Health

Trick-or-treating ‘not recommended’ this year, official says

LOS ANGELES — Warning again that holiday gatherings can lead to spikes in coronavirus cases, Los Angeles County's public health director said Sept. 9...

Rx REPORT: The dramatic shift of cancer screenings, prevention

By Marie Y. Lemelle Contributing Writer The global worry about the COVID-19 pandemic has redirected the focus of other life-threatening medical conditions and diseases. The world...

Snoop Dogg attends Inglewood panel discussion on COVID-19

By John W. Davis Contributing Writer INGLEWOOD — Snoop Dogg and Los Angeles County Public Health Director Dr. Barbara Ferrer participated in a COVID-19 panel discussion...

County reopens remodeled Curtis Tucker Health Center

By John W. Davis Contributing Writer INGLEWOOD — A new and improved, affordable health center is now open in the heart of Inglewood. The Curtis Tucker Health...

Coping with addiction during a pandemic

Rx Report By Marie Y. Lemelle Contributing Writer These days, most of us are living in some level of fear: COVID-19 infection, self-isolation, homelessness, incarceration; lack or...

Health officials worried about Labor Day weekend

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — With a decision still pending on the possible reopening of indoor shopping malls and hair salons, Los Angeles County...

Governor’s new plan for tracking COVID-19 won’t impact county for now

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — Gov. Gavin Newsom has unveiled a four-tier, color-coded system that will use daily coronavirus case numbers and positivity rates...

Rx REPORT: Dermatologist talks about face coverings

By Marie Y. Lemelle, Contributing Writer While the consistent use of face coverings and constant hand washing is a good defense against the COVID-19 spread, our...

Venice Family Clinic expands food distribution program

  By Cynthia Gibson, Contributing Writer Culver City -- The staff at Venice Family Clinic realized the need for a second food distribution program after noticing...

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Two City Council seats at stake in Culver City

City also has ballot measures on rent control, sales tax increase Wave Staff Report LOS ANGELES — After months of campaigning, debates and mailboxes filled with...

Residents line up to receive flu shots outside library

By Cynthia Gibson Contributing Writer CULVER CITY — The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health administered a record number of flu vaccines during a free...

County reveals new look for Rosa Parks transit center

By Sue Favor Contributing Writer WILLOWBROOK — The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority debuted the new Rosa Parks Customer Center and Transit Court in Oct....

Blacks aren’t about to save Trump at the polls

By Jesse Jackson Sr. Guest Columnist If a lie is repeated often enough, the truth may never catch up. Donald Trump understands this better than anyone,...