Council District 10 remains voiceless in LA City Council after Mark Ridley-Thomas’ suspension

By Jason Lewis Since Los Angeles City Council member Mark Ridley-Thomas was indicted on federal corruption charges, residents and community leaders of Council District 10 (CD10) have questioned the City Council’s decision to suspend him. vote and a vote in the city council. One pressing issue is that the city council has not given the … Read more

Mocha Moms Los Angeles offers sisterhood, support and service

By Blake Carter Mocha Moms Inc. has created a community of mothers who support each other in navigating the various stages of motherhood and child rearing, focusing on the unique experiences black mothers have. The Los Angeles Branch of Mocha Moms has helped mothers find housing, schools for their children, health care and many services … Read more

Dad’s Back Academy helps former inmates get used to family life again

By Tracy Edwards In California, about 36 percent of people released from prison return to prison within three years. Over the past ten years, the recidivism rate has been around 50 percent. According to Dad’s Back Academy outreach specialist/peers navigator Derrick Hill, 85 percent of people re-incarcerated return to prison because of domestic violence. “A … Read more

Greater-Alarm Blaze Destroys South LA Commercial Textile Complex – CBS Los Angeles

SOUTH LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — About 115 firefighters were at the scene of a fire with larger alarms early Friday that filled the air with smoke and flames at a textile-filled commercial building in the Central-Alameda neighborhood of Los Angeles. Earlier this week, the building was also the site of a fire. Two of the … Read more

Truck driver in custody after prolonged chase by Los Angeles County officers

Truck driver in custody after extended chase by LA County deputy, stalemate A truck driver is incarcerated after leading Los Angeles County officers on a bizarre chase. LOS ANGELES COUNTY, California. – A truck driver is taken into custody after leading cops on a Thanksgiving chase across Los Angeles County. The Los Angeles County Sheriff … Read more

Truck driver leads Los Angeles County deputies on long chase, deadlock in Compton

LOS ANGELES COUNTY, California. – On Thursday night, a standoff between a truck driver and officers in a parking lot in Compton broke out. The Los Angeles County Sheriff was initially on Thanksgiving night chasing the box truck in the Compton area. The suspect traveled through parts of Compton, South Los Angeles and then Long … Read more

Cops hunt for box truck in the South Los Angeles area

LOS ANGELES COUNTY, California. – A bizarre car chase involving a box truck is underway in the South Los Angeles area. SkyFOX is on the chase in the Compton area as the box truck leads the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department on a chase. The suspect in the pursuit was wanted for assault with a … Read more

Firefighters Respond to Massive Fire at South Los Angeles Commercial Structure – CBS Los Angeles

SOUTH LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – Firefighters respond to a fire at a commercial structure located 4800 block from South Alameda Street. Authorities say this is an earlier burn from November 23, in a structure densely packed with textiles. READ MORE: Snoop Dogg Joins Chargers and Rams for Inglewood’s 7th Annual Turkey Giveaway The roof of … Read more

Major fire at a commercial building in South Los Angeles causes roof to collapse

THE ANGELS – Firefighters are working to put out a large fire in the South Los Angeles area. The Los Angeles Fire Department responded just after 7:45 p.m. Thursday to a call of a fire at a 2-story commercial building on the 4800 block of South Alameda Street in the Central-Alameda neighborhood. The fire has … Read more