Category : California

West / California - 6 months ago

No charges filed yet in South Whittier school threat

LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles County prosecutors have asked the sheriff’s department to conduct additional investigation before a decision is made on whether to file a criminal case against a 17-year-old student accused of making a shooting threat at El...

West / California - 6 months ago

Bellflower, South Gate amend marijuana regulations

BELLFLOWER — While the South Gate City Council stiffened the city’s ordinance prohibiting all marijuana operations Feb. 27, the Bellflower City Council Feb. 26 changed its law in hopes of encouraging 10 permit holders to begin operations and start ge...

West / California - 6 months ago

New California Law to Expand Youth Voter Participation

Governor Jerry Brown today signed a new law by Assemblymembers Kevin McCarty (D – Sacramento) and Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher (D – San Diego) and sponsored by California Secretary of State Alex Padilla, to automatically pre-register all voting eligible...

West / California - 6 months ago

Black L.A. comes to life on legacy bus tour

LOS ANGELES — The rich legacy of African Americans in Los Angeles came to life Feb. 24 when members of the Black Cultural Events website held the first Historic African American Heritage bus tour to spotlight the city’s African-American contributions...

West / California - 6 months ago

Bill Cosby’s Daughter Ensa Dies at 44

By Stacy M. Brown (The Washington Informer/NNPA Member) Just one week before hearings in his criminal retrial are set to begin, comedian Bill Cosby is mourning the loss of his daughter, Ensa Cosby. Ensa Cosby, 44, died on Friday in Massachusetts, tho...

West / California - 6 months ago

Airbnb Offers New Services for Hosts and Guests

By Freddie Allen (Editor-In-Chief, NNPA Newswire) Celebrating the ten-year anniversary of the launch of their homesharing platform, Airbnb recently announced a number of new initiatives aimed at improving services for hosts and guests and increasing...