Family Mourns Loss Of 16-Year-Old Football Player Gunned Down In WattsA family on Monday night prayed for justice after their 16-year-old son was gunned down in Watts over the weekend.
Frank Gehry Unveils Pro-Bono Design For Watts Children's Group CampusNoted architect Frank Gehry is unveiling a pro-bono design for a Los Angeles children's organization.
Respected Football Coach Fired Over Music VideoA respected high school football coach has been terminated from his job over a hip hop music video.
Former President Jimmy Carter Forged Strong LA Ties Through Charity WorkFormer President Jimmy Carter made perhaps his biggest impact on Los Angeles after he left office, when he came to L.A. to build houses for the poor.
Deadly Watts Riots Remembered With Annual Summer FestivalThirty-four people were killed in the civil unrest.
Watts Teacher Honored By White House As A 'Champion Of Change'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.”
2 UCLA Grads Work With Watts High Schoolers To Bring Fresh Produce To The CommunitySanna 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.
100 Percent Of Graduates From School In Watts Accepted To College For 7th Consecutive YearFor 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.
High School In Gang-Filled Neighborhood Boasts 100 Percent College Acceptance RateWhile at Verbum Dei, the young men adhere to a strict business dress code to physically and mentally prepare for the work force.
LAPD: Possible Drunk Driver Flips Car Into Front Yard In WattsThe car rolled over and came to a stop in front of a duplex on Compton Avenue around 3:30 a.m.
Monument That Honors Those Who Have Died In Watts Unites CommunityA monument dedicated to families and individuals who have died sits in Watts uniting a community.
LA City Council To Hold Hearing On Minimum Wage Hike Proposal In WattsA 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.