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Officials Tout Three-Year Effort to Reduce Crime in Compton
September 14, 2018
The reduction in crime -- including double-digit declines in gang- related shootings and killings -- was the result of a three-year partnership between the city, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, which patrols Compton, and federal agencies, officials said at a news conference at Compton City Hall. ... read more »
L.A. Charges 105 Cannabis Locations with Illegal Activity
September 14, 2018
Since January, all businesses conducting commercial cannabis activity in Los Angeles are required to be licensed by both the state of California and the city. The new regulations follow the passage in recent years of state laws allowing recreational cannabis use and cannabis sales in the State of California. ... read more »
Quintin Primo, Owner of One of the Largest Black Private Equity Firms in the Country Talks Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Master Plan and Reaching Success 
September 13, 2018
This month, Primo spoke with the L.A. Sentinel to discuss the recent developments at his firm, Capri Investment Group, and how he continues to successfully run one of the largest Black private equity firms in the country!   ... read more »
First ‘Bridge Home’ Temporary Homeless Shelter in L.A. Opens
September 13, 2018
The "Bridge Home'' program was first announced by Garcetti during his State of the City speech in April as a new front in the fight against homelessness, which has grown by about 75 percent over the last six years. The 2018 Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority found that more than 31,000 people are homeless in the city, including more than 23,000 living without shelter, which were both slight drops from the previous year. ... read more »
Prop 10 Will Do More Harm Than Good 
September 13, 2018
Los Angeles Sentinel Urges Community to Vote NO ON Proposition 10  ... read more »
 City Council Approves the Name Change of ‘Rodeo Road’ to ‘Obama Boulevard’ 
September 13, 2018
The City Council closed out their August meeting with a vote of a lifetime. Last month, members of the council were asked to vote on changing the street name “Rodeo Road” to “Obama Boulevard” after Los Angeles City Council president Herb Wesson motioned for the rename back in 2017.  ... read more »
Family of Slain 20-Year-Old Saieed Ivey, Doubles Reward to $20,000
September 13, 2018
The family of an East Los Angeles College basketball guard, who was gunned down 27 months ago on his 20th birthday in Monterey Park, donated $10,000 today to double the county-offered reward for information that helps detectives track down his killer. ... read more »
$50,000 Reward Announced for Killing of Hannah Bell
September 13, 2018
Authorities today renewed their appeal for public help in solving the killing of a 15-year-old girl gunned down as she waited with her mother outside a hamburger stand in South Los Angeles. ... read more »
Los Angeles City Council Confirms Cynthia McClain-Hill as New LADWP Commissioner
September 13, 2018
McClain-Hill has been appointed to a four-year term, filling the vacancy created by the resignation of Board Vice-President William W. Funderburk, Jr. ... read more »
Voter Campaign WOKEUP Wants To Increase Voter Turnout
September 13, 2018
The WOKEUP event took place Saturday, Sep. 1 at the Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza in South Los Angeles. ... read more »
Board Member Jerome Horton is Honored by the New Democrats
September 13, 2018
The award presentation took place at End of the Legislative Session dinner at The Sutter Club in Sacramento. ... read more »
MRS. JIMMIE TURNS 101!
September 13, 2018
Mrs. Jimmie Wimberly celebrated her 101st birthday with family and friends ... read more »
Local Middle School Named After Civil Rights Leader, Virgil Roberts 
September 13, 2018
The Alliance Virgil Roberts Leadership Academy recently celebrated their naming ceremony.  ... read more »
Two Defendants Sentenced to 22 Years for Jewelry Robberies
September 13, 2018
Prosecutors told the jury that Laforest was one of two bandits who participated in one smash-and-grab robbery and then graduated to a "more senior role'' in the others, which included scouting locations and giving supplies to crooks. ... read more »
Brown Creates Art that Bridges the Ancient with Urban Future
September 13, 2018
L.A. artist/educator designs images to inspire today’s youth ... read more »
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