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Compton named finalist for 'Most Business-Friendly City' award

Compton, Downey, Inglewood, Lakewood and Long Beach were named finalists Thursday for the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation's 2017 Most Business-Friendly City award for municipalities of more than 68,000 residents. For smaller cities, the finalists are Arcadia, Azusa, Monrovia, Ros

THEBULLETINWEEKLY.COM - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Arrowhead Regional Medical Center Nurse is Recognized by Compton Fire Department

Arrowhead Regional Medical Center (ARMC) officials and Compton Fire Department personnel will join together at ARMC at 9 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 15, to honor nurse Jade Thomas. The Fire Captain will present a special plaque to Thomas for her selfless act in saving the life of an injured motorist. Thom

HIGHLAND COMMUNITY NEWS - 2017-09-19 14:12:00

CBC members host forum about racism on college campuses

Congressional Democrats, led by Rep. Bobby Scott (D-Va.), the ranking member on the House Committee on Education and the Workforce and Rep. John Conyers (D-Mich.), the ranking member on the House Judiciary Committee, recently hosted a forum on Capitol Hill titled "Affirmative Action, Inclusion, and

THEBULLETINWEEKLY.COM - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

The White House should postpone its HBCU conference

Last month, after speaking with the White House about a few calls, we had received I was asked to get a sense of where our member-schools stood on the upcoming National HBCU Week Conference. After a call with a number of our 47 member-school presidents and chancellors the overwhelming consensus was

THEBULLETINWEEKLY.COM - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

California lawmakers give youthful offenders shot at parole

California inmates sentenced to life in prison without parole for crimes they committed as teenagers would get a second chance under a bill lawmakers sent to Gov. Jerry Brown on Friday. The legislation would align state law with recent U.S. Supreme Court decisions by automatically giving youthful of

THEBULLETINWEEKLY.COM - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

90-year old charged with running a drug house

The Los Angeles City Attorney's Office filed a lawsuit Tuesday against the 90-year-old owner of a South Los Angeles home and her son, alleging that the residence has been a "seat of lawlessness" involving drug transactions and violent crimes for two decades. The Los Angeles Superior Court complaint

THEBULLETINWEEKLY.COM - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Sheriff's Deputy Arrested for Alleged Sexual Contact with 2 Female Inmates

A 10-year veteran of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department was arrested for allegedly having sexual contact with two female inmates in a Lynwood jail, Sheriff Jim McDonnell announced Thursday. Deputy Giancarlo Scotti, 31, was arrested around 6 p.m. Wednesday, hours after the alleged early morn

THEBULLETINWEEKLY.COM - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Elizabeth Primas, the program manager for the NNPA/ESSA Public Awareness Campaign, says that it is important for educators to understand that children begin school at various levels.

By: Dr. Elizabeth Primas (Program Manager, NNPA/ESSA Media Campaign) I am a former teacher. I taught for 25 years in the public school system and have held various titles in the field of education throughout my 40-year career. I have always had a passion for education. My family and I joke that I ha

THEBULLETINWEEKLY.COM - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Is Facebook facilitating violent Antifa?

Facebook has become the gateway to information in the social media world, but with this popularity comes heavy responsibility. As Facebook attracts a global network of billions of users, speech which advocates violence has become prevalent across the site, raising questions on the role Facebook play

THEBULLETINWEEKLY.COM - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Those annoying sounds of silence

Dr. James L. Snyder It was in the 60s when Simon and Garfunkel recorded their famous song, "The Sounds of Silence." I must confess that I do enjoy what I know of as "The Sounds of Silence." Nothing is more relaxing than sitting back with a cup of coffee and enjoying the silence as it whistled by. Th

THEBULLETINWEEKLY.COM - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Black-and-white Emmys reflect TV's narrow ethnic view

When cameras pan across the faces of eager, anxious Emmy Award nominees at Sunday's ceremony, TV viewers will see a record 12 African-Americans vying for comedy and drama series acting honors. But it's a lop-sided outcome in the struggle for diversity. "Master of None" star Aziz Ansari, who is of In

THEBULLETINWEEKLY.COM - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

How U.S. natural gas will help countries meet their Paris commitments

While critics bemoan President Trump?s decision to pull out of -- or renegotiate -- the Paris climate agreement, the United States has been reducing its greenhouse gas emissions over the past decade. And now the country is poised to help a number of the signatory countries reduce theirs as well. In

THEBULLETINWEEKLY.COM - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Suge Knight appears with new defense attorney

Former rap mogul Suge Knight appeared in a downtown courtroom Monday with a new lawyer defending him against charges that he threatened the director of the movie "Straight Outta Compton." Attorney Dominique Banos is taking over for Matthew Fletcher, who has been accused by prosecutors of helping Kni

THEBULLETINWEEKLY.COM - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Long Beach, Lakewood, Compton and Downey vie to be 'most business-friendly city in LA County'

California and the phrase "business-friendly" might seem like an unlikely match according to some critics, but several Los Angeles County cities have been named finalists for a 2017 Most Business Friendly City award. The award is given out each year by the Los Angeles County Economic Development Cor

LONG BEACH PRESS-TELEGRAM - 2017-09-18 07:00:00

Earthquake scare in Westwood: Big one coming?

A 3.6-magnitude earthquake struck about 3 miles northwest of Westwood late Monday evening. The quake occurred at 11:20 p.m. and was 6 miles deep, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage, according to the Los Angeles Police Department's West Los

MYNEWSLA.COM - 2017-09-19 13:09:17

3.6 Quake Shakes West Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) - Anearthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 3.6 shook the West L.A. area at about 11:15 p.m. Monday and was felt inside our Studio City Broadcast Center. The temblor was centered near Westwood Village. No reports of injuries or damage were immediately available. Check back wit

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-09-19 06:39:00

1985: Major Earthquake Brings Chaos, Heavy Death Toll to Mexico City

Editor's note: A powerful 7.1 earthquake jolted Mexico City on Tuesday, seriously damaging buildings and sending people fleeing into the streets on the anniversary of a 1985 quake that did major damage to the capital. This is the Los Angeles Times' story from Sept. 19, 1985: Rescue workers and volun

KTLA.COM - 2017-09-19 20:17:40

Pieology Restaurant Employee Fired for Anti-Police Note on Officer's Receipt

The typed message "F--- The Cops" appeared on the Torrance officer's receipt A restaurant employee for Pieology was fired after allegedly typing an anti-police message on a Torrance officer's receipt on Thursday. A Facebook post shared Monday to Facebook denounced the message that read "F--- The Cop

NBC LOS ANGELES - 2017-09-19 14:33:27

New support group offers professional advice for South Bay parents

Moe Gelbart has been counseling teens and parents in the South Bay for 40 years. And in the age of social media and growing academic competition, there's something he's noticed about kids these days. "Year by year, it gets rougher and rougher," said Gelbart, a psychologist and executive director of

TBRNEWS.COM - 2017-09-19 17:32:00

86-year-old international jewel thief out of jail again

PALM DESERT - An 86-year-old jewel thief whose decades of exploits include crimes at home and abroad - including the 2013 theft of a diamond ring from a Palm Desert store - is out of custody again following two recent brushes with the law in Georgia. Doris Payne is accused of stealing $86.22 worth o

LOS ANGELES DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-20 01:17:27