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LA Zoo Receives $1 Million Anonymous Donation for Conservation Efforts
December 28, 2021
The nonprofit that supports the Los Angeles Zoo announced today that an anonymous donor gave $1 million to help the zoo fund its first Conservation Strategic Plan, a five-year effort to put into action the zoo's pledge to protect animals, plants and habitats. ... read more »
CHP Announces End-of-Year Crackdown on Impaired Drivers Ahead of New Year’s
December 28, 2021
An end-of-year crackdown targeting drunken and drug-impaired drivers in Los Angeles County will begin Friday. ... read more »
City of LA, Metro Team Up To Launch Cyber Security Mobile Phone App
December 28, 2021
The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority announced today it has teamed up with the city of Los Angeles to launch a free mobile security app -- to protect people in L.A. County from cybersecurity threats on public WiFi systems. ... read more »
Santa Monica Offers Housing to Families Displaced by Highway
December 27, 2021
The city of Santa Monica will offer affordable housing to Black families forced out during freeway construction and other urban renewal projects of the 1950s, according to a newspaper report Sunday. ... read more »
Two UC Irvine Men’s Basketball Games Called Off Due To COVID-19 Protocols
December 27, 2021
UC Irvine's men's basketball games against Cal State Northridge and UC Santa Barbara will not be played at this time due to COVID-19 protocols, the university announced today. ... read more »
“It’s All About Jesus” Part 2
December 23, 2021
When Nicodemas (a high ranking Pharisee of the Jewish council, a member of the Sanhedrin) came to Jesus in the evening one night. ... read more »
“Reclaiming My Time”: Ed Chief Thurmond Weighs Successes, Setbacks
December 23, 2021
When Tony Thurmond, State Superintendent of Public Instruction (SSPI) was elected in 2018, he became the second African American in the office since the 1849 California Constitution established it.  ... read more »
Strength, Courage, and Transformation
December 23, 2021
I once read that we will be the same person in five years as we are today except for the people we meet and the books we read. Interesting enough about five years ago I met a young man named Jesse, I met him through his girlfriend (soon to become his wife) Marqueta, someone who had worked with me and my family for many years.  ... read more »
Metro Offering Free Rides On Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve
December 21, 2021
As a measure to help Angelenos get around the city safely during the holidays, Metro announced today that people can ride trains and buses for free on Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve. ... read more »
Judge Mulls Parts of Harassment, Retaliation Suit vs. Inglewood Mayor
December 21, 2021
A judge said today that he is taking under submission three claims within a lawsuit brought by a former girlfriend and executive assistant of Inglewood Mayor James Butts Jr. who alleges she was wrongfully fired in 2019 and that the mayor acted ``every bit like a Black Donald Trump.'' ... read more »
Jury Begins Deliberating Cop’s Case in Daunte Wright Death
December 21, 2021
 The suburban Minneapolis police officer who says she meant to use her Taser instead of her gun when she shot and killed Black motorist Daunte Wright made a ``blunder of epic proportions'' and did not have ``a license to kill,'' a prosecutor told jurors on Monday shortly before they began deliberations in her manslaughter trial. ... read more »
Hawthorne-Based SpaceX Dealing with COVID Outbreak
December 21, 2021
Hawthorne-based aerospace company SpaceX is home to Los Angeles County's largest active outbreak of COVID-19 cases in non-residential settings, with 132 infections, according to public health data. ... read more »
Grand Park Cancels Its Invite-Only NYE Celebration
December 20, 2021
Grand Park in downtown Los Angeles has canceled its invite-only audience event to celebrate Countdown to 2022 on New Years Eve. ... read more »
LA Metro Service Changes Go Into Effect Today
December 20, 2021
Metro will launch a series of service improvements to its bus and rail lines today, including realigning bus routes for easier access to key destinations and increasing the frequency of rail stops. ... read more »
LA County Sees Another Spike in New COVID Cases, With 3,512 Reported
December 20, 2021
Los Angeles County reported 3,512 new cases of COVID-19 and nine additional deaths associated with the virus -- the third consecutive day with more than 3,000 new cases after months of lower totals -- in its latest data. ... read more »

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