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Charger Girls to Host Open-Call Audition in Front of Downtown LA Skyline
May 17, 2019
On Sunday, May 19, hundreds of talented dancers will compete for a coveted spot on the world-renowned Charger Girls, one of professional sports’ most respected cheer and dance teams.  With the Chargers slated to play as many as four national primetime games at home in 2019, including two on NBC’s Sunday Night Football, perhaps the biggest highlight for the newest Charger Girls will be the opportunity to perform on an international stage when the Bolts host the Kansas City Chiefs at Estadio Azteca in Mexico City on Nov.18.  ... read more »
Cuban Music, Culture, and Cuisine Return to Downtown Los Angeles May 19
March 15, 2019
Historic Downtown Los Angeles transforms into a Cuban block party as the Third Annual Cuban-American Music Festival brings together Latinos and Latino music lovers from throughout Southern California for a day-long celebration of Cuban music, culture, and cuisine. The festival takes place on Sunday, May 19, 2019, in commemoration of the day Cuba gained formal independence from the United States, at LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes, 501 N. Main Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012, from 12pm to 8pm. Watch the promotional video here. ... read more »
LA County DA Launches Mental Health Division
January 25, 2019
Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey  announced the launch of a mental health division -- the first of its kind by a prosecutor's office in California and possibly the nation -- to seek opportunities to expand treatment and other services for mentally ill inmates in the criminal justice system. ... read more »
An Intimate Conversation With Grammy-Award Winner Thelma Houston
January 17, 2019
She was a little girl born and raised in Mississippi, who eventually went on to become a Grammy Award-winning musician. Thelma Houston, best known for her number one international hit “Don’t Leave Me This Way,” will perform at the Clive Davis Theater on Jan. 17 in Downtown Los Angeles.    ... read more »
Convicted Murderer Sentenced to LWOP for Three Murders
October 4, 2018
A convicted felon serving a life sentence for a 2007 murder was sentenced today to life in prison without the possibility of parole for killing three other people more than a decade ago, the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office announced. ... read more »
Jermaine Dupri and So-So Def Grammy Museum Exhibit
September 27, 2018
Music producer Jermaine Dupri was honored at the Grammy Museum in Downtown Los Angeles, Thursday Sep. 21. Dupri, founder of So-So Def Recordings, was issued an entire exhibit dedicated to his role in shaping southern hip-hop culture. This marks the first time the Grammy Museum has dedicated an entire exhibit for hip-hop music. ... 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 »
Location Change for Special Board Meeting June 8, 2018 Announced
June 7, 2018
The Special Meeting was called for last month when the Board of Trustees, at its regularly scheduled meeting on May 9, approved an appointment process to fill an open seat on the board.  Persons interested in seeking the appointment had until May 31 to submit applications.  In all, 27 people submitted applications. ... read more »
Woman Sues Alleging Sexual Assault by Uber Driver
June 7, 2018
The plaintiff is identified only as Jane Doe in the Los Angeles Superior Court lawsuit filed against Uber Technologies Inc. and Alaric Spence, alleging sexual battery, false imprisonment, battery, civil rights violations and intentional infliction of emotional. ... read more »
‘We Rise’ Event Offers Many Free, Public Programs & Activities This Memorial Day Weekend
May 25, 2018
Highlights include giant gallery of mental health-inspired art; DJs and music; celebrity appearances; Oscar-winning film screening; multiple programs and speakers to inspire change, defy stigma. ... read more »
Supervisors Approve Funding for Music Center Renovation
December 21, 2017
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved $33 million in funding Tuesday for the renovation of the Music Center Plaza in downtown Los Angeles. ... read more »
Fashion with a Cause
June 15, 2017
Jun. 30 Presented by the California Market Center (CMC) and non-profit kids mentorship organization Red Eye, “Fashion with a Cause” comes to The Pavilion on 10B at the CMC in Downtown Los Angeles on June 30th from 9 a.m. ... read more »
Five-month Closure in Downtown Los Angeles begins June 3rd for work on the Regional Connector Transit Project
June 2, 2017
The new Metro rail extension will offer an alternative transportation option to congested roadways, provide significant environmental benefits and spur economic development throughout the county. ... read more »
Women’s March Global Takeover
January 25, 2017
California continues to lead the progressive movement by drawing the largest crowd in the Women’s March movement. Over 750,000 women filled the streets of downtown Los Angeles in solidary with the Women’s March on Washington. ... read more »
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