Sgt. Camelia Straughn, a Sacramento resident and 20-year veteran in the U.S. National Guard, is deployed in Cuba. For her, active duty on the Caribbean island that is currently re-establishing ties with the United States means overseeing the logistics of her platoon.
Talking face-to-face to almost 30,000 voters during the course of a winning political campaign gave newly-elected Los Angeles City Councilman Marqueece Harris-Dawson a very clear picture of some of his constituents’ key concerns.
Nearly 20 percent of adults over 65 in California live between an economic rock and hard place—unable to afford basic needs but ineligible to receive government assistance—making them the state’s “hidden poor,” according to a UCLA study released Monday.
The Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to require handguns to be stored in locked containers or disabled with a trigger lock as a safeguard against the weapons falling into the hands of children.
Movies have become a great comfort in what has been a tumultuous year. They’ve entertained us. Made us laugh, feel courageous, scared, romantic and educated us too. It’s a perfect time to reflect on the films, performances and Black artists who made 2015 special. And might as well get a head start on the high-quality movies that will contend for Oscars and be released in theaters and on DVD/VOD in weeks to come.
Covered California still faces a major challenge enrolling African Americans and Latinos as the state’s health insurance exchange launches its third open-enrollment period Nov. 1.
Are you a homeowner who is current on your mortgage and looking to lower your interest rate? Alternatively, would you like to shorten your mortgage term and build equity faster?
A new study by UCLA scientists has found that women diagnosed with breast cancer and treated with a one-week regimen of partial breast radiation after the surgical removal of the tumor, (lumpectomy) saw no increase in cancer recurrence or difference in cosmetic outcomes compared to women who received radiation of the entire breast for a period of up to six weeks after surgery.
Fervent public concern regarding the treatment of mentally ill persons by the LAPD has resulted in the department opting to retrain its 10,000 officers in the next few weeks on how to better de-escalate confrontations with suspects and how they approach them.
Getting your family together around a delicious, home-cooked meal is easier when your kitchen is stocked with better-for-you ingredients. For home cooks looking to delight taste buds and satisfy appetites—start with the sauce.