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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...

Black women farmers are advocates for fresh, healthy food

By Darlene Donloe Contributing Writer SOUTH LOS ANGELES — Doreen Haywood and Vanessa Cain don’t mind getting their hands dirty. The two friends enjoy tilling the soil...

For Deacon Emile Adams, 99 is nothing but a number

By Darlene Donloe Contributing Writer BALDWIN HILLS — His advanced age doesn’t appear to be slowing him down. He still does the Stations of the Cross, leads...

Ridley-Thomas pushes for ‘Right to Housing’ framework

By Sue Favor Contributing Writer SOUTH LOS ANGELES — As city officials work to develop a plan to get the homelessness crisis under control, City Councilman...

Four Assembly candidates appear before Democratic Club

By Darlene Donloe Contributing Writer  SOUTH LOS ANGELES — The New Frontier Democratic Club held a virtual debate on April 17 for candidates seeking to represent...

Waters defends ‘confrontational’ comments

By Ray Richardson Contributing Writer MINNEAPOLIS — U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters fired back at Republicans criticizing her “confrontational” comments about the George Floyd murder trial, claiming...

Foundation provides laptops to needy students

By Shirley Hawkins Contributing Writer LADERA HEIGHTS — The eyes of several young people were brimming with excitement April 10 when they gathered at Ladera Park...

Challenger’s lawsuit against Waters dismissed by judge

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — A judge has granted a motion by Rep. Maxine Waters to dismiss a libel and slander lawsuit brought by...

Officials’ support puzzle some in 54th Assembly District

By 2UrbanGirls Contributing Writer SOUTH LOS ANGELES — The top three Black women representing constituents living in the 54th Assembly District have bypassed three qualified female...

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