Opinion Street Beat West Edition

‘Should college athletes receive compensation besides their scholarships?’

Algin Anderson New Orleans “Yes, because I’m [an athlete] and I feel where athletes are coming from. Some don’t have money for food and dorms.” Kim Baylyff Los Angeles “No. … If they play on a NCAA team and they get additional funding outside of their scholarship, it could affect their eligibility for bowl games.” Read More…

Community Local News News West Edition

City officials consider creating Office of Racial Equity

LOS ANGELES — The city of Los Angeles declared September as embRACE LA Month last week on the steps of City Hall. The month-long initiative will engage community members through more than 150 citywide conversations about race and racism that is aimed to unify and empower Angelenos. The 2019 embRACE LA initiative, developed by City Read More…

Community Local News News West Edition

Compton council supports tax reduction for farming company

COMPTON — Local residents and the City Council shared their mixed feelings on helping an indoor vertical farming company move to the city during a public hearing Sept. 10.  In the end, the council voted unanimously tosupport Plenty’s proposal. San Francisco-based company, Plenty Unlimited Inc., known as Plenty, proposed expanding its company with a new Read More…