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Health official cites Powell’s death in COVID report

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — The county's public health director pointed to the COVID-related death Oct. 18 of Colin Powell, the first Black chairman...

All-Black female WWII battalion to be honored

L.A. DIGEST  Staff and Wire Reports LEIMERT PARK — The NAACP-Los Angeles will honor an all-Black female battalion from World War II during a special ceremony...

City Council approves strict vaccination requirement

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — Patronizing indoor restaurants, bars, gyms, shopping centers, entertainment venues and personal care establishments in the city of Los Angeles...

Virus transmission remains at high level, official says

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — The number of COVID-19-positive patients in county hospitals tumbled again, according to the latest data Oct. 4, but health...

Woman keeps cannabis green in Black community

New Crenshaw dispensary is first in L.A. owned by a Black woman By Darlene Donloe Contributing Writer LEIMERT PARK — Kika Keith has long wanted to open...

Health official continues stressing vaccinations

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — While Los Angeles County continues to see falling numbers of COVID-19 hospitalizations and other metrics, the pace of residents...

Most businesses complying with county safety measures

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — COVID-19 hospitalizations continued declining, according to the latest data in Los Angeles County, while health officials again reported generally...

Where to go for help with Alzheimer’s

Wave Staff Report If you or someone you know has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or some other form of dementia and is in need...

Alzheimer’s caregivers share stories of stress, heartache

By Darlene Donloe Contributing Writer LOS ANGELES — It’s called the long goodbye, the prolonged period between diagnosis and death from Alzheimer’s disease. For caregivers, it’s a...

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