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New leader appointed for county homeless authority

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — Va Lecia Adams Kellum, president and CEO of St. Joseph's Center, will be the next CEO of the Los...

Program reaches out to formerly incarcerated dads

By Shirley Hawkins Contributing Writer INGLEWOOD — A local program is serving as a bridge between its clients, the community at large and the criminal justice...

Coalition seeks more Blacks in City Hall jobs

By Ray Richardson Contributing Writer LOS ANGELES – A coalition of civil rights activists and community leaders is calling for the City Council to pass a...

Vice President Harris visits site of mass shooting

Wave Wire Services MONTEREY PARK — As investigators continued to seek a motive for the weekend mass shooting that left 11 dead in Monterey Park,...

$50 million damage claim filed in custody death 

From City News Service LOS ANGELES — Relatives of Keenan Anderson, a Black man who went into cardiac arrest and died earlier this month after...

New administrator appointed for Inglewood school district

By Emilie St. John Contributing Writer INGLEWOOD — The Inglewood Unified School District has announced the selection of James (Jim) Morris as the latest county administrator...

Women of Color to honor Bass, other Black politicians

By Darlene Donloe Contributing Writer In what some have called “the age of Black women in politics,” there have been a number of Black female politicians...

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...

Huizar pleads guilty to bribery conspiracy charges

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — Sentencing is scheduled April 3 for former Los Angeles City Councilman José Huizar following his guilty plea Jan. 20...

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