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Parks staff transform gyms into learning centers

By Cynthia Gibson Contributing Writer PALMS — The Los Angeles City Department of Recreation and Parks has converted 60 gymnasiums into virtual learning environments to support...

City agrees to new language on November ballot measure

Wave Wire Services CULVER CITY — The city and opponents of a Nov. 3 ballot measure that seeks to replace money lost to the city...

New technology leads to touchless service at airport

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles World Airports is implementing more touch-free technology designed to help people travel safely amid the COVID-19 pandemic. “New...

PATTERN OF ABUSES

Waters calls for attorney general to investigate latest killing by deputies By 2UrbanGirls Contributing Writer SOUTH LOS ANGELES — U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters is calling on the...

County to spend $25 million on deputy body cameras

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — The county Board of Supervisors voted Sept. 1 to transfer $25.5 million to the Sheriff's Department to fund the...

Black gun shop owner sees surge in sales

By Darlene Donloe Contributing Writer BURBANK — During a year fraught with continued national protest over racial injustice, an unrelenting pandemic, a shortage of toilet paper...

Activists hold day of action in support of postal workers

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — A coalition of activists led by MoveOn.org declared Aug. 22 a “day of action” aimed at saving the U.S....

10 area cities face council races in November

By Arnold Adler, Contributing Writer NORWALK — The deadline to file nomination papers for area city council elections set for Nov. 3 was Aug. 7, but...

LAUSD to expand tutoring opportunities for school year

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — Free one-on-one tutoring will provided as part of the Los Angeles Unified School District’s plan this fall to bridge...

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An uptick in LA’s COVID-19 cases may be the outcome of Labor Day outings

By Emily Jo Wharry Contributing Writer There’s been a recent uptick in L.A. County’s coronavirus cases over the past four days. Officials say this may reflect...

Attorney calls Dijon Kizzee’s killing ‘an execution’

By 2UrbanGirls Contributing Writer LOS ANGELES — Dismissing the sheriff's department release of videos and information surrounding the Westmont shooting of Dijon Kizzee by two deputies...

No new developments reported in shooting of deputies

Wave Wire Services COMPTON — Sheriff’s department officials said there were no new developments in the search for the gunman who wounded two Los Angeles...

BILL VAUGHAN’S TASTY CLIPS: Janelle Monáe fights enslavement in ‘Antebellum’

By Bill Vaughan Entertainment Writer After a pandemic-delayed release, the racially charged thriller “Antebellum,” starring Janelle Monáe, is now here from Lionsgate and QC Entertainment— the...