East Los Angeles

Paramount to purchase mobile license plate reader

By Arnold Adler Contributing Writer PARAMOUNT — The City Council Nov. 17 agreed to purchase a license plate reader premium speed trailer at a cost of...

Lynwood schools welcome back some students

Wave Staff Report LYNWOOD — Three-year-old Bruce Naranjo safely exited his vehicle for a temperature check before excitedly walking through the Lindbergh Elementary School entrance...

State asked to establish fund for Exide cleanup

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — During an oversight hearing Nov. 16 on the residential cleanup around the former Exide Technologies battery recycling facility in...

Bellflower dedicates enhanced Veterans Memorial

Wave Staff Report BELLFLOWER — City officials dedicated an enhanced Veterans Memorial Nov. 11 at Library Gardens Park. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, attendance was limited...

South Gate helps residents observe Day of the Dead

By Ashley Orona Contributing Writer SOUTH GATE — The city launched its first Dia de los Muertos exhibit Nov. 2 to honor those who have died...

South Gate council rejects apartment complex plans

By Ashley Orona Contributing Writer SOUTH GATE — The City Council has rejected a developer’s application to waive certain building requirements for a housing project following...

Environmental trust fund to cover Exide cleanup

By Alfredo Santana Contributing Writer VERNON — An environmental trust supervised by the state will control the former Exide Technologies facility’s cleanup with $26.5 million in...

Area cities face tough budget decisions due to COVID-19

By Alfredo Santana Contributing Writer LOS ANGELES — Plunging municipal sales taxes and customers fears of contracting COVID-19 in retail shops and restaurants have forced many...

Several area city council races remain undecided

Staff and Wire Reports On an Election Day when the race for president remains too close to call, several area races also will be decided...

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Plans to widen freeway delayed over home removal plan

By Alfredo Santana Contributing Writer DOWNEY — A plan to widen the San Gabriel River (605) Freeway could bulldoze up to 257 homes in Downey, as...

Hollywood neighborhood council opposes homeless ‘camping’ law

By Juliet Bennett Rylah Contributing Writer HOLLYWOOD — The Hollywood Studio District Neighborhood Council has gone on record in opposition to a Los Angeles City Council...

Lakers rebuild roster for another championship run

SPORTS DIGEST By Don Wanlass Contributing Writer Anyone who thought the Lakers wound stand pat this offseason and keep as much of its championship roster together as...

BILL VAUGHAN’S TASTY CLIPS: Monica chosen 2020 ‘Soul Train Awards’ Lady of Soul

By Bill Vaughan Entertainment Writer Grammy Award-winning singer, actress, philanthropist and entrepreneur Monica will be honored at the “2020 Soul Train Awards” headed our way Nov....