Four on the floor for Simone Biles; Bolt coasts in 200 heat

August 18, 2016 

By JOSH HOFFNER 

Associated Press 

Simone Biles closed her Rio Games with more gymnastics gold. Usain Bolt breezed through another sprint as he makes a run at one final Olympic title... Read more...

Ridley-Thomas, Supervisors continue homelessness fight with new revenue plan

August 18, 2016 

City News Service 

The Board of Supervisors voted on Tuesday to inventory county buildings and vehicles that could be used for advertising, with an eye toward collecting ad revenues to combat... Read more...

Donors, Sponsors Generously Support African-American History Museum

August 18, 2016 

By Stacy M. Brown 

NNPA News Wire Contributor 

 

Sponsorships and donations have been pouring into the new Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and... Read more...

Teenage entertainer Tim Johnson Jr. talks life after 2014 StarQuest singing competition; Tim Johnson Jr. says God opened doors for him after winning 2014 StarQuest kids competition

August 18, 2016 

By Kimberlee Buck 

Contributing Writer 

From stage plays to the big screen, 16 year-old Tim Johnson Jr. has been making a name for himself by capturing the attention of big names and... Read more...

Shot first, vindicated later: L.A. Sheriffs admit too little too late deputies killed an innocent

August 18, 2016 

By Charlene Muhammad 

Contributing Writer

The family of a mentally disabled Black man unjustly accused of carjacking and fatally shot by L.A. County Sheriff Deputies in Compton held... Read more...

News

Operation saves eight children, two adults from sex trafficking

Operation saves eight children, two adults from sex trafficking

August 18, 2016  City News Service  A multi-agency operation against human trafficking in Los Angeles County resulted in 286 arrests, including 153...

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Community

Become the next StarQuest Singing Sensation! Quick & Easy steps to entering the competition

Become the next StarQuest Singing Sensation! Quick & Easy steps to entering the competition

August 18, 2016   There’s THREE ways to enter the StarQuest Singing Competition this year!   Option 1: Enter Via Taste of Soul mobile app   (DEADLINE...

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Sports News

L.A. in the Running for 2024 Olympics

L.A. in the Running for 2024 Olympics

August 11, 2016  City News Service  Mayor Eric Garcetti touted Los Angeles this week as the safest bet for organizers of the 2024 Olympic Games to...

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Arts & Culture

Comedian Katt Williams charged with misdemeanor battery

Comedian Katt Williams charged with misdemeanor battery

August 18, 2016  City News Service   Stand-up comedian Micah “Katt” Williams was scheduled to be arraigned this week on a misdemeanor battery...

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