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Authorities detail criminal activity at site of fatal shooting

By 2UrbanGirls, Contributing Writer SOUTH LOS ANGELES — The auto repair shop where an 18-year-old security guard was shot and killed by sheriff’s deputies in June...

Montebello Marine killed in coastal training exercise

From City News Service MONTEBELLO — A member of the U.S. Marine Corps from Montebello was among eight Marines recovered from an amphibious vehicle that...

Venice Family Clinic expands food distribution

From City News Service CULVER CITY — Venice Family Clinic, the nonprofit community health center that has been distributing free food during the coronavirus pandemic,...

Suspect arrested in fatal Ladera Heights shooting

Wave Wire Services LADERA HEIGHTS — A 29-year-old man has been arrested in Compton on suspicion of fatally shooting a 25-year-old man at a house...

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...

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...

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...

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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...

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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...