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Local Law Enforcement Beefs Up Street Presence
March 17, 2020
The Los Angeles Police Department will shift half the detectives working in its community stations to daily patrol in order to ensure public peace. ... read more »
Jury Trials in L.A. County Canceled for Rest of March
March 16, 2020
``Effective Monday, March 16, 2020, there will be a suspension of all jury trials, both those currently in progress, as well as those pending commencement, through March 30th. This notification applies to jury trials only,'' the memo reads, according to CNN, which cited Los Angeles Police Department spokesperson Josh Rubenstein as confirming its contents. ... read more »
Mothers In Action Hosted 4th Annual Read Across America Day
March 5, 2020
Authors and community leaders came to support the students by reading their own books and their favorite Dr. Seuss books. ... read more »
Black Lives Matter leader and Professor Dr. Melina Abdullah Announces Lawsuit Against City of Los Angeles and Former Police Chief
February 27, 2020
Black Lives Matter’s Dr. Melina Abdullah and her law team held a press conference in front of the Los Angeles Police Department Headquarters to announce the filing of a lawsuit regarding an arrest at the Police Commission meeting in 2018. ... read more »
Councilmember Marqueece Harris-Dawson 1st Term in Review
February 6, 2020
We exist during a critical time in the history of this city and country. I was voted into office in 2015 behind our beliefs and strategies to improve the quality of life for residents in the Eighth District. For decades, our people, neighborhoods, streets and businesses have seen systemic disinvestment and neglect. District Eight is home to hundreds of thousands of residents with diverse needs, however we are connected by shared opportunities and challenges. During my first term in office, I prioritized equitable and transparent service delivery, quality jobs, safe streets and sustainable solutions to homelessness. As we stand at the intersection of past and future, I am confident in the positive direction our communities are headed. ... read more »
Black Leaders Confront LAPD Chief Moore, demand changes in the midst of gang database corruption scandal
January 23, 2020
Group wants changes in the midst of gang database corruption scandal ... read more »
SENTINEL EXCLUSIVE: Chief Moore Responds to LAPD Corruption Allegations
January 16, 2020
LAPD Chief Michel Moore told the Sentinel that the investigation has expanded to 19 officers and the number could grow ... read more »
Former LAPD Assistant Chief Earl Paysinger Dies
December 19, 2019
Paysinger died Monday surrounded by family and friends, according to the LAPD. ... read more »
Champion of the Community Earl C. Paysinger Dies at 64
December 16, 2019
Earl C. Paysinger,  former Los Angeles Police Department ranking officer and bridge builder between law enforcement and the black community has died. Several news sources are reporting that he died from lung cancer. ... read more »
94.7 The Wave Stage Rocked the 2019 Taste of Soul Festival
October 24, 2019
Festival goers young and old camped out with their lawn chairs and umbrellas in front of 94.7 The Wave stage. ... read more »
LAPD to Modify Undercover Surveillance Policy
September 17, 2019
A group of activists that was infiltrated by LAPD informants and undercover officers at its meetings in 2017 demanded answers today regarding the department's motives for what they say was essentially spying on them. ... read more »
Board Approves New Sidewalk Encroachment Policies for Further Consideration
September 17, 2019
The Los Angeles Board of Public Works today approved changes to a policy that would require people to obtain permits for planters, railings, fences and other items placed on city sidewalks. ... read more »
‘Suspect wore a hoodie’
September 13, 2019
For a piece of clothing, the hoodie carries a lot of baggage. The hooded sweatshirt has been at the center of heated debates about racial profiling, most famously following the 2012 shooting death of unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin. ... read more »
L.A. City Council Votes to Allow Police to Remove People from Fire Zones
September 6, 2019
Los Angeles police will have the authority to order homeless people out of encampments in high-risk fire-danger areas during heightened wildfire conditions under an ordinance approved by the City Council.  ... read more »
L.A. County Woman Receives Governor’s Pardon
August 16, 2019
Gov. Gavin Newsom has granted pardons to seven people, including Susan H. Burton, a former inmate from East L.A. who now helps other women transition from prison to society. ... read more »
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