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Upward Bound program helps youth reach college goals

Making a Difference: Nestled on the corner of Stocker Street and Don Felipe Drive is an Upward Bound office filled with activity. Andrew Toney, project coordinator, is busy helping high school students plan their futures as they focus on the curriculum the program offers to prepare them for the colleges of their dreams and to Read More…

County takes new approach to dealing with deputy shootings

City to spend millions on homeless outreach, cleanup

Women’s book club celebrates 20 years of reading

SOUTH LOS ANGELES — Like clockwork, since January 1999, the members of Sistahs ‘N Fokahs book club convene for their monthly meeting.  “Thank you all for coming to South Central,” Sandra Jones, 73, said as she opened the June meeting. Angie Williams, 71, interjected, “We may not live here anymore, but girl, you know we Read More…

Lincoln Park Pool opens after being closed 10 years

CYFC offers innovative services to foster care youth

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Legacy of black cowboys to be celebrated July 20-21

LOS ANGELES — The existence and legacy of the black cowboy have largely gone unnoticed in history books, folklore and even in Hollywood, making him, some say, the forgotten man of the Wild West.  And even though his story has been whitewashed and unfairly documented in the historical narrative, it doesn’t negate the fact that Read More…

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Students graduate from airport’s ACE Academy

LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles International Airport’s annual Aviation Career Education (ACE) Academy concluded last week, after sharing more than 150 aviation-related career paths with 35 middle and high school students.  The program showcases opportunities in the aviation industry through hands-on presentations and field trips led by industry professionals and Los Angeles World Airports staff.  “For many LAX Read More…