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Working group explores changes in county justice system

LOS ANGELES — If Los Angeles County hopes to create a “care first, jail last” system of justice, it will need to make a major investment in mental health and community-based services, a county working group told the Board of Supervisors June 11. Supervisor Sheila Kuehl said the county was aiming to reshape its approach Read More…

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Leimert Park group provides black artists with a stage

Situated in the very heart of Leimert Park, the World Stage is an educational and performance art space dedicated to keeping the culture of African-American artists alive in Los Angeles. Founded in 1989 by the late jazz drummer Billy Higgins, and by poet and community arts activist Kamau Daáood, the organization has grown from a Read More…