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Anti-fracking coalition protests during Gov. Brown’s conferences

Food & Water Watch, CREDO, 350 San Diego, and other organizations representing the statewide coalition Californians Against Fracking protested Governor Jerry Brown’s support of fracking at all three of his budget proposal news conferences across the state Tuesday. Because fracking ...

Tennis anyone?

Drive down Rodeo Road, right by the Rancho Cienega Sports Complex, and you will see several people, no matter the time of day or night, chasing down little yellow tennis balls that are traveling at extremely high velocities, and slicing ...

NAACP names Lorraine Miller new L.A. interim president

The interim president of the NAACP’s Los Angeles chapter said recently it was “inexcusable” that the organization was planning to give a humanitarian award to Clippers owner Donald Sterling, who was banned for life from the NBA last week for ...

‘The Snowy Day’ on display at Skirball Cultural Center

The Los Angeles Skirball Cultural Center is showcasing the Ezra Jack Keats exhibit dubbed The Snowy Day now through September 7. This is the first major exhibition in the United States to pay tribute to the work of Keats, a ...

Cal State Domingez Hills hosts student-run fashion show

The Pan African Union at California State University, Dominguez Hills recently held its eighth annual benefit fashion show in the ballroom of Locker Student Union. The show was student run and sponsored by groups such as Project Pit, Toro Productions, ...

Mayor’s new budget proposal emphasizes ‘back-to-basics’ agenda

Mayor Eric Garcetti unveiled an $8.1 billion budget proposal this week that includes money for expanding library hours, hiring more firefighters and code enforcement officers, and fixing deteriorated city streets and sidewalks.

Palmdale celebrates groundbreaking for new shopping center

Palmdale officials, developers and representatives from several retailers gathered recently to celebrate the groundbreaking of the city’s newest shopping center, located on Rancho Vista Blvd. near 10th Street West where Dunn Edwards Paint is currently located.

Suspect ID'd in shooting of LAPD officer at police station

The suspect who allegedly opened fire with a semi-automatic handgun in the front lobby of the Los Angeles Police Department's West Traffic Division has been identified as Daniel C. Yealu, 29, of L.A., LAPD Cmdr. Andy Smith said Tuesday.

Greyhound Package Express announces partnership with United We Ship

Greyhound Package Express (GPX), Greyhound’s expedited shipping service, recently announced its new partnership with United We Ship LLC, a Los Angeles-based, single-source shipping and logistics provider. Through this partnership, customers can schedule and track shipments directly from the company’s website ...

Play Catch With Me

The Baldwin Hills Recreation Center, 5401 Highlight Pl., L.A., will host its “Play Catch with Me” event at 6 p.m. tomorrow night; the opening night for the center’s co-ed baseball season. The event will be held at the Baldwin Hills ...

Dodger Stadium site for Saturday job fair

The Los Angeles Dodgers and LACommunityJobFair.com will host a free job fair at Dodger Stadium, 1000 Elysian Park Ave., on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

LAUSD Arts Fest in the Park a huge success

The Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) recently held its first LAUSD Arts Fest on March 15, in partnership with L.A. County’s Grand Park downtown. “LAUSD Arts Fest in the Park,” was held in front of City Hall where more ...

Dr. Gregory Taylor: USC’s new medical director

After years on Bunker Hill the Keck Medicine of USC—Downtown Los Angeles clinic has moved. Highlighted by a ribbon-cutting ceremony last month, the clinic features a host of new services to offer.

Memorial services set for Martha Cooper, mother of Earl “Skip” Cooper, II

Memorial services for Martha Mouzone Cooper, mother of Earl “Skip” Cooper, II, president and CEO of the Black Business Association (BBA), will be held at First A.M.E. Church in Oakland on Thursday, Apr. 3, at 11 a.m.

Laugh so hard that it hurts!

Comedian Madd Marv, who has 20 years in the game and has preformed on Def Comedy Jam, is bringing some of the funniest comedians around to make you laugh until it hurts.