South Los Angeles

THE Q&A: Community Coalition’s Retana wants to move the needle

By Darlene Donloe Contributing Writer Alberto Retana is all in. As the president and CEO of Community Coalition, a nonprofit organization based in South Los Angeles that empowers...

Wesson, Price endorse plan for Muhammad Ali stamp

Wave Staff and Wire Report LOS ANGELES — City Councilmen Curren Price and Herb Wesson are throwing their support behind a resolution in support of...

Nipsey Hussle murder suspect found guilty

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — The man who gunned down rapper Nipsey Hussle in front of the musician's South Los Angeles clothing store —...

Instructor’s goal: Reduce drownings among minorities

By Shirley Hawkins Contributing Writer LOS ANGELES — Jamal Hill had a simple reason for starting his Swim Up Hill nonprofit in 2020. He wanted to reduce...

Newly renovated Obama Sports Center opens its doors

Wave Staff Report SOUTH LOS ANGELES — City officials were joined by Los Angeles Clippers owner Steve Ballmer June 28 for the opening of the...

Wesson opponents win ruling at state level

By Ray Richardson Contributing Writer LOS ANGELES — Residents opposed to Herb Wesson serving as the interim City Council representative for the 10th District are considering...

Eso Won’s closure seen as crushing blow to Black culture

By Janice Hayes Kyser Contributing Writer LEIMERT PARK — Residents, avid readers, authors and even competitors say the closing of Eso Won Books will mark the...

A year after explosion, Trinity Neighborhood Center opens

Wave Staff Report SOUTH LOS ANGELES — Nearly a year after a fireworks explosion nearly destroyed a local neighborhood, City Councilman Curren Price joined the...

Beachfront property returned to Bruce family

By Ray Richardson Contributing Writer LOS ANGELES – With an emotional 5-0 vote June 28 the county Board of Supervisors delivered a form of reparations to...

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