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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...

Inglewood residents demand local control of schools

By Emilie St. John Contributing Writer INGLEWOOD — Tensions continue to flare between parents, stakeholders, community members and county education administrators as local residents demand a...

Construction Career Academy provides link to jobs

By Shirley Hawkins Contributing Writer LOS ANGELES — Tyrone Wiggins had dreams of working in the construction trade, but he felt his math skills were too...

Inglewood treasurer ordered to pay legal fees in suit

Wave Wire Services TORRANCE — Inglewood's city treasurer has been ordered to collectively pay the city, the mayor and other defendants nearly $50,000 in attorneys'...

Hollywood intersection renamed in honor of Peruvian singer

Wave Wire Services HOLLYWOOD — A Hollywood intersection has been dedicated as Yma Sumac Square in honor of the record-setting Peruvian singer and one of...

LAUSD to provide anti-verdose drug on all campuses

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — Responding to recent fentanyl overdoses by students, including the death of a 15-year-old girl in a Hollywood school bathroom,...

Bell Gardens voters to decide on City Council term limits

By Alfredo Santana Contributing Writer BELL GARDENS — Voters will decide Nov. 8 whether to place term limits on City Council members that would prevent them...

City, county making plans to phase out oil drilling

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — On a unanimous vote, the county Board of Supervisors approved an ordinance Sept. 27 banning new oil wells and...

Dodgers honor Roz Wyman with inaugural Lasorda award

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — Former Los Angeles City Councilwoman Rosalind Wyman received the inaugural Tommy Lasorda I Bleed Dodger Blue Award Sept. 22,...

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