LA County reports nearly 13,000 COVID-19 cases in one day

Yesterday, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced that a new and highly contagious variant of the coronavirus — first identified in the United Kingdom — has...

Residents fearful as Bell seeks buyer for mobile home parks

By Ashley Orona Contributing Writer BELL — Community members expressed outrage at a late December public hearing where the City Council discussed selling two mobile home...

Residents fearful as Bell seeks buyer for mobile home parks

By Ashley Orona Contributing Writer BELL — Community members expressed outrage at a late December public hearing where the City Council discussed selling two mobile home...

West Hollywood presents grants to three artists

Independent Staff Report WEST HOLLYWOOD — The city has presented three $5,000 grant awards to artists Tristan Kilmer, Samantha Lavin, and Antonio Rael for its...

Businesses near SoFi Stadium await economic boom

Businesses near SoFi Stadium await economic boom By Ray Richardson Contributing Writer INGLEWOOD — Derrick Brown has operated his Bourbon Street Fish restaurant on the corner of...

Community organizations plans events to honor King’s birthday

Community organizations plans events to honor King’s birthday By Taylor Goodson Contributing Writer A variety of local governments and community organizations are conducting activities between Jan. 14...

County nears one million cases of COVID-19

County nears one million cases of COVID-19 Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — Nearly one year into the COVID-19 pandemic and with Los Angeles County pushing...
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Entertainment

Jazz musician finds redemption in fictional ‘The Perfect Fourth’

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By Marissa Wells Contributing Writer Preston Gomez, a San Francisco-based jazz musician, finds himself having to relearn to play the piano following a hand injury caused...

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BILL VAUGHAN’S TASTY CLIPS: Nate Parker returns with insightful ‘American Skin’ By Bill Vaughan Entertainment Writer Nate Parker, the leading man (“The Great Debaters,” “Red Tails,” “Beyond The...

Book covers leisure sites for Blacks in California

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BOOK CORNER By Victoria Moore Contributing Writer Despite how California is depicted in popular booster declarations, the reality is its history is a combination of the good...

BILL VAUGHAN’S TASTY CLIPS: ‘Sylvie’s Love,’ ‘Small Axe’ among Faves of...

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By Bill Vaughan Entertainment Writer See anything good this year? Seems like home entertainment went up a notch with many of us perched in front of...

Siblings take exciting adventure in Eastern European fairy tale

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BOOK CORNER By Marissa Wells Contributing Writer Mashka and Mishka are siblings who can see each other only, and not themselves in a mirror. One day, they...

BILL VAUGHAN’S TASTY CLIPS: Choice quotes from favorite celebrity chats in...

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By Bill Vaughan Entertainment Writer A look back at Tasty Clips’ numerous celebrity interviews conducted during 2020 has reaped several exclusive quotes never before presented. And...

Musso & Frank launches employee relief fund

Wave Wire Services HOLLYWOOD — Musso Frank Grill has launched an employee relief fund to help cover health insurance and other living expenses of its...

Paycheck protection loans help small businesses survive

By Alfredo Santana Contributing Writer HIGHLAND PARK — At the onset of the coronavirus pandemic last April, Antigua Bread’s owners Dennis and Miguel Hernandez shuffled from...

Local cafe provides free meals to homebound seniors

By Darlene Donloe Contributing Writer LEIMERT PARK — When COVID-19 unraveled Los Angeles in March, forcing a “Safer at Home” edict from the mayor’s office, instead...

Restaurant owners critical of latest county shutdown

Wave Wire Services WEST HOLLYWOOD — City officials and local restaurant operators lashed out at the county’s decision to close restaurants to dine-in service Nov....

New minority bank drawing VIP support

By Darlene Donloe Contributing Writer LOS ANGELES — Actor Jesse Williams is lending his star power and advocacy to Greenwood, a new majority Black and Latinx-owned...

This Week in Black History

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The U.S. Supreme Court declares that Alabama laws requiring segregated buses are illegal, thus ending the Montgomery bus boycott, which had begun the previous December when Rosa...

SPORTS DIGEST

SPORTS DIGEST With quarterback questions, Rams head to chilly Green Bay By Don Wanlass Contributing Writer The NFL playoffs, like the postseasons for most professional sports, is often...

Coronavirus dominated the year in sports, too

SPORTS DIGEST By Don Wanlass Contributing Writer Just like it was in the news pages, coronavirus was the sports story of the year in 2020. The pandemic brought...

Lakers, Clippers ready to play after short offseason

SPORTS DIGEST By Don Wanlass Contributing Writer Seventy-two days after they hoisted the Larry O’Brien Championship Trophy above their heads, the Los Angeles Lakers will start their...

Trojans, Bruins try to restore luster to rivalry

SPORTS DIGEST By Don Wanlass Contributing Writer Maybe it’s the pandemic. Maybe it’s the second weekend of December and not the end of November. And maybe the...