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It’s showtime again for Lakers and Byron Scott; Finally they hire former star from Morningside

July 31, 2014

By Kenneth D. Miller

Assistant Managing Editor

 

The Los Angeles Lakers and former star guard Byron Scott have come full circle after the team agreed to hire the Morningside High... Read more...

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...

June 14, 2012

Crystal Barnes, formerly Director of Industry Relations, was named Vice President of Industry Relations for Nielsen, a leading global provider of information and insights, effective immediately. In her role, Barnes is responsible for expanding the reach of Nielsen’s thought leadership efforts across the media and consumer industries, focusing on the increasingly diverse and connected consumer.

 

Barnes began at Nielsen in 2004 as part of the company’s Emerging Leaders Program (ELP). As an Emerging Leader Associate, she was exposed to various industries and expertise across the company. Upon completion of the program, Barnes worked in public affairs and was instrumental in the expansion of Nielsen’s multicultural outreach efforts, strengthening the company’s communications and public affairs program.

 

Since her appointment to the industry relations position, she has developed and managed strategic alliances with industry and business associations within the global business community. Barnes applies significant strategic and tactical skills to expand and transform the company's position in the industry, both with traditional and new associations in the digital space.

 

Prior to joining Nielsen, Barnes held production and communications positions at WHP, a CBS affiliate in Harrisburg, Penn. and Comcast SportsNet in Bethesda, MD. A native of Pennsylvania, she received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Broadcast Tele­com­munications and Mass Media from Temple University.

 

 

 

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July 12, 2012

By CAIN BURDEAU | Associated Press

 

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The mother of Trayvon Martin says she was disappointed by a Florida judge’s decision to give George Zimmerman another chance at posting bond and leaving prison before trial.

A judge granted Zim­merman bond Thursday for a second time, setting it at $1 million. His previous $150,000 bond was revoked after prosecutors presented evidence that he had misled the court about his finances. Zimmerman is charged with second-degree murder in Martin's death.

Martin’s mother, Sybrina Fulton, spoke Friday at a news conference with the Rev. Al Sharpton. She says that knowing her son’s killer “may walk free sometime, one day, it really hurts.”

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Council President Wesson Calls for DWP Report

Council President Wesson Calls for DWP Report

July 31, 2014   City News Service    A pair of City Council members introduced a motion July 30 calling for a report from the Department of Water...

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Community

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southern California Grants $7,500 to Sabriya’s Castle of Fun; Generous Donation Supports “Fun” Initiatives for Youth with Blood Disorders

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southern California Grants $7,500 to Sabriya’s Castle of Fun; Generous Donation Supports “Fun” Initiatives for Youth with Blood Disorders

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Sports News

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

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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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