Mayweather and McGregor will fight in smaller gloves

August 17, 2017 

By TIM DAHLBERG 

AP Boxing Writer 

 

Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor got their wish to fight in smaller gloves, but not before being chastised by a Nevada boxing official... Read more...

Michelle King Back to School Message: ‘We Must Nurture Our Students’

August 17, 2017 

City News Service 

 

It’s back to school this week for the nation’s second largest school district, as doors open at Los Angeles Unified campuses and its more than... Read more...

Filmmaker Dee Rees was honored with the Sundance Institute Vanguard Award

August 17, 2017 

By Lapacazo Sandoval 

Contributing Writer 

 

The 2017 Sundance Institute Vanguard Award was presented to filmmaker Dee Rees at the Sundance Next Fest, in Los Angeles. Rees... Read more...

Taste of Soul Continues to Make History

August 17, 2017 

By Jennifer Bihm 

Assistant Editor 

 

Every October, as the number of people who line Crenshaw Boulevard for the Taste of Soul grows larger, the sentiment... Read more...

Medical Experts Speak about The Importance of Vaccinations During Immunization Awareness Month

August 10, 2017

By Jennifer Bihm

Assistant Editor

 

August is National Immuniza­tion Awareness Month and with the 2017-2018 school year approaching pediatricians want to remind parents about... Read more...

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News

StarQuest Singing Competition Returns with Salute to the Legacy of Motown

StarQuest Singing Competition Returns with Salute to the Legacy of Motown

August 17, 2017  By Kimberlee Buck  Staff Writer    South Los Angeles’ premiere singing competition, StarQuest returns to the 12th annual Taste...

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Community

Behind the Crown, Miss Compton 2017; “This crown isn’t for me. I am doing this to kind of usher in a way for young girls to follow up behind me”

Behind the Crown, Miss Compton 2017; “This crown isn’t for me. I am doing this to kind of usher in a way for young girls to follow up behind me”

August 17, 2017  By Kimberlee Buck  Contributing Writer    Throughout her childhood Maliyah Mason spent majority of her time dressing up in her...

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Sports News

NATIONAL SPORTS BEAT 08-17-2017

NATIONAL SPORTS BEAT 08-17-2017

August 17, 2017 BY Brad Pye Jr.  Sports Editor Emeritus    Notes, quotes and things picked on the run from coast-to-coast and all the stops in between...

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Arts & Culture

Youssou NDOUR & Co. Splash Color and Righteous Conscience Cross The Night At John Anson Ford Amphitheater

Youssou NDOUR & Co. Splash Color and Righteous Conscience Cross The Night At John Anson Ford Amphitheater

August 17, 2017  By A. Scott Galloway  Contributing Writer    The heart and soul of Senegal, West Africa were on pulsating and vibrant display...

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