Racial Profiling Law Warned Could Remove Officers From Street PatrolPolice unions in Southern California are warning that a new law designed to combat racial profiling could end up drowning personnel in paperwork by being forced to collect data on traffic stops.
Supporters Call For Brentwood Teacher Accused Of Racist Remarks To Be ReinstatedParents and students gathered Monday outside a middle school in Brentwood to demand the return of a teacher who is accused in a lawsuit of making racially charged remarks in class.
Panel Recommends Firing Of LAPD Detective For Racially Charged CommentsA Los Angeles Police Department disciplinary panel has recommended the firing of a veteran detective for allegedly making racially charged comments during a training lecture.
Calif. Schools To Teach Students About 'Significance' Of Obama Presidency A bill authored by a Pasadena lawmaker that encourages schools to teach about the historical significance of Barack Obama becoming the nation's first African-American president is now California law.
Racially-Charged Note Found On UCI Campus; 2nd Incident In A WeekA note that told a student to "go back 2 Africa" strained tensions on campus following an Asian fraternity's offensive Internet video of a student dancing in blackface.
Compton Leaders Demand Hate Crime Charges For Gang MembersCivil 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.
LAPD Motorcycle Officer May Lose Badge Over Racial Profiling ChargesA motorcycle officer with the LAPD may lose his job after he was found guilty of racial profiling following an internal investigation.
Judge Hears Motion To Dismiss Ex-Clippers GM Discrimination Suit Ex-GM Elgin Baylor claims he was "grossly underpaid" earning $350,000 per year and alleges that racial and age discrimination are to blame.
LA County: Hate Crimes Drop, Jews Targeted MoreThe number of reported hate crimes in LA County dipped in 2009, but a growing number used white supremacy symbols, including swastikas.
LAPD Chief Denies DOJ Racial Profiling ChargesInvestigators at the Justice Department say despite recent improvements, more efforts are needed to change the culture at the LAPD.