Saving Community Newspapers in the Age of Facebook

Hundreds of newspapers have disappeared in the last 15 years and readership is on the decline. No newspaper is immune from the migration of readership to online platforms, dwindling ad revenues, fragmented audiences and even reduced attention spans.

Human Rights Campaign Shows Support for “Common Sense” Gun Control

The Human Rights Campaign (HRC), a civil rights advocacy group and political lobbying organization for the LGBTQ community, showed support for the victims of the Orlando massacre by posting photos of the victims with their names and ages in each ...

Botswanan Officials Tout Economic Success During The Country’s 50th Anniversary

When the southern African nation of the Republic of Botswana gained independence from Britain in 1966, it was ranked as the third poorest country in the world.

Timely tips to keep cool

While triple-digit temperatures are normal for the summer in the Antelope Valley, Lancaster city officials want residents to stay cool and safe and offer timely tips for the hot weather.

Fake gun leads to arrest

A man walked into a Marine recruitment center on Tuesday and brandished what authorities believe was a fake gun.

Man dies in Agua Dulce accident

The coroner's office this week released the name of a 22-year-old motorist killed in a two-vehicle crash in Agua Dulce.

Park, Huff compete for runoff

A businessman hoping to reach the November runoff election in the race for a Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors seat expanded his lead over a state senator this week.

Search for ‘bikini thief’

Authorities launched a search this week for a bikini-clad woman apparently caught stealing on surveillance video.

Baca diagnosed with Alzheimer’s

Former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. Baca, who admitted lying to federal investigators during an FBI probe of corruption in the jail system, is facing a six-month jail term when he will be ...

BET Experience kicks off week at Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza

The BET Experience began its week-long activities with a kick-off concert at the Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza on June 18. The show, which was hosted by KJLH’s DJ Malski, featured vocal artist Monica, V. Bozeman, Bilal, Luke Jakes, and Tish ...

California insurance commissioner urges halt to Anthem-Cigna deal

California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones is urging federal officials to block the merger of health insurance giants Anthem Inc. and Cigna Corp., declaring the $54-billion deal anti-competitive and harmful to consumers.

Homelessness a civic crisis

The Board of Supervisors has unanimously voted to ask the state Legislature and Gov. Jerry Brown to declare homelessness a statewide humanitarian crisis.

Compton youth attend leadership conference

The National Sorority of Phi Delta Kappa, Inc, Delta Xi Chapter of the Far Western Region recently hosted a youth leadership conference at the Holiday Inn in Torrance.

Life for Inglewood shooter, rapist

A man convicted of opening fire on Inglewood police, barricading himself inside a home while holding his off-and-on girlfriend and her 14-year-old daughter hostage for more than eight hours and raping the teen during the standoff, was sentenced late last ...

Does the Company that Just Bought EBONY Magazine Really Have a Plan?

The new owners of “EBONY” magazine and JETMag.com emerged on June 21, unveiling their plans for the iconic Black publications. The announcement came nearly a week after the Chicago Crusader published a story on the sale that was shrouded in ...