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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...

Grand jury adds four more charges to Ed Buck indictment

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — A Los Angeles federal grand jury has returned an updated indictment charging Democratic donor Ed Buck with four additional...

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...

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...

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...

CAPRI MADDOX: Director of city’s newest department faces big challenge

By Darlene Donloe, Contributing Writer One conversation with Capri Maddox and you can tell why Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti nominated her, and the City Council...

Ladera Heights offers drive-in movie for neighbors

By Darlene Donloe, Contributing Writer LADERA HEIGHTS — While residents in a Ladera Heights neighborhood were complying with stay-at-home orders and thus unable to go to...

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Head of foreign press group Lorenzo Soria dies

From City News Service LOS ANGELES — Lorenzo Soria, president of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association that annually presents the Golden Globe Awards, has died...

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