Health officials concerned about winter ‘tripledemic’

By Maxim Elaramsisy Contributing Writer SOUTH LOS ANGELES — Physicians and public health officials are raising alarms about a “tripledemic” happening as the holiday travel season...

Coalition demands justice in shooting death of amputee

Wave Wire Services HUNTINGTON PARK — The Coalition for Community Control Over the Police and the family of Anthony Lowe Jr. demanded justice and accountability...

Police Commission approves new term for chief 

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — On a unanimous vote, Los Angeles Police Chief Michel Moore was appointed Jan. 31 to a second five-year term...

County extends tenant protections for two months

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — The county Board of Supervisors has extended by two months its tenant protections against eviction for those impacted by...

South L.A. hotel plan to come before council

By Janice Hayes Kyser  Contributing Writer LOS ANGELES — South L.A. may finally be one step closer to bringing that elusive full-service hotel to its borders....

‘We mourn with you’

Wave Staff and Wire Reports LOS ANGELES — Tyre Nichols, the 29-year-old Memphis man beaten to death by five Black Memphis police officers last month...

State attorney general affirms Compton council appointment

By Emilie St. John Contributing Writer COMPTON — California Attorney General Rob Bonta issued a legal opinion on Jan. 26 regarding the appointment of Diedra Duhart...

Pan African Film Festival to begin 31st year Feb. 9

By Cynthia Gibson Contributing Writer  LOS ANGELES — “Chevalier,” the story of the illegitimate son of an French plantation owner and his enslaved African mistress, who...

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Pan African Film Festival to begin 31st year Feb. 9

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By Cynthia Gibson Contributing Writer  LOS ANGELES — “Chevalier,” the story of the illegitimate son of an French plantation owner and his enslaved African mistress, who...

BILL VAUGHAN’S TASTY CLIPS: ‘Chevalier’ to open 2023 Pan African...

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By Bill Vaughan Entertainment Writer “Chevalier,” the true story of composer Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges, opens the 2023 Pan African Film Festival Feb. 9 at the...

Jonas Brothers receive star on Walk of Fame

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Wave Wire Services HOLLYWOOD — A star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame was unveiled Jan. 30 honoring the Grammy-nominated multi-platinum pop rock band the...

BOOK CORNER: Author advises athletes on college, careers, life

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By Marissa Wells Contributing Writer “Building Your Brand 101: A Playbook for Student-Athletes on Money, Media & Mental Health,” by Ed Robinson, presents practical tips on...

BILL VAUGHAN’S TASTY CLIPS: Angela Bassett receives fifth Oscar nomination

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By Bill Vaughan Entertainment Writer Kudos to Angela Bassett for extending her record to five in becoming the most nominated Black actress in Oscars history and...

Michael Strahan receives star on Walk of Fame 

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Wave Wire Services HOLLYWOOD — A star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame was unveiled Jan. 23 honoring “Good Morning America” anchor and “Fox NFL...

Snoop Dogg opens Tha Dogg House in Inglewood

By Emilie St. John Contributing Writer INGLEWOOD — Snoop Dogg and Funko celebrated the opening of Tha Dogg House a co-branded store on Jan. 6. “This new...

Harris visits Culver City to promote small businesses

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — Vice President Kamala Harris departed from Los Angeles International Airport Nov. 28 aboard Air Force 2 for a flight...

New city program seeks to bridge ‘digital divide’

By Janice Hayes Kyser Contributing Writer LOS ANGELES — As the votes were still being counted to determine the city’s next leader, outgoing Mayor Eric Garcetti...

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...

Lynwood students get lessons in financial literacy

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By Alfredo Santana Contributing Writer LYNWOOD — Firebaugh High School students Angel Rodriguez and his financial partner Alexandro Soto learned the hard way during a mockup...

SPORTS DIGEST: NBA players use load management to sit one out

By Don Wanlass Contributing Writer Once upon a time, NBA players actually played 82 games a season. The Lakers’ A.C. Green played in 1,192 consecutive games...

Negro Leagues exhibit featured at the Los Angeles Central Library

By Shirley Hawkins Contributing Writer LOS ANGELES — In honor of Black History Month, the Getty Gallery at the Los Angeles Central Library, 630 W. Fifth...

SPORTS DIGEST LeBron James has changed my opinion of him

By Don Wanlass Contributing Writer Over my years of watching sports there have been several athletes that I didn't particularly like during most of their careers...

USC renames track field in honor of Allyson Felix

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — Allyson Felix, the most decorated American track athlete in Olympic history, added another honor to her resume Jan. 18...

‘tWitch’ suicide puts focus on mental illness

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By Anita Bennett Contributing Writer LOS ANGELES — The recent death of Stephen “tWitch” Boss, has brought renewed attention to the issues of mental health and...