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“Does rent control help reduce the chance of homelessness?”

STREET BEAT: Pastor Victor Cyrus-Franklin Inglewood “Absolutely. Displacement is real. Many of our families are seniors on fixed income, folks with children. They aren’t able to pay the rent and there is nowhere else for them to move and they end up on the streets.”  Chike Nweke Inglewood  “The problem with rent control is that it Read More…

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Drew University presents degrees to more than 300 grads

CARSON — More than 300 students were presented with degrees and certificates June 3 when Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science held its 35th annual commencement ceremony at the Dignity Health Sports Park for the class of 2019.  The numerical breakdown for this year’s class was 38 graduates from the College of Medicine, Read More…

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L.A. College Promise Program holds first graduation

LOS ANGELES—The first-ever graduating class of students who enrolled in the Los Angeles Community College District’s L.A. College Promise Program were honored last week in a special ceremony at Cal State Los Angeles to mark the occasion. More than 150 students, with about 500 family members, friends and other invited guests, heard from featuring Los Read More…