California Assemblyman Mike Davis was publicly outed by a supporter at a recent, Los Angeles-based Stonewall Democratic Club meeting, Frontiers news editor Karen Ocamb reports on her blog, LGBT POV. At the time, the gay political club was considering whether or not to endorse him.Malcolm Ali/finaim ... More >>
For the past few days there have promises of news about the re-opening of Martin Luther King-Harbor Medical Center, the sprawling campus near Watts that was once better known as King-Drew Hospital -- a name that became synonymous with administrative incompetence, medical malpractice, racial cronyism ... More >>
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Jim Hahn sets a city against itself, and comes out on top
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