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‘Do you think this summer is better than last summer?’

STREET BEAT Caleb Redman Westchester “Even though the pandemic is not as bad as last summer, I’m disappointed that we’re not further along. … With Delta and...

Calm above, turmoil below for a month to remember

By John Grace Contributing Columnist The 1920s began after World War I with the last American troops coming home from Europe. It was a decade of...

Supermarket redlining remains in South L.A.

THE HUTCHINSON REPORT By Earl Ofari Hutchinson Contributing Columnist It started innocently enough for me. I happened to be in West Los Angeles and wanted to make...

California recall raises a red flag

By Ben Jealous Guest Columnist In just a few days, California will wrap up its recall election targeting Gov. Gavin Newsom, a scheme orchestrated by a...

‘What are your recollections about 9/11?’

STREET BEAT Tashiba Wilson Jones Los Angeles “It was the day before my birthday and 11 days before my wedding. …  Turning on the news and seeing...

California’s quirky rules for recall elections

By Earl Ofari Hutchinson Contributing Columnist The two most frequently asked questions when the issue of the California recall campaign comes up is: Why and how...

‘What does the Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza need?’

STREET BEAT Angela Goodman Los Angeles “For me, it’s more about who should own the Crenshaw Mall and that would be Black people. It’s in a majority...

Is the Bible really the word of God?

PASTOR’S CORNER By Rev. O.L. Johnson Religion Columnist I am always encouraged when I scroll on Facebook and see so many posts of Bible verses and other...

Community Safety Partnership leads to safer neighborhoods

By Mayor Eric Garcetti Contributing Columnist It’s been a long and painful year and a half. Now, as we face another wave of the virus —...

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