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Spoken word artists, other talent featured in South L.A.

LOS ANGELES — The stage at the Proud Bird restaurant sparkled with talent March 16 when the National Association for Equal Justice in America (NAEJA) held its first talent show that showcased young spoken word artists, comedians and singers. “We wanted to attract more youth between the ages of 18 to 29 to join the Read More…


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‘Do you agree with the governor’s decision to suspend the death penalty?’

STREET BEAT: Jay Hart North Hollywood “It’s a good thing because it’s not used. It’s cruel and inhumane. It’s worse than putting them out of their misery. You suffer more in jail than by dying.” Mikaela Randolph Los Angeles “I’m in support of it, temporarily. We need research on how much money we’re spending and Read More…

109th Street Elementary receives new STEAM lab

Girl Scouts open new service center in Inglewood

At-risk youth attend mentoring event at Trade Tech

LOS ANGELES — Dozens of young men gathered in Aspen Hall at Los Angeles Trade Technical College Feb. 23 to attend “A Time to Mentor,” a networking event that paired at-risk teens with community leaders for a day of listening, advice and mentoring. Community activist Nason Buchanan, who organized the event, said that being mentored Read More…

New report examines disparities of homeless population

Students conduct candidates’ forum in LAUSD election

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Pac 12 Conference slumps as basketball tourney begins

SPORTS DIGEST: The Pac 12 Conference has been known by a lot of names over the years. It was the Big 5 and the Big 6 for a while. There were a few years in the 1960s when it was the American Association of Western Universities. Before that, it was the Pacific Coast Conference. Since Read More…