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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...

Domestic violence incidents surge during pandemic

Rx REPORT By Marie Y. Lemelle Contributing Writer The global pandemic revealed problems that have been part of our coexistence: systemic racism, health disparities and domestic violence....

Card rooms open as COVID-19 restrictions loosen

Wave Wire Seervices LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles County card rooms opened for outdoor-only business Oct. 5, the latest economic sector permitted to reopen under...

Ovarian cancer patients at greater risk for COVID-19

By Marie Y. Lemelle Contributing Writer After seven months of panic, anxiety and stress, coronavirus continues to captivate our attention. Medical professionals warn that fear of...

Back-to-school challenges are cause for concern

Rx REPORT By Marie Y. Lemelle Contributing Writer The debate about children, teenagers and young adults returning to school while COVID-19 is still a threat is ongoing....

Health officials anticipate rise in coronavirus cases

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — Following an unsettling four-day increase in daily coronavirus case numbers, Los Angeles County's public health director said Sept. 21...

Black Business Expo hands out virtual advice

By Shirley Hawkins Contributing Writer LOS ANGELES — Motivational speaker Les brown was once labeled in school as “educatably retarded.” Now he speaks to large groups of...

Will COVID-19 lead to artificial intimacy?

Rx REPORT By Marie Y. Lemelle Contributing Writer Online dating is a multibillion industry which proves that meeting people and developing a love relationship has always been...

County blocks business reopenings until October

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — The county will not authorize any more business reopenings until at least the end of the month so officials...

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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...