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‘Do you plan on getting a flu shot this year?’

STREET BEAT Zack Spencer Los Angeles “I personally have not taken a flu vaccine before. However, I don’t think they’re a bad idea. No reason not to...

Endorsements for Election Day

NAJEE’S NOTES By Najee Ali Contributing Writer With less than three weeks to go before Election Day, I will focus on sharing my personal endorsements in political...

Elect officials who will commit to stopping police killings

By Ben Jealous Guest Columnist Millions of Americans have turned out in big cities and small towns to protest the killings of unarmed civilians — often...

Trump gets away with law-and-order scam

THE HUTCHINSON REPORT By Earl Ofari Hutchinson Contributing Columnist President Donald Trump made it clear from the start of his reelection campaign that his ticket back to...

Surviving and thriving on an economic see-saw

By John Grace Contributing Columnist Last month, I encouraged to vote on Nov. 3. Under a new California voting law, each polling place will be required...

Health care, civil rights and the Supreme Court

By Ben Jealous Guest Columnist The Republican Party’s rush to fill the vacant U.S. Supreme Court seat before the election is a terrible threat to Black...

Ridley-Thomas files ethics complaint against opponent

NAJEE’S NOTES By Najee Ali Contributing Writer Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas went to social media and his Twitter account to announce his legal team has filed a formal...

Let’s hope Trump emerges with new awareness

By Jesse Jackson Sr. Guest Columnist I join those who pray for the full recovery of President Donald Trump and the first lady. Whatever your politics...

Embracing the angry black woman

THE HUTCHINSON REPORT By Earl Ofari Hutchinson Contributing Columnist You can mail this one in. President Donald Trump will again sneer at Democratic vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris...

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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...