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AMAAD Institute offers sense of community to LGBT people

MAKING A DIFFERENCE: SOUTH LOS ANGELES – Located in the Watts Civic Center, the Arming Minorities Against Addiction & Disease (AMAAD) Institute is a peer-led, grassroots community support center that offers resources and referrals to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people of color.   Dedicated to providing culturally competent services to a population that Read More…

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‘Sustainability plan’ will make county more livable

LOS ANGELES (CNS) — The county Board of Supervisors Aug. 6 adopted a regional “sustainability plan” that sets aggressive goals for everything from climate change to affordable housing. Supervisor Sheila Kuehl said the plan represents “one of the most consequential undertakings” of the board. Chief Sustainability Officer Gary Gero said it is designed to make Read More…

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Two face capital murder charges in officer’s death

LOS ANGELES — Two reputed gang members have been charged with capital murder stemming from the shooting of off-duty Los Angeles police Officer Juan Jose Diaz July 27 in Lincoln Heights amid what investigators called a 90-minute crime spree that included a separate attempted murder. Cristian Facundo, 20, of Murrieta, and Francisco Talamantes III, 23, Read More…