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Pieology Employee Fired After Printing Anti-Police Message on Torrance Officer's Receipt

An employee at pizza shop in Torrance was fired Monday after printing a derogatory message on a police officer's receipt. A Pieology restaurant is seen in a photo posted to the company's Facebook page. The exchange occurred Thursday when the uniformed officer stopped by Pieology about noon for a qui

KTLA.COM - 2017-09-19 13:54:36

Torrance boy, 15, is victim in fatal Wilmington shooting

A 15-year-old boy was killed late Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017, in a car-to-car shooting near Island and F streets in Wilmington. The location is near George De La Torre Jr. Elementary School. (Google Maps) WILMINGTON - Authorities today identified a teen who was killed in a car-to-car shooting in Wil

LONG BEACH PRESS-TELEGRAM - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

South Bay lawmaker Al Muratsuchi opens new Torrance office Friday

Al Muratsuchi, Democratic Assemblyman for the 66th District, will open a new office on Friday. 2016 file photo. (Thomas R. Cordova, Daily Breeze/SCNG) By staff reports South Bay Assemblyman Al Muratsuchi will host a grand opening Friday of his new Torrance office. The ribbon-cutting is set for 6

DAILY BREEZE - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Stolen Pickup Truck Chase: Torrance Police

TORRANCE, CA - A Redondo Beach man accused of leading Torrance police on a chase in a stolen pickup truck remained in custody Monday. Jacob Strunk, 23, was booked on suspicion of vehicle theft, evading and possession of burglary tools, along with an active warrant for vehicle theft, and was expected

PATCH - 2017-09-18 21:33:06

Man in stolen vehicle arrested following Torrance chase

A Redondo Beach man was arrested following a chase through Torrance in a stolen truck, police said Monday. Jacob Strunk, 23, was arrested shortly after the pursuit, which began about 10:40 p.m. Saturday when officers spotted him at Crenshaw Boulevard and 182nd Street, Torrance police Sgt. Ronald Har

DAILY BREEZE - 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

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

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