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Community rallies around bookshop before it even opens

By Faith Petrie, Contributing Writer Asha Grant had a duty to fulfill — it wasn’t anything assigned by a boss or higher-up, but an internal one. When Gov....

FEELING THE BEAT: Fernando Pullum says music saved his life. Now he works to save young people

By Darlene Donloe, Contributing Writer LEIMERT PARK — Music saved Fernando Pullum’s life. Today he is a successful musician who has toured the world playing with or...

Compton station overrun by gangs, deputy claims

By 2UrbanGirls, Contributing Writer COMPTON — A deputy at the Compton Sheriff’s Station has filed a claim against the county in which he claims the...

Health official praises public as COVID-19 numbers start to drop

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — The county’s public health director says the closure of bars and elimination of indoor dining, along with cooperation from...

Police Commission plans reforms to improve accountability

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Police Commission has announced it will create an advisory committee on trust-building with residents and make...

Fauci encourages Blacks to take part in COVID-19 clinical tests

By Stacy Brown, NNPA Newswire WASHINGTON — African Americans should participate in clinical trials to find a cure for the coronavirus, Dr. Anthony Fauci told a...

CAPRI MADDOX: Director of city’s newest department faces big challenge

By Darlene Donloe, Contributing Writer One conversation with Capri Maddox and you can tell why Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti nominated her, and the City Council...

Youth survivors speak out about impact of gun violence

By Shirley Hawkins, Contributing Writer INGLEWOOD — Young people who have lost loved ones due to gun violence were in the spotlight July 25 when Mothers...

South Gate residents call for defunding city police department

SOUTH GATE — Residents organized a protest outside City Hall during a special budget meeting July 21, presenting demands to city officials to decrease...

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