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Governor’s new plan for tracking COVID-19 won’t impact county for now

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — Gov. Gavin Newsom has unveiled a four-tier, color-coded system that will use daily coronavirus case numbers and positivity rates...

Final city hearing planned on Clippers arena proposal

By John W. Davis, Contributing Writer INGLEWOOD — The Los Angeles Clippers could be one vote away from receiving final approval to build a new arena...

Lakers, Clippers to resume NBA playoffs

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — The Lakers and Clippers will be back in action this weekend, with NBA players agreeing Aug. 28 to end...

The Other California is still facing a housing crisis

By Odest Riley Jr., Guest Columnist (Editor’s note: Odest Riley Jr. is substituting this month for our regular columnist, Starlett Quarles.) Fifty-two years ago, the Rev. Martin...

Homeless shelters switch focus to safety protocols

By Stephen Wyer, Contributing Writer LOS ANGELES — Homeless shelters near Skid Row are implementing new safety protocols to protect their residents during the coronavirus pandemic. Since...

Leimert Park Jazz Festival will be virtual affair

By Darlene Donloe, Contributing Writer LEIMERT PARK — The Leimert Park Jazz Festival, forced to go virtual this year due to COVID-19, might look and feel...

Rx REPORT: Dermatologist talks about face coverings

By Marie Y. Lemelle, Contributing Writer While the consistent use of face coverings and constant hand washing is a good defense against the COVID-19 spread, our...

Former Assemblywoman Gwen Moore dies

By Shirley Hawkins, Contributing Writer SOUTH LOS ANGELES — Gwen Moore, who served South Los Angeles in the state Assembly for 16 years from 1978 to...

THE HUTCHINSON REPORT: How Trump plans to win, and it’s scary

By Earl Ofari Hutchinson, Contributing Columnist Everyone knows that President Donald Trump will turn the 2020 presidential campaign into the dirtiest, vilest, most non-stop attack campaign...

SPORTS DIGEST: Lakers, Clippers move closer to playoff matchup

By Don Wanlass, Contributing Writer The Lakers and Clippers have been two of the best teams in the NBA since the season started 10 long months...

This Week in Black History

August 30, 1967 The U.S. Senate confirms the appointment of Thurgood Marshall to the U.S. Supreme Court by President Lyndon Johnson. Marshall, who argued before...

Festival organizer is supportive of Juneteenth holiday proposal

By Darlene Donloe, Contributing Writer SOUTH LOS ANGELES — When Moza Mjasiri Cooper learned that City Councilman Curren Price had filed a motion at a recent...

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‘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...

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...

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...

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...