L.A. Digest West Edition

L.A. DIGEST: MTA to host job fair for women May 17

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority will host an apprenticeship readiness fair for women who are interested in construction-related jobs from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 17 at MTA Headquarters Building, One Gateway Plaza, Los Angeles. Register at https://wbmlaapprenticeshipreadinessfair2019.eventbrite.com.  For more information, email womenbuildmetroLA@metro.net. Information session planned on pollution SOUTH Read More…

Columnists Earl Ofari Hutchinson Opinion

THE HUTCHINSON REPORT: Brown would cry about our segregated schools

As the 65th anniversary of the landmark Brown v. Board of Education school desegregation case approaches (May 17), a photo appeared that caused a firestorm of anger and protest. The photo was of four women, none African-American, smiling and grinning while holding a hanging noose. The women are teachers at a Palmdale elementary school. The Read More…