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‘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...

D.A. reorganizes unit that prosecutes gang members

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — District Attorney George Gascón has announced that the office's Hardcore Gang Division has been re-named the Community Violence Reduction...

Artist memorializes closed WeHo nightspots

By Juliet Bennett Rylah Contributing Writer WEST HOLLYWOOD — An artist is raising funds to memorialize several closed West Hollywood establishments and the memories that were...

Engineers say Lynwood High was ‘poorly built’

By Alfredo Santana Contributing Writer LYNWOOD — An engineering firm hired by the Lynwood Unified School District to study the safety of structures at Lynwood High...

Inglewood amends city’s housing protection ordinance

By 2UrbanGirls Contributing Writers INGLEWOOD — The City Council has voted unanimously to amend the city’s housing protection ordinance during the regular City Council meeting April...

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