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Willis Edwards, a civil rights and political activist in Los Angeles' African American community and the former leader of the Beverly Hills-Hollywood branch of the NAACP who was a controversial force behind its entertainment industry Image Awards, has...
The Rev. Hamel Hartford Brookins, an influential bishop and former pastor of the First African Methodist Episcopal Church of Los Angeles who became a political power broker, civil rights leader and mentor to former Mayor Tom Bradley, the Rev. Jesse...
PolitiCalFormer Rep. Diane E. Watson (D-Los Angeles) is recovering at home after suffering a heart attack. "I'm feeling good," she said Thursday....
L.A. NOWAs the Dec. 30 official start of next year’s campaign season nears, the pace is picking up for those already seeking seats in the state Legislature, mostly in the Assembly: In the San Fernando Valley’s new 46th District, businesswoman...
PolitiCalFormer Rep. Diane Watson is backing at least two rivals for the same Assembly seat next year. Candidates in other Assembly races announce endorsements....
Teresa Hughes, a former Democratic state senator and assemblywoman from the Los Angeles area who was best known for her focus on education during her 25 years in the California Legislature, has died. She was 80. Hughes, a resident of Castro Valley,...
Mary King (Klohs) Mary was born in Sydney Australia 12/27/1925, she leaves us peacefully on 6/15/2011. Moving from Australia in her 20’s she went to live with family in Windsor Ontario where she met and married Bill Klohs in 1949. They would...
PolitiCalUnderscoring the racial overtones of an intra-party fight for a new Los Angeles County congressional district, the Congressional Black Caucus on Wednesday endorsed Rep. Laura Richardson (D-Long Beach)....
PolitiCalFormer Gov. George Deukmejian on Wednesday endorsed aerospace engineer Nathan Mintz for a newly drawn state Assembly seat. The Mintz campaign announced the former GOP governor’s backing one day after Republican businessman Craig Huey jumped into the...
Caffie Greene, a longtime community activist who played a key role in the effort to bring a major hospital to South Los Angeles after the 1965 Watts riots, died Tuesday at St. Francis Medical Center in Lynwood. She was 91 and had a number of ailments,...
L.A. NOWPresident Obama signed a bill Wednesday to rename the Crenshaw Post Office for former Los Angeles Mayor Tom Bradley. The bill was sponsored by Rep. Diane Watson (D-Los Angeles). "I am pleased that the President signed this bill to rename......
L.A. NOWA remarkable L.A. political career comes to an end Wednesday, when, at the age of 77, Diane Watson attends the inauguration of her favored successor to the multiethnic 33rd Congressional District, former Assembly Speaker Karen Bass. Watson won her first.....
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