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Summit explores using technology to grow faith-based businesses

The United States Small Business Administration’s Los Angeles District Office (SBA), AmPac TriState Community Development Corporation and the Councilman Curren Price–New 9th Business Resource Center will host the second annual SBA Faith-Based Small Business Summit on July 24 form 8 ...

Steeper fines now ordered for state ‘water-wasters’

Water regulators in California this week issued stringent new conservation measures to limit outdoor water use, including authorizing local agencies to levy fines of up to $500 for using a hose without a shutoff valve. That means no more washing ...

AFT to give away 15,000 books, groceries to disadvantaged children

The American Federation of Teachers will distribute 15,000 new, free books and groceries to Los Angeles children and families in need today from 4-6 p.m. at the All Peoples Community Center, 822 E. 20th St., L.A.

Carson uses grant to renovate park pool

The city of Carson was recently recognized for reinforcing the linkage between housing, jobs, and the economy in creating a vital, livable community. Carson was awarded a $290,000 grant for improvement of its capital park-related projects by the California Department ...

The 7-foot shark was agitated by a fisherman's hook

Soon after the great white shark chomped into his torso, Steven Robles thought everything was over.

Donald Sterling trial sent back to probate court

A federal judge on Monday said a probate court should decide whether Shelly Sterling had the right to sell the Los Angeles Clippers.

Santa Clarita hosts 6th annual Summer Food Drive

The city of Santa Clarita in partnership with the Santa Clarita Valley Food Pantry, is hosting the 6th Annual Summer Food Drive to help local families in need now through August 29. Residents interested in donating to the cause can ...

Mayor kicks off Summer Night Lights

Mayor Eric Garcetti, along with LAPD Chief Charlie Beck and Youth Squad members, recently kicked off the start of the seventh year of the Summer Night Lights (SNL) program.

Thousands of summer jobs expected

Youth in Los Angeles County may be eligible to apply for one of thousands of summer jobs available in the region.

Crenshaw Chambers solicits questions for mayor

Mayor Eric Garcetti will be the keynote speaker at the June 17 general luncheon membership meeting of the Crenshaw Chamber of Commerce, and the public is invited to ask their questions about business concerns.

Anti-fracking bill defeated

California Senate Bill 1132, the anti-fracking measure introduced last year by Sens. Holly Mitchell (D-30) and Mark Leno (D-11), was shot down last week by the State Senate in Sacramento in a 16-16 vote with eight abstentions. The bill would ...

Key local races headed to run-offs

With 100 percent of precincts counted, candidates in two of the most critical local races are headed for a run-off during the Nov. 4 general election

Mayor’s ‘Great Streets’ initiative gives city needed makeovers

Mayor Eric Garcetti has officially announced the first 15 Los Angeles streets that will undergo a makeover under his Great Streets urban renewal program.

L.A. County Sheriff candidates

There'll be a new sheriff in town come June 3. Former Sheriff Lee Baca stepped down in January amid a firestorm of controversy, and there are now seven candidates vying for his coveted spot. But not one of them is ...

Santa Barbara killings lead to gun proposal

The mass killing near Santa Barbara, Calif., has prompted a proposal to create a “gun violence restraining order” that would temporarily bar a mentally unstable person from buying and possessing firearms after family, partners or friends call police.

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