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City, county making plans to phase out oil drilling

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — On a unanimous vote, the county Board of Supervisors approved an ordinance Sept. 27 banning new oil wells and...

Tracks clear for Crenshaw rail line opening

By Ray Richardson Contributing Writer SOUTH LOS ANGELES — A new travel experience and more access between South Los Angeles communities are among the expected benefits...

GAME PLAN: Activist uses chess to help young people win in school and life

By Shirley Hawkins Contributing Writer SOUTH LOS ANGELES — Damen Fletcher is on a mission to sharpen the critical thinking skills of young people to assist...

‘Black to the Future’ coming to Leimert Park

By Shirley Hawkins Contributing Writer LEIMERT PARK — TEC Leimert, a nonprofit organization based in South Los Angeles, will once again welcome entrepreneurs, innovators, tech enthusiasts,...

Ridley-Thomas rejects idea of plea deal, lawyer says

By Ray Richardson Contributing Writer LOS ANGELES — Suspended City Councilman Mark Ridley-Thomas has no intentions of pursuing a plea agreement like the one made Sept....

SALUTE TO A QUEEN: Leimert Park honors late jazz singer Barbara Morrison

Wave Staff and Wire Reports LEIMERT PARK — Even though she was born in Ypsilanti, Michigan, Leimert Park became home to the late jazz singer...

Bass denies link to USC criminal case

Wave Staff and Wire Reports LOS ANGELES — The federal criminal case against suspended Los Angeles City Councilman Mark Ridley-Thomas and the USC School of...

Jefferson High concert pays homage to Central Avenue

By Darlene Donloe Contributing Writer SOUTH LOS ANGELES — Jefferson High School is located in an area of Los Angeles that was once a music mecca...

Heather Hutt ‘here to deliver’ for 10th District

By Ray Richardson Contributing Writer LOS ANGELES — Barring any new legal maneuverings, Heather Hutt will represent the 10th District on the City Council. The caretaker for...

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