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Man with Alzheimer’s still missing; family blames CHP

SOUTH LOS ANGELES — The family of a man who suffers from Alzheimer’s and dementia who has been missing since Nov. 5 are distraught over his disappearance and they are blaming the California Highway Patrol for his disappearance. Douglas James, 62, was a passenger in a car driven by his twin brother Donald James when Read More…

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Kids and families are at the Heart of LA

MAKING A DIFFERENCE Heart of LA (HOLA), a nonprofit organization that caters to families and children, will dedicate its new $16.5 million HOLA Arts, Enrichment & Recreation Center Dec. 7 and no one is happier than the organization’s Executive Director and CEO Tony Brown. “We have been in project heck for too long,” Brown said. Read More…

L.A. challenges are discussed at Renewal Summit

County seeks parcel tax for firefighting funds

Vacant housing units outnumber homeless, report says

LOS ANGELES — Two organizations that advocate for fair and affordable housing in Los Angeles have released a report that says the city has three times more vacant housing units than the number of homeless people counted this year. Strategic Actions for a Just Economy and the Alliance of Californians for Community Empowerment commissioned the Read More…

Bay Foundation to continue work on LAX Dunes

Watts Empowerment Center brings joy to underserved youth

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HELPING SPARKS FLY

LOS ANGELES — Vivica A. Fox is more than an actress, producer and entrepreneur. She’s a superfan and ambassador for the Los Angeles Sparks. Fox is so passionate about women’s basketball, she’s a courtside season ticket holder at Staples Center. “Sometimes I think I’m the referee and I want to ref the game. I want Read More…

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Whittier students receive financial bite of reality

WHITTIER — Close to 300 La Serna High School students were given the freedom to make their own financial decisions — and learn the unpleasant consequences of spending beyond their means — during Bite of Reality, an interactive simulation that tests students on real-world financial challenges. Sponsored by the Credit Union of Southern California, the Read More…