Dorsey Football Players Sign With Division I Programs

July 13, 2017 

By Amanda Scurlock 

Sports Writer 

 

Two Dorsey football players earned athletic scholarships and signed with universities. Wide receiver JarellMickens will take his talents... Read more...

Film Review: Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop: A Bad Boy Story

July 13, 2017 

By Dwight Brown 

NNPA Newswire Film Critic 

 

The job of a good documentary is to probe, uncover and get answers to tough questions. The job of a promotional reel is to exalt... Read more...

Environmental Regulators Release Clean Up Plan for Residents Near Exide Plant

July 13, 2017 

City News Service 

 

State environmental regulators last week released a plan for cleaning lead-impacted homes near the former Exide battery-recycling plant in Vernon, with about 2,500... Read more...

Ridley-Thomas: New Sickle Cell Drug ‘Represents Hope for Millions’

July 13, 2017 

By Jennifer Bihm 

Assistant Editor 

 

“Sickle  cell doesn’t really have advocates,” said Dr. Yutaka Niihara, CEOEmmaus Life Sciences and LA Biomed investigator, who has... Read more...

City Council Votes to Change Rodeo Rd. to Obama Blvd.

 

June 29, 2017 

City News Service

 

The City Council unanimously voted Wednesday to rename a 3 1/2-mile stretch of Rodeo Road through southwest Los Angeles as Obama Boulevard in honor of the... Read more...

News

Former First Lady of the NAACP Martha Rivera Chavis dies at 53; Tributes Pour in Celebrating the Life of Martha Rivera Chavis

Former First Lady of the NAACP Martha Rivera Chavis dies at 53; Tributes Pour in Celebrating the Life of Martha Rivera Chavis

July 13, 2017  By Stacy M. Brown  NNPA Newswire Contributor    Martha Rivera Chavis was not just the wife of civil rights leader Dr. Benjamin F....

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Community

Southern Californians Should Prepare for Weekend High Temps

July 13, 2017  City News Service    Southland temperatures will climb this weekend amid an influx of monsoonal moisture, a heightened threat of wildfires,...

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Sports News

Several SEC coaches facing questions about job security

Several SEC coaches facing questions about job security

July 13, 2017  Associated Press    Gus Malzahn and Kevin Sumlin got their Southeastern Conference head coaching tenures off to blazing starts.   They’re...

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Arts & Culture

Family Speaks Out About Troubled Actor’s Death

Family Speaks Out About Troubled Actor’s Death

July 13, 2017  Staff and Wire Report    Actor Nelsan Ellis, best known for his memorable portrayal of Lafayette Reynolds on HBO’s “True Blood,”...

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