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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...

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...

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...

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...

Compton station overrun by gangs, deputy claims

By 2UrbanGirls, Contributing Writer COMPTON — A deputy at the Compton Sheriff’s Station has filed a claim against the county in which he claims the...

Coalition of cities asks county to share federal funds

From 2UrbanGirls CARSON — A coalition of 28 Southern California cities is demanding the county Board of Supervisors divvy up the $1.8 billion in coronavirus...

Youth survivors speak out about impact of gun violence

By Shirley Hawkins, Contributing Writer INGLEWOOD — Young people who have lost loved ones due to gun violence were in the spotlight July 25 when Mothers...

Homeless program targets those vulnerable to COVID-19

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority is embarking on an “ambitious plan” to house 15,000 homeless Angelenos who are most vulnerable...

Workplaces Are Major Source Of COVID-19 Cases, Official Says

LOS ANGELES — For the second time in three days, Los Angeles County set a daily record July 16 for new coronavirus cases and...

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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...