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Sewage spill notification was late due to ‘multiple failures’

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — The failure to more quickly notify the public of a 17-million-gallon sewage spill that ultimately closed beaches from El...

Silent killer infiltrates the Black community

ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE By Darlene Donloe Contributing Writer For reasons unknown, Alzheimer’s disease is disproportionately impacting the Black community and after decades of studying and researching the stealthy,...

New policy requires state employees to show vaccination proof

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — All state employees and all workers at hospitals and health care facilities across California will be required to show...

Community colleges play vital role in minority communities

By Janice Hayes Kyser Contributing Writer LOS ANGELES — A recent study conducted by the Los Angeles Economic Development Commission (LAEDC) examining the disparities in education...

Delta variant continues to spark increase in COVID cases

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles County's COVID-19 hospitalization numbers and testing positivity rate continued their steady climbs, as the county marked its...

Drew University receives $50 million state grant

L.A. DIGEST Staff and Wire Reports SOUTH LOS ANGELES — Officials at the Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science have welcomed a $50 million...

School districts to determine mask requirements

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — Masks will be required for students and staff at California school campuses this fall, but revised guidance issued by...

New coronavirus cases top 1,000 mark for four straight days

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — For the fourth day in a row, the number of new COVID-19 infections reported in Los Angeles County topped...

Three art galleries feature work by John Simmons

L.A. DIGEST Staff and Wire Reports LOS ANGELES — Three prominent art galleries will simultaneously present three separate art exhibitions featuring the photography of Emmy Award-winning...

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