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Cudahy school alumni host College Week activities

NEWS DIGEST By Ashley Orona Contributing Writer CUDAHY — The Elizabeth Learning Center Alumni Association is hosting the last of its College Week for high school seniors...

Mural honors artist for supporting others like him

By Ashley Orona Contributing Writer SOUTH GATE — A local artist was honored with a mural of himself Sept. 29 as part of an initiative by...

Downey plans to add names to Veterans Memorial

Wave Staff Report DOWNEY — With just one name on the city’s Veterans Memorial, officials would like to honor additional Downey-related military personnel killed in...

Bellflower council votes to reduce cannabis tax rates

By Arnold Adler Contributing Writer BELLFLOWER — The City Council Sept. 28 decided to temporarily lower the city’s tax on certain marijuana-related operations after a consultant...

Resident creates COVID-safe tiny museum in front yard

By Ashley Orona Contributing Writer HIGHLAND PARK — A resident has created a tiny museum in front of her home to connect with the community while...

Whittier-based artist infuses femininity into lowrider art 

By Jose Ivan Cazares Contributing Writer LONG BEACH — Jacqueline Valenzuela's first work of public art is a vibrant collage of Long Beach iconography and lowrider-inspired...

Homies Unidos switches to feeding families in pandemic

By Shirley Hawkins Contributing Writer LOS ANGELES — An organization assisting immigrants new to Los Angeles is Homies Unidos, a nonprofit agency that supports individuals impacted...

Residents oppose Mariachi Plaza housing project

By Ashley Orona Contributing Writer BOYLE HEIGHTS — An affordable housing development planned for Mariachi Plaza is registering considerable neighborhood opposition, despite years of discussion between...

NEWS DIGEST: Lynwood offers free grab-and-go meals youth, seniors

By Jose Ivan Cazares Contributing Writer LYNWOOD — The city is offering supper and snacks for kids and teens from 1 to 18 years old at...

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