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Councilman calls for making Juneteenth a legal holiday

By Alysha Conner, Contributing Writer SOUTH LOS ANGELES — If City Councilman Curren Price has his way, the city of Los Angeles will celebrate Juneteenth next...

Town hall participants learn how to receive financial help

By Shirley Hawkins, Contributing Writer LOS ANGELES — With thousands of residents reeling from losing their jobs due to the coronavirus pandemic and who are now...

Foundation asks court to enforce Hollywood housing laws

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — The AIDS Healthcare Foundation has filed a petition for review with the California Supreme Court regarding its lawsuit to...

Westside Food Bank sees surge in need for assistance

MAKING A DIFFERENCE By Darlene Donloe Contributing Writer  Prior to COVID-19, the Westside Food Bank had already begun to see record-level increases in the need for food...

Charges against LAPD officers could impact other cases

LOS ANGELES — Criminal charges filed against three Los Angeles police officers accused of falsifying records about gang affiliation has led to a review...

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...

D.A.’s husband facing three misdemeanor charges

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — Misdemeanor assault charges have been filed against Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey's husband, who pointed a handgun...

Lawsuit challenges Trump administration over census

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — A lawsuit has been filed by the state of California, the Los Angeles Unified School District and the cities...

County introduces ‘green zone’ land-use redesign in East L.A.

By Ashley Orona, Contributing Writer EAST LOS ANGELES — A green zone program that would create new standards for hazardous businesses to become environmentally sustainable is...

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L.A. County to launch $100M relief program for low-income renters

A beloved coffee shop for the LGBTQIA+ community had to close its doors this month. A new $100 million rent relief program for low-income renters...

Biden names Kamala Harris as vice presidential choice

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — California Sen. Kamala Harris has been chosen as presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden's vice presidential running mate, a...

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...

Health officials say hospitalizations continue to decline in Los Angeles County

Hospitalizations continue to decline in L.A. County. There are currently 1,568 confirmed COVID-19 patients hospitalized, down from last month’s average of 2,200 patients. — The Mercury...