Category : West

West / California - 1 year ago

Kenyan Women Trade Their Way out of Poverty

By Benson Rioba Marsabit — Widow Ahatho Turuga lost 20 of her goats to drought early last year, but the shopkeeper is planning to reinvest in her herd once she has saved enough money. “I think I will start with four goats and see how it goes,” she sa...

West / California - 1 year ago

Airline employees teach Lynwood students about King

LYNWOOD — Nearly 60 Lugo Elementary School third-graders, inspired by talks from Delta Air Lines employees during a Drop Everything and Read (DEAR) celebration, studied the life of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and even wrote letters thanking the c...

West / California - 1 year ago

City’s new trash program plagued by complaints

LOS ANGELES — In response to thousands of complaints about the city’s new commercial trash-hauling program, Los Angeles City Councilman Paul Koretz introduced a motion Jan. 10 that seeks information on service providers while threatening to cancel an...