Category : West

West / California - 1 day ago

DeMar DeRozan returns to Compton roots as NBA star

COMPTON — DeMar DeRozan has come a long way from the streets of Compton. After starring in basketball at Compton High School, DeRozan was a one-and-done player at USC. A first round pick by the Toronto Raptors in the 2009 NBA Draft, DeRozan is now an...

West / California - 1 day ago

Digital Media Industry Creating Local Jobs

file photo The growing digital media industry is the creator of almost to 207,000 jobs in Los Angeles and Orange counties, according to a new report. The report from the Center for a Competitive Workforce — in collaboration with the Los Angeles Co...

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Employee accuses Lynwood councilman of harassment

LYNWOOD — Mayor Pro Tem Edwin Hernandez has agreed to relinquish that position as the city investigates allegations of sexual harassment made against him by a female city employee. The city said in a statement Feb. 16 that the allegations under revie...

West / California - 1 day ago

CHEERS!

Brenda Manuel, an administrator with the Los Angeles Unified School District, has been nominated for the 2017-18 LifeChanger of the Year Award. Every year, the LifeChanger of the Year Award recognizes and rewards school employees and educators across...

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Councilmen criticize homeless efforts of city, county

LOS ANGELES — Saying there is little evidence the city or county is doing anything to create more or better shelters for the homeless, two councilmen said an emergency plan is needed to provide a safe place for all of Los Angeles’ residents who sleep...

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18th Annual Manchild Conference

Feb 24. The Strategies for the Development of the African American Manchild Conference is in its 18th year of presenting powerful workshops, keynote speakers and hands-on activities that encourage male empowerment from birth to manhood to fatherhood...

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Compton Art Pop-up

Feb. 24 Come out to the Compton Art Pop-up Sat, February 24, from 11:00 AM – 4:30 PM at MLK Transit Center located at 310 N. Willowbrook Ave. in Compton, CA 90220. The outdoor pop-up will feature craft vendors, live music, food trucks, culture and c...