The Los Angeles County Fire Department has named its first-ever African American female battalion chief.
For some of the men, the recognition will come more than 70 years after their acts of bravery and heroism.
Shoppers hunting for bargains at Walmart stores across the Southland and the nation could see several protests Friday.
USC students filled a campus auditorium Tuesday, voicing frustration and demanding answers from police and campus security after a party’s shutdown Sunday morning ended with six students arrested and allegations of racial profiling.
Some USC students say they were unfairly targeted Sunday morning when LAPD officers broke up a party and arrested several students.
Civil rights activists and other community leaders called for hate crime charges on Monday against gang members suspected in attacks on a Compton black family and threats against other black residents.
A proposal from federal regulators to require automakers to install devices that record driving data has some privacy advocates wondering exactly how the information might be used.
Retailers opened early on Thanksgiving in the hopes of encouraging some shoppers to burn off that extra plate of stuffing by hunting for big bargains the day before Black Friday.
Mervyn M. Dymally, former Lieutenant Governor of California, passed away Sunday in Los Angeles. He was 86.
State health officials are warning consumers to avoid eating a popular line of licorice candy products that may contain levels of lead exceeding state standards.
A woman pleaded not guilty Monday to a hate crime charge for allegedly pouring hot coffee on a black nursing assistant at UC Irvine Medical Center.
The number of so-called “state of mind” shootings has jumped from 10 in 2005 to 15 in 2010, with black and Latino youth more likely to be misidentified as being armed.
Domingos Oliveira even went so far as to have his daughter sign a death contract granting him the right to kill her and any man she dated who was black.
A veteran Superior Court judge reportedly said “people don’t have a sense of humor any more” after being admonished by a state review board.
A Southern California surf shop owner has apologized for its black-themed Martin Luther King Jr. holiday sale and a digitally altered ad showing the civil rights leader in a wet suit.