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Police Warn Skid Row Residents Against Synthetic Drug Spice
August 25, 2016
Police officers are passing out fliers informing drug users on Skid Row about the dangers of the synthetic drug Spice in the wake of two mass illness breakouts that prompted county health officials this week to warn all residents against using the illicit drug. ... read more »
Measure M Officially Certified
August 25, 2016
A Metro county sales tax measure aimed at raising revenue to build, operate and maintain public transportation projects was officially certified by the Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder for the Nov. 8 ballot. ... read more »
Two Men Charged for Allegedly Walking Around Inglewood with Assault Rifles
August 25, 2016
Two men who allegedly walked around an Inglewood neighborhood wearing camouflage and body armor were charged recently with carrying assault rifles, the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office announced. ... read more »
Taste of Soul Has Become An Institution Within The African American Community
August 25, 2016
It was summer 2005 and the conference room at the Los Angeles Sentinel office was abuzz. Sentinel Publisher/ CEO Danny Bakewell Sr. had come up with an idea. ... read more »
Assemblywoman Burke Introduces Bill to Put More Clean Cars on California’s Roads by 2025
August 24, 2016
“15 by 25” bill will reduce air pollution, help the state fight the effects of climate change, and ensure that affordable electric vehicles are available throughout California  ... read more »
Better Mental Health
August 24, 2016
“When policy-makers say that someone has fallen through the cracks, we attempt to explain a situation as something that we cannot control. As an elected representative, it is my responsibility to identify those cracks, and propose responsible solutions to repair those cracks and ensure that they do not splinter again. ... read more »
Local Completes Basic Training at West Point
August 24, 2016
AnnaMaria Dear, 18, of Lawndale, has completed Cadet Basic Training (CBT) at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. ... read more »
Local Students Complete Architecture Summer Camp 
August 24, 2016
Held on four successive Saturdays in July, this year’s camp attracted some 60 students from around Southern California  ... read more »
The 10th Annual Leimert Park Village Book Fair Draws Thousands
August 24, 2016
More than 150 authors, writers, storytellers, poets, spoken word performers, vendors and exhibitors attended this year's fair ... read more »
L.A. Football Club breaks ground on Banc of California Stadium
August 24, 2016
Banc of California Stadium will host a variety of community and cultural events, but has been designed with the soccer fan in mind ... read more »
Hall Legislation to Create Nation’s Strongest Wage Equality Law Approved by State Assembly
August 24, 2016
Data released by the National Women’s Law Center found African American women make only 83 cents for every dollar of Caucasian women ... read more »
BACK TO SCHOOL: Parents, Students, Educators Weigh in on Challenges, Educational Goals for New School Year
August 24, 2016
Parents, students, educators weigh in on challenges, educational goals for new school year ... read more »
West Alumni Makes It To Olympics
August 18, 2016
Alex Amankwah represented Ghana in the first round of the 800 meters ... read more »
Sen. Holly J. Mitchell launches STEAM program at L.A. High’s Girls Academic Leadership Academy (GALA)
August 18, 2016
Sen. Holly J. Mitchell, founder of the Women’s Institute for Young Girls (WIYG), welcomes participants to the new Girls Academic Leadership Academy (GALA) at L.A. High School State Senator Holly J. ... read more »
Dolphins of Hollywood Square
August 17, 2016
On July 28, Councilman Curren Price dedicated the intersection of Central and Vernon avenues in recognition of John Dolphin and “Dolphins of Hollywood”—one of the first African-American owned record stores in Los Angeles. ... read more »
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