California boosts COVID-19 workplace safety rules

By Emily Jo Wharry Contributing Writer L.A.’s Al Fresco program, which launched in May to help restaurants quickly adapt to outdoor dining, has been paused by city...

Mall owner asks county to allow reopenings

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — One day after a group of business owners filed a federal lawsuit against Los Angeles County, challenging its COVID-19-related...

Free ride ends for Culver CityBus passengers

By Cynthia Gibson Contributing Writer CULVER CITY — The city’s bus service resumed collecting fares Sept. 14 after providing free rides for passengers since March 18. The...

Activist wants NFL teams to help with school district debt

By John W. Davis Contributing Writer INGLEWOOD — After standing outside of SoFi Stadium for nearly 12 hours Sept. 13, Morris Phillips was steadfast in his...

Sheriff’s Dept. has no new information on Kizzee shooting

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — Sheriff Alex Villanueva said Sept. 10 that his department’s internal investigation into the fatal shooting of a 29-year-old man...

Bell mural reflects migrant peoples’ experiences

By Jose Ivan Cazares Contributing Writer BELL — Hector (Tetris) Arias is among dozens of artists being put to work to uplift and inspire Los Angeles...

Local storytellers recognized by independent film fest

By Ashley Orona Contributing Writer BELL — A documentary short by a local community group put Southeast Los Angeles on the international stage when it was...

‘Do you think the November election will be fair?’

STREET BEAT Govanna M. Los Angeles “I don’t think it will be fair because of the president. I think that he’s doing everything in his power to...

Latest Trump revelations should surprise no one

By Maxine Waters Guest Columnist The shocking revelations from the last few days that President Donald Trump disparaged the military and intentionally downplayed the threat of...

Trump leads by division, Biden by multiplication

By Jesse Jackson Sr. Guest Columnist As the presidential campaigns heat up, Americans are provided with a stark choice of leaders. The visits to Kenosha by...

‘When there is a vaccine for the coronavirus, will you take it?’

STREET BEAT Oliver Bouie Inglewood “I would not take it. I believe that they’re rushing it and not taking the proper time to make sure that all...
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Entertainment

Music Center offers Lewis doc watch party

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From City News Service LOS ANGELES — The Music Center is among more than five dozen arts and cultural institutions collaborating on a nationwide watch...

‘I am Rockstar’ sends readers on a journey toward success

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BOOK CORNER By Marissa Wells Contributing Writer “I am a Rockstar: An Expert Guide to Success,” by Uma Vanka, is a new success guide that offers readers...

Recording Academy forms Black Music Collective

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Staff and Wire Reports SANTA MONICA — The Recording Academy has announced the creation of a Black Music Collective aimed at “amplifying Black voices” within...

BILL VAUGHAN’S TASTY CLIPS: Sade recordings lovingly remastered ‘This Far

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By Bill Vaughan Entertainment Writer Fans of Sade are about to be rewarded with Sony Music’s announcement of an incredibly special box set, elegantly entitled “This...

BOOK CORNER: Cartoon-style book shares substitute teaching journeys

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By Marissa Wells Contributing Writer “Mrs. White’s Sub Snips” by Laura Moss White is a funny, new, cartoon-style book based on the author’s real-life journey as...

Jazz greats celebrate Parker’s centennial

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Wave Staff Report LOS ANGELES — Aug. 28 would have been the 100th birthday of Charlie “Bird” Parker, one of the most legendary jazz musicians...

Black Business Expo hands outs virtual advice

By Shirley Hawkins Contributing Writer LOS ANGELES — Motivational speaker Les brown was once labeled in school as “educatably retarded.” Now he speaks to large groups of...

Post & Beam chef finds it’s all a balancing act

By Darlene Donloe Contributing Writer Q&A WITH JOHN CLEVELAND BALDWIN HILLS — It’s a blisteringly hot day in Los Angeles and Chef John Cleveland, the owner of...

Final environmental report released on Hollywood Center

Wave Wire Service LOS ANGELES — The city Planning Department has released the final environmental report on the Hollywood Center, a planned $1 billion mixed-use...

Developers file complaint over seismic assessment

Wave Wire Services HOLLYWOOD — The development team of the Hollywood Center, a planned campus of buildings including two high-rises, has filed a complaint with...

Los Angeles real estate showing promise despite COVID-19 pandemic

By: Kayla Rodgers, Contributing Writer Hollywood -- The COVID-19 pandemic has left many unknowns about the future of the real estate market in Los Angeles,...

Inglewood school district offers parental support programs

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By John W. Davis Contributing Writer INGLEWOOD — As the Inglewood Unified School District moves forward with distance learning, virtual tutoring is becoming an important service...

L.A.’s dream playoff series becomes Clippers nightmare

SPORTS DIGEST By Don Wanlass Contributing Writer So much for the playoff series everyone wanted to see. The Los Angeles Clippers failed to take care of business and...

Rams announce donation to Crozier Middle School

Wave Staff and Wire Reports INGLEWOOD — Prior to the team's opening game at SoFi Stadium Sept. 13, the Rams announced a $100,000 donation to...

KICKOFF TIME: SoFi Stadium to debut as Rams host Dallas

By John W. Davis Contributing Writer INGLEWOOD — SoFi Stadium will hold its first regular season NFL game when the Los Angeles Rams host the Dallas...

Clippers receive final approval to build new arena

By John W. Davis Contributing Writer INGLEWOOD — The Los Angeles Clippers have received final approval from the Inglewood City Council to build the Inglewood Basketball...

Will COVID-19 lead to artificial intimacy?

Rx REPORT By Marie Y. Lemelle Contributing Writer Online dating is a multibillion industry which proves that meeting people and developing a love relationship has always been...

County blocks business reopenings until October

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — The county will not authorize any more business reopenings until at least the end of the month so officials...

County won’t authorize any more business reopenings until October

From City News Service LOS ANGELES — The county will not authorize any more business reopenings until at least the end of the month so...

Trick-or-treating ‘not recommended’ this year, official says

LOS ANGELES — Warning again that holiday gatherings can lead to spikes in coronavirus cases, Los Angeles County's public health director said Sept. 9...

Rx REPORT: The dramatic shift of cancer screenings, prevention

By Marie Y. Lemelle Contributing Writer The global worry about the COVID-19 pandemic has redirected the focus of other life-threatening medical conditions and diseases. The world...