Los Angeles Southwest College names new football coach; Henry Washington steps aside. Nate Turner, former college standout on the gridiron and in the classroom, to lead Cougars.

April 20, 2017 

LAWT News Service 

 

Los Angeles South­west College names new football coach after Henry Washing­ton steps aside

 

Nate Turner, former college standout on the gridiron... Read more...

Wesson Introduces Anti Drilling Motion

April 20, 2017 

By CRAIG CLOUGH 

City News Service

 

City Council President Herb Wesson introduced a motion Wednesday to eliminate oil drilling in Los Angeles near homes, schools and other... Read more...

Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science Partnership with Lynwood Unified School District Will Give ‘Guaranteed Admission’ to Qualified LUSD Students; Memorandum of Understanding, signed April 10, will enable qualified LUSD students to attend CD

April 20, 2017 

LAWT News Service

 

As part of its local outreach strategy—and mission—to increase access to quality medical education in traditionally underserved areas of Los Angeles, Charles... Read more...

Anthony Scruncho McKinley, from Hustler to Comedian

April 20, 2017 

By Kimberlee Buck 

Staff Writer 

 

For nearly two decades, Anthony “Scruncho” McKinley has entertained comedy show lovers both on and off the stage. He has made several... Read more...

Compton Mayor Aja Brown Stands Strong on Election Night

April 20, 2017 

By Niele Anderson 

Contributing Writer

 

The City of Compton election results will not be finalized until April 27.  There are approximately 1,713 ballots that still need to... Read more...

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Coach Victor McClinton murderers sentenced

Coach Victor McClinton murderers sentenced

April 20, 2017  Staff and Wire Report    Two men, Larry Darnell Bishop, 24, and Jerron Donald Harris, 29, were sentenced April 18 to life in prison,...

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City Attorney files suits against ‘Crime Property’ Owners

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April 20, 2017  City News Service    Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer said Wednesday his office has filed lawsuits against the owners of six...

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April 20, 2017  Amanda Scurlock  LAWT Sports Writer  The unveiling of the new Jackie Robinson statue at Dodgers Stadium brought together people who...

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