Merdies Hayes

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Compton Salvation Army wants to place more veterans in jobs

For decades, service organizations, government entities and private citizens have...

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Paul Lamar Hunter story provides encouragement to African Americans

Paul Lamar Hunter has quite a story to tell. Born the 19th of 21 children, Hunter..

Funding secured for Watts revitalization

Mayor Eric Garcetti has announced that Los Angeles has been awarded $35 million..

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Best selling author defies financial odds for Black women

Last week, Dr. Venus Opal Reese became an Amazon #1 Best-Selling Author in..

Lancaster reaches out to homeless

The city of Lancaster, led by Vice Mayor Marvin Crist, has played a key role in ensuring that..

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Inglewood parents sue state

Parents representing Children of Promise Preparatory Academy, a charter school in..

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LA Phil hosts holiday concerts

Join jazz vocalist Dianne Reeves will perform on Dec. 20 as part of the LA Phil’s..

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The Prevention Institute

The Prevention Institute, a California -based non-profit specializing in community..

Holiday shows at Playhouse

The Palmdale Junior Ballet and Theater Dance will present “The Magical Toyshop”..

Dog Walker Watch tomorrow

The city of Palmdale will host a free Dog Walker Watch at Yellen Dog Park, 5100 E..

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