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Human trafficking guilty plea leads to probation A parolee pleaded guilty today to the human trafficking of a 15-year-old girl to put her to work in Anaheim as a prostitute and was immediately sentenced to five years of probation. More...

Projections show rapidly changing racial makeup of America

By 2042, so-called racial minority groups will make up the majority of the U.S. population. More...

California health care sign-ups exceed projections

A late surge of sign-ups pushed California’s health insurance exchange nearly 100,000 enrollees beyond the original projections of the Obama administration, state officials announced Thursday. More...

Former Compton Deputy Fire Chief pleads no contest to two felony counts

A former Compton Fire Department deputy chief pleaded no contest last week to felony charges for stealing thousands of dollars’ worth of the department’s new Motorola radios to sell online and setting a fire to destroy evidence. More...

USC Player’s lawsuit to continue

A judge indicated today she would let a jury decide a medical negligence case in which former USC defensive end Armond Armstead alleges team doctors gave him painkillers that caused a heart attack and damaged his potential as an NFL player. More...

Opinion

QUOTE OF THE WEEK

“It’s a blessing. Who knows if these kids would go to the prom without the help of all these great people?” — Ermalinda Thomas More...

LEAVE NO CHILD BEHIND

Cities across country taking important strides for preschool

New York City received a lot of attention recently with a bold promise made to some of its youngest residents: Mayor Bill de Blasio ran on a campaign to fund full-day public preschool for all New York City children through a modest increased income t More...

‘Black Code’ plus ‘Acting White’ equals self-created racial disparity

Is America seeing a resurgence of segregation? It’s not a reinstitution of race-specific water fountains or separate-but-equal accommodations, but a self-segregation among black youth that could cripple upward mobility. More...

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