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Beachfront land returned to Bruces — finally

Wave Wire Services MANHATTAN BEACH — In a celebratory event overlooking the ocean, Los Angeles County officials July 20 formally presented the deed to a...

BACK IN THE SADDLE: Bill Pickett Rodeo returns after two-year absence due to COVID

By Ray Richardson Contributing Writer LOS ANGELES — The Bill Pickett Invitational Rodeo, a 38-year-old celebration of the Black cowboy, is highlighting its annual stop in...

First Black woman stunt coordinator promotes diversity

By Shirley Hawkins Contributing Writer La Faye Baker is a trailblazer. The veteran stunt coordinator and former stunt performer has worked on dozens of television and...

Activists fight ‘de-education of Black boys’

By Emilie St. John Contributing Writer It’s summer time when the minds of most people are far away from the classroom. But a group of Black educators...

Ridley-Thomas trial date pushed back to November

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — The federal criminal trial for suspended City Councilman Mark Ridley-Thomas on bribery and conspiracy charges has been delayed until...

Ground broken for 5.5-mile path for bikes, walkers

Staff and Wire Reports SOUTH LOS ANGELES — A host of local officials broke ground July 6 on an ambitious project to create a scenic...

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...

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