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Cosmetologist goes mobile to keep cutting hair during COVID

By Shirley Hawkins Contributing Writer SOUTH LOS ANGELES — The COVID pandemic has forced many business owners to generate ways of staying afloat and some have...

Civic leaders hopeful after meeting with chief

By Sue Favor Contributing Writer SOUTH LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles Police Chief Michel Moore was praised for his “transparency” following a meeting with community leaders...

SALUTE TO A KING: COVID testing event replaces annual South L.A. parade

Staff and Wire Reports LOS ANGELES — For a second straight year, the streets around Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Western Avenue in South...

City Council calls for transparency in probe of teen’s death

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — Three Los Angeles City Council members have introduced a motion aimed at ensuring public transparency during the investigation into...

Kingdom Day Parade canceled for second year in a row

Wave Staff Report SOUTH LOS ANGELES — For the second year in a row, the Kingdom Day Parade celebrating the birthday of the Rev. Martin...

Off-duty LAPD officer killed in South Los Angeles

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — Four people have now been arrested in connection with the shooting death of an off-duty Los Angeles Police Department...

Head of Black Business Association is stepping down

By Darlene Donloe Contributing Writer After almost five decades leading the Black Business Association, Earl “Skip” Cooper II quietly retired as its president and CEO effective...

Sharpton leads call for justice for teen shooting victim

Wave Wire Services GARDENA — The Rev. Al Sharpton called for justice and change Jan. 10 while delivering the eulogy at the funeral for Valentina...

TO SIR, WITH LOVE: Poitier’s enormous talent, grace to be celebrated this spring

By Janice Hayes Kyser Contributing Writer LOS ANGELES — The extraordinary talent, power and grace of iconic actor Sidney Poitier soon will be on full display...

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