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State officials discuss toxic waste emissions with residents

By Shirley Hawkins Contributing Writer SOUTH LOS ANGELES — Officials from the California Department of Toxic Substances Control addressed a community meeting at Holman United Methodist Church Oct. 22 on how waste emissions from manufacturing plants continue to impact resident’s health and quality of life. For decades, manufacturing plants have been granted permits by the Read More…

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Garcetti urged to pick black candidate for LAPD chief

By Dennis J. Freeman Contributing Writer SOUTH LOS ANGELES — A church leader and a community activist are urging Mayor Eric Garcetti to appoint San Francisco Police Chief Bill Scott to replace Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck. Scott, who spent 27 years as a member of the Los Angeles Police Department before becoming chief Read More…

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Antwone Fisher leads forum on ending violence, abuse

SOUTH LOS ANGELES — His life story has already been made into a movie, but Antwone Fisher was at Holman United Methodist Church April 7, retelling that story at a conference promoting healthy manhood that was staged by Positive Results Corporation. The conference focused on the issues of domestic violence, sexual abuse and ways to Read More…