Baseball monitoring White House Cuba decision

December 18, 2014

 

Major League Baseball isn’t sure of the impact of President Barack Obama’s decision to re-establish diplomatic relations with Cuba.

 

The U.S. withdrew diplomatic recognition... Read more...

Don’t let vision get blindsided by diabetes

December 18, 2014

 

Special to the NNPA from the St. Louis American 

 

 

While people with diabetes are more likely to develop blinding eye diseases, recent studies have revealed low... Read more...

Compton’s 2014 National Blue Ribbon Schools honored at County Board meeting

December 18, 2014

 

LAWT News Service 

 

In recognition of winning the 2014 National Blue Ribbon School Award, Compton Unified School District’s (CUSD) Jefferson and Tibby elementary schools... Read more...

Best Films of 2014

December 18, 2014

 

By Dwight Brown 

NNPA Film Critic 

 

 

As 2104 draws to a close it’s a perfect time to reflect on noteworthy films, strong performances and the strides... Read more...

Pop Warner family to proceed with lawsuit

December 18, 2014

 

City News Service 

 

 

A Los Angeles judge recently rejected a motion by the national Pop Warner football organization and a local chapter to dismiss a negligence... Read more...

Hail to L.A. City Football Champions! L.A. High ends drought, Narbonne back on top in D-I and Hamilton seals the deal in DII

December 11, 2014

 

By Kenneth D. Miller 

Assistant Managing Editor 

 

Los Angeles High School joined the City Section championship celebrations for the first time in almost 50 years... Read more...

Debt and hunger at birthplace of Ebola in Guinea

December 11, 2014

 

By MICHELLE FAUL 

Associated Press

 

When 2-year-old Emile Ouamouno caught a fever, started vomiting, passed blood in his stool and died two days later, nobody knew... Read more...

Malala’s moment: Nobel winner speaks out

December 11, 2014

 

By DANICA KIRKA 

Associated Press 

Shot in the head by the Taliban two years ago for speaking out on education, 17-year-old Malala Yousafzai on Wednesday December 10, beamed... Read more...

Tyra Banks sued

December 11, 2014

 

City News Service 

 

 

Tyra Banks was sued on Wednesday December 10 by a former “America’s Next Top Model” contestant who alleges she was wrongfully denied... Read more...

Waters leads Democratic Caucus in calling long-term renewal of Terrorism Risk Insurance Program

December 11, 2014

 

LAWT News Service 

 

Recently, in a press conference at the U.S. Capitol, Congress­woman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Ranking Member of the Financial Services Committee, led members... Read more...











News

L.A. Metro seeks additional public input for bikesharing

L.A. Metro seeks additional public input for bikesharing

December 11, 2014   City News Service      The Los Angeles County Met­ropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) recently announced it is seeking...

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Community

Crenshaw Closure to be extended due to Winter Weather

Crenshaw Closure to be extended due to Winter Weather

December 18, 2014   City News Service       A stretch of Crenshaw Boulevard that has been closed for much of the past month due to construction...

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Sports News

JV Coach Irv Davis expected to replace Knox; Veteran coach in tears when telling players

JV Coach Irv Davis expected to replace Knox; Veteran coach in tears when telling players

December 04, 2014   By Kenneth D. Miller  Assistant Managing Editor    Veteran football coach and community pillar Paul Knox is expected to be...

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Arts & Culture

Ashanti faces convicted fan at 2nd stalking trial

Ashanti faces convicted fan at 2nd stalking trial

December 18, 2014   By JENNIFER PELTZ  Associated Press      Ashanti faced a fan accused of stalking and harassing her family for years, telling...

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