Blacks receiving low percentage of COVID vaccines doses

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — More than 1 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered in Los Angeles County to date, but statistics...

LAUSD elementary school campuses begin to reopen

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — For the first time in more than a year, some schools in the Los Angeles Unified School District reopened...

Chamber’s hotel council commits to employee safety

Contributing Writer WEST HOLLYWOOD — The West Hollywood Chamber of Commerce’s Hotel Council announced a commitment to the city’s hotel employees’ safety at its meeting...

Parkway cleanup delayed for properties near Exide

By Alfredo Santana Contributing Writer BOYLE HEIGHTS — In 2012, Carlos Medina and his wife bought a small craftsman house with a green front lawn in...

Venice Beach mat increases accessibility

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — Venice Beach is becoming more accessible to visitors, especially those who have difficulty crossing the sand. The Los Angeles County...

L.A. council votes to seek remedies to fund Exide cleanup

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles City Council has approved a motion to seek legal remedies to obtain clean-up funding and accountability...

O’Farrell calls for reports on Echo Park conditions

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — Councilman Mitch O'Farrell, who arranged for the closure of Echo Park Lake after a large homeless encampment developed during...
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Entertainment

Movie fans launch campaign to save Cinerama Dome

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Wave Staff and Wire Reports LOS ANGELES — Southland movie fans stunned and saddened by news April 12 that the ArcLight and Pacific theaters in...

BILL VAUGHAN’S TASTY CLIPS: Stars align for NBC’s ‘Roll Up Your...

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By Bill Vaughan Entertainment Writer Sterling K. Brown (“This Is Us”), Jennifer Hudson, Eva Longoria, Demi Lovato, Matthew McConaughey and Kumail Nanjiani are just some of...

Author highlights power of choice in shaping one’s personal destiny

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BOOK CORNER By Marissa Wells Contributing Writer “Oh SLAP! My Choices Determine My Destiny!: The #1 Guide to Making Better Decisions and Living a Self Empowered Life,”...

BILL VAUGHAN’S TASTY CLIPS: Micheaux Film Festival 2021 begins April 26

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By Bill Vaughan Entertainment Writer In an effort to promote diversity in all facets of entertainment, the Micheaux Film Festival has teamed up with the Oprah...

Author empowers young women to change the world in new...

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BOOK CORNER By Marissa Wells Contributing Writer “You Are Phenomenal: Affirmations, Quotes and Notes For Young Women Who Want To Change The World,” by Angela Nicole Parker,...

Amoeba Music back in business in new location

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By Juliet Bennett Rylah Contributing Writer HOLLYWOOD — Amoeba Music reopened at its new location on Hollywood Boulevard at 11 a.m. April 1, marking the first...

Everytable, Post & Beam collaborate on new menu offering

By Sue Favor Contributing Writer SOUTH LOS ANGELES — Everytable and popular South Los Angeles restaurant Post & Beam have collaborated on a new menu offering,...

Thrive Health Lab keeps clients moving with virtual workouts

By Darlene Donloe Contributing Writer VIEW PARK — When gyms and fitness centers were forced to close last March due to the coronavirus epidemic, people who...

Eased outdoor dining restrictions welcomed news in Inglewood

By 2UrbanGirls Contributing Writer INGLEWOOD — Gov. Gavin Newsom has loosened COVID-19 restrictions and moved the state back into a tiered system, allowing many industries to...

County explains disbursement of business relief funds

By Alfredo Santana Contributing Writer LOS ANGELES — The county has distributed nearly $100 million in grants to small, micro and nonprofit businesses that have been...

The Standard closes its West Hollywood hotel

By Juliet Bennett Rylah Contributing Writer WEST HOLLYWOOD — After more than two decades on the Sunset Strip, The Standard hotel in West Hollywood closed permanently...

LAUSD to reopen 61 elementary schools April 12

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Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Unified School District is moving ahead with plans to reopen 61 elementary schools and 11 early...

Returning fans should provide boost to local teams

SPORTS DIGEST By Don Wanlass Contributing Writer It was a long 13 months for Los Angeles sports fans, probably the longest 13 months of their lives. When the...

Report says Tiger Woods was speeding prior to crash

By Ray Richardson Contributing Writer LOS ANGELES — Tiger Woods is generating news at the Masters, even though golf’s biggest star is not competing in PGA’s...

Dodgers win five in a row after opening-day glitch

SPORTS DIGEST By Don Wanlass Contributing Writer After a hiccup on opening day against the Colorado Rockies, the Dodgers have rolled off five straight wins and lead...

Sports Council honors the best of 2020 with annual awards

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — The year 2020 was a momentous one for Southland sports franchises, and the Los Angeles Sports Council honored those...

Vaccination not final step to stopping virus, doctor says

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By Marie Y. Lemelle Contributing Writer Spring break season kicked off Feb. 27 and continues in various parts of the country until April 10. The second...