Blacks receiving low percentage of COVID vaccines doses

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — More than 1 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered in Los Angeles County to date, but statistics...

WeHo seeks public input on rail line expansion route

By Juliet Bennett Rylah Contributing Writer WEST HOLYWOOD — City officials are encouraging residents to offer feedback on a future rail line expansion that would connect...

‘An abuse of power:’ Report accuses sheriff’s deputies of harassing grieving families

Wave Staff and Wire Reports LOS ANGELES — A report alleging that sheriff's deputies target and harass families mourning the loss of loved ones killed...

LAUSD continues reopening process for older levels

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — Remaining middle and high school campuses in the Los Angeles Unified School District began reopening April 26, meaning all...

City Council seeks protection for hospitality workers

Independent Staff Report WEST HOLLYWOOD — Dozens of laid off hospitality workers, joined by city officials and leaders of women’s organizations, held a press conference...

Leaders hail transit connector project as ‘game changer’

By 2UrbanGirls Contributing Writer INGLEWOOD — The city facilitated an industry forum last month to share the Inglewood Transit Connector project with the transportation construction management...

South L.A. residents face rising bills from DWP

By Sue Favor Contributing Writer SOUTH LOS ANGELES — Residents who have seen their electric and water bills skyrocket over the fall and winter months are...
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Entertainment

BILL VAUGHAN’S TASTY CLIPS: Janet Jackson opens her closet for charity...

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By Bill Vaughan Entertainment Writer Memorabilia from the Queen of Pop herself will be available to the public for the first time as Julien’s Auctions presents...

Transplant recipient’s model for success aids his survival

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BOOK CORNER Wave Staff Report Three years ago, John Sperzel’s heart — and his world — were on the brink of stopping. While vacationing in Aruba, he was found unconscious...

‘Nomadland’ wins best picture, five other Oscars

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Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — “Nomadland,” the gritty yet life-affirming tale of wandering van-dwellers, scored a triple crown at the 93rd Oscars, winning for...

BILL VAUGHAN’S TASTY CLIPS: Bruno Mars brings his 24K Magic back...

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By Bill Vaughan Entertainment Writer In one of those magnificent signs that the pandemic may be behind us, Bruno Mars is coming back to the Park...

Authors hope to inspire others in ‘Raisins Make the Milk...

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BOOK CORNER By Marissa Wells Contributing Writer “Raisins Make the Milk Sweeter: For Colored Girls to Find Their Roots and Wings,” by Andrean Jacobs and Natalie Torres-Haddad,...

Academy Awards show moves to Union Station

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Staff and Wire Reports LOS ANGELES — The 93rd annual Academy Awards show April 25 will be like no other in the long history of...

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...

Eased outdoor dining restrictions welcomed news in Inglewood

By 2UrbanGirls Contributing Writer INGLEWOOD — Gov. Gavin Newsom has loosened COVID-19 restrictions and moved the state back into a tiered system, allowing many industries to...

County explains disbursement of business relief funds

By Alfredo Santana Contributing Writer LOS ANGELES — The county has distributed nearly $100 million in grants to small, micro and nonprofit businesses that have been...

The Standard closes its West Hollywood hotel

By Juliet Bennett Rylah Contributing Writer WEST HOLLYWOOD — After more than two decades on the Sunset Strip, The Standard hotel in West Hollywood closed permanently...

Schools safer than youth sports programs, official says

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Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — Schools reopening across Los Angeles County are showing excellent compliance with COVID-19 protocols, with the county's public health director...

Dodgers getting no relief from their bullpen

SPORTS DIGEST By Don Wanlass Contributing Editor It was the team’s weakest link going in to spring training and it still is. The Dodgers have the best starting...

Dodgers complete largest Dreamfield complex in Compton

Wave Wire Services COMPTON — The completion of Phase One of the $2.7 million Dodgers Dreamfields complex in Compton was unveiled April 15, coinciding with...

Local MLS teams open 2021 season with victories

SPORTS DIGEST By Don Wanlass Contributing Writer Los Angeles two Major League Soccer franchises opened the 2021 season on national television April 17 and 18 and both...

Returning fans should provide boost to local teams

SPORTS DIGEST By Don Wanlass Contributing Writer It was a long 13 months for Los Angeles sports fans, probably the longest 13 months of their lives. When the...

Coalition encourages minorities to get vaccinated against COVID-19

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Wave Staff Report LOS ANGELES — Continuing efforts to proactively address inequity in COVID-19 vaccine distribution and eliminate barriers to reaching the city’s most vulnerable...