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Caltech scientists discover neurons that inhibit appetite

July 31, 2014

 

City News Service

  

A Caltech professor has identified neurons in the brains of mice that control their appetite and eating behavior, a development that may provide new targets... Read more...

Empowering Africa’s next generation of leaders

July 31, 2014

 

LAWT News Service

 

President Obama’s recent town hall with 500 of Africa’s most promising young leaders provided an inspiring window into what the future holds for Africa,... Read more...

48th Annual Watts Summer Festival; Two Exciting Free Pre-Events Announced

July 31, 2014

LAWT News Service

 

 The historical Watts Summer Festival (WSF) will celebrate its 48th year on Saturday, Aug. 9, at Ted Watkins Park (next to the tennis courts) from noon until 7:30pm.... Read more...

Hearing into Pinnock beating advocated by Bakewell is held; Assemblymembers Sebastian Ridley-Thomas and Reginald Jones-Sawyer Responds to Marlene Pinnock CHP Freeway Beating

July 31, 2014

By Kenneth D. Miller

Assistant Managing Editor

 

Brotherhood Crusade Chairman, Los Angeles Sentinel and Los Angeles Watts Times Publisher Danny J. Bakewell Sr. demand for an independent... Read more...

Promoting awareness of mental health issues on Skid Row and beyond

July 24, 2014

 

By Maya Humes

L.A. Watts Times Intern

 

While the roads remain empty, the sidewalks of Skid Row are lined with cardboard boxes, tents, and men and women... Read more...

Local school goes up in flames

July 24, 2014

City News Service 

A building housing Animo South Los Angeles Charter High School was destroyed July 23 by flames that spiraled 100 feet into the air, making the fire visible throughout much of... Read more...

District Attorney says training is key to diversion programs

July 17, 2014

 

City News Service

 

Training law enforcement officers, prosecutors, judges and other members of the criminal justice system to recognize mental illness is critical to breaking... Read more...

Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas approves reward for Compton killer

July 17, 2014

 

City News Service 

The Board of Supervisors approved a $10,000 reward in hopes of tracking down the killer of a 23-year-old man gunned down last year in Compton in broad daylight.

 

David... Read more...

News

Obama visits southland

Obama visits southland

July 24, 2014   By STEVEN HERBERT City News Service     President Barack Obama arrived aboard Air Force One at Los Angeles International Airport...

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Community

LA basin an economic juggernaut with nearly $1 trillion in GDP

LA basin an economic juggernaut with nearly $1 trillion in GDP

July 24, 2014   LAWT News Service   California’s economic health continues to improve, and the Los Angeles Basin is the heart pumping up productivity...

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Sports News

Former professional boxer ordered to stand trial for 1987 murder of ex-manager

Former professional boxer ordered to stand trial for 1987 murder of ex-manager

July 24, 2014   LAWT News Service    Former pro boxer Exum Speight has been ordered to stand trial for the 1987 murder of his ex-manager, the Los...

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Arts & Culture

J Dilla’s legacy preserved in the Smithsonian

J Dilla’s legacy preserved in the Smithsonian

July 31, 2014   By Steve Furay Special to the NNPA to The Michigan Citizen     James “J Dilla” Yancey, the late Detroit music producer whose...

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