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Baca goes on trial Dec. 6

A Dec. 6 trial date has been scheduled for former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca, who faces charges of conspiring to obstruct a federal probe of deputies.

Golfers will pay more in green fees

In an effort to increase county coffers to tackle more underfunded issues—such as the homeless emergency—the Board of Supervisors this week voted to raise the greens fees at county-operated golf courses effective Sept. 1. Operating costs for the golf courses ...

Reward offered for info on missing woman

Authorities hope a $20,000 reward offered this week will generate the lead they need to solve the disappearance of a young Lancaster mother who vanished in 2013.

Voice Message Escalates Concerns over Education Bill in Black Faith Community

A colorful voicemail left on the cell phone of a Southern California pastor by an experienced state Capitol staffer has brought more attention to a bill making the rounds in Sacramento and brought into question how political staff members and ...

New stadium breaks ground in South Los Angeles

Ground was ceremonially broken earlier this week on a $350 million stadium in Exposition Park that will house the Southland’s newest soccer franchise,

Charges for armed protesters

Criminal charges have been filed against two San Fernando Valley men who were allegedly carrying assault rifles and clad in military garb when spotted walking around the Inglewood area in the early-morning hours of Aug. 16.

City Council honors Kobe Bryant

It was Kobe Bryant Day yesterday as the Los Angeles City Council honored the recently retired Los Angeles Laker on the date of the jersey numbers he wore with the team.

George Curry dies at 69

Pioneering civil rights and Black political journalist George E. Curry, the reputed dean of Black press columnists because of his riveting weekly commentary in Black newspapers across the country,

Judge Mablean Ephriam: Fair and balanced

Judge Mablean Ephriam is one of the most recognized jurists in America. The Jefferson High School graduate wanted to be a lawyer since her childhood, specifically drawn to the profession because of the

Proposition 51

Since 1914, 42 education-related bond measures have appeared on the ballot in California,

Deadline to register to vote

People who want to vote in the Nov. 8, general election must register by Oct. 24.

Proposition 52

If passed in November, Proposition 52 would enhance an existing law that imposes fees on hospitals and directs those fees and federal matching funds to hospital-provided Medi-Cal healthcare services.

Mom lashes out at police board

The grieving mother of a young Black man killed by police at a Watts public housing project vented her frustrations at the Police Commission meeting this week, saying department officials who promised to meet with her have yet to reach ...

Trump's speech in Wisconsin addresses poverty, crime in the Black community

During a campaign speech in Wisconsin, Trump appealed to African American voters offering an alternative to Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton. “Hillary Clinton has had her chance. She failed,” said Trump. “Now it’s time for new leadership.”

Restaurant server sued during his own lawsuit

A restaurant server who alleges he is owed $8.6 million for helping to set up Manny Pacquiao's fight with Floyd Mayweather Jr. is himself the target of a proposed lawsuit by a businessman who says he deserves half of any ...