Lead Story West Edition

Inglewood seeks to improve air quality, housing

INGLEWOOD – Affordable housing, good air quality and better transportation options are among the focal points in a new city initiative designed to improve the quality of life for local residents into the 21st century. The program is designed to improve the future of the city and its residents by ensuring that new development and Read More…

Lead Story Religion West Edition

Rev. Al Sharpton gives sermon at South L.A. church

SOUTH LOS ANGELES — The Rev. Al Sharpton appeared as the special guest at Southern St. Paul Baptist Church during its Heritage Sunday celebration Feb. 17, where he was greeted with thunderous applause during the church’s Black History Month celebration. “We have greatness in our midst,” said Southern St. Paul Baptist Pastor Xavier L. Thompson, Read More…

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Appeals court denies Baca’s request for new trial

LOS ANGELES — A federal appeals court panel Feb. 11 rejected former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca’s appeal of his conviction on charges of obstruction of justice and lying to the FBI. The 76-year-old former sheriff, who has Alzheimer’s disease, was sentenced in May 2017 to three years in federal prison, but has remained Read More…