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Film festival to close with premiere of ‘Stalker’

By Cynthia Gibson Contributing Writer SOUTH LOS ANGELES — The Pan African Film and Art Festival will close with the premiere of TV One’s original movie...

Pop-up market brings fresh food to South L.A.

By Shirley Hawkins Contributing Writer SOUTH LOS ANGELES — After moving to Los Angeles from Maryland nine years ago, Carmen Dianne, a makeup artist, and Kara...

Poet believes in healing power of words

By Erin Herriford Contributing Writer LOS ANGELES — More than a year after she read a poem at the inauguration of President Joe Biden, Amanda Gorman...

Garcetti unveils $11.8 billion budget as final spending plan

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — Mayor Eric Garcetti unveiled his proposed $11.8 billion budget April 20, which he said aims to make Los Angeles...

L.A. RIOTS REVISITED: Events planned to commemorate anniversary of 1992 civic unrest

By Ray Richardson Contributing Writer LOS ANGELES – Thirty years after the Rodney King riots in Los Angeles resulted in 63 deaths and more than a...

Film festival to salute John Singleton’s legacy

By Cynthia Gibson Contributing Writer LEIMERT PARK — The legacy of the late African American filmmaker John Singleton will be honored at the Pan African Film...

Avant killer sentenced to 150 years in prison

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — A two-time convict who fatally shot Jacqueline Avant, the wife of celebrated music executive Clarence Avant, during a brazen...

Ed Buck receives 30-year prison sentence

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — A former Democratic political donor who supplied drugs to two men who overdosed in his West Hollywood apartment has...

Judge clears way for Bruce’s Beach transfer

By Ray Richardson Contributing Writer LOS ANGELES — A Los Angeles Superior Court ruling April 15 officially clears the way for Los Angeles County to return...

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