Compton

Family, friends mourn death of 14-year-old boy

By 2UrbanGirls, Contributing Writers COMPTON — Friends and family members gathered at the Compton Civic Center Aug. 6 to celebrate the life of a 14-year-old who...

Compton station overrun by gangs, deputy claims

By 2UrbanGirls, Contributing Writer COMPTON — A deputy at the Compton Sheriff’s Station has filed a claim against the county in which he claims the...

Coalition of cities asks county to share federal funds

From 2UrbanGirls CARSON — A coalition of 28 Southern California cities is demanding the county Board of Supervisors divvy up the $1.8 billion in coronavirus...

Youth survivors speak out about impact of gun violence

By Shirley Hawkins, Contributing Writer INGLEWOOD — Young people who have lost loved ones due to gun violence were in the spotlight July 25 when Mothers...

Homeless program targets those vulnerable to COVID-19

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority is embarking on an “ambitious plan” to house 15,000 homeless Angelenos who are most vulnerable...

Workplaces Are Major Source Of COVID-19 Cases, Official Says

LOS ANGELES — For the second time in three days, Los Angeles County set a daily record July 16 for new coronavirus cases and...

Stay-At-Home Orders Result In More Domestic Violence Reports

LOS ANGELES — The coronavirus has impacted everyone, some more than others. One issue is clear: advocates for survivors of domestic violence remain concerned about...

County Task Force Urges Getting People Back To Work

LOS ANGELES — As the number of coronavirus cases continue to spike in Los Angeles County, industry leaders June 30 urged county officials to...

Organization Helps Homeless People Sleeping In Cars

LOS ANGELES — With housing shortages and job losses continuing in Southern California, hundreds of residents are faced with a growing option: to live...

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Two City Council seats at stake in Culver City

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Residents line up to receive flu shots outside library

By Cynthia Gibson Contributing Writer CULVER CITY — The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health administered a record number of flu vaccines during a free...

County reveals new look for Rosa Parks transit center

By Sue Favor Contributing Writer WILLOWBROOK — The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority debuted the new Rosa Parks Customer Center and Transit Court in Oct....

Blacks aren’t about to save Trump at the polls

By Jesse Jackson Sr. Guest Columnist If a lie is repeated often enough, the truth may never catch up. Donald Trump understands this better than anyone,...