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Black hair salons still struggling to make ends meet

By Darlene Donloe Contributing Writer CRENSHAW — Although hair salons and barbershops have been allowed to reopen for business in L.A. County, some Black establishments in...

Inglewood principal reportedly quits post

By 2UrbanGirls Contributing Writer INGLEWOOD — The principal of Centinela Elementary School has resigned, 2 Urban Girls has learned. Albert de Leon, who was placed on paid...

Oversight commission calls for sheriff’s resignation

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — Escalating its war of words with Sheriff Alex Villanueva, the county's Civilian Oversight Commission unanimously approved a resolution condemning...

Ice Cube’s Trump connection has some shaking their heads

By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire To Sean Broadus and his brother Evan, Ice Cube was more than an icon. He was someone to admire —...

Free internet access comes to public housing complexes

By Ural Garrett Contributing Writer WATTS — Residents of four Los Angeles county public housing communities in Watts will receive six months of free internet access...

Fight for the mall isn’t over yet

By Darlene Donloe Contributing Writer BALDWIN HILLS — The leaders of Downtown Crenshaw will hold a “Crenshaw Mall Takeover” event from 5 to 8 p.m. Oct.17...

Inglewood sets public hearing on rent relief funds

By 2UrbanGirls Contributing Writer INGLEWOOD — The City Council will conduct a public hearing at 2 p.m. Oct. 20 to receive public comment for new additional...

Residents cry foul over Exide bankruptcy deal

Federal approval of plan would allow firm to avoid paying costs for cleanup By Alfredo Santana Contributing Writer VERNON — Residents of Southeast Los Angeles communities and...

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...

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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...