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John Mack remembered as ‘drum major for justice’

By Dorany Pineda Contributing Writer CRENSHAW –– Not long after John Wesley Mack was first diagnosed with prostate cancer in 1998, he walked into the Los Angeles Urban League’s human resources office to relay the news to the department’s director. His motive: “It’s important for the community to know about early detection,” Mack said, suggesting Read More…

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Superintendent pick called ‘unconventional’

LOS ANGELES — Investment banker and former Deputy Mayor Austin Beutner toured Belmont High School May 2 during his first day as superintendent of the Los Angeles Unified School District, but he continued to face questions due to his lack of education experience. “To state the obvious, I’m an unconventional choice. Unconventional by lots of Read More…

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COMMUNITY CALENDAR: Air quality district to host event honoring Cesar Chavez

For the fourth consecutive year the South Coast Air Quality Management District honors the memory of civil rights and labor activist Cesar Chavez with an event focusing on the environment and air quality. The event is planned from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Golden Eagle Ballroom at Cal State Los Angeles, 5151 State Read More…