County COVID-19 rates declining again

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — Just weeks after moving from the federal government's “high” COVID-19 activity category to the “medium” rating thanks to falling...

Councilman renews call to send zoo elephant to sanctuary

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — A City Council member renewed a call Sept. 23 for the Los Angeles Zoo to send Billy the Elephant,...

Pico Rivera extends moratorium on new car washes

By Alfredo Santana Contributing Writer PICO RIVERA — The City Council has extended a moratorium that bans new car wash businesses for another year and called...

Inglewood residents demand local control of schools

By Emilie St. John Contributing Writer INGLEWOOD — Tensions continue to flare between parents, stakeholders, community members and county education administrators as local residents demand a...

Construction Career Academy provides link to jobs

By Shirley Hawkins Contributing Writer LOS ANGELES — Tyrone Wiggins had dreams of working in the construction trade, but he felt his math skills were too...

Inglewood treasurer ordered to pay legal fees in suit

Wave Wire Services TORRANCE — Inglewood's city treasurer has been ordered to collectively pay the city, the mayor and other defendants nearly $50,000 in attorneys'...

Hollywood intersection renamed in honor of Peruvian singer

Wave Wire Services HOLLYWOOD — A Hollywood intersection has been dedicated as Yma Sumac Square in honor of the record-setting Peruvian singer and one of...

LAUSD to provide anti-verdose drug on all campuses

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — Responding to recent fentanyl overdoses by students, including the death of a 15-year-old girl in a Hollywood school bathroom,...

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THE Q&A: New show celebrates early era of Motown Records

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By Darlene Donloe Contributing Writer A lot of people grew up listening to Motown music. So did Karla Gordy Bristol because it was the family business. The daughter...

Hollywood intersection renamed in honor of Peruvian singer

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Wave Wire Services HOLLYWOOD — A Hollywood intersection has been dedicated as Yma Sumac Square in honor of the record-setting Peruvian singer and one of...

BOOK CORNER: Author seeks to connect readers to their purpose in...

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By Marissa Wells Contributing Writer “Kingdom Mentalities: Activating Your Internal Dominion,” by Mark Hollomon, is a thought-provoking book designed to “re-connect mankind to their original God-given...

BILL VAUGHAN’S TASTY CLIPS: New PBS documentaries focus on Tubman, Douglass

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By Bill Vaughan Entertainment Writer Two original documentaries that shed new light on the lives of a pair of towering figures in the struggle to end...

Kelly Clarkson receives star on Walk of Fame

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Wave Wire Services HOLLYWOOD — A star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame was unveiled Sept. 19 honoring Kelly Clarkson, who has sold more than...

BOOK CORNER: Realtor offers advice for people selling their home

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By Marissa Wells Contributing Writer “Selling Secrets You Can’t Afford to Miss,” by Racquel Marshall Cianci, is an informative new guidebook offering in-depth strategies and practical tips...

Pico Rivera extends moratorium on new car washes

By Alfredo Santana Contributing Writer PICO RIVERA — The City Council has extended a moratorium that bans new car wash businesses for another year and called...

South Gate pays chamber to promote city businesses

By Alfredo Santana Contributing Writer SOUTH GATE — The City Council has approved $150,000 in payments to the South Gate Chamber of Commerce to be disbursed...

Woman-owned company helps build Destination Crenshaw

By Darlene Donloe Contributing Writer Jacqueline Pruitt, founder, and owner of Marvella Steel Placers, starts her day at 6 a.m., sitting at a desk in front...

Sky’s Gourmet Tacos plans Inglewood store in 2023

By Shirley Hawkins Contributing Writer INGLEWOOD — Sky’s Gourmet Tacos will soon be expanding to the Hollywood Park complex adjacent to SoFi Stadium. “When I heard that...

L.A. man’s gone from cooking coke to cooking soul food

By Shirley Hawkins Contributing Writer WEST ADAMS — Keith Corbin’s days as a cook didn’t begin fixing some of the dishes that are served at Alta...

LAUSD to provide anti-verdose drug on all campuses

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Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — Responding to recent fentanyl overdoses by students, including the death of a 15-year-old girl in a Hollywood school bathroom,...

SPORTS DIGEST: Dodgers’ pitching depth tested in final week of season

By Don Wanlass Contributing Writer The grueling 162-game schedule in Major League Baseball separates the 12 best teams (six in each league) from the other 18...

Dodgers honor Roz Wyman with inaugural Lasorda award

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — Former Los Angeles City Councilwoman Rosalind Wyman received the inaugural Tommy Lasorda I Bleed Dodger Blue Award Sept. 22,...

SPORTS DIGEST: Maury Wills left his mark on baseball by stealing

By Don Wanlass Contributing Writer As the Dodgers continue on their path to the best season in franchise history, the catalyst to the best era in...

SPORTS DIGEST: Chargers, Rams go in different directions in opening week

By Don Wanlass Contributing Writer The two teams that call SoFi Stadium home couldn’t have started their seasons in more different fashions. Three days after the defending...

County COVID-19 rates declining again

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Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — Just weeks after moving from the federal government's “high” COVID-19 activity category to the “medium” rating thanks to falling...