Ask Cesar: I Work All Day. Should I Own a Dog?

I am a foster volunteer for Southern California Labrador Retriever Rescue. I have owned dogs my entire life, but now my lifestyle does not seem the best to "own" a dog. Therefore, I foster. I am wondering if my emotions are getting in the way of having a loyal companion.…

Read more

$5,000 Reward For Tips Leading to Arrests of Dogfighting Rings

$5,000 Reward For Tips Leading to Arrests of Dogfighting Rings           These pitbull puppies were rescued as a result of a massive multistate raid on dogfighting operations in July. The Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office on Tuesday launched a 24-hour tip line for local residents to report dogfighting.  Those who call the tip…

Read more

Hiking Safety Tips

Hiking Safety Tips from the ASPCA   Looking to escape your hometown haunts for a wilderness hike? Don't forget your pooch! Dogs love to explore our country's vast natural resources as much their two-legged counterparts—not to mention, hiking is great exercise for all. But remember, a hiking trail isn't your…

Read more

Dog pulls my arm off during walks. Help!

Dog pulls my arm off during walks. Help!Dear Good Dog Walking my dog is a misery. She keeps pulling! Sore Arm Dear SoreArm                                                                                                                                                         Dogs do not understand the connection between the collar choking them as they try to pull forward and you at the end of the leash. All they know is that something is digging into…

Read more

The Backyard Dog, Illegal Tethering and Isolation

The Backyard Dog, Illegal Tethering and Isolation Bob FerberSupervising AttorneyL.A. City Attorney Animal Protection Unit Everyday as you look out your kitchen window or go into your yard,  you are forced to witness your neighbors dog tied to a dog house or stake while the family is inside or away. Or maybe the dog or dogs are…

Read more


Currently are 36 guests and no members online

Kubik-Rubik Joomla! Extensions

About Us

Established in August of 2008 by writerartist Dianne V. Lawrence, The Neighborhood News covers the events, people, history, politics and historic architecture of communities throughout the Mid-City and West Adams area in Los Angeles Council District 10.

Contact Us

Dianne V. Lawrence
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.