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Dodgers three wins away from elusive World Series title

SPORTS DIGEST By Don Wanlass Contributing Writer Will the third time be the charm for the Dodgers and their fans? After one game in the 2020 World Series,...

Raising Compassionate Leaders is goal of nonprofit

MAKING A DIFFERENCE By Darlene Donloe Contributing Writer Last year, Denica Gordon-Mandel and her three sisters were sitting around talking about what it was like to raise...

This Week in Black History

October 16, 1968 San Jose State track stars Tommie Smith and John Carlos raised gloved fists during a medal ceremony at the Summer Olympics in...

A crowning achievement for King James, Lakers

SPORTS DIGEST By Don Wanlass Contributing Writer I’m not the first person to underestimate LeBron James and I probably won’t be the last. I did not think James...

LAPD arrests 76 celebrating Lakers fans

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — Extensive cleanup work Oct. 12 in downtown Los Angeles following a wave of destruction that accompanied an impromptu mass...

Lakers win record-tying 17th NBA championship

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — The Lakers flew to Los Angeles Oct. 12 as the NBA champions for the first time since 2010. The Lakers...

Dodgers’ 1965 World Series star Lou Johnson dies

Staff and Wire Reports LOS ANGELES — “Sweet” Lou Johnson, who hit a key home run in game 7 of the 1965 World Series to...

Living Legends Foundation takes care of its own

MAKING A DIFFERENCE By Darlene Donloe Contributing Writer Right around this time, David Linton, the chairman of the Living Legends Foundation, Jackie Rhinehart, the vice president of...

This Week in Black History

October 9, 1975 Former all-star outfielder Frank Robinson is named manager of the Cleveland Indians, becoming the first black manager of a major league professional...

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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...