Category : California

West / California - 3 months ago

Displacement in Los Angeles The First Time

Some of the country’s most intense “battles” around gentrification - commonly defined as the renovation or reinvigoration of communities or areas thru the influx of new residents and businesses which leads to the displacement of long-term residents f...

West / California - 3 months ago

Tickets available for Kobe Bryant memorial

LOS ANGELES — Online registration began Feb. 14 for fans hoping to attend a Feb. 24 memorial ceremony at Staples Center in honor of Laker legend Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna, who died in a helicopter crash with seven other people...

West / California - 3 months ago

New STEAM Lab Unveiled at South L.A. Elementary School

Kaiser Permanente, in collaboration with the Los Angeles Unified School District, on Feb. 7 unveiled a new STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) lab at Flournoy Elementary School in Watts that will serve the 500+-student K–5 grade s...

West / California - 3 months ago

County considering homeless authority changes

LOS ANGELES — The county Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Feb. 10 to rethink the structure and responsibility of a lead agency responsible for battling homelessness. Supervisors Kathryn Barger and Hilda Solis co-authored the motion recommen...

West / California - 3 months ago

Middle school student to play with orchestra Feb. 16

CULVER CITY — The music program in the Culver City Unified School District has had a profound effect on Culver City Middle School student Hailey Gomberg and her family. Not only did her& parents, James (class of 1989) and Missy (Young) Gomber...