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Man linked to massive fireworks blast released on bond

Wave Staff and Wire Reports SOUTH LOS ANGELES — A local man charged in connection with a massive fireworks explosion June 30 was released from...

Chalk Repertory Theatre offers auditory play experiences

By Shirley Hawkins Contributing Writer LOS ANGELES — As the country grappled with the pandemic lockdown of COVID-19, members of the award-winning Los Angeles Chalk Repertory...

11th annual Festival of Masks remains virtual this year

By Darlene Donloe Contributing Writer LEIMERT PARK — The 11th annual Day of the Ancestors: Festival of Masks, set for June 27, will not take place in...

County to study impacts of Inglewood Oil Field

Action comes after Culver City sets time line to phase out local oil production  Wave Staff and Wire Reports LOS ANGELES — The county Department of...

For two local women, COVID led to a sweet career

By Darlene Donloe Contributing Writer Lara Adekoya and Shica Little were both thriving in their respective careers before COVID-19 picked up Los Angeles turned it upside...

New administrator balances needs of residents, oil industry

By Sue Favor Contributing Writer LOS ANGELES — The word “acting” was lifted from Erica Blyther’s title three weeks ago, as the Los Angeles Board of...

Los Angeles gears up for Juneteenth celebrations

By Ural Garrett Contributing Writer LOS ANGELES — While Congress was in the process of passing a bill that would make Juneteenth, the celebration that marks...

Community garden takes shape at South L.A. church

By 2UrbanGirls Contributing Writer SOUTH LOS ANGELES — The Faith Community Coalition, in conjunction with Logos Faith Development, is sponsoring three community gardens. The U.S. Department of...

Crop Swap LA founder turns front yards into microfarms

By Darlene Donloe Contributing Writer VIEW PARK — It’s early Wednesday morning and there’s a cool crispness in the air as a group of gardeners busy...

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