Vaccination clinics coming to Southeast cities

By Alfredo Santana Contributing Writer COMMERCE — Surrounded by elected officials from throughout Southeast Los Angeles, county Supervisor Janice Hahn announced April 13 at the Commerce...

Special Needs Network holds 16th annual conference

By Shirley Hawkins Contributing Writer Shining a spotlight on special needs children born with autism is a mission that attorney Areva Martin, founder and president of...

Two-day landscaping workshop planned in Leimert Park

By Erin Herriford Contributing Writer LEIMERT PARK — The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power is holding a two-day landscape transformation workshop in Leimert Park...

L.A. County Fair to showcase Black heritage

By Ray Richardson Contributing Writer POMONA — The last time the Los Angeles County Fair was open in 2019, African-Americans represented only 6% of the total...

West Hollywood reopens City Hall counter services

Wave Staff Report WEST HOLLYWOOD — The city is resuming walk-in public counter services at City Hall. City Hall is open Mondays through Thursdays from 8...

Man accused of attacking comedian Chappelle remains jailed

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — The man accused of attacking comedian Dave Chappelle on stage at the Hollywood Bowl May 3 lost a bid...

Garcetti places new restrictions on outdoor watering

Wave Wire Services EAGLE ROCK — With the region mired in an extended drought, outdoor watering in the city of Los Angeles will be restricted...

Lynwood to spend $5 million on community pool repairs

By Alfredo Santana Contributing Writer LYNWOOD — The City Council has approved a $5 million emergency expenditure to renovate the city’s swimming pool. The Lynwood Natatorium was...

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Man accused of attacking comedian Chappelle remains jailed

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Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — The man accused of attacking comedian Dave Chappelle on stage at the Hollywood Bowl May 3 lost a bid...

BOOK CORNER: Author shares testimony of hope in ‘The Grace...

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By Marissa Wells Contributing Writer “The Grace to Walk Away: My Journey to God’s Love,” by Janette Auguar, is an inspiring memoir chronicling the author’s journey...

Judge Mathis receives star on Walk of Fame

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Wave Wire Services HOLLYWOOD — A star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame was unveiled May 4 honoring Greg Mathis for his 23 years presiding...

BILL VAUGHAN’S TASTY CLIPS: Babyface, George Benson to sail on 10th...

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By Bill Vaughan Entertainment Writer Superstars Babyface and George Benson will embark for the first time ever on the Soul Train Cruise’s 10th anniversary voyage, joining...

Filmmakers honor legacy of John Singleton at festival

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By Cynthia Gibson Contributing Writer CRENSHAW — Three films honored the legacy of the late John Singleton with their submissions to the short film competition named...

BOOK CORNER: Author pens inspiring climbing memoir ‘Finding Elevation’

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By Marissa Wells Contributing Writer “Finding Elevation: Self Discovery at 28,000 Feet,” by Lisa Thompson, is a compelling memoir offering a deep exploration into human motivation...

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...

Women transform catering business into something larger

By Shirley Hawkins Contributing Writer SOUTH LOS ANGELES — Two moms have joined forces to start a catering company that is winning praise for its nutritious...

New development planned near Hollywood High

Independent Staff Report HOLLYWOOD — CMNTY Culture, the entertainment and media portfolio companies founded by Grammy Award-winning artist and businessman Philip Lawrence, has announced plans...

Dre donates $10 million to new Compton High

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By 2UrbanGirls Contributing Writer COMPTON — Legendary rapper Dr. Dre has donated $10 million to the Compton Unified School District for a performing arts center on...

SPORTS DIGEST: Los Angeles has another Major League Baseball team

By Don Wanlass Contributing Writer What Los Angeles baseball team currently leads the major leagues in wins? Hint: It isn't the Dodgers. Yes, the Los Angeles Angels are...

SPORTS DIGEST: Kings return to playoffs with game 1 victory

By Don Wanlass Contributing Writer No matter what the regular season was like, the playoffs are always exciting. That’s true about all sports, but it is...

Dodgers open latest dreamfield in Maywood Park

Wave Staff and Wire Reports MAYWOOD — The newest Dodgers Dreamfield was unveiled at Maywood Park April 30, drawing praise from Los Angeles County Supervisor...

SPORTS DIGEST: Former Laker is featured in film festival documentary

By Don Wanlass Contributing Writer A name from the past popped up the other day among the hundreds of emails I receive daily. The email was a...

County tackles food insecurity during CalFresh Awareness Month

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Wave Wire Services COMPTON — With food insecurity at an all-time high in Los Angeles County according to a government report, the departments of Public...