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Trial Begins for Man Charged in Former College Football Player’s Killing
September 25, 2021
 DNA testing performed on evidence found at the scene of a former Long Beach City College football player's shooting linked an ex-convict to the slaying, a prosecutor told jurors today, but the man's attorney countered that his client has been wrongly accused. ... read more »
Ex-Westminster Pastor Gets 14 Years in Prison for Investment Scam
September 25, 2021
A former pastor of a Westminster church was sentenced today to 14 years in federal prison for an investment scam federal prosecutors say took in $33 million. ... read more »
USC Athletics, Pechanga Casino Announce Sponsorship Deal
September 25, 2021
The USC Athletics Department and Pechanga Resort Casino announced a sponsorship agreement on Friday.   ... read more »
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Illinois Bloomington Illinois State University Police: Body in river was missing Illinois State student
September 23, 2021
A body discovered in a river nearly three weeks ago has been confirmed as a graduate student missing from Illinois State University, authorities said Thursday. ... read more »
South Coast AQMD Issues Advisory Due to Smoke from California Wildfires
September 23, 2021
Valid: Thursday, September 23 through Friday, September 24, 2021 This advisory is in effect through Friday afternoon. South Coast AQMD will issue an update if additional information becomes available. ... read more »
Nonprofit Groups and Health Agencies Partner to Increase Vaccine Access
September 23, 2021
The campaign to increase vaccine access in minority communities has stepped up a notch as churches and community organizations join with agencies such as Kaiser Permanente and Watts Healthcare Foundation to inoculate more Black, Indigenous and people of color (BIPOC). ... read more »
Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Highlights African American Issues at 50th Legislative Conference
September 23, 2021
Health equity, wealth creation, environmental justice and wrongful convictions were among the topics highlighted at the 50th Annual Legislative Conference sponsored by the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation. ... read more »
Local Kappa Alpha Psi Chapter Donates PPE to Pasadena Seniors
September 23, 2021
As part of their efforts to help battle the COVID-19 pandemic and help protect local seniors within their community, the Men of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Pasadena Alumni Chapter, took time out of their busy schedules to donate much-needed personal protection equipment (PPE) to the residents of The Terraces at Park Marino Assisted Living Facility in Altadena, California. ... read more »
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Student Athlete of the Week: Dorian Thompson-Robinson
September 23, 2021
UCLA senior quarterback Dorian Thompson-Robinson led the Bruins into national ranking after defeating LSU on September 4. He has made at least 50 percent of his passes in their first three games this season and has seven passing touchdowns as of September 21. ... read more »
Gabrielle Union on using ‘radical honesty’ to tell her story
September 23, 2021
Gabrielle Union's using ``radical honesty'' in her new book, which combines lively lighthearted stories with chapters dealing with her recovery from sexual assault, racist encounters and mental health struggles. ... read more »
Heading to a Bar in LA County? Bring Your ID and Proof of COVID Vaccination
September 23, 2021
Going to an indoor bar or nightclub in Los Angeles County will soon require proof of COVID-19 vaccination, while attending a theme park or large outdoor event with 10,000 people or more will require vaccination or a negative COVID test, the county's public health director announced today. ... read more »
Los Angeles Businesses Find Mentorship Through Jrue and Lauren Holiday Fund
September 23, 2021
In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and the uptick of Black Lives Matter protests, NBA guard Jrue Holiday and his wife Lauren wanted to help people of color. They decided to use the remainder of Jrue’s 2020 salary to help Black and Brown businesses in Los Angeles, Indianapolis, New Orleans, and Milwaukee. This was the inception of the Jrue and Lauren Holiday Fund (JLHF). ... read more »
Black Community Urged to Get the Flu Vaccine This Year as They are Traditionally Under-Vaccinated, Putting Them at Risk of Acquiring Other Diseases, Including COVID-19
September 23, 2021
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, African Americans are a vulnerable population with low flu vaccination rates who experience disproportionately higher rates of chronic diseases such as asthma, diabetes, heart diseases and obesity. ... read more »
Illegal Cannabis Warrant Service Turns Out 26 People in Illegal Housing
September 23, 2021
On Tuesday, September 21, the Fire Prevention Bureau Legal Unit / Illegal Cannabis Section served a warrant with LAPD 77th Division Narcotics Enforcement Detail at 5710 S. Western Avenue. Discovered during the warrant service on an illegal cannabis business were six residential units of illegal housing. ... read more »
FALL READ: Anita Kopacz’s debut novel SHALLOW WATER was part of her deep ancestral healing
September 23, 2021
Hello fall, 2021 the long, hot summer is behind us and as we cast our eyes towards the fall, winter with a new year just 22 odd weeks away, the idea of moving forward swirls around our collective consciousness.  ... read more »
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