NEWS ABOUT: South Central LA
Youths shows symptoms of clinical depression
High-school students in poor LA neighborhoods fear for their safety, show signs of clinical depression, and say the district does a laughable job preparing them for college, the Los Angeles Times
reports. A survey of thousands of students from south LA showed more than half felt hopeless and helpless. "...
Author of Love and Consequences fesses up to fabricating
Margaret Jones' acclaimed memoir of a half-Native American girl growing up in a foster home in South Central LA and running with gangs, Love and Consequences,
turns out to be fiction, the New York Times
reports. Jones, whose real name is Seltzer, grew up with her birth parents in an...