Collision XVII: It’s Another Southern Section Sweep; Boatwright leads boys and Surloff powers girls to victory

April 23, 2015

 

By Kenneth Miller 

Assistant Managing Editor 

USC-bound Bennie Boatwright (Village Christian) and Columbia bound Emily Surloff (Windward) led the Southern Section boys and... Read more...

Legal pot in California? Taxes, black market pose challenges

April 23, 2015

 

By MICHAEL R. BLOOD 

Associated Press 

 

Legalizing marijuana for recreational use in California would raise an array of unknowns, from how it would... Read more...

Should African Americans Endorse Whites over Blacks?

April 23, 2015

 

By Julianne Malveaux 

NNPA Columnist 

Two prominent Black Maryland officials – Montgomery County Executive Issiah Leggett and Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L.... Read more...

Bobby Brown’s lawyer: Bobbi Kristina Brown has opened eyes

April 23, 2015

 

Associated Press 

 

Bobby Brown’s lawyer issued a statement Monday  April 20 saying the singer’s daughter has “opened her eyes” nearly three months after being found... Read more...

City Council cracks down on landlords

April 23, 2015

 

City News Service 

 

 

The Los Angeles City Council ordered reports on two proposals aimed at protecting tenants of the city’s 650,000 rent- controlled... Read more...

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Board of Supervisors approves funding to help trafficked children

Board of Supervisors approves funding to help trafficked children

April 23, 2015   LAWT News Service      The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors has set aside nearly $7 million to address child sex trafficking...

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Community

Inglewood Schools the focus of Assemblywoman’s town hall

Inglewood Schools the focus of Assemblywoman’s town hall

April 23, 2015  LAWT News Service    Autumn Burke hosted the first open forum on the status of Inglewood’s schools since the state of California...

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Sports News

Collision XVII All Games;City Girls Put Best Foot Forward with Smith and Effa, UCLA Bound Kennedy Burke Leads SS Girls

Collision XVII All Games;City Girls Put Best Foot Forward with Smith and Effa, UCLA Bound Kennedy Burke Leads SS Girls

April 16, 2015   LAWT News Service    City Open Division Player of the Year Latecia Smith of Narbonne and USC bound Margurite Effa of Fairfax will...

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Arts & Culture

LeBron James in social media shutdown mode during playoffs; No phone. No Twitter. No Instagram.

LeBron James in social media shutdown mode during playoffs; No phone. No Twitter. No Instagram.

April 23, 2015   By TOM WITHERS  Associated Press    LeBron James has once again gone into lockdown mode during the NBA playoffs.   For the...

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