Category : West

West / California - 5 months ago

OPINION: Gun Safety Is about Freedom

By Derrick Johnson (President and CEO, NAACP) Fear at school was something the Little Rock Nine knew all too well. Facing vitriol, racism, and merciless violence, the Little Rock Nine were escorted, for their own safety, by federal troops to their hi...

West / California - 5 months ago

Howard University Unveils New Bloomberg Lab

Howard University School of Business (HUSB) recently unveiled its new Bloomberg Finance Lab in front of a standing-room only crowd of students, faculty and alumni. The lab, made possible through a generous $250,000 gift from alumnus Wendell E. Macke...

West / California - 5 months ago

School safety workshop planned in Culver City

CULVER CITY — The Culver City Police Department and the Culver City Unified School District will conduct a school safety workshop for parents from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. March 6 at Linwood E. Howe Elementary School, 4100 Irving Place. The workshop is enti...

West / California - 5 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 - 5 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...