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Inglewood City Council approves stadium

The Inglewood City Council has voted unanimously to approve an 80,000-seat stadium at the site of the old Hollywood Park racetrack as proposed by the owner of the St. Louis Rams, bypassing the need for a referendum.

Cal Grant deadline set

Open to high school grads, transfer students

According to El Camino College Compton Center, the deadline to apply for a Cal Grant is Monday, March 2.

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Federal Officials close investigation into death of Trayvon Martin

The Justice Department announced today that the independent federal investigation found insufficient evidence to pursue federal criminal civil rights charges against George Zimmerman for the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin

‘Season of Service’ community project on tap tomorrow in Palmdale

The city of Palmdale’s “2015 Season of Service” program will host a community service work day tomorrow from 8 a.m. to noon at 1020 East Ave. Q-5, between 10th St. East and 10th Place East, near the city’s newest Neighborhood House #5 and community garden.

Former coach arrested on rape charge

Worked at Santa Clarita school

A 27-year-old man was arrested on Wednesday in Washington, D.C., on sex-related charges involving boys who attended the Albert Einstein Academy in Santa Clarita, where he was a basketball coach.

McCarthy sets summer internships

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (CA-23) this week announced he is accepting internship applications for his Summer 2015 Internship Program.

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Thompson joins transit board

nAppointed to fill vacant seat on Antelope Valley Transit Authority

Palmdale City Councilman Fred Thompson has joined the Antelope Valley Transit Authority (AVTA) Board of Directors.

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Los Angeles County Air Show announces ‘Pyrobatic Night’

Plus concert featuring country star Craig Morgan

The Los Angeles County Air Show has announced the addition of a pyrobatic night show and concert on Friday, March 20, 2015, featuring country star Craig Morgan, to its weekend festivities. Tickets for the night show and concert are on sale and can be purchased via the Air Show website at http://www.lacountyairshow.com/purchase-tickets/. The LA County Pyrobatic Night Show and Concert will be held at the Antelope Valley Fairgrounds.

MTA opens business center

Targets small firms, especially those impacted by new rail lines

The Metropolitan Transit Authority has opened a Business Solution Center (BSC) designed to help businesses impacted by construction of the Crenshaw/LAX light-rail line between 48th and 60th streets.

BBA recognizes historic contributions

Photographer Bill Jones among honorees

Groundbreaking photojournalist Bill Jones will receive the Historian Award at the upcoming Black Business Association’s (BBA) 45th anniversary year dinner and salute to African American History Month Feb. 28 at the L.A. Hotel in downtown Los Angeles. In celebration of this year’s theme, the gala will honor decades of contributions made by African American history makers such as Jones and other businesses, institutions, organizations and individuals all under the event theme: “A Century of Black Life, History and Culture.”

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