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Organization works with young men on steps to success

Making A Difference: Larry Williams recalls the moment that he truly understood the value of encouragement.  A young man he was mentoring lost his father, and the financial hardship that followed caused him, his mother, his sister and his two brothers to sleep in a car for months. Williams worked to secure the family a Read More…

Hundreds attend funeral of slain LAPD officer

Leimert Park Village Book Fair to celebrate the culture

Wesson leads call for ban on assault weapons

LOS ANGELES — Two Los Angeles City Council members — ironically named Smith and Wesson — introduced a resolution Aug. 6 calling on state and federal lawmakers to pass gun-control legislation such as banning the sale and possession of assault weapons. The resolution, introduced by City Councilman Greig Smith and Council President Herb Wesson, demands Read More…

Culver City council limits rent increases

‘Sustainability plan’ will make county more livable

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SPORTS DIGEST: Hot Sparks win 11 of 13 in WNBA action

As the Dodgers continue to lay waste to the National League West on their way to a possible third consecutive World Series and the Rams and Chargers prepare for their regular seasons (opening night is three weeks away), the Los Angeles Sparks are quietly having a fine season. After winning 11 of their past 13 Read More…

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Pioneer math instructor is Whittier teacher of the year

WHITTIER — For Pioneer High School math teacher and department co-chair Carolina DeHart, every school day is her favorite day. When DeHart arrives on campus every morning, she brims with pride and accomplishment, a confirmation that she has the best job in the world. DeHart has spent nearly 30 years making a positive impact on Pioneer Read More…