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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...

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...

Wine lovers launch Inglewood’s first wine bar

By Shirley Hawkins Contributing Writer INGLEWOOD — Sisters LeAnn Jones, a lawyer, and Leslie Jones, an event planner, enjoy drinking wine. “We found ourselves always traveling to...

Detectives hope $150,000 reward will help solve 2020 case

By Ray Richardson Contributing Writer SOUTH LOS ANGELES — The reward for information related to the 2020 death of Mikeona Johnson in South Los Angeles has...

FREEDOM FESTIVAL: After two years of COVID, Juneteenth celebrations resume

By Shirley Hawkins Contributing Writer LOS ANGELES — After two years of limited celebrations because of the COVID-19 pandemic, South Los Angeles and the rest of...

Urban League still focused on service, equity

By Janice Hayes Kyser Contributing Writer LOS ANGELES — When the Los Angeles Urban League was founded — by Dr. A.C. Garrott, a dentist; and Katherine...

Key election battles loom in November

By Ray Richardson Contributing Writer LOS ANGELES — Results of the June 7 primary election have established the battle lines for four key runoff elections in...

SHOWDOWN — CARUSO VS. BASS: Billionaire developer, congresswoman face November runoff to replace Garcetti

Wave Staff and Wire Reports LOS ANGELES — The push toward a November runoff in the Los Angeles mayoral race is underway after billionaire real...

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