Redemption Time for Lawndale and Chimezie Metu

March 19, 2015

 

By Kenneth D. Miller 

Assistant Managing Editor 

 

For the past two weeks Lawndale High School basketball has been the talk of the town for all of the wrong reasons.

 

The... Read more...

County scrutinizes Healthcare agency’s spending

March 19, 2015

 

By Elizabeth Marcellino 

City News Service 

 

A Los Angeles County supervisor took aim this week at an agency responsible for administering more than $6 billion in... Read more...

California hopes to ease path to historically black colleges

March 19, 2015

 

By LISA LEFF 

Associated Press 

 

Leaders of California’s vast community college system recently approved a program aimed at making it easier for students to transfer... Read more...

King’s personal life exposed in the play, ‘Martin, Duty Calls’

March 19, 2015 

By Troy Tieuel

LAWT Contributing Writer

 

On Saturday, March 14, at Valencia High School, the play ‘Martin, Duty Calls,’ will return to the stage for one night only.  Prior... Read more...

Jewelry Store Robbers Could be Charged for Fellow Thieves’ Murders

March 19, 2015

 

By PAUL ANDERSON 

City News Service  

 

Two men -- one accused of being a lookout and the other an alleged getaway driver -- were not present for two fatal shootings... Read more...

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Virginia gov. calls for investigation into student’s arrest

Virginia gov. calls for investigation into student’s arrest

March 19, 2015   Associated Press    Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is calling for an investigation into the arrest of a college student who was...

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Community

Restaurants, hotels to be affected by water restrictions

Restaurants, hotels to be affected by water restrictions

March 19, 2015   City News Service      Patrons of Southland restaurants and eateries across the state will soon have to request a glass of water,...

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Sports News

HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIPS ; Crowning Achievement and Celebrating Culture, Winning Moments for Treasure of Lifetime

HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIPS ; Crowning Achievement and Celebrating Culture, Winning Moments for Treasure of Lifetime

March 12, 2015   By Kenneth D. Miller  Assistant Managing Editor    An exhausting and exhilarating bevy of local high school basketball championships...

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Arts & Culture

Actor tackles rehab, drug addiction in new drama

Actor tackles rehab, drug addiction in new drama

March 19, 2015   By Stacy M. Brown  Special to the NNPA from The Washington Informer      Shiek Mahmud-Bey isn’t yet a household name, but...

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