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L.A. libraries launch gateway to citizenship initiative

LOS ANGELES — Mayor Eric Garcetti and Los Angeles City Librarian John F. Szabo joined leaders of major immigration service agencies Jan. 18 to launch the New Americans Initiative, which makes the Los Angeles Public Library a gateway to citizenship for the area’s more than 700,000 legal permanent residents and the city’s most prominent destination…

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LAUSD students receive free library cards in new program

LOS ANGELES — Fifth-grade students at Virginia Road Elementary School were given free library cards Dec. 7 to mark the beginning of a Los Angeles Public Library effort to provide the cards to every Los Angeles Unified School District student over the next three years. Mayor Eric Garcetti, LAUSD Superintendent Michelle King and Board of…

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Celebrating Octavia Butler’s legacy: A visionary among futurists

SAN MARINO — Before dystopian fiction like “The Hunger Games” and “Divergent” reflected an increasingly diverse society, there was Octavia E. Butler, one of few African-American authors to become a prominent name in the white-dominated universe of science fiction. Butler featured people of color in battles for control against aliens and hybrid species, opening a…

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West

23 February, 2018

DeMar DeRozan returns to Compton roots as NBA star

COMPTON — DeMar DeRozan has come a long way from the streets of Compton. Afte…

23 February, 2018

MAKING A DIFFERENCE: Iridescent seeks to interest …

When Tara Chklovski, an aerospace engineer from India, came to the United States…

Culver City

23 February, 2018

Councilmen criticize homeless efforts of city, cou…

LOS ANGELES — Saying there is little evidence the city or county is doing anythi…

22 February, 2018

Panel discusses importance of Black History Month

CULVER CITY — “Black history is about inspiring the next generation,” fashion de…

East

22 February, 2018

Student, brother held in school shooting threat

SOUTH WHITTIER — A student who argued with a teacher at a South Whittier high sc…

22 February, 2018

COMMUNITY CALENDAR: Downey to conduct Healthy 5-ki…

The city of Downey holds its sixth annual Healthy Downey 5-kilometer run from 6:…

Herald American

22 February, 2018

Student, brother held in school shooting threat

SOUTH WHITTIER — A student who argued with a teacher at a South Whittier high sc…

22 February, 2018

COMMUNITY CALENDAR: Downey to conduct Healthy 5-ki…

The city of Downey holds its sixth annual Healthy Downey 5-kilometer run from 6:…

Lynwood

23 February, 2018

Employee accuses Lynwood councilman of harassment

LYNWOOD — Mayor Pro Tem Edwin Hernandez has agreed to relinquish that position a…

22 February, 2018

COMMUNITY CALENDAR: Downey to conduct Healthy 5-ki…

The city of Downey holds its sixth annual Healthy Downey 5-kilometer run from 6:…

Northeast

23 February, 2018

Councilmen criticize homeless efforts of city, cou…

LOS ANGELES — Saying there is little evidence the city or county is doing anythi…

22 February, 2018

COMMUNITY CALENDAR: Downey to conduct Healthy 5-ki…

The city of Downey holds its sixth annual Healthy Downey 5-kilometer run from 6:…

The Press

22 February, 2018

COMMUNITY CALENDAR: Downey to conduct Healthy 5-ki…

The city of Downey holds its sixth annual Healthy Downey 5-kilometer run from 6:…

19 February, 2018

Search warrants served at Maywood City Hall

MAYWOOD — Investigators from the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office s…

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