Maxine Waters tests positive for COVID for second time

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Los Angeles, has announced she has tested positive for COVID-19 for a second time, saying she...

Wine lovers launch Inglewood’s first wine bar

By Shirley Hawkins Contributing Writer INGLEWOOD — Sisters LeAnn Jones, a lawyer, and Leslie Jones, an event planner, enjoy drinking wine. “We found ourselves always traveling to...

Holly Robinson Peete receives star on Walk of Fame

Wave Wire Services HOLLYWOOD — Holly Robinson Peete received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame June 21, honoring her career that has included...

County approves master plan for L.A. River

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — The county Board of Supervisors has approved a long-debated master plan for development and long-term management of the Los...

Culver City school board member resigns

Wave Staff Report CULVER CITY — Culver City school board member Tashon McKeithan has announced her resignation from the school board, effective June 30. McKeithan said...

Juneteenth festival puts focus on L.A.’s Black culture

By Mia Wiggins Contributing Writer LEIMERT PARK — The Juneteenth festival in Leimert Park June 19 put the spotlight on Los Angeles’s Black culture. The festival highlighted...

Hollywood Bowl to host renamed jazz festival

Wave Staff Report HOLLYWOOD — The annual jazz festival will be held at the Hollywood Bowl June 25 and 26 under a new name. For 40 years,...

Cosby found guilty in sex assault civil case

Wave Wire Services SANTA MONICA — A jury has sided with a Riverside County woman, finding that comedian Bill Cosby sexually abused her when she...

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Holly Robinson Peete receives star on Walk of Fame

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Wave Wire Services HOLLYWOOD — Holly Robinson Peete received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame June 21, honoring her career that has included...

Hollywood Bowl to host renamed jazz festival

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Wave Staff Report HOLLYWOOD — The annual jazz festival will be held at the Hollywood Bowl June 25 and 26 under a new name. For 40 years,...

BOOK CORNER: Local authors collaborate on anthology series about L.A.

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By Marissa Wells Contributing Writer “Made in L.A. Vol. 4: Beyond the Precipice” is an anthology series by Los Angeles authors. “It’s a collection of short fiction...

BILL VAUGHAN’S TASTY CLIPS: Deitrick Haddon’s ‘The Fallen’ Rises on AllBlk

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By Bill Vaughan Entertainment Writer Gospel artist Deitrick Haddon (“Sins of the Father,” “Preachers of LA”) is back behind and in front of the cameras for...

BOOK CORNER: Author offers insight into chronic fatigue in new book

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By Marissa Wells Contributing Writer “Chronic Fatigue Gone: A Recovery Plan,” by Jason Boyce, is an informative new book offering a range of potential remedies, both...

BILL VAUGHAN’S TASTY CLIPS: World Channel observes Juneteenth with documentaries

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By Bill Vaughan Entertainment Writer World Channel, the multiplatform channel bringing diversity to public media, honors the Juneteenth holiday with a slate of documentaries and episodes...

Wine lovers launch Inglewood’s first wine bar

By Shirley Hawkins Contributing Writer INGLEWOOD — Sisters LeAnn Jones, a lawyer, and Leslie Jones, an event planner, enjoy drinking wine. “We found ourselves always traveling to...

Business provides high quality salads in food desert

By Shirley Hawkins Contributing Writer LOS ANGELES — If you happen to visit the Wellington Farmers Market on Washington Boulevard on a Sunday, you will encounter...

South Gate to offer grants to small business owners

By Alfredo Santana Contributing Writer SOUTH GATE — The City Council, in coordination with the South Gate Chamber of Commerce, will award local businesses hit hard...

New owner of Bicycle Casino seeks city licenses

By Alfredo Santana Contributing Writer BELL GARDENS — The John Park Trust, owners of Park West Casinos, hotels and card rooms in Northern California, has purchased...

Black businessman operates eight airport food concessions

By Shirley Hawkins Contributing Writer LOS ANGELES — Gregory Plummer, the CEO and managing partner of the 100% minority-owned small business Concord Collective, recently made history...

South L.A. teen tech center to open June 2

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Wave Wire Services SOUTH LOS ANGELES — A teen tech center slated to open next month will provide local youth with access to the latest...

SPORTS DIGEST: Dodgers honor Sandy Koufax with new stadium statue

By Don Wanlass Contributing Writer The Dodgers honored perhaps the greatest player to wear their uniform in Los Angeles June 18 when they unveiled a statue...

SoFi Stadium to host 2026 World Cup soccer

Wave Staff and Wire Reports INGLEWOOD — Chalk up another major sporting event for SoFi Stadium. The stadium, which hosted the Super Bowl this past February...

SPORTS DIGEST: Warriors, Celtics are playing for place in history

By Don Wanlass Contributing Writer There is a lot at stake when the Golden State Warriors and Boston Celtics meet in game six of the NBA...

SPORTS DIGEST: Angels, Sparks decide to make changes at the top

By Don Wanlass Contributing Writer Coaches and managers know that when they accept a job running a professional sports team that they are destined for one...

Maxine Waters tests positive for COVID for second time

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Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Los Angeles, has announced she has tested positive for COVID-19 for a second time, saying she...