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Civic leaders hopeful after meeting with chief

By Sue Favor Contributing Writer SOUTH LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles Police Chief Michel Moore was praised for his “transparency” following a meeting with community leaders...

SALUTE TO A KING: COVID testing event replaces annual South L.A. parade

Staff and Wire Reports LOS ANGELES — For a second straight year, the streets around Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Western Avenue in South...

Kingdom Day Parade canceled for second year in a row

Wave Staff Report SOUTH LOS ANGELES — For the second year in a row, the Kingdom Day Parade celebrating the birthday of the Rev. Martin...

Sharpton leads call for justice for teen shooting victim

Wave Wire Services GARDENA — The Rev. Al Sharpton called for justice and change Jan. 10 while delivering the eulogy at the funeral for Valentina...

TO SIR, WITH LOVE: Poitier’s enormous talent, grace to be celebrated this spring

By Janice Hayes Kyser Contributing Writer LOS ANGELES — The extraordinary talent, power and grace of iconic actor Sidney Poitier soon will be on full display...

DEATH OF A LEGEND: Iconic actor Sidney Poitier dies at 94

Wave Staff and Wire Report LOS ANGELES — Heartfelt tributes and testimonials continued to pour in Jan. 7 for Sidney Poitier, the acting pioneer who...

Preserve police records, judge tells Inglewood

By 2UrbanGirls Contributing Writer INGLEWOOD — A judge has granted a temporary restraining order request filed by the ACLU of Southern California against the city of...

Scrap metal plant spread lead, arsenic, investigators say

By Alfredo Santana Contributing Writer SOUTH LOS ANGELES — A closed metal scrap facility in the Walnut Park section of South Los Angeles is the source...

Community celebrates 81st birthday of ‘mayor of Leimert’

By Cynthia Gibson Contributing Writer LEIMERT PARK — Business owners and long-time residents gathered Dec. 26 to celebrate the 81st birthday of Sika Dwimfo, whose iconic...

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