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Town hall participants learn how to receive financial help

By Shirley Hawkins, Contributing Writer LOS ANGELES — With thousands of residents reeling from losing their jobs due to the coronavirus pandemic and who are now...

Earthquake faults still at center of development dispute

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — A coalition of local stakeholders voiced their opposition July 22 to a plan to develop two skyscrapers near the...

Woman brings fresh food to Leimert Park residents

LEIMERT PARK — Four years ago, Olympia Auset was at her wit’s end. She was taking a two-hour round-trip bus ride just to buy...

Grant program offers assistance for small business owners

LYNWOOD — With food sales plummeting more than 50% since the coronavirus pandemic hit Lynwood, micro entrepreneurs Ana Morales and her husband Miguel negotiated...

Magic Johnson’s company enters partnership to fund paycheck protection loans

WASHINGTON — The National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) has announced an agreement Earvin “Magic” Johnson, and MBE Capital Partners, in funding over $100 million...

County To Spend $1.2 Billion In Coronavirus Relief

LOS ANGELES — The county Board of Supervisors voted July 21 to approve a spending plan for $1.22 billion in federal and state coronavirus...

Norwalk adopts changes to small business loan program

NORWALK — The City Council July 21 unanimously approved changes to its previously approved small business loan program, which can now increase loans and...

Inglewood Stadium On Schedule To Open For NFL Season

INGLEWOOD — SoFi Stadium is still on schedule to open in August with construction crews announcing last week the stadium is 97% complete. The National...

Family opens Bell Garden’s first Afro-Mexican restaurant

BELL GARDENS — The Irra family celebrated the grand opening of Tamales Elena y Antojitos at 8101 Garfield Ave. July 15, one of the...

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