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Man Killed at Metro Station, Suspect at Large
September 16, 2021
A search was continuing today for the person who fatally shot a man who had just stepped off a Metro train south of downtown Los Angeles. ... read more »
LAWA Launches Program To Encourage LA Business Discounts To Airport Employees
September 16, 2021
The Los Angeles World Airports, which operates LAX and the Van Nuys Airport, announced a program today for local businesses to promote their products by offering incentives to the airports' 45,000 employees. ... read more »
Senator Cory Booker (D-NY), Environmental Justice Advocate, Proud to Receive NNPA Leadership Award
September 16, 2021
Sen. Booker, who served two terms as Newark mayor before his election to the Senate, will receive the 2021 National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) National Leadership Award for excellence and innovative leadership in Black America. Drs. James Hildreth and Ebony Hilton, Sen. Raphael Warnock (D-Ga.), Congresswoman Cori Bush (D-Missouri), and Olympic record-setter Allyson Felix also will receive National Leadership Awards from the NNPA, the trade association of more than 230 African American-owned newspapers and media companies. ... read more »
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Sidewalk Encampments-CD13 Resolution
September 15, 2021
The law, which modified Municipal Code 41.18, prohibits encampments within 500 feet of a ``sensitive'' facility including schools, day care facilities, parks and libraries, once the council passes a resolution to designate a specific area for enforcement, posts signage and gives notice of the date that the ordinance will be enforced for the area. ... read more »
Man Flees With Clothing, Shoes and Money in Fairfax District Store Robbery
September 15, 2021
An armed man robbed a Fairfax district clothing store of clothing, shoes and money today. ... read more »
Texas bans most abortions, with high court mum on appeal
September 2, 2021
The nation’s most far-reaching curb on abortions since they were legalized a half-century ago took effect Wednesday in Texas, with the Supreme Court silent on an emergency appeal to put the law on hold. ... read more »
Jury Reaches Verdict in Trial of Man Charged in Police Officer’s Killing
August 31, 2021
``I guess you guys have everything down -- smoked my cousin, smoked the cop. ... I mean, what else do you guys want? I shot another cop,'' Mejia said during that interview, which was first played in court in June 2017 at a hearing in which he was ordered to stand trial. After less than two hours of deliberations, jurors reached a verdict today in the trial of an alleged gang member accused of killing a family member in East Los Angeles and then opening fire on two Whittier police officers, ... read more »
Afghanistan’s arc from 9/11 to today: Once hopeful, now sad
August 31, 2021
The bodies of the Arabian people, who had stayed behind were mutilated and bloodied. They had been found and killed by advancing Afghans of another faction who were brought to the city by a blistering U.S.-led campaign that drove the Taliban from power. ... read more »
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Citizens for Accountable Leadership (CAL) Host Fundraiser in Support of Gov. Newsom
August 19, 2021
Citizens for Accountable Leadership (CAL) is comprised of prominent business and community leaders in Southern California. CAL hosted a fundraising event for Governor Gavin Newsom and raised over $50,000 in opposition to the Trump lead recall effort. ... read more »
Rep. Bass Names Darryn Harris As Next Chief of Staff
August 16, 2021
Today, Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.) announced the appointment of Darryn Harris appointed to serve as her next Chief of Staff. ... read more »
LAPD Suspends Officer After Excessive Force Allegation
August 16, 2021
An unnamed Los Angeles Police Department officer was under suspension today after video appeared to capture him punching a carjacking suspect who was handcuffed to a gurney after crashing the vehicle into a wall. ... read more »
 Metro CEO Stephanie Wiggins Intends to Build a Progressive and Inclusive Metro for L.A. 
July 22, 2021
In an exclusive conversation with the Los Angeles Sentinel, Metro’s CEO talks equity, inclusion, safety and completion of the Crenshaw Line as the priorities on her long and aggressive To-Do List ... read more »
Owning a Home: Guidance from Your Local Home Lending Advisor in Los Angeles
July 1, 2021
Are you considering buying your first home, but unsure where to start? Purchasing a home is one of the biggest financial decisions a person can make, and the path to ownership may feel confusing for many first-time buyers. Thankfully, it doesn’t have to be. Chase bank can help you navigate the homebuying process so getting the keys to your first home may be closer than you think.   ... read more »
Summerfield Family Award Scholarships in Memory of Murdered Son
July 1, 2021
The loss of a child is never assuaged, but Dwight and Patricia Summerfield tried to alleviate the pain by presenting $41,667 in scholarships to five college friends of their late son, Andrew Joseph Summerfield. ... read more »
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