The City That Believed in Desegregation

27 March 2015, 4:50 am

Hawthorne Elementary in Louisville, Kentucky, looks like what you might imagine a typical American suburban elementary school to be, with students’ art projects displayed in the hallways and brightly colored rugs and kid-sized tables and chairs in the classrooms. Ever since a court forced them to ... Read More »

Redondo Beach District 3 City Council candidates return largest donations

26 March 2015, 9:02 pm

Redondo Beach City Council candidates Christian Horvath and Candace Nafissi announced they have returned their largest single campaign contributions. Horvath returned $4,000 to a developer with a hist... Read More »

Three people shot, wounded at Hawthorne park

24 March 2015, 8:32 pm

A shooting at a busy Hawthorne park left three men injured Tuesday evening, authorities said.... Read More »

California taxis sue Uber, allege false advertising, unfair competition

18 March 2015, 10:28 am

Taxi drivers in California must submit to fingerprinting for criminal background checks. UberX drivers don't have to. Yet Uber Technologies advertises itself as "the safest rides on the road" and executives tout Uber as "safer than a taxi.”... Read More »

California taxi cabs sue Uber for unfair competition

18 March 2015, 10:20 am

Taxi drivers in California must submit to fingerprinting for criminal background checks. UberX drivers don't have to. Yet Uber Technologies advertises itself as "The safest rides on the road" and executives tout Uber as "safer than a taxi.”... Read More »

Hawthorne Direct Names Industry-Leading Digital Strategy Executive, Bob Dashtizad, as New Senior Director of Digital ...

12 March 2015, 6:00 am

LOS ANGELES, March 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Hawthorne Direct, a leading analytics and technology based accountable brand advertising agency, today announced that Bob Dashtizad has joined the company as ...... Read More »

Unmanned Dragon spaceship splashes down near Southern California after supplying space station

9 March 2015, 1:25 am

An unmanned Dragon spaceship splashed back to Earth on Tuesday after a successful supply run to the International Space Station but its owners were forced to scrub the launch of an important weather satellite on the other side of the continent.... Read More »

LSU's Hawthorne announces plans to retire

8 March 2015, 4:08 pm

Jim Hawthorne, the legendary Voice of the Tigers who has been on the radio call of thousands of LSU events for the past 35 years, announced that he will retire following the 2015-16 basketball season.... Read More »

Unit owner's request for information about HOA is ignored

8 March 2015, 4:51 am

Question: I purchased a townhouse condominium in Hawthorne recently. I asked the management company to notify me of the annual meeting and election of board directors. Management continues to send me homeowner association bills and collect my payments, but they won't respond to any of my...... Read More »

SpaceX Launches Commercial Satellites

2 March 2015, 8:14 am

A Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) Falcon 9 rocket blasted off from Cape Canaveral Space Launch Complex 40 in Florida on Sunday (March 1) to put two commercial communications satellites into orbit. It was the 16th launch for SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket and the first dual launch to geosynchro... Read More »