Chris Paul and the Los Angeles Clippers assist Compton Community Center

July 02, 2015

 

By Amanda Scurlock 

 

The Chirs Paul Foundation and the Clippers Foundation collaborated to renovate a community center in Compton. The Salvation Army Compton Corp Community... Read more...

FDA weighs new restrictions on liquid nicotine products

July 02, 2015 

By Matthew Perrone 

AP Health Writer 

 

Federal health officials are considering whether to require new warnings and child-resistant... Read more...

L.A. County Park program providing free lunches for summer

July 02, 2015

 

LAWT News Service 

 

 

In partnership with the United States De­partment of Agriculture and the California De­partment of Education, the Los Angeles... Read more...

Misty Copeland named first Black female principal at ABT

July 02, 2015 

by JOCELYN NOVECK 

Associated Press

 

Misty Copeland, the Missouri-born ballerina who’s become a forceful voice for diversity in ballet and achieved a celebrity that far transcends... Read more...

What’s next for California’s contentious vaccine law

July 02, 2015 

By JULIA HOROWITZ 

Associated Press 

 

Gov. Jerry Brown this week signed a hotly contested California bill to impose one of the strictest school vaccination... Read more...

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Garcetti to block enforcement of homeless encampment ordinances

Garcetti to block enforcement of homeless encampment ordinances

July 02, 2015   City News Service    Mayor Eric Garcetti recently directed all city departments to defer enforcement of a recently adopted ordinance...

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Community

Ridley-Thomas advocates for Level I Trauma Center in South LA

Ridley-Thomas advocates for Level I Trauma Center in South LA

July 02, 2015   LAWT News Service    Given the high incidence of trauma-related deaths in the South Los Angeles area, Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas...

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Sports News

At hot-for-Wimbledon, Venus Williams nears Serena showdown

At hot-for-Wimbledon, Venus Williams nears Serena showdown

July 02, 2015   By HOWARD FENDRICH  Associated Press      Venus Williams is no longer the player she once was, on account of the passage of...

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Arts & Culture

Shawn Prez, Former Bad Boy Exec, Succeeding Solo

Shawn Prez, Former Bad Boy Exec, Succeeding Solo

July 02, 2015   by Stacy M. Brown  Special to the NNPA from the Washington Informer      Shawn Prez isn't your typical CEO. He also isn't the...

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