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L.A. Construction and Associated Careers Awareness Day Brings 1500 LAUSD High School Students to LA Trade Tech College
April 27, 2016
The 8th annual Los Angeles Construction and Associated Careers Awareness Day took place on the Los Angeles Trade-Technical College campus, giving more than 1500 high school students a chance to view career-technical programs up close on the community college campus in South LA. ... read more »
A New Look for Harold & Belle’s Greets the Community
April 21, 2016
The historic Harold & Belle’s Restaurant is open and ready for customers to come and experience a newly renovated building. “The remodeling of [our] restaurant is a representation of the community. We want people to see and find quality that’s close to them,” said restaurant owner Jessica Legaux. ... read more »
Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza Wal-Mart Closing Permanently Sunday Jan. 17
January 15, 2016
Wal-Mart in Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza will be closing on Sunday, Jan. 17, 2016. The super chain store announced to it's workers the morning of Jan. 15 that they will be closing 48 hours before it's closure. Store officials stated they will help employees find further employment, if possible. ... read more »
South L.A. Neighborhood Residents Sue Oil Company Blamed for Illnesses
December 16, 2015
A group of people who lived or worked near an urban oil field blamed for causing chronic respiratory illnesses and nosebleeds in a neighborhood near USC sued the company that owned the closed facility on December 10. The Los Angeles Superior Court lawsuit names as a defendant AllenCo Energy Inc., which in July 2014 agreed to pay a $99,000 penalty for violations of federal environmental laws. The penalty was in addition to the ongoing work identified in an April 2014 consent agreement between AllenCo Energy Inc. and the Environmental Protection Agency. ... read more »
Naturally Bare founder Deidre Gavin launches campaign to keep business alive
November 11, 2015
It’s evident that taking care of your skin is a major factor to looking healthy and refreshed. We see it all the time on television with creams and serums being used to vitalize our skin. That’s why it’s majorly important to know the ingredients in your skincare. ... read more »
Prop 47 creating, healthier and safer communities
October 14, 2015
Since it became California law nearly a year ago, Proposition 47 (Prop 47) has been a magnet for controversy, but with its much-anticipated anniversary looming, the historical piece of legislation is proving to supporters, ... read more »
Leimert Park Festival takes Labor Day Weekend
September 9, 2015
The sounds of jazz, blues, reggae, r&b, neo soul, spoken word and comedy along with smells of different types of food filled Leimert Park this past Labor Day Weekend as hundreds came out to the 7th annual Leimert Park Village Festival. ... read more »
ASPCA Positions Itself as a Resource in South L.A., Offers Free Services
August 27, 2015
While most of the news and information on the subject deals with the lack of healthy food options available in low-income environments, the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) Spay/Neuter Clinic has positioned itself as a community resource for local cat and dog owners. ... read more »
Witness Said Officers Chased L.A. Woman with Guns before Shooting
August 19, 2015
A woman who said she witnessed an August 12 fatal officer-involved shooting in the Crenshaw District is claiming that the victim was being chased by police officers with guns drawn before the officers fired three shots. Courtyana Franklin, 21, told the Los Angeles Times on Thursday August 13, that she witnessed the shooting through a side mirror and rear window of her vehicle, which was parked in an alley near Marlton Avenue and Santo Tomas Drive. ... read more »
Straight Outta Compton: A Tale of N.W.A
August 19, 2015
The group N.W.A. highly anticipated biopic, Straight Outta Compton, is a wonderful depiction of the group’s togetherness, troubles, and success. Straight Outta Compton was such a wonderful success that it made $60.2 million opening weekend, according to Associated Press, making it the biggest opening for a musical biopic ever. ... read more »
Honoring the Man Who Broke Golf’s Color Barrier
August 19, 2015
The man who broke golf’s color barrier now has a street named after him in South Los Angeles – aptly, one that leads right into the Chester Washington Golf Course. ... read more »
Mother of Ezell Ford Speaks to Black Los Angeles One-Year after LAPD Shooting
August 12, 2015
On Tue. Aug. 11, the one-year anniversary of the LAPD shooting death of her son Ezell Ford, Tritobia Ford appeared on the Front Page with Dominique DiPrima on Radio Free 102.3 FM KJLH. ... read more »
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