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Second Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed Against Democratic Donor Ed Buck
January 16, 2020
Attorneys for the family and estate of Timothy Dean, a 55-year-old fashion consultant, who died of a crystal meth overdose in California Democratic major donor Ed Buck’s West Hollywood home on January 7, 2019, have filed a wrongful death lawsuit in L.A. Superior Court. Filed with the court on January 7, 2020, just one year after Dean’s death, this is the second wrongful death lawsuit filed against Ed Buck involving crystal meth overdose deaths at his home.  The lawsuit is seeking damages against Ed Buck for wrongful death, sexual battery, drug dealer liability, negligence, intentional infliction of emotional distress and hate violence. ... read more »
Anthony Davis’ 46 Points Leads Lakers Past Pelicans, 123-113
January 5, 2020
In Brandon Ingram, Lonzo Ball and Josh Hart’s first time back at STAPLES Center since being traded, Anthony Davis scores 46 Points to spoil the Pelicans’ second meeting against the Lakers. ... read more »
Mail Carrier Robbed in Los Angeles; $50,000 Reward Offered
January 3, 2020
The U.S. Postal Service announced a $50,000 reward for information that helps track down four male suspects involved in the robbery of a letter carrier in Los Angeles earlier this month. ... read more »
#BlackLivesMatter’s Mass March for Justice Disrupts White Capitalism at Hollywood & Highland
January 2, 2020
Since 2014, #BlackLivesMatter has used the holiday season to highlight the relationship between White capitalism and Black death ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: Dec. 29, 2019- Brought to you by Black365
December 29, 2019
Former Los Angeles mayor Tom Bradley was born in Calvert, TX, 1917. ... read more »
South LA Cafe Brings Out Community Leaders at Grand Opening of Community-Focused Coffee Shop
December 26, 2019
There are so many talented, innovative entrepreneurs in our communities, but the lack of resources hinders us from moving forward. SLAC is setting the blueprint of what African Americans should continue to strive for in the city of Los Angeles. There is a lot of gentrification going on, and black people get pushed out of our neighborhoods: it's a crucial time for us to start investing in the community, and taking control of our destiny. ... read more »
Happy Holidays from Rep. Maxine Waters
December 19, 2019
Happy holidays to all of the families in the 43rd District and the entire Greater Los Angeles community! I am so grateful to have spent this holiday season sharing in the spirit of giving with so many organizations who are ensuring that our neighbors who are need of support have an enjoyable holiday season. ... read more »
Pasadena Councilman John Kennedy brings Christmas Joy to District 3
December 19, 2019
Christmas came a little early in Pasadena.  A community holiday celebration hosted by Pasadena Councilman John J Kennedy was an overwhelming success bringing holiday cheer to children and needy families throughout Pasadena. ... read more / view gallery »
Women Blessing Women and Grocery Outlet Give Back to Single Mothers during the Holidays
December 5, 2019
The nonprofit organization, Women Blessing Women (WBW) and Grocery Outlet, kicked off the holiday season with its 2nd annual Thanksgiving shopping spree to give a hand up to more single mothers of color in the Los Angeles area. ... read more »
Berry Gordy Square Unveiled with Motown Family, Friends, and Fans
November 28, 2019
Legendary music executive Berry Gordy was honored with a square on the corner of Sunset and Argyle, directly under the 6255 Sunset building that once housed his famed Motown Records once it moved from Detroit to Los Angeles. ... read more »
Counting the Countless: Census 2020 and the Impact of Food Insecurity
November 28, 2019
Census 2020 could be the most important and inclusive civic activity our country has ever experienced, covering every person in the United States of America.  Our constitution requires an accurate recording of the nation's population every ten years.  It is a centerpiece of our democracy that must honor its diversity and inclusivity in the process. ... read more »
Transformational Development Builds Community at the Intersection of the 110 and 105 Freeways
November 28, 2019
On Wednesday, November 13, 2019, nonprofit Clifford Beers Housing, along with the Annenberg Foundation, The City of Los Angeles, and American Family Housing, held a groundbreaking celebration for Isla Intersections. Isla will provide 53 apartments for individuals who have experienced homelessness, with 10 of these reserved for homeless military veterans. ... read more »
LA County Reduces Voter Hassle with Revamped System
November 28, 2019
Voter suppression is a term used to describe underlying attempts to influence the turnout and demographics around an election. Voting times set during prime working hours, limited language assistance in polling locations, and obscure information on voting methods are just a few living testimonials that plague the current ballot system. LA County has studied multiple cases and conducted a number of diverse focus groups in search for a repellant to negative voter experiences. California is a pioneering state, it is only natural for Los Angeles to enter a new frontier of casting ballots. Introducing the Vote Center Placement Project, an innovative answer to the question on how to improve voter turnout. From digital user-friendly polling stations to mobile voting trucks, Los Angeles is leaving no room for a missed ballot opportunity in 2020. ... read more »
Apple Cancels Premiere of ‘The Banker’ Over ‘Concerns’
November 22, 2019
Apple has canceled the premiere of one of the tech company’s first original films, “The Banker” the day before it was to debut at Los Angeles’ AFI Film Festival. ... read more »
Divided US House Committee Backs Pot Decriminalization
November 22, 2019
A divided U.S. House committee approved a proposal Wednesday to decriminalize and tax marijuana at the federal level, a vote that was alternately described as a momentous turning point in national cannabis policy or a hollow political gesture. ... read more »
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