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Garcetti: Threats ‘A regular part of the business’

By Dennis J. Freeman Contributing Writer LOS ANGELES — Mayor Eric Garcetti said Oct. 24 that violent threats have become “a regular part of business the last five years.” Speaking at an informal press briefing after federal authorities announced that a string of potentially explosive packages had been found in various locations in the eastern […]

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Brenda Manuel, an administrator with the Los Angeles Unified School District, has been nominated for the 2017-18 LifeChanger of the Year Award. Every year, the LifeChanger of the Year Award recognizes and rewards school employees and educators across the country who are making a difference in student lives. Artist Kehinde Wiley’s portrait of former President […]

Columnists Earl Ofari Hutchinson Opinion

THE HUTCHINSON REPORT: Will blacks get treatment for opioid addiction?

There was mild surprise when the news hit that the opioid death rate among blacks is fast approaching that of whites. Surprise because the opioid epidemic has been framed almost universally as a crisis that has slammed mostly whites in rural and suburban areas. The operative words from moment one has been “epidemic” and “crisis” […]