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  1. Opponents of Bill to Extend Bar Hours Say it Will Cost LivesRead the original story

    Aug 9, 2018 | L.A. Watts Times

    A bill under consideration in the state Legislature that would allow alcohol to be sold in bars past 2 a.m. in seven cities including Los Angeles was opposed today by City Councilman Paul Koretz and a group of activists who said it could lead to more drunk driving accidents and other problems. The bill, SB 905, is set to come for a vote before the Assembly Appropriations Committee on Wednesday and has the support of most of the mayors of the cities it would impact, including Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia, West HollyA wood Mayor John Heilman, Palm Springs Mayor Robert Moon, Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf and Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg.

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  2. 'Less Lethal' Weapon Review Underway Following Officer-Involved ShootingsRead the original story

    Aug 2, 2018 | L.A. Watts Times

    Los Angeles police Chief Michel Moore said today the department is reviewing its "less lethal" weapon options - and its training procedures - following two recent officer-involved shootings that resulted in civilians being killed by police gunfire. Moore released dramatic body-camera footage Tuesday of a June shooting in Van Nuys that resulted in the death of a woman who was being held hostage by a knife-wielding man, who also was killed.

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  3. L.A. Religious Leaders Join Together in Support of Congresswoman Waters In Response to Death ThreatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2018 | L.A. Watts Times

    Last week, Congresswoman Maxine Waters announced at a "Families Belong Together" rally that she had been harassed and targeted after she publicly called for protesters to confront Trump administration officials over its zero tolerance immigration policy. As a response President Trump took to Twitter, inaccurately claiming that Waters called for her protesters to harm his supporters. 7 comments

  4. L.A. Nightclub Settles Pregnancy Discrimination SuitRead the original story

    Jul 4, 2018 | L.A. Watts Times

    A Los Angeles restaurant and jazz club will pay $82,500 to settle a pregnancy discrimination lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal EmployA ment Opportunity Commission, federal regulators announced today. According to the EEOC, La Louisanne violated federal law when it reduced the working hours of one if its servers after learning she was pregnant, eventually removing her from the schedule entirely.

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  5. New LAPD Chief Shares His Policing Vision with South L.A. Black LeadersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2018 | L.A. Watts Times

    Continuing his meet-and-greets around the city, new LAPD Chief Michel Moore stopped by the L.A. Sentinel on June 19 and heard about the pressing policing concerns from South Los Angeles African American community representatives. The gathering, convened by Sentinel Executive Publisher Danny J. Bakewell, Sr., included heads of various organizations such as the Urban League, NAACP, Community Coalition, SEIU Local 215, and the Brotherhood Crusade.

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  6. Coroner Releases Name Of Second Fatal Shooting In Car Wash ShootingRead the original story

    May 24, 2018 | L.A. Watts Times

    The Coroner's Office today released the name of the second victim who was fatally wounded near a South Los Angeles car wash. A gunman reportedly drove up to the two men about 10:30 p.m. Saturday at Manchester Avenue and Cimarron Street and fired some shots, said Officer Mike Lopez of the LAPD's Media Relations Section.

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  7. Criminal Justice Wall of Fame Inducts Six New Members; The Los...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2017 | L.A. Watts Times

    The Criminal Justice Wall of Fame was created in 2006 to honor late judges, prosecutors and defense attorneys whose outstanding conduct and professionalism made significant contributions to the criminal justice system during their lifetimes. The wall is located outside of the Foltz Criminal Justice Center in downtown Los Angeles.

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  8. UberAir Proposes Flying Cars in Los Angeles by 2020Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2017 | L.A. Watts Times

    Flying cars in Los Angeles won't just be something dreamed up by Hollywood movie studios if Uber has its way. Los Angeles and Dallas are the first cities being proposed to host Uber's proposed network of flying taxis, and the company expects them to be in heavy use by the time L.A. hosts the 2028 Olympics.

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  9. Taste Of Soul Nation Does it AgainRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2017 | L.A. Watts Times

    For the twelfth year in a row, the Taste of Soul Nation joined members of Bakewell Media and Mothers In ActionOctober 21st on Crenshaw Blvd., at what has become the largest street festival in Los Angeles City & County. With such an enormous task to pull off, Taste of Soul partners make the historic festival possible - LA Sentinel, Brotherhood Crusade, City of Los Angeles, County of Los Angeles, 102.3 KJLH, 94.7 the WAVE, CBS2/KCAL 9 & AAUC.

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  10. TOS Gospel Stage Draws Thousands with Powerful Praise and WorshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2017 | L.A. Watts Times

    The spirit of the Lord descended with power on the Brenda Marsh-Mitchell Gospel Stage at the 12th Annual Taste of Soul Family Festival on Oct. 21. The incredible praise party attracted the largest crowd ever with thousands of people on hand to hear regional and local artists deliver joyous music filled with worship, hope and the love of God. With KJLH broadcaster Aundre Russell and Christian comedian J Redd serving as emcees, L.A.-area gospel singers kicked-off the first half of the program.

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  11. Looking Back to 1992 Civil UnrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2017 | L.A. Watts Times

    Before senseless deaths of Travon Martin, Michael Brown and Eric Garner that ignited mass protests and neighborhood devastations in Ferguson; there was Latasha Harlins and Rodney King, individuals that were killed and beaten by acquitted Los Angeles police officers, spawning days of rioting and looting, demolishing entire communities including parts of Koreatown, Mid-City and largely South Central Los Angeles. Last week Cal State LA hosted a panel discussion to look back at how those communities have changed; some for the better, some not very much at all.

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  12. State Senator Steven Bradford Endorses Antonio Villaraigosa for GovernorRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2017 | L.A. Watts Times

    State Senator Steven Bradford, D-Gardena, endorsed Antonio Villaraigosa for Governor of California saying the former Assembly Speaker has the legislative record to best lead the Golden State. "I am proud to support my longtime friend Antonio VillaA raigosa for Governor," said Senator Bradford.

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