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The Carson Ravens attend USC training camp

The Carson Ravens’ Pee Wee team spent their first two days of training camp practicing at USC, on the same field where the college team holds a number of their workouts. The kids were able to work on the fundamentals ...

'Pink slime' is back and headed for your burger

The maker of the beef filler dubbed "pink slime" by critics is reopening a plant that it shut in the face of bad publicity two years ago

Mentally ill man shot, killed by police

A 25-year-old Los Angeles man was mortally wounded Monday evening by LAPD officers whom witnesses said ordered him to the ground and, after complying, fired upon him allegedly striking him in the back. Evell Ford Jr., who reportedly suffered from ...

What we know about Michael Brown's shooting

It's a case of he said, he said. The accounts of why a police officer fatally shot Michael Brown on a street in Ferguson, Missouri, this weekend couldn't be more disparate.

Africa summit highlights business opportunities

During the largest gathering of African leaders that any American head of state has ever hosted, President Barack Obama on Tuesday talked about a number of initiatives that the United States and its global partners are engaged in to help ...

Qualified homeowners invited to apply for Residential Rehabilitation Grant Program

The city of Santa Clarita invites local low- and moderate-income homeowners to apply for the opportunity to receive grant assistance for necessary home repairs through the Residential Rehabilitation Grant Program. Applications may be submitted now through May 2015, while funds ...

Recent thunderstorms bring little relief to parched state

A series of thunderstorms that hit Southern California last weekend delivered torrents of rain and caused flash floods, but did practically nothing to ease the worsening drought. The soil throughout the state is simply too hard and dry to absorb ...

Lancaster deputies honored for heroism

Three Lancaster sheriff’s deputies were among 18 department members honored recently for heroic deeds at the annual Lifesaving Awards ceremony in Monterey Park. Deputies Jared J. Fletcher, Michael A. Gelardo and Estevan Perez were honored with medals for service “above ...

MOAH manager named Art Table executive

The Lancaster Museum of Art & History’s (MOAH’s) manager, Andi Campognone, was recently appointed to the executive committee of Art Table’s Los Angeles chapter. Art Table is the leading non-profit organization dedicated to advancing professional women’s leadership in the visual ...

Palmdale announces plans for Courson Arts Colony

The city of Palmdale has unveiled plans to create new veterans-preferred housing on a six-acre parcel of land on the corner of 10th St. East and Ave. Q-11 and Q-12 as part of what is known as the “Courson Connection.”ow

National Night Out unites communities against crime

The National Association of Town Watch (NATW) celebrated its 31st National Night Out (NNO), which has gained worldwide support since its inception in 1984. In 2013 NNO involved 16,242 communities including over 37.8 million people from all 50 U.S. states, ...

Services planned for Brenda Marsh-Mitchell

A home-going service will be held Friday at First A.M.E. Church-Los Angeles beginning at 11 a.m. for local community activist, Brenda Marsh-Mitchell, who passed away on Aug. 2 from cardiac failure after being rushed to emergency surgery.

Four brothers are rising through the tennis ranks

Two years ago, Richard and Fred Williams noticed four brothers hanging around the tennis shop at Rancho Cienega Sports Complex. As the managers of the shop, they remembered the boys from National Junior Tennis League clinics, which were held at ...

July driest month in state history

It’s official. California is now under the most severe level of drought since the federal government began issuing regular drought reports in the late 1990s. The U.S. Drought Monitor on Thursday reported that July was the driest month ever with ...

Byron Scott named new Lakers coach

Byron Scott was introduced this week as the Los Angeles Lakers new coach, returning to the team he played with for 11 seasons, including as the starting shooting guard on three NBA championship teams in the 1980s.