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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...

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...

Post & Beam chef finds it’s all a balancing act

By Darlene Donloe Contributing Writer Q&A WITH JOHN CLEVELAND BALDWIN HILLS — It’s a blisteringly hot day in Los Angeles and Chef John Cleveland, the owner of...

Final environmental report released on Hollywood Center

Wave Wire Service LOS ANGELES — The city Planning Department has released the final environmental report on the Hollywood Center, a planned $1 billion mixed-use...

Developers file complaint over seismic assessment

Wave Wire Services HOLLYWOOD — The development team of the Hollywood Center, a planned campus of buildings including two high-rises, has filed a complaint with...

Los Angeles real estate showing promise despite COVID-19 pandemic

By: Kayla Rodgers, Contributing Writer Hollywood -- The COVID-19 pandemic has left many unknowns about the future of the real estate market in Los Angeles,...

New, black-owned apparel store opens in Inglewood

By John W. Davis Contributing Writer INGLEWOOD — Opening a new business is always a risky venture. Opening one in the midst of a pandemic is...

EYES ON THE PRIZE: Downtown Crenshaw proposes community stakeholders pool funds to buy plaza

By Shirley Hawkins, Contributing Writer CRENSHAW — A major architectural firm has teamed up with a local group to design new plans for the Baldwin Hills...

Postal service cuts designed to thwart voting by mail, critics say

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire President Donald Trump has made no secret of his desire to dismantle the U.S. Postal Service or revamp the agency...

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Plans to widen freeway delayed over home removal plan

By Alfredo Santana Contributing Writer DOWNEY — A plan to widen the San Gabriel River (605) Freeway could bulldoze up to 257 homes in Downey, as...

Hollywood neighborhood council opposes homeless ‘camping’ law

By Juliet Bennett Rylah Contributing Writer HOLLYWOOD — The Hollywood Studio District Neighborhood Council has gone on record in opposition to a Los Angeles City Council...

Lakers rebuild roster for another championship run

SPORTS DIGEST By Don Wanlass Contributing Writer Anyone who thought the Lakers wound stand pat this offseason and keep as much of its championship roster together as...

BILL VAUGHAN’S TASTY CLIPS: Monica chosen 2020 ‘Soul Train Awards’ Lady of Soul

By Bill Vaughan Entertainment Writer Grammy Award-winning singer, actress, philanthropist and entrepreneur Monica will be honored at the “2020 Soul Train Awards” headed our way Nov....