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Philanthropist Eli Broad dies; helped shaped L.A.’s cultural scene

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — Tributes came pouring in for businessman, philanthropist and art collector Eli Broad, who died April 30 at the age...

‘A champion for justice’

South L.A. pastors speak out in support of Maxine Waters By Ray Richardson Contributing Writer LOS ANGELES — Calling her “a champion for justice,” a group of...

Waters isn’t ready to call jury’s verdict ‘a breakthrough’

By Ray Richardson Contributing Writer LOS ANGELES — While Black people across the country celebrated Derek Chauvin’s conviction for the murder of George Floyd last week,...

Judge wants Skid Row homeless sheltered by October

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — Quoting a homeless Air Force veteran who said he found a 19-year-old blind girl walking the streets of Skid...

County votes to return beach property to original Black owners

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — The county Board of Supervisors voted unanimously April 20 to return a scenic and valuable parcel of Manhattan Beach...

Southland elected officials praise Chauvin verdict

Staff and Wire Reports LOS ANGELES — Southland leaders reacted quickly to the conviction of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin in the death of...

Women business owners learn the pandemic pivot

Re-imagining their businesses helped local entrepreneurs survive pandemic By Janice Hayes Kyser Contributing Writer LOS ANGELES — When COVID-19 shut down the city last year, the party...

Waters intends to play role in police reform legislation

By Ray Richardson Contributing Writer LOS ANGELES — Delighted with Derek Chauvin’s guilty verdict for the murder of George Floyd, U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters is gearing...

‘Today, we can breathe’

Community members hope Chauvin verdict will bring changes in relations with police By Ray Richardson Contributing Writer LEIMERT PARK — Relief, surprise, uncertainty and caution. Community reaction to...

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