A chemistry teacher at Animo College Preparatory Academy in Watts will be among nine educators with Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals status honored by the White House Friday as “Champions of Change.”
Sanna Alas and Claudia Varney are working with Jordan High School to build a community garden that would provide healthy food to the community and educate students.
For the seventh consecutive year, 100 percent of the graduates from a school in Watts that serves the underserved have been accepted to a four-year college or university.
While at Verbum Dei, the young men adhere to a strict business dress code to physically and mentally prepare for the work force.
The car rolled over and came to a stop in front of a duplex on Compton Avenue around 3:30 a.m.
A monument dedicated to families and individuals who have died sits in Watts uniting a community.
A Los Angeles City Council committee will hold a public hearing in Watts tonight to talk about a proposal to raise the minimum wage to as high as $15.25 per hour by 2019.
Nearly half a century after racially-charged riots devastated the city of Watts, some residents are still asking if help is on the way.
Detectives investigated the circumstances surrounding a shooting Saturday that hospitalized a man in his 30’s.
Police Monday were seeking the public’s help for any information that would lead to the arrest of the suspect responsible for killing a 29-year-old woman in South Los Angeles.
Authorities say two suspects were taken into custody following a pursuit that ended in a crash near the Watts-area of Los Angeles. One bystander was injured.
Authorities say six people were injured following a traffic collision in Watts.
Officials Wednesday celebrated the success of the first-ever Girl Scout troop established in Watts.
The first-ever Girl Scout Troop in Watts has been developed in partnership with the Los Angeles Police Department and Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles.
A 22-year-old man was charged Friday with murder in the fatal stabbing of his stepfather on Christmas Day.