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LAUSD offers school campuses as vaccination sites

By Alysha Conner Contributing Writer LOS ANGELES — Superintendent Austin Beutner wants to use Los Angeles Unified School District campuses to administer coronavirus vaccines and help...

The Metaphor Club offers working space for Black creatives

By Darlene Donloe Contributing Writer CRENSHAW — Going to the club has taken on a whole new meaning, one that doesn’t include a DJ, loud music,...

L.A. council proposes ending homeless camp cleanups

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — Two City Council members introduced a motion Jan. 12 to stop the city's mandatory cleanups of homeless encampments and...

Updated master plan for L.A. River unveiled by county

By Ashley Orona Contributing Writer SOUTH GATE — Two months of public comment on the updated master plan for the Los Angeles River is underway in...

Stadium becomes COVID-19 vaccination center

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — Dodger Stadium has reopened as a COVID-19 mass-vaccination center, with Mayor Eric Garcetti saying it will eventually have the...

April federal trial date scheduled for Ed Buck

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — A federal judge has approved an April trial date for political donor Ed Buck, who is accused of giving...

Celebrity volunteers call Project Angel Food clients

Independent Staff Report HOLLYWOOD — Project Angel Food joined the Biden-Harris Presidential Inaugural Committee for a national day of service on Martin Luther King Jr. Day Jan. 18. with a virtual...

Empowerment Congress tackles current issues virtually

By Taylor Goodson Contributing Writer SOUTH LOS ANGELES — The 29th annual Empowerment Congress Summit conducted virtually Jan. 15, was centered around reimagining civic commitment and...

Attorney receives year of probation after courthouse arrest

By Darlene Donloe Contributing Writer LOS ANGELES — Local attorney Jaaye Person-Lynn, who is usually in a courtroom defending his clients, was sentenced himself Jan. 8,...

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