Tag: West Edition

West / California - 2 weeks ago

Program offers girls a chance to compete, stay fit

SOUTH LOS ANGELES — A Los Angeles fitness program provides young girls with the opportunity to participate in sports and recreation services while improving their mental health. After a lawsuit claiming that girls in Los Angeles did not have equal a...

West / California - 2 weeks ago

CYFC offers innovative services to foster care youth

LOS ANGELES — The Children Youth and Family Collaborative (CYFC) is an innovative and nationally recognized service provider for foster youth that establishes partnerships with school districts and youth-centered organizations with the purpose of en...

West / California - 2 weeks ago

B. Monet rides into history with Cadillac

NNPA Newswire CorrespondentYou can call Brittany Fennell by her given name, her last name or by the moniker that has driven her to fame, “B. Monet.” However, the award-winning writer and director from Silver Spring, Maryland, who holds degrees from...

West / California - 2 weeks ago

‘A declaration of war’

LOS ANGELES – Sheriff’s deputies who opened fire on two unarmed black men earlier this month — in what one activist called a “declaration of war” — should be fired and should face criminal charges, a local activist said following a meeting with Los...

West / California - 3 weeks ago

Police ‘murdered’ unarmed black man, father says

LOS ANGELES – Video footage released June 20 of sheriff’s deputies gunning down an unarmed black man in Willowbrook shows definitively that the man was murdered, the victim’s father said. Officials say sheriff’s deputies shot and killed 24-year-old...

West / California - 3 weeks ago

Airport graduates fifth apprenticeship class

LOS ANGELES — Family and friends of graduates from the fifth HireLAX Apprenticeship Readiness Program’s (ARP) class gathered June 14 at Los Angeles Southwest College to celebrate the completion of an eight-week apprenticeship readiness curriculum. ...

West / California - 3 weeks ago

Waters visits local hospital on healthcare weekend

INGLEWOOD — In support of House Democrats’ Healthcare Weekend of Action, U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters hosted a health care roundtable at Centinela Hospital Medical Center June 15.  Centinela Hospital has served residents of Inglewood and the surrounding...

West / California - 3 weeks ago

L.A. DIGEST: Women’s group to hold scholarship lunch

LOS ANGELES — The 10th Council District Women’s Steering Committee will celebrate its 34th annual scholarship fundraiser and awards luncheon from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 29 at the Proud Bird, 11022 Aviation Blvd. Scholarships will be given in the nam...

West / California - 1 month ago

Inglewood OKs permanent rent control measure

INGLEWOOD – Seeking to protect longtime residents from being priced out of development-rich Inglewood, the City Council on June 11 approved a rent control measure that limits rent increases for most residents living in apartments in the city.  After...