of academic and athletic success has been paved for Gabrielle “Gabby” Traylor, and she has used it to become a well-rounded student athlete.

Dwight Freeney suing Bank of America for $20 million

NFL linebacker Dwight Freeney announced this week he is suing Bank of America for $20 million because he was the victim of an alleged scheme that caused him to shutter his Hollywood eatery, Rolling Stone L.A.

Ex-football player Armond Armstead reaches settlement with USC

Former USC defensive end Armond Armstead, who filed a lawsuit alleging team doctors gave him painkillers that caused a heart attack and damaged his potential as an NFL player, has reached a settlement with the university and the team doctor, ...

Garcetti announces results from study on women and girls in Los Angeles

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti on Tuesday announced the initial results of “The Report on the Status of Women and Girls in Los Angeles,” the first-ever study focusing on the issues and trends affecting the women and girls in the ...

Body cameras arrive for LAPD

Hundreds of body cameras have been delivered to the Los Angeles Police Department, and are expected to be put in use starting this summer, LAPD officials said this week.

Carson gets stadium plan victory

Declaring victory in its signature drive to expedite approval of a proposed stadium that could house the San Diego Chargers and Oakland Raiders, a group of community and business leaders delivered 40 boxes of petitions to Carson City Hall Wednesday.

Metro’s Eat, Shop, Play Fest helps businesses attract new customers

Crenshaw Boulevard has been a recent site for contruction, including the new Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project. With a major undertaking such as this, various sections of the street have been shut off to foot traffic, which has affected a number of ...

Parris, Garcetti attend local international business roundtable

Lancaster Mayor R. Rex Parris joined recently his counterpart in Los Angeles, Eric Garcetti, and County Supervisor Michael Antonovich for the “Welcome to LA: Gateway to USA” conference. The event hosted a number of high-level international business delegations, including those ...

Youth job academy accepting students

The Palmdale Works! Youth Job Academy, designed for teens ages 15 to 18 years who want to develop job interview skills, is accepting registration for its next session.

Student Athlete of the week

Deon Barney prepares himself for big moments. Whether it is tackling a ball carrier on the football field, grabbing rebounds on the basketball court, sprinting down the track in a big race, or taking an exam in the classroom, he’s ...

Darren Shaper pleads no contest to rape charges

Former NFL safety Darren Sharper, who pleaded no contest to charges of drugging and raping two women he met in a West Hollywood nightclub and also struck plea deals to resolve similar charges in two other states, is expected to ...

Ebola outbreak: Here's where we are one year later

A year ago, when Dr. Stephane Hugonnet was dispatched to Guinea to investigate a series of unexplained deaths, he had little idea that he'd be contending with an outbreak that would quickly spread from a small southern rainforest village, across ...

E-cigarettes: Helping smokers quit, or fueling a new addiction?

It's a portable piece of technology providing seemingly bottomless access to a drug craved by more than 1 billion people worldwide -- nicotine. That craving is caused by smoking tobacco but is now being increasingly satisfied by e-cigarettes and the ...

Utah to allow firing squads for executions

Utah's governor signed a bill Monday that brings back firing squads as a potential way to execute some death row prisoners.