Lead Story Uncategorized West Edition

Mothers discuss joys, pitfalls of raising males

COMPTON — Dozens of mothers gathered at Burrell McDonald Park March 10 to attend what the organizer hopes will become an annual event. The first “Mothers with Sons” symposium was put together by Symone Starr Parker, the proud mother of two sons who said that she felt that a mother with sons gathering was long Read More…

Culver City Edition Lead Story Northeast Edition West Edition

Crime-tracking data poorly traced, report says

LOS ANGELES — Some Los Angeles Police Department programs that analyze data to predict where crimes may occur and identify “chronic offenders” need more oversight and have been inconsistently implemented, according to a report presented to the Police Commission March 12. The LAPD uses a number of predictive programs to focus crime-fighting efforts in certain Read More…

Lead Story Sports West Edition

Magic Johnson Recreation Area to receive $70 million makeover

WILLOWBROOK — Iconic NBA star Magic Johnson was on hand March 9 for the ground-breaking celebration on a $70 million renovation project at Earvin “Magic” Johnson Recreation Area. Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas and other officials from the Los Angeles County Parks and Recreation Department were on hand for the event. “I’m excited about this significant investment Read More…