Lynwood Press

County ranks second in nation for most homeless people

LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles County has the second largest population of homeless people of any region in the United States, according to a government report released last week. Los Angeles County’s total — 55,188 — was behind only New York City’s 76,501, according to the 2017 Annual Homeless Assessment Report to Congress by the…

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Jury awards $3.6 million in deputy-involved shooting

LYNWOOD — A federal jury has awarded the children of a man fatally shot by Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies a total verdict of $3.6 million in a wrongful death lawsuit. The verdict, announced Dec. 4, involved the shooting death of Nicholas Robertson, who was 28 years old when he was shot 17 times by…

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COMMUNITY CALENDAR: Area cities to hold Christmas parades this weekend

Three area cities stage their Christmas parades Dec. 8 and 9. Thelma Houston serves as grand marshal of the city of Lynwood’s annual Candy Cane Christmas Parade at 7 p.m. Dec. 8 The parade begins on Marin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, near the Lynwood Civic Center, 11301 Bullis Road. The Whittier Uptown Association’s 64th annual…

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