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Three years after her son’s death, grieving mother seeks justice

LOS ANGELES — For Anya Slaughter, March 24 is a bitter anniversary. Three years ago, Pasadena police fatally shot her 19-year-old son, Kendrec McDade, while responding to an armed robbery call. While Slaughter settled a lawsuit with the city of Pasadena, she said she wants a public release of a report on the incident prepared Read More…

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New quake prediction spurs community organization

Volunteers from a South Los Angeles emergency readiness organization are stepping up their efforts after a recent report suggested the chances for an earthquake of 8.0 magnitude or larger is more likely to hit Southern California within the next 30 years. The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) issued the report March 10, saying the likelihood of Read More…

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Inglewood school district’s budget woes continue

Three years after being taken over by the state, the Inglewood Unified School District continues to operate at a deficit with this year’s deficit estimated to be around $5.8 million, district residents were told March 16 at a special meeting of the Inglewood school board. “This is a sad situation,” resident Charlotte Bell told Special Read More…