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L.A. County Board Expected to Fund Body Cameras for Sheriff’s Deputies
September 1, 2020
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors is expected to vote today to transfer $25.5 million to the Sheriff's Department to fund the roll-out of body-worn cameras to five stations over the next year. ... read more »
Pastor Shep and Gang Leaders Bring Awareness to the Peace Movement in L.A. Communities
August 27, 2020
Paul Williams, aka Lil Doc, was arrested by the Federal Government two days after ending a 45-year dispute between two tribes. Crawford said he does not know what to do because he is frustrated when they are trying to help cultivate and get the "O.G.'s" to start having peace movements it seems like the police arrest them. "Doc, who is a huge part of this movement which has in his way, has made sure these tribes come together and make sure they have peace, got picked up on some things that allegedly happened way back. I'm not here to talk about whether he is guilty or innocent. I'm here to talk about Paul Wallace that I know is passionate about what's been going on in these streets, and so are a lot of these leaders here. Who are we to tell them that whenever they crossover to do the right thing, they will be picked up over things that happened years ago. It would make them say I don't want to change." ... read more »
Lucille and Edward Roybal Foundation Raises Money for Local Community Educational Programs at Annual Legacy Gala in Pasadena
October 11, 2019
The Lucille and Edward Roybal Foundation held its annual Legacy Gala last week in Pasadena at the historic Tournament of Roses House. With more than 250 attendees, the Legacy Gala raised $100,000 for the foundation to support its programs that serve over 2,000 individuals each year with three basic principles – education, engagement and empowerment. ... read more »
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Report: FBI Investigating Alleged Secret Society of Deputies
July 12, 2019
The FBI is investigating a secret society of tattooed deputies in East Los Angeles as well as similar gang-like groups elsewhere within the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, ... read more »
Advocate for Incarcerated Women to Receive Honorary Doctorate from CSUN
May 2, 2019
It took six visits to prison before Susan Burton found the support she needed to break the incarceration cycle. Determined to help other women like herself, she founded A New Way of Life Reentry Project in South Los Angeles in the late 1990s. ... read more »
Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation Partners With City Of Compton Parks & Recreation Department To Expand Youth Baseball And Softball To 360 Additional Participants This Year
March 29, 2019
2019 Dodgers RBI Program Will Serve 10,500 Youth Across 85 Locations With New Elements To Include College Preparation Workshops, Trauma Informed Coach Training, and Increased Law Enforcement Participation ... read more »
Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation Releases Its 2018 Dodgers RBI Impact Report: 5 Years Strong
December 28, 2018
Since 2014, LADF has invested $4 million in local communities, including Compton, East Los Angeles, Hawthorne, Inglewood, Long Beach, Lynwood, Northeast Los Angeles, South Los Angeles and Watts ... 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 »
Gang Members Plead Guilty in Firebombing of Black Families
May 10, 2018
Prosecutors say they were among eight members of a Latino gang that threw Molotov cocktails into four apartments at the Ramona Gardens housing complex in 2014. ... read more »
Metro Implements Service Enhancements Effective Sunday, Dec. 10
December 4, 2017
In addition, the Metro Gold Line from East Los Angeles to Azusa will begin operating more three-car trains in the morning and afternoon peak hours to increase capacity and ease overcrowding ... read more »
‘Power’ Star Naturi Naughton empowers young girls to chase their dreams
August 19, 2015
Naturi Naughton is best known for her role as Tasha, a no-nonsense wife of kingpin Ghost (Omari Hardwick) in Starz Network’s series “Power”. Naughton has become quite popular over the years through music, movies and plays. Because of her longevity and success in the entertainment business, she has become a go-to for young girls and women seeking advice about the entertainment business. ... read more »
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