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Mattel announces they will use only recycled material in products

Expanding sustainability principles

It’s the holiday season, and arguably one of the...

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‘Holiday blues’ is a real disorder and not a myth

Don’t dismiss those ‘bad feelings’

Whether you call them the “holiday blues,” “Christmas blues”or the more clinical..

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Enjoy select holiday favorites throughout the season at LPAC

Beach Boys will perform on Dec. 2

Enjoy outstanding entertainment this holiday season..

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National Homeless Youth Awareness Month

Kickoff tonight at Holman United Methodist Church

Sanctuary of Hope (SOH), a local nonprofit youth development..

Impeachment is somber moment for American public

A last resort of punishment

Impeachment has been generally reserved as a last resort of..

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Wildfires have made LA County air quality among worst in nation

Vast stretches of California are burning

Los Angeles County and surrounding areas..

Lancaster public improvement plan hopes to make a positive impact

Updating key city assets

The city of Lancaster’s public improvement program..

Price, O’Farrell seek ordinance preventing ‘no fault’ evictions

Result of surge in rent increases

In a move to stave off a surge in rent..

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Diahann Carroll dies from cancer in LA at age 84

Actress-singer Diahann Carroll, a pioneer for Black..

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Diahann Carroll dies from cancer in LA at age 84

Actress-singer Diahann Carroll, a pioneer for Black..

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Early detection is key to defeat prostate cancer

As September served as Prostate Awareness..

MOAH will return unique artwork to native Australia

The Lancaster Museum of Art and..

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Feuer launches extensive media campaigns to halt vaping

’Your Body Knows’

A campaign to educate children and families about the dangers..

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The Afro represents cultural change within Black Diaspora

O.D. Threatt makes way for the barber chair..

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The Afro represents cultural change within Black Diaspora

The Afro represents cultural change within Black Diaspora

O.D. Threatt makes way for the barber chair..

Lancaster deputy admits lying about ‘sniper’ attempt

In a rare Saturday night press conference..

Family intends to sue county in death of Palmdale toddler

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The great-grandmother of a 4-year-old Palmdale boy..

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Cybercrimes and data breaches make personal info vulnerable

Beware of online scam artists

In our fast-paced, online-obsessed world, it may be easy to forget how...

Hofbauer, Purtee visit Sacramento rail confab

Palmdale Mayor Steve Hofbauer and City Manager James Purtee traveled..

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Cybercrimes and data breaches make personal info vulnerable

Beware of online scam artists

In our fast-paced, online-obsessed world, it may be easy to forget how...

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Mother’s Day Tea

May 11 at MOAH

Celebrate Mother’s Day at the annual Mother’s Day Tea, Fashion Show, and...

‘Growing Together’ symposium for parents scheduled May 8

In a world where children are exposed to many dangers, being informed is..

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Lancaster BLVD now part of statewide cultural districts

In 2017, the California Arts Council named 14 official California Cultural Districts..

Increase in autism reveals socioeconomic gaps in diagnosis

According to a recent study led by the Health Resources and Services Administration..

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Art contest new feature of Central Avenue Jazz Festival

Be there July 27-28

Los Angeles City Councilman Curren Price...

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Panel discusses best methods to assist homeless women

At St. Joseph Center in Venice

St. Joseph Center in Venice recently hosted a...

Bass scheduled to address USC Spring graduating class

136th commencement on May 10

Rep. Karen Bass (CA-37) will speak to more than 60,000 fellow members of the Trojan..

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African Americans earn several honors during Academy Awards

Spike Lee, Regina King are recognized

Spike Lee, the outspoken filmmaker who won his first Academy Award for...

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Beat the heat with these timely tips

With triple-digit temperatures expected this weekend in the High Desert, everyone is....

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Wilk suggests immediate halt to proposed CEMEX mine

The California State Senate has passed overwhelmingly Senate Resolution 96 (SR 96) authored by...

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Harris, Booker introduce bill making lynching federal crime

’A despicable part of our history’

Senators Kamala Harris (D-CA), Cory Booker (D-NJ) and Tim Scott (R-SC), the only African-American members of...

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California state budget has more spending on infrastructure

Mitchell calls it an ‘appropriate balance’

State Sen. Holly J. Mitchell (District 30), chair of the Senate Budget and Fiscal Review Committee, released the...

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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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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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Inglewood parents sue state

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

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The Prevention Institute

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

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Prince Harry, Meghan Markle bridge social, cultural worlds

Royal Wedding scheduled in May 2018

Wedding bells will ring in the spring when Prince Harry marries actress and Los Angeles..

Holiday shows at Playhouse

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

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Prince Harry, Meghan Markle bridge social, cultural worlds

Royal Wedding scheduled in May 2018

Wedding bells will ring in the spring when Prince Harry marries actress and Los Angeles..

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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Sexual harassment, abuse claims roil nation from Hollywood to Capitol Hill

More women confront age-old indignity

From Hollywood to the nation’s capitol and virtually all...

United Kingdom Initiative on Saturday

A collaborative of local churches on Saturday will conduct the fifth annual..

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Wellness institute opens office in Leimert Park

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

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South LA-NOW sets town hall

The South Los Angeles branch of the National Organization for Women (SLA-NOW)..

Looking back, looking forward along LA’s Crenshaw Boulevard

Rapid change is taking place along Crenshaw Boulevard...

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Dodgers return to World Series

Game three tonight in Houston

The Los Angeles Dodgers’ 29-year wait to return to the World Series..

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