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  • On 50th anniversary, survivors recall Baldwin Hills dam collapse

    On 50th anniversary, survivors recall Baldwin Hills dam collapse
    Survivors of the sudden collapse of the Baldwin Hills Reservoir dam gathered Saturday in a grassy valley to commemorate the disaster that sent 150 million gallons of Los Angeles drinking water cascading into their homes 50 years ago.
  • Hershel K. Swinger dies at 72; founded a program to aid urban fathers

    Hershel K. Swinger dies at 72; founded a program to aid urban fathers
    Hershel K. Swinger, a children's advocate who was nationally recognized for his work helping disadvantaged fathers develop better parenting skills, died May 23 at his Baldwin Hills home. He was 72 and had emphysema and congestive heart failure, his family...

    Alexander Haagen dies at 91; developer who served on Los Angeles Coliseum commission

    Alexander Haagen dies at 91; developer who served on Los Angeles Coliseum commission
    Alexander Haagen, a major Southern California shopping center developer who, as president of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Commission in the late 1980s, clashed with Los Angeles Raiders owner Al Davis over proposed stadium seating renovations before...

    Backers of new tax on oil production will hold public forum in Baldwin Hills

     
    Supporters of a new tax on oil production in California will hold a forum Thursday evening in Baldwin Hills to promote the potential benefits of such legislation. The state faces a $19-billion budget deficit, and several programs that provide healthcare.....

    Council limits new fast-food outlets in South L.A.

     
    Concerned about a proliferation of fast-food restaurants, the City Council on Wednesday voted to impose new limits on fast-food establishments across a broad swath of South Los Angeles. Among other restrictions, the lawmakers voted to ban the opening of...