Lebron a Free Agent after declining option on contract

June 30, 2016 

By Tom Withers 

AP Sports Writer 

 

LeBron James is about to hit the free-agency market and stay right at home.

 

James declined his player option for next... Read more...

Summer brings free yoga classes to Compton; Healthy Compton continues to mobilize community on health and wellness

June 30, 2016 

LAWT News Service 

 

The City of Compton’s Parks and Recreation Department has announced free community yoga classes for residents beginning July 2.  The classes take place Saturdays... Read more...

Price, Garcetti pitch for George Lucas Museum in Expo Park

June 30, 2016 

City News Service

 

Mayor Eric Garcetti wasted no time last Friday in making another pitch to George Lucas to bring his museum — which would showcase the filmmaker’s art — to Los... Read more...

Film Review ; ‘The Legend of Tarzan’

June 30, 2016

By Kam Williams  

Tarzan became a sensation soon after his initial introduction to the world via pulp magazines published in 1912. Created by Edgar Rice Burroughs, the character proved to be such... Read more...

Famed L.A. photographer Bill Jones dead at 83

June 30, 2016 

Staff and Wire Report

 

Celebrity photographer Bill Jones died Saturday June 25 while in hospice care. He was 83. According to his granddaughter LaToya Jones, he had been a longtime sufferer... Read more...

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Family still seeks answers in inmate death after 80 days

Family still seeks answers in inmate death after 80 days

June 30, 2016  By Kimberlee Buck  Contributing Writer    It has been over 80 days since 36-year-old Wakeisha Wilson was found dead in a Los Angeles...

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Community

Marijuana initiative qualifies for November ballot

Marijuana initiative qualifies for November ballot

June 30, 2016  By STEVEN HERBERT  City News Service    An initiative that would legalize marijuana and hemp and impose taxes on them will appear...

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Sports News

Daryl Gross to lead Cal State L.A. Golden Eagles athletics

Daryl Gross to lead Cal State L.A. Golden Eagles athletics

June 23, 2016  LAWT News Service    Dr. Daryl Gross was named the executive director for athletics at Cal State LA, the university announced Wednesday....

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Arts & Culture

11-Time Grammy® Award-Winning Legend Shirley Caesar gets Star on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame; Caesar celebrates new chart-topping album FILL THIS HOUSE, and 50th anniversary as a solo recording artist

11-Time Grammy® Award-Winning Legend Shirley Caesar gets Star on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame; Caesar celebrates new chart-topping album FILL THIS HOUSE, and 50th anniversary as a solo recording artist

June 30, 2016  LAWT News Service   The Reigning Queen of Gospel, Shirley Caesar was honored in a jubilant celebration in Hollywood on Tuesday June...

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