Category : West

West / California - 5 days ago

L.A. DIGEST: Oprah Winfrey addresses USC graduates

UNIVERSITY PARK –– Oprah Winfrey told graduates of USC’s Annenberg School of Communications and Journalism May 11 that they will help guide the nation’s future and be the fighters of misinformation. “Everything around us, including, and in particula...

West / California - 5 days ago

Attorney general candidates debate in Downey

DOWNEY — Two Democrats and two Republicans running for the state’s attorney general post on June 5 sparred for 90 minutes May 15 on whether to resist attacks from the federal government on the opioid epidemic, crime control, immigration, legalizatio...

West / California - 5 days ago

Settlement reached in 2015 Skid Row shooting death

LOS ANGELES — A settlement of $1.95 million was reached May 10 to resolve all claims stemming from the 2015 Skid Row shooting death of a mentally ill transient from Cameroon, hours after a jury found two Los Angeles police officers liable for financ...

West / California - 5 days ago

Mothers honored at Convention Center luncheon

LOS ANGELES — The spotlight was on mothers as nearly 1,500 mothers from throughout South Los Angeles were honored at a pre-Mother’s Day luncheon May 10 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. The event was hosted by City Council President Herb Wesson...