Culver City Edition Lead Story West Edition

LAPD and college students hope to build bridges, not walls

WESTCHESTER — As a young black man, Makeen Yasar, 21, wants to tackle the issue of police brutality head on.  A senior at Loyola Marymount University (LMU), for the past two years Yasar has worked to bring LMU students and officers from the Los Angeles Police Department together for an open dialogue, through which he Read More…

Community East Edition Education Northeast Edition

Students conduct candidates’ forum in LAUSD election

SOUTH GATE — Local high school students participating in United Way of Greater Los Angeles’ Young Civic Leaders Program led and moderated a forum for candidates seeking the District 5 seat on the Los Angeles Unified School District school board at South Gate High School Feb. 16.  The special election will be held March 5 Read More…

Community Education Lynwood Press

Four Lynwood students to travel abroad in summer

LYNWOOD — Four Lynwood High School students will experience Japanese tea ceremonies in Tokyo, taste paella in Alicante, Spain, and learn German while traveling through Berlin this summer after earning Global Navigator Scholarships that will allow them to study abroad this summer. Junior Melanie Pacheco will venture to Spain, juniors Crystal Cervantes and Daniel Perez Read More…