Category : West

West / California - 1 day ago

No.7 UCLA Clobbers UC Santa Barbara, 74-44

UCLA forward Lajahna Drummer shoots over Creighton forward Ali Greene, left, during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Nov. 25, 2017, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher) UCLA women’s basketball doesn’t play at home again...

West / California - 1 day ago

Carrillo wins 51st Assembly District race

LOS ANGELES — Wendy Carrillo, a first generation immigrant from El Salvador, was elected to the state Assembly representing the 51st Assembly District Dec. 5, filling a post vacated by U.S. Rep. Jimmy Gomez last July. The former radio host and broadc...

West / California - 1 day ago

Officials angry at Gas Company’s response to spill

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles City Council directed various agencies Dec. 5 to investigate a chemical spill in the Rancho Park area that caused a strong gas-like odor to blanket a large swath of the Westside last week, with two councilmen voicing hea...

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Huntington Park council approves spending limits

HUNTINGTON PARK — City employees, from administrators to department heads and regular workers, are limited in the amount of purchases they can make under an ordinance approved 4-0 Dec. 5. Mayor Marilyn Sanabria was absent. City Attorney Arnold Alvare...

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Jury awards $3.6 million in deputy-involved shooting

LYNWOOD — A federal jury has awarded the children of a man fatally shot by Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies a total verdict of $3.6 million in a wrongful death lawsuit. The verdict, announced Dec. 4, involved the shooting death of Nicholas Rober...

West / California - 1 day ago

PASTOR’S CORNER: Creating a pyramid for change

“I’m sick and tired of you chu’ch folks!” Noooo! This does not describe my thoughts about those of us who regularly attend Sunday church services. This is the first line of a rap piece written and recorded by a very talented, articulate young black m...