Lead Story West Edition

Economic hardship may be factor in domestic violence cases

LOS ANGELES — A report published by the Los Angeles County Public Health Department shows economic hardship and an inability to support one’s family because monthly earnings do not cover monthly expenses may contribute to the disproportionate rates of domestic violence toward African-American women. “These social and economic conditions may not be the direct causes. Read More…

Cheers West Edition

CHEERS!

Edna Lizbeth Chavez, a student at Manual Arts High School in South Los Angeles, gave a speech about the trauma of gun violence at the March For Our Lives stage in Washington, D.C., March 24. Chavez, who has lived in South L.A. her whole life, lost her brother when he was killed by a bullet Read More…