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A lesson in art makes for a few lessons in life

Professional artists Sheryl Smith Seltzer and Carol Kreider visit Mr. Stanton’s eighth grade art class at Laurel Elementary to teach students about relief print making. Some may take art education as simply a creative activity but art is one of the building blocks of child development which allows children the capacity to create which helps [...]

By | February 16th, 2017|Front Page, News|0 Comments

9th Circuit rigged decision heralds the end of borders

By Rick Manning It is obscene that unelected judges from the most liberal Appeals Court in the land are dictating the security of the nation and overriding the president’s constitutional and legal authority, with no legal justification. No one in their right minds would attempt to confer constitutional, Fifth Amendment due process rights to foreigners [...]

By | February 14th, 2017|Front Page, Opinion|0 Comments

Congress strikes back against Obama midnight regs

By Natalia Castro Congressional Republicans have made use of a 20-year old tool for success to employ this year to combat the regulatory state the Obama Administration created; the Congressional Review Act (CRA) of 1996. In its history, the CRA ha only successfully overturned one executive branch regulation, but the Republican-led congress has already used [...]

By | February 14th, 2017|Opinion|0 Comments

Times change but Democrats don’t

By Don Todd Rush Limbaugh recently commented that because of Donald Trump’s election Democrats have not been this mad since Republicans freed the slaves. This is unquestionably true. What Rush did not mention is that Democrats are behaving in much the same way as they did in 1860. For instance Democrats were quick to point [...]

By | February 14th, 2017|Opinion|0 Comments

Welcome to the land of opportunity

By Marian Wright Edelman “My mother always said, ‘Learn what you can learn for yourself, and then share your knowledge with others.’ My goal now is to advocate for equality and help others in need. Perhaps I have this opportunity because the purpose of my life has been to open the door for others.” At a [...]

By | February 14th, 2017|Front Page, Opinion|0 Comments

The strange myth of multitasking

Dr. James L. Snyder I have been pondering a delicate question this week. Why is it I can only do one thing at a time? If only I could do several things at a time, I could get more accomplished. The Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage is an expert when it comes to multitasking. Although [...]

By | February 14th, 2017|Front Page, Opinion|0 Comments

L.A. man agrees to plead guilty to lottery scam that targeted elderly victims

LOS ANGELES—A South Los Angeles man agreed Tuesday to plead guilty to federal fraud charges for operating a lottery scam that targeted senior citizens with promises of cash prizes and cars -- as long as they paid taxes and fees. Carl Dean Bullock, 65, is scheduled to plead guilty to mail and wire fraud charges [...]

By | February 14th, 2017|News|0 Comments

City approves $1.5 million settlement in lawsuit over police shooting of Ezell Ford

LOS ANGELES—The City Council approved a $1.5 million payment Wednesday to settle a lawsuit filed by the parents of Ezell Ford over his fatal shooting by police in South Los Angeles. The settlement came just weeks after the District Attorney's Office declined to press any charges against the officers who shot Ford, whose death has [...]

By | February 14th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Police name suspect arrested in senior citizen robberies

LONG BEACH—The Long Beach Police Department Saturday released the name of a woman who authorities believe was an accomplice for a 39-year-old man arrested in connection with a series of robberies and assaults targeting senior citizens. The woman was identified as Sophia Yim, 31, of Lynwood. Yim was arrested on suspicion of robbery and was [...]

By | February 14th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Former fugitive handed 10-year prison term for sexually abusing 12-year-old girl

COMPTON—A recently captured fugitive was sentenced Tuesday to 10 years in state prison for sexually abusing a 12-year-old girl. Quinno Deyza Assoon, 39, was also ordered to register as a sex offender for the rest of his life. Assoon, who was convicted Jan. 13 of two felony counts of committing a lewd act on a [...]

By | February 14th, 2017|News|0 Comments