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Business provides high quality salads in food desert

By Shirley Hawkins Contributing Writer LOS ANGELES — If you happen to visit the Wellington Farmers Market on Washington Boulevard on a Sunday, you will encounter...

South Gate to offer grants to small business owners

By Alfredo Santana Contributing Writer SOUTH GATE — The City Council, in coordination with the South Gate Chamber of Commerce, will award local businesses hit hard...

New owner of Bicycle Casino seeks city licenses

By Alfredo Santana Contributing Writer BELL GARDENS — The John Park Trust, owners of Park West Casinos, hotels and card rooms in Northern California, has purchased...

Black businessman operates eight airport food concessions

By Shirley Hawkins Contributing Writer LOS ANGELES — Gregory Plummer, the CEO and managing partner of the 100% minority-owned small business Concord Collective, recently made history...

Women transform catering business into something larger

By Shirley Hawkins Contributing Writer SOUTH LOS ANGELES — Two moms have joined forces to start a catering company that is winning praise for its nutritious...

New development planned near Hollywood High

Independent Staff Report HOLLYWOOD — CMNTY Culture, the entertainment and media portfolio companies founded by Grammy Award-winning artist and businessman Philip Lawrence, has announced plans...

Development plan revealed for Sunset Strip landmark

Wave Staff and Wire Reports WEST HOLLYWOOD — Plans have been announced for a 12-story building at the site of the Viper Room nightclub on...

OneUnited Bank returns to Compton

Wave Staff Report COMPTON — OneUnited Bank, the largest Black owned bank in the country, has opened a new state-of-the-art branch here. Teri Williams, president and...

Cosmetologist goes mobile to keep cutting hair during COVID

By Shirley Hawkins Contributing Writer SOUTH LOS ANGELES — The COVID pandemic has forced many business owners to generate ways of staying afloat and some have...

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