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Gertrude Baines Dies at 115

Gertrude Baines, the world’s oldest person, died today at the age of 115. Supervisor Ridley-Thomas issued the following statement upon the death of Baines at a convalescent home in the West Adams area of the Second District: “Gertrude Baines was a beacon in our community — someone whose life demonstrated perseverance in the truest sense […]

L.A. County Fair Day for Heroes

Active and retired U.S. military service and emergency service personnel, with ID, and one guest pay only $1 for admission. And all $1 admission proceeds will be donated to USA Cares. More L.A. County Fair information

Hire LA's Youth Looking for 16 to 24 Year-Olds

HIRE LA’s Youth is connecting work-ready young adults 16-24 to entry level employment opportunities in Los Angeles. Now is your chance to obtain valuable job training and work experience essential to a successful future. Step 1: Job Skills Workshops Friday, September 11th, 10am to 2pm Crenshaw/West LA Workforce Services, 5401 Crenshaw Blvd, LA 90043; Email: […]

Natural History Museum Launches New Website

In its ongoing quest to transform itself from a stodgy repository of scientific specimens and artifacts to a lively learning center about the mysteries of life on Earth, the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County on Wednesday will launch a new website. The site, www.nhm.org, is intended to appeal to a broad audience with […]