Making a Difference West Edition

MAKING A DIFFERENCE: Organization seeks to empower African-American families

LOS ANGELES — Nineteen-year-old Kensha Bell was on his way to becoming another statistic.  Raised in Watts in a single-parent home, Bell had become involved in a gang and was drifting through life. However, at 16 he joined “See A Man, Be A Man,” a mentorship program for young black men, and found his purpose.  Read More…

East Edition Education Local News

Rio Hondo College hires new president

WHITTIER — The Rio Hondo College’s Board of Trustees on June 12 unanimously selected Mendocino-Lake Community College District Superintendent and President Arturo Reyes to assume leadership of the college, pending approval of a contract in July. Reyes, who has led Mendocino College since 2013, will succeed Superintendent/President Teresa Dreyfuss, who retires June 30. Board of Read More…