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Residents protest proposed veterans housing complex

DOWNEY — Nearly 300 residents from South Gate and a few from Downey berated Downey Mayor Sean Ashton and Los Angeles County representative Ivan Sulic for a plan to build a temporary affordable housing facility for poor veterans on a lot less than one block away from homes.  The location at stake is the American Read More…

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ER nurses at county hospitals threaten strike

LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles County emergency room nurses and nurse practitioners threatened to go on strike as early as Thanksgiving, saying the county is not paying enough to attract and retain nurses, leaving emergency rooms and intensive care units understaffed and patients at risk. Dozens of nurses and their supporters gathered on the steps of Read More…

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STREET BEAT- ‘Do black celebrities do enough for their communities?’

STREET BEAT ‘Do black celebrities do enough for their communities?’ Jeanette Morales,  Lake Forest “Yes.” Leslee Deanes Long Beach  “It depends on who the celebrity is. I think some do, but they can do more though.” Clarice Kavanaugh Long Beach “No, absolutely not. They should do more, always do more.” Schnider Simeon New York “Yes, Read More…