The Rams Hosts PLAY 60 Field Day in Inglewood

May 19, 2016

By Amanda Scurlock

Sports Writer

 

After attending a press conference for the Rams at the Forum, Molly Higgins, the franchise’s vice president of Corporate Commun­ications and... Read more...

Lupus’ Disproportionate Impact on Women of Color Must Be Known

May 19, 2016

By Steven Owens

MD, MPH, MA 

May is Lupus Awareness Month and on May 20th specifically, health advocates and those directly or indirectly impacted by the disease called lupus... Read more...

Fewer kids could receive free school meals under House bill

May 19, 2016 

MARY CLARE JALONICK

Associated Press 

Fewer students would receive free and reduced-price meals at school under legislation that Republicans pushed through a House committee... Read more...

Attorney: Grandchild of Prince’s half brother could be heir

May 19, 2016

Associated Press

 

A Minnesota attorney says there could be another heir to Prince's multimillion-dollar estate.

 

In documents filed Friday, attorney Michael... Read more...

Council President Wesson victim of terrorist threats and hate speech; Wayne Spindler arrested for threats

May 19, 2016 

By Danny J. Bakewell, Jr. 

Executive Editor 

 

Being President of the Los Angeles City Council or any public official comes with its share of critics and public criticism, it’s... Read more...

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News

Nigerian schoolgirl abducted by Boko Haram found, pregnant two years after mass kidnapping

Nigerian schoolgirl abducted by Boko Haram found, pregnant two years after mass kidnapping

May 19, 2016  The Associated Press  Nigerian soldiers have found one of the schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram from Chibok, making her the first freed...

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Community

Brentwood students post themselves rapping, using ‘N-word’

Brentwood students post themselves rapping, using ‘N-word’

May 19, 2016  City News Service    An elite Westside private school says it is investigating a video showing students singing the lyrics of a rap...

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Sports News

City Hall honors Crenshaw Basketball Team

City Hall honors Crenshaw Basketball Team

May 12, 2016  By Amanda Scurlock  Sports Writer    Councilmember Marqueece Harris-Dawson honored the Crenshaw boys’ basketball team at City Hall...

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Arts & Culture

Dionne Warwick announces biopic, prompting quick denials

Dionne Warwick announces biopic, prompting quick denials

May 19, 2016  Associated Press   Dionne Warwick announced plans for a biopic about herself at the Cannes Film Festival on Friday, but questions quickly...

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