Governor says wearing masks likely to continue

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — Although the state lifted the vast majority of its COVID-19 restrictions June 15, Gov. Gavin Newsom warned that the...

For two local women, COVID led to a sweet career

By Darlene Donloe Contributing Writer Lara Adekoya and Shica Little were both thriving in their respective careers before COVID-19 picked up Los Angeles turned it upside...

Bellflower raises pot taxes, but not as high as expected

Wave Staff Report BELLFLOWER — Four legal marijuana dispensaries are facing a 1% tax hike on the sale of cannabis as of July 1, but...

Veteran celebrates 100th birthday

Wave Staff Report LOS ANGELES — A World War II veteran celebrated his 100th birthday surrounded by family and friends June 12 through the VA...

New administrator balances needs of residents, oil industry

By Sue Favor Contributing Writer LOS ANGELES — The word “acting” was lifted from Erica Blyther’s title three weeks ago, as the Los Angeles Board of...

Rainbow Halo placed at scene of fatal traffic accident

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — A Rainbow Halo disc has been installed at a West Los Angeles intersection near where a 32-year-old woman was...

Neutra Reunion House added to historic cultural list

Wave Wire Services SILVER LAKE — The Los Angeles City Council has added the Dion Neutra/Reunion House, designed by modernist architect Richard Neutra, to the...
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Entertainment

Entertainer helps foster youth through her foundation

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By Shirley Hawkins Contributing Writer LOS ANGELES — Comedienne, author and actress Tiffany Haddish, currently the host of the CBS network show “Kids Say the Darndest...

Hollywood Park venue partners with Live Nation

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6,000-seat theater to debut Sept. 4 with Mexican band By Ray Richardson Contributing Writer INGLEWOOD — Entertainment options at Hollywood Park continue to surge with the announcement...

BILL VAUGHAN’S TASTY CLIPS: TBS launches ‘Friday Night Vibes’ with...

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By Bill Vaughan Entertainment Writer TBS has chosen this celebratory weekend to launch “Friday Night Vibes,” a new 52-week movie destination that spotlights feel-good comedies, action-packed...

Author pens new literary fiction based on Kenyan experiences

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BOOK CORNER By Marissa Wells Contributing Writer “Harry Harambee’s Kenyan Sundowner,” by Gerald Everett Jones, tells the story of Harry Gardner, a lonely widower from Los Angeles...

Actor Jimmy Smits receives star on Walk of Fame

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Wave Wire Services HOLLYWOOD — A star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame honoring Emmy-winning actor Jimmy Smits was unveiled June 2 in a virtual...

BILL VAUGHAN’S TASTY CLIPS: Black Eyed Peas return with 4K concert...

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By Bill Vaughan Entertainment Writer Six-time Grammy award winning rap/pop pioneers Black Eyed Peas are set for an exclusive 4K interactive streaming experience June 11 on...

Officials provide update on Exide cleanup efforts

By Alfredo Santana Contributing Writer VERNON — Residents living near the former Exide Technologies battery recycling plant berated staff from the state Department of Toxic Substances...

Paycheck protection loan is last chance for struggling business

By Alfredo Santana Contributing Writer LINCOLN HEIGHTS  — The Paycheck Protection Program is nearing its May 31 end and My Dream’s Salon owner Gerardo Castellanos knows...

Tier change having little impact on some businesses

By Darlene Donloe Contributing Writer SOUTH LOS ANGELES — Although Los Angeles County moved into the least restrictive yellow tier on May 6, allowing businesses to...

Everytable, Post & Beam collaborate on new menu offering

By Sue Favor Contributing Writer SOUTH LOS ANGELES — Everytable and popular South Los Angeles restaurant Post & Beam have collaborated on a new menu offering,...

Thrive Health Lab keeps clients moving with virtual workouts

By Darlene Donloe Contributing Writer VIEW PARK — When gyms and fitness centers were forced to close last March due to the coronavirus epidemic, people who...

Lynwood High building to be demolished, rebuilt

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By Alfredo Santana Contributing Writer LYNWOOD — The three-story classroom building at Lynwood High School that suffered the collapse of its outdoor ceilings last summer will...

Dodgers are happy to welcome back all their fans

SPORTS DIGEST By Don Wanlass Contributing Writer Dodger Stadium was electric June 15. For the first time since October 2019, the stadium was full of fans as more...

Clippers start this series like they did the last one

SPORTS DIGEST By Don Wanlass Contributing Writer The Clippers proved they still have some fight left in them when they defeated the Dallas Mavericks June 6 to...

NBA playoff momentum shifts on Lakers, Clippers

SPORTS DIGEST By Don Wanlass Contributing Writer What a difference a week makes.  A week ago the Clippers were sinking in the playoffs faster than a leaky boat...

Clippers in trouble while Lakers right the ship in game two

SPORTS DIGEST By Don Wanlass Contributing Writer So much for that Lakers-Clippers playoff series. Two games in to the 2021 NBA Playoffs and the Clippers are already in...

Governor says wearing masks likely to continue

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Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — Although the state lifted the vast majority of its COVID-19 restrictions June 15, Gov. Gavin Newsom warned that the...