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Culver City helps businesses maximize outdoor space

By Cynthia Gibson, Contributing Writer CULVER CITY — City officials and local business organizations have closed down streets and have issued outdoor permits to help restaurant...

L.A. County to launch $100M relief program for low-income renters

A beloved coffee shop for the LGBTQIA+ community had to close its doors this month. A new $100 million rent relief program for low-income renters...

Biden names Kamala Harris as vice presidential choice

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — California Sen. Kamala Harris has been chosen as presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden's vice presidential running mate, a...

Health official ‘cautiously optimistic’ about latest coronavirus numbers

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — With the county representing smaller shares of the state's coronavirus cases and deaths, Los Angeles County's public health director...

Health officials say hospitalizations continue to decline in Los Angeles County

Hospitalizations continue to decline in L.A. County. There are currently 1,568 confirmed COVID-19 patients hospitalized, down from last month’s average of 2,200 patients. — The Mercury...

Grand jury adds four more charges to Ed Buck indictment

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — A Los Angeles federal grand jury has returned an updated indictment charging Democratic donor Ed Buck with four additional...

Family, friends mourn death of 14-year-old boy

By 2UrbanGirls, Contributing Writers COMPTON — Friends and family members gathered at the Compton Civic Center Aug. 6 to celebrate the life of a 14-year-old who...

Free COVID-19 testing offered at Montebello Civic Center

By Jose Ivan Cazares, Contributing Writer MONTEBELLO — Los Angeles County has opened a COVID-19 test site at the Montebello Civic Center to expand testing access...

The right to vote is the centerpiece of democracy

By Jesse Jackson Sr., Guest Columnist Aug. 6 is the 55th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act. If the constitutional amendments passed after the Civil War —...

Rx REPORT: The link between COVID-19 and depression

By Marie Y. Lemelle, Contributing Writer More than 4.7 million Americans have been infected with COVID-19, according to the Johns Hopkins University COVID-19 global tracking map....

Councilman calls for making Juneteenth a legal holiday

By Alysha Conner, Contributing Writer SOUTH LOS ANGELES — If City Councilman Curren Price has his way, the city of Los Angeles will celebrate Juneteenth next...

Community rallies around bookshop before it even opens

By Faith Petrie, Contributing Writer Asha Grant had a duty to fulfill — it wasn’t anything assigned by a boss or higher-up, but an internal one. When Gov....

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SPORTS DIGEST: Fans aren’t pleased with performances of Lakers, Dodgers

By Don Wanlass, Contributing Writer The year 2020 has been horrible for sports, shutting down most of the games we watch for amusement every night and...

Rx REPORT: The truth about face masks and COVID-19

By Marie Y. Lemelle, Contributing Writer Face masks have become part of our daily attire and protection against the spread of COVID-19. Medical experts predict that...

Head of foreign press group Lorenzo Soria dies

From City News Service LOS ANGELES — Lorenzo Soria, president of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association that annually presents the Golden Globe Awards, has died...

THE HUTCHINSON REPORT: Trump will come after Biden’s VP pick

By Earl Ofari Hutchinson, Contributing Columnist There was not a single moment during the 2016 presidential campaign that one or another Republican Party operative group didn’t...