Economic Lead Story Local News

Activists continue push for rent control in Inglewood

INGLEWOOD – Incentives for first-time homebuyers, caps on rent increases in older buildings and urban zoning that sets aside affordable housing in new developments are among the strategies that could make living in Inglewood affordable for longtime residents, members of a local civic organization say. Supporters of the Uplift Inglewood Coalition discussed these ideas and Read More…

Lead Story Local News West Edition

No talks scheduled as teachers’ strike reaches third day

LOS ANGELES — The first teachers strike to hit the Los Angeles Unified School District in 30 years went into its third day Jan. 16, with thousands of educators picketing for increased pay, smaller class sizes and the hiring of more support staff, such as nurses, counselors and librarians. No new contract talks have been Read More…

Making a Difference West Edition

MAKING A DIFFERENCE: Sunburst Youth Academy offers youth a second chance

The mission of the Sunburst Youth Academy is simple — to intervene in the lives of 16- to 18-year-old youth who are at risk of not completing high school.  In order to do that, the program enhances life skills, education levels, employment potential and prospects for these youth, providing them the opportunity to obtain their Read More…