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LAX’s aviation career education summer program is ready for take off
June 22, 2017
During the week-long program, students will be introduced to a variety of careers from the following airport participants: LAX Airport Operations, American Airlines, Compass Airlines, Southwest Airlines, Delta Air Lines, LAX Information Technology Division, Los Angeles Airport Police Department, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), Spartan Aviation College, the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, and many others. ... read more »
Women in Entertainment Luncheon Takes Place at StubHub Center
June 22, 2017
The event was hosted by AEG’s StubHub Center Foundation, National Association of Black Female Executives in Music & Entertainment (NABFEME) and Women Helping Women in Entertainment. ... read more »
Heat Wave to Roll into Next Week
June 22, 2017
The highest temperatures this week will be between 108 and 112 degrees in the Antelope Valley ... read more »
Kia Patterson Takes Over Ownership of Grocery Outlet in Compton 
June 22, 2017
Patterson gives back to Compton by providing low-cost groceries and owning Grocery Outlet in Compton.  ... read more »
Funding Approved for Compton Community College
June 22, 2017
Full accreditation is expected to be restored by 2020. ... read more »
Dr. Dre Invests 10 million for new Compton High Performing Arts Center
June 22, 2017
In 1988, one of Black America’s most influential hip-hop groups, N.W.A. let the world know that they were “Straight Outta Compton.” ... read more »
Families United 4 Justice
June 22, 2017
He’s particularly eager to develop the toolkit, especially for others yet to come into their unenviable family unexpectedly, he said. ... read more »
Hear My Voice report highlights academic challenges of California’s young men of color 
June 22, 2017
Young men of color face unique social and economic disadvantages that impact and are impacted by their educational access, according to a new report from the Education Trust-West. ... read more »
Congresswoman Karen Bass Is Not Afraid of Town Halls and Wants to Hear from Her Constituents
June 22, 2017
Bass took questions in groups of 10, provided everyone an opportunity to ask a question and even directed some questions to a one-o- one conversation immediately after the town hall. ... read more »
LAUSD to Open Boys Leadership Academy
June 22, 2017
A new educational option will soon be available to male youth with the opening of the Boys Academic Leadership Academy (BALA) in August 2017. ... read more »
Prodigy, half of rap duo Mobb Deep, dead at 42
June 20, 2017
Rapper Prodigy, a member of the hardcore New York hip-hop duo Mobb Deep, has died. He was 42. ... read more »
L.A. Care Health Plan Funds Much-Needed Transitional Care Clinic for South Los Angeles’ Sickest Adults
June 16, 2017
The new clinic, located at 2215 W. Rosecrans Avenue, welcomed its first patients on December 27, 2016. ... read more »
Scammers Can Tug at an Animal Lover’s Heart and Wallet
June 16, 2017
In the animal shelter scam, crooks will post pictures of the animals with false information about "high kill" shelters and imminent death unless they immediately receive money to rescue the pets. ... read more »
Reading by Design with the Summer Reading ChallengeThe Los Angeles Public Library invites patrons to “Imagine, Read and Design” their way to exciting prizes
June 16, 2017
Los Angeles Public Library patrons of all ages can sign up for the Summer Reading Challenge now at lapl.org/summer or by visiting any of the 73 libraries across the city. The Challenge will run from June 12 until August 5. ... read more »
Michelle King Gets Board of Education Contract Renewed
June 16, 2017
The Board of Education voted Tuesday to extend the contract of Superintendent Michelle King for two years, until 2020. Los Angeles Unified School District officials said there were no other changes to King’s contract, ... read more »
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