East Los Angeles

City, school district jointly fund tutoring program

By Arnold Adler Contributing Writer PARAMOUNT — The City Council and the Paramount Unified School District have allocated $300,000 for an online program to help mentor...

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...

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US hits highest peak of new COVID-19 cases since July

By Emily Jo Wharry Contributing Writer Yesterday, the U.S. recorded 71,671 new cases of the coronavirus — the highest since July. — NPR A backlog of 2,000 cases in...

Academy Museum hires programming officer

Wave Wire Services BEVERLY HILLS — The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures announced Oct. 19 that scholar, programmer and educator Jacqueline Stewart has been named...

L.A. DIGEST: Academy Museum hires Jacqueline Stewart

Staff and Wire Reports BEVERLY HILLS — The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures announced Oct. 19 that scholar, programmer, and educator Jacqueline Stewart has been...

Norwalk trash-hauling fee hike takes effect in November

By Arnold Adler Contributing Writer NORWALK — Residents will see a trash-hauling rate increase on their November billing following action by the City Council Oct. 20. The...