AJ Diggs has been hired by the Boston Celtics Organization

October 23, 2014

Long Beach Poly assistant basketball coach AJ Diggs has been hired by the Boston Celtics Organization, he announced on his Facebook page recently.

 

Diggs, 32, will be... Read more...

Ebola: Why virus kills some, other people survive

October 23, 2014

 

By Lauran Neergaard

Associated Press 

 

People who shared an apartment with the country’s first Ebola patient are emerging from quarantine healthy. And while Thomas... Read more...

LAUSD prepares for worst case scenarios with new app

October 23, 2014

 

LAWT News Service

 

  

The Los Angeles Unified School District Office of Emergency Services, announced the new “In Case of Crisis Mobile Emergency Management Application”... Read more...

Actress Daniele Watts charged with lewd conduct

October 23, 2014

 

Associated Press

 

  

Actress Daniele Watts, who suggested she was detained by police because of racial profiling after she was found in a parked car with her boyfriend,... Read more...

Enduring Legacy Memorialized; The Brenda Marsh-Mitchell Square stands as a testimony to the work, dedication and love one woman had for the African-American community

October 23, 2014

 

By Brian W. Carter]

Contributing Writer

Local officials, clergy, family and community came to support the dedication of the Brenda Marsh-Mitchell Square at the corner of Coliseum... Read more...

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Indiana man was violent long before 7 killings

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