Making A Difference

Mighty Little Giants provides support for anxious parents

MAKING A DIFFERENCE By Darlene Donloe Contributing Writer Jessica N. Wade had a good reason for launching Mighty Little Giants, a nonprofit that provides support, education and...

Black film group to host free, virtual film festival

MAKING A DIFFERENCE By Darlene Donloe Contributing Writer As a little girl, Sandra Evers-Manly would complain about not seeing people who looked like her on television. “My mother...

Raising Compassionate Leaders is goal of nonprofit

MAKING A DIFFERENCE By Darlene Donloe Contributing Writer Last year, Denica Gordon-Mandel and her three sisters were sitting around talking about what it was like to raise...

Living Legends Foundation takes care of its own

MAKING A DIFFERENCE By Darlene Donloe Contributing Writer Right around this time, David Linton, the chairman of the Living Legends Foundation, Jackie Rhinehart, the vice president of...

spcaLA braces for increase in abandoned animals

MAKING A DIFFERENCE By Darlene Donloe Contributing Writer Ever since the coronavirus took hold of the city, the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Los...

APLA health holds virtual AIDS Walk, plans new facilities

MAKING A DIFFERENCE By Darlene Donloe Contributing Writer APLA Health, a staple in Baldwin Hills since 2013, recently held its first-ever virtual AIDS Walk Los Angeles fundraising...

Foundation’s goal is to help children stay healthy

MAKING A DIFFERENCE By Darlene Donloe Contributing Writer When Michele Hall, the president, and CEO of the enCourage Kids Foundation talks about the organization, it’s clear she’s...

Jenesse Center: fighting domestic violence for 40 years

MAKING A DIFFERENCE By Darlene Donloe Contributing Writer The Jenesse Center, a Los Angeles-based domestic violence prevention and intervention organization, is celebrating its 40th year of providing life-saving,...

LadyLike Foundation empowers young women

By Darlene Donloe Contributing Writer Leah Pump has a soft spot for young ladies. She wants the best for them. Her goal is to equip them...

Latest Articles

Plans to widen freeway delayed over home removal plan

By Alfredo Santana Contributing Writer DOWNEY — A plan to widen the San Gabriel River (605) Freeway could bulldoze up to 257 homes in Downey, as...

Hollywood neighborhood council opposes homeless ‘camping’ law

By Juliet Bennett Rylah Contributing Writer HOLLYWOOD — The Hollywood Studio District Neighborhood Council has gone on record in opposition to a Los Angeles City Council...

Lakers rebuild roster for another championship run

SPORTS DIGEST By Don Wanlass Contributing Writer Anyone who thought the Lakers wound stand pat this offseason and keep as much of its championship roster together as...

BILL VAUGHAN’S TASTY CLIPS: Monica chosen 2020 ‘Soul Train Awards’ Lady of Soul

By Bill Vaughan Entertainment Writer Grammy Award-winning singer, actress, philanthropist and entrepreneur Monica will be honored at the “2020 Soul Train Awards” headed our way Nov....