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Keisha Nix becomes first Black woman VP in Lakers organization

OurWeekly.com (Education) 12/3 9:49A Carol Ozemhoya
An unprecedented leap of faith would lead Kiesha Nix to achieve history with the Lakers, serving as the first Black woman to become a vice president within the Los Angeles Lakers organization, Sports...

Food insecurity on increase within Los Angeles County

OurWeekly.com (Education) 12/2 11:58A City News Service
Made worse during pandemic Food insecurity remains a significant public health concern in Los Angeles County and appears to have gotten worse during the COVID-19 pandemic, with communities of color...

COVID testing firm denies any ties with Chinese government

OurWeekly.com (Education) 12/2 11:54A City News Service
Sheriff alleges sharing of patient DNA A Temple City-based COVID-19 testing firm that contracts with Los Angeles County vehemently denied allegations this week by Sheriff Alex Villanueva that the...

Lawsuit in deputy-involved shooting death in Lancaster

OurWeekly.com (Education) 12/2 11:40A City News Service
Claim of ‘infliction of emotional distress’ A judge this week ruled that a man who witnessed his brother being shot by sheriff’s deputies investigating a domestic violence call in Lancaster in 2020...

Trailblazing golfer Lee Elder dies at 87

OurWeekly.com (Education) 12/1 12:43P Gregg Reese
Sportsman endured racist threats on his way to breaking racial barriers “As long as I’m alive, golfers will be White and caddies will be Black.” —Quote attributed to Augusta National Golf Club...

Custody use of force incidents on increase

OurWeekly.com (Education) 12/1 12:28P City News Service
Over first six months of year Use of force incidents increased 34 percent in the downtown county jails in the first half of 2021 relative to 2020, but custody officials said this week that a...

Tiger Woods says his day of playing golf full time are over

OurWeekly.com (Education) 11/30 7:51A Carol Ozemhoya
Tiger Woods says he’s probably never going to play golf full-time ever again, reports the Huffington Post . The legend of the links suffered serious leg injuries in a car accident last February and...

LA Pride parade will return in June 2022

OurWeekly.com (Education) 11/26 11:12A City News Service
Canceled past two years After two years without an LA Pride parade due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the organizers have announced that it is planning a 2022 parade, along with a musical event, during the...

Three are hospitalized after fentanyl exposure

OurWeekly.com (Education) 11/26 11:10A City News Service
Police officer included A Los Angeles police officer, a “parole compliance officer,” and another person were taken to a hospital this week after possibly being exposed to fentanyl, authorities said....

Lancaster, Palmdale rank high in recent two-week infections

OurWeekly.com (Education) 11/26 11:02A OW Staff
Both cities lag in vaccinations Lancaster and Palmdale had the highest rates of new COVID-19 infections in Los Angeles County during a two-week period that ended on Nov. 6, according to Public Health...

Property owners can benefit in new country lease agreement

OurWeekly.com (Education) 11/26 10:58A OW Staff
Emergency Housing Voucher holders The Los Angeles County Development Authority (LACDA) is offering $2,500 to eligible property owners who partner with the County and rent their available units to...

‘Shop Small’ campaign wants to increase local spending

OurWeekly.com (Education) 11/23 12:57P Merdies Hayes
In South Los Angeles The LA South Chamber of Commerce will launch its #ShopSmall, #ShopConscious, #ShopSouthLA Campaign on Black Friday, Nov. 26, with promotional events at seven local small...
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