City Council approves strict vaccination requirement

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Watts Towers Arts Center celebrates milestone anniversaries

By Shirley Hawkins Contributing Writer WATTS — The Watts Towers Art Center campus is currently featuring a virtual celebration of milestone events to honor four institutions...

MTA expands bike share program to Hollywood

Wave Wire Services HOLLYWOOD — County transportation officials announced the expansion of the bike share program with new docking stations in Hollywood. The locations, which were...

County, city lawyers seek more time in Exide lawsuit

By Alfredo Santana Contributing Writer LOS ANGELES — The city and the county of Los Angeles each filed a petition for 28 more days to answer...

Airport celebrates completion of parking structure

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — City and airport officials celebrated the completion Oct. 15 of the first major aspect of LAX's Landslide Access Modernization...

DISENFRANCHISED?

Council suspension of Ridley-Thomas leaves 10th District without a voice, activist says By 2UrbanGirls Contributing Writer LOS ANGELES — Calling the 10th Council District “effectively disenfranchised,” a...

Paramount business seeks help with conversion plans

By Arnold Adler Contributing Writer PARAMOUNT — Amid concern over an oil spill that caused the closure of several Orange County beaches, the City Council here...

‘Sisters of Watts’ sponsors free community breakfast

By Slauson Girl Contributing Writer  WATTS — The Sisters of Watts celebrated the brithday of co-founder Robin Daniels earlier this month by serving a free breakfast...

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Hollywood union reaches agreement, avoiding strike

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Wave wire Services HOLLYWOOD — Production of television shows and movies will continue after the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees and Hollywood's major studios...

BILL VAUGHAN’S TASTY CLIPS: Historic ‘Fire Shut Up In My Bones’...

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By Bill Vaughan Entertainment Writer “Fire Shut Up In My Bones,” the first opera by a Black composer to be staged at New York’s famed Metropolitan...

New book offers insight into perspective of Black men

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BOOK CORNER By Marissa Wells Contributing Writer “A Peace of Me: A Black Man’s Journey to Love and Commitment,” by Randall Courtland Davis, is a new book...

McDonald’s Gospel Tour celebrates its 15th year

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By 2UrbanGirls Contributing Writer LOS ANGELES — The McDonald’s Inspiration Celebration Gospel Tour has entered its 15th year and is a key fundraiser for the Ronald...

BILL VAUGHAN’S TASTY CLIPS: Ava DuVernay opens doors with NBC’s ‘Home...

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By Bill Vaughan Entertainment Writer Emmy-winning and Academy Award-nominated executive producer Ava DuVernay has created a new unscripted family social experiment series with the hope of...

‘Decoding Madness’ explores all kinds of criminal behavior

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BOOK CORNER By Marissa Wells Contributing Writer “Decoding Madness: A Forensic Psychologist Explores the Criminal Mind,” by Richard Lettieri, is a new true crime book that offers...

Woman keeps cannabis green in Black community

New Crenshaw dispensary is first in L.A. owned by a Black woman By Darlene Donloe Contributing Writer LEIMERT PARK — Kika Keith has long wanted to open...

‘This project is so unique’

Crenshaw mall’s new owners vow to honor Black culture, community By Janice Hayes Kyser and Shirley Hawkins Contributing Writers LOS ANGELES — Aspiring Black entrepreneurs will gain...

Black Market Flea provides link to culture, commerce 

By Ural Garrett Contributing Writer LOS ANGELES — Mayah Hatcher was tired of the unwelcoming feelings she experienced in flea market spaces around Los Angeles before...

Customer sues Starbucks over erroneous identification

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — Starbucks Inc. has responded to allegations by a Black customer who said he became ill after being falsely identified...

Woman finds business success after opening during pandemic

By Shirley Hawkins Contributing Writer PLAYA VISTA — COVID-19 has impacted thousands of business owners in Southern California who have been forced to close their doors,...

Agent-turned-author writes book that inspires

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By 2UrbanGirls Contributing Writer CULVER CITY — Nicole Lynn made history when she became the first African-American female sports agent to represent a top draft pick...

Dodgers seek to repeat 2020 comeback vs. Braves

SPORTS DIGEST By Don Wanlass Contributing Writer The Dodgers were here last year, too. Down 2-1 against the Braves in the National Leagues Championship Series, they lost game...

Two best teams play to advance in NLDS finale

SPORTS DIGEST By Don Wanlass Contributing Writer Take away the 19 regular season games against the Giants and the Dodgers had a .678 winning percentage this year. That...

This Week in Black History

October 9, 1975 All-star outfielder Frank Robinson – whose later years were spent with the Los Angeles Dodgers and California Angels – is named manager...

Galaxy unveil statue of Landon Donavan outside stadium

Wave Wire Service CARSON — Former LA Galaxy star 39-year-old Landon Donovan was honored by his former team Oct. 3 with a day of tributes,...

City Council approves strict vaccination requirement

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Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — Patronizing indoor restaurants, bars, gyms, shopping centers, entertainment venues and personal care establishments in the city of Los Angeles...