Lead Stories

Harris tells Biden ‘I’m ready to get to work’

Wave Staff and Wire Report WILMINGTON, Delaware — Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden joined vice-presidential running mate Kamala Harris on the campaign stage Aug....

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...

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...

Community rallies around bookshop before it even opens

By Faith Petrie, Contributing Writer Asha Grant had a duty to fulfill — it wasn’t anything assigned by a boss or higher-up, but an internal one. When Gov....

FEELING THE BEAT: Fernando Pullum says music saved his life. Now he works to save young people

By Darlene Donloe, Contributing Writer LEIMERT PARK — Music saved Fernando Pullum’s life. Today he is a successful musician who has toured the world playing with or...

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...

Health official praises public as COVID-19 numbers start to drop

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — The county’s public health director says the closure of bars and elimination of indoor dining, along with cooperation from...

Police Commission plans reforms to improve accountability

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Police Commission has announced it will create an advisory committee on trust-building with residents and make...

Fauci encourages Blacks to take part in COVID-19 clinical tests

By Stacy Brown, NNPA Newswire WASHINGTON — African Americans should participate in clinical trials to find a cure for the coronavirus, Dr. Anthony Fauci told a...

Latest Articles

SPORTS DIGEST: Fans aren’t pleased with performances of Lakers, Dodgers

By Don Wanlass, Contributing Writer The year 2020 has been horrible for sports, shutting down most of the games we watch for amusement every night and...

Rx REPORT: The truth about face masks and COVID-19

By Marie Y. Lemelle, Contributing Writer Face masks have become part of our daily attire and protection against the spread of COVID-19. Medical experts predict that...

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...

THE HUTCHINSON REPORT: Trump will come after Biden’s VP pick

By Earl Ofari Hutchinson, Contributing Columnist There was not a single moment during the 2016 presidential campaign that one or another Republican Party operative group didn’t...