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Bruce’s Beach Attorney Has a Passion for ‘Setting Things Right’
August 18, 2022
Attorney George Fatheree said his entire professional career had prepared him for the type of experience and expertise it took to return Bruce's Beach, a property in Manhattan Beach, to the African American family who owned it and lost it in the 1920s. ... read more »
L.A. County Returns of Bruce’s Beach to the Rightful Heirs of Charles and Willa Bruce
June 30, 2022
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a motion from Chair Holly J. Mitchell and co-authored by Supervisor Janice Hahn on June 28, that returns Bruce’s Beach to the great grandsons of Charles and Willa Bruce. ... read more »
Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors clears the way for transfer of Bruce’s Beach
December 22, 2021
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors   approved a state grant deed modification that clears the way for the county to  transfer Bruce's Beach -- a piece of Manhattan Beach coastline stripped away  from its Black owners nearly a century ago -- to the descendants of Willa and  Charles Bruce.  ... read more »
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Exclusive: Gov. Newsom Talks Reparations, Recall and Future Goals
October 4, 2021
The dialogue occurred on Thursday, September 30, following Newsom’s signing of legislation to return Bruce’s Beach to the descendants of the original owners of the resort. Brooks met with the governor on the Bruce family property in Manhattan Beach and questioned him on reparations, the recent gubernatorial recall and his future goals. ... read more »
Stolen Bruce’s Beach Property Returned to Black Family
October 1, 2021
The story behind Bruce’s Beach tells a narrative of Black-ownership in America. Original property owners Charles and Willa Bruce had their land seized by the City of Manhattan Beach, California. The local government managed the rights to the land for almost 100 years.   ... read more »
Faith-based Tiye Cycling Sistas Celebrate Juneteenth
June 23, 2021
The establishment of Juneteenth as a national holiday attracted cheers, tears and applause across the country. Not to be outdone, the Tiye Cycling and Walking Sistas, ... read more »
Bradford Leads Bipartisan Effort to Return Bruce’s Beach to Black Family
April 29, 2021
In a historical effort to return stolen Manhattan Beach-front property back to the descendants of the Black owners whom the city unlawfully pickpocketed due to racial and civil injustices, a new bill sails out of the Senate Committee with bipartisan support. ... read more »
Bruce’s Beach Update: Supervisor Hahn Takes First Steps in Returning Beach Front Land to Descendants of Original Owners
April 15, 2021
The original owners of Bruce’s beach were harassed for owning their land for years, until it was finally seized by the city; Hahn is looking to make a progressive step in the right direction today. ... read more »
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LA County Library Reopening Designated Libraries for Select In-Person Service
April 9, 2021
LA County Library is pleased to announce it will reopen 30 of its 85 libraries for select in-person service beginning April 19. With Los Angeles County entering the orange tier of the State’s Blueprint for a Safer Economy, libraries have been cleared to safely reopen at 50% capacity, while also maintaining 6-feet of physical distance for customers. ... read more »
4th Annual South Bay Economic Forecast Oct. 25 Hosted by California State University, Dominguez Hills 
October 12, 2018
The Economic Forecast will provide a comprehensive report on the current state of the South Bay and summarizes California and the nation, as well as the outlook for 2019. ... read more »
Two Defendants Sentenced to 22 Years for Jewelry Robberies
September 13, 2018
Prosecutors told the jury that Laforest was one of two bandits who participated in one smash-and-grab robbery and then graduated to a "more senior role'' in the others, which included scouting locations and giving supplies to crooks. ... read more »
TLC’s Trading Spaces Now Casting In Los Angeles!
July 30, 2018
The second season (10th season overall) of TLC’s hit show TRADING SPACES is now casting in Los Angeles! We’re looking for sets of homeowners in the LA area who are ready to redesign and decorate one room in each other’s houses. ... read more »
DWP Report: Californians Getting on Board with Water Conservation
September 4, 2015
Southland residents did their part conserving water in July, with most cities exceeding their conservation mandates as Californians overall dropped their water use by 31.3 percent, ... read more »
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