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Setting the record straight on vaccines

Nurse Daniela Sanchez gives Hortencia Valdez, 64, of Los Angeles, the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at Kaiser Permanente East Los Angeles Medical Offices on Monday, April 5, 2021. (Photo by Sarah Reingewirtz, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG) LVN Lilian Maina gives Jose Navarro, 62, of Montebello, the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at Kaiser Permanente East Los Angeles Medical Offices on Monday, April 5, 2021. (Photo by Sarah Reingewirtz, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG) Sound The gallery will resume ...
Tags: Health, News, Education, Kaiser Permanente, Government, White House, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Kaiser, Community, Mlb, Southern California, Los Angeles County, Dodgers, South Los Angeles


LAUSD opens first of 25 school-based vaccination sites

LA Unified School District Superintendent Austin Beutner is joined by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar to announce a program with St. John’s Medical Center to provide free COVID vaccinations to families at LAUSD school sites during a press conference at George Washington Preparatory Senior High School in South Los Angeles on Wednesday April 7, 2021. (Photo by Axel Koester, Contributing Photographer) Ivette and David Giron, and their children Anthony, 7, and Madelyne, 5, appear with LA Unified School Distr...
Tags: News, Education, Los Angeles, Sport, Public Health, Soccer, Lausd, Biden, Anthony, Burbank, South Los Angeles, Kareem Abdul Jabbar, Los Angeles Unified School District, Austin Beutner, Beutner, CDPH


Downey dustup over mural is short-lived; public art of Kobe Bryant and Nipsey Hussle will remain

  A mural depicting Kobe Bryant and Nipsey Hussle at the Dirt Dog LA in Downey will stay put, city officials said this week. The mural initially sparked some controversy when some business owners complained to the city. (Hunter Lee, Press-Telegram/SCNG) Two patrons, Ginger Gonzalez and Andria Ramirez, had heard about the controversy over the mural and were quick to visit Thursday, April 1, 2021, to take a picture. A mural depicting Kobe Bryant and Nipsey Hussle at the Dirt Dog LA in Downe...
Tags: La, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Kobe Bryant, Lakers, Nipsey Hussle, Bryant, Hussle, Downey, Gonzalez, South Los Angeles, Gianna, Trujillo, Vanessa Bryant, Firestone Boulevard


6 candidates compete for state Assembly seat representing areas from Westwood to Inglewood

LOS ANGELES — Five Democrats and a Socialist Workers Party candidate will appear on the ballot for the May 18 special election to fill the 54th Assembly District seat, Secretary of State Shirley N. Weber announced. The Democrats are Isaac Bryan, an educator and community organizer; Heather Hutt, a former state director for then-Sen. Kamala Harris; Dallas Fowler, a businesswoman and nonprofit executive; Samuel Robert Morales, a financial advisor and entrepreneur; and Cheryl C. Turner, an attorney...
Tags: Politics, Elections, News, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Local News, Inglewood, Assembly, South Los Angeles, Westwood, Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, Socialist Workers Party, Sen Kamala Harris, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories Breeze


Mandate higher education for California police officers

The summer 2020 protests that erupted over George Floyd’s death at the hands of Minneapolis police officers sparked renewed calls for police reform.  Raising educational standards is a policy used throughout the world to improve police performance and legitimacy. The 1967 President’s Commission on Law Enforcement and the Administration of Justice recommended that by 1982 all police officers should have a bachelor’s degree. That aspirational deadline was obviously not met, and most local agencies...
Tags: Minneapolis, California, Opinion, Senate, China, America, Sport, Soccer, Norway, State, Legislature, AB, South Los Angeles, California State University Fullerton, La Canada Flintridge, Administration of Justice


Rams’ DeSean Jackson runs a timing pattern back to L.A.

DeSean Jackson’s mental picture of catching passes from Matthew Stafford sounds like something he drew up in the dirt as a kid in South Los Angeles. “I’m going to say, ‘I’m going to run far, you just throw it far,’” Jackson said, “and hopefully we can beat everybody.” His laughter made clear he knows it won’t be that easy to jazz up the Rams’ offense, not even for talents like Jackson, the wide receiver they signed on Sunday after he was cut by the Philadelphia Eagles, and Stafford, the quarterb...
Tags: Washington, Sports, NFL, Sport, Soccer, Detroit Lions, Philadelphia Eagles, Philadelphia, Nfc, Lebron James, Jackson, Cleveland, Robert Woods, CLEVELAND Ohio, Los Angeles Rams, Rams


Senate confirms Becerra as U.S. Health and Human Services secretary

LOS ANGELES — Xavier Becerra, a former Los Angeles-area congressman and Assembly member and most recently California’s attorney general, was narrowly confirmed Thursday, March 17,  by the U.S. Senate to become the nation’s first Latino Health and Human Services secretary. “I’m honored and humbled by today’s vote in the Senate,” Becerra wrote on Twitter following his confirmation. “Thank you. I’m ready to get to work at @HHSGov.” Becerra was confirmed on a 50-49 vote, overcoming Republican opposi...
Tags: Congress, California, Senate, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Jerry Brown, Kamala Harris, Gavin Newsom, Health And Human Services, U S Senate, Assembly, Xavier, U S Department of Health and Human Services, South Los Angeles, U S Health and Human Services


Cal State Northridge students revitalizing abandoned community garden in Pacoima

Seeds are ready for planting in a community garden Cal State Northridge students are reviving at a public housing community as part of their Applied Sustainability class. The garden has been neglected because of the coronavirus.(Photo by Andy Holzman, Contributing Photographer) Cal State Northridge students Isabel Granadoa, Lizbeth Alcaraz, Kayla Aredas, Cynthia Valazquez and Kimberly Rodriguez are reviving a community garden at a public housing community as part of their Applied Sustainabili...
Tags: Health, Gardening, News, Education, California, Government, Sport, Soccer, Community, Southern California, Santa Clarita, Martinez, South Los Angeles, CSUN, Contreras, Cal State Northridge


LAUSD families rally for better school reopening plans

Aviva Hayempour, left, and Samani Crook, 6, join South Los Angeles families rallying for the reopening of schools at Ted Watkins Memorial Park in Watts on Saturday, March 13, 2021. (Photo by Axel Koester, Contributing Photographer) Samani Crook, 6, came with her grandmother and sister to join South Los Angeles families rallying for the reopening of schools at Ted Watkins Memorial Park in Watts on Saturday, March 13, 2021. (Photo by Axel Koester, Contributing Photographer) Sound The ...
Tags: Health, News, Education, La, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Community, Lausd, Francis, Garcia, Utah Jazz, Fairfax, Watts, South Los Angeles, Mike Gibson


Rain chance continues this afternoon, but it won’t last forever

LOS ANGELES — The tail end of a winter storm moved across Southern California Friday, with forecasters calling for a chance of showers Friday afternoon followed by dry weather in the evening. The National Weather Service said the dry weather is expected to continue through the weekend, with another chance of rain for northern sections of Southern California on Sunday night into Monday. Dry conditions are then expected Tuesday through Thursday. However, a flash flood watch remained in effect thro...
Tags: Weather, National Weather Service, News, Washington, California News, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Nws, Southern California, Santa Monica, Los Angeles County, Los Angeles International Airport, South Los Angeles, Altadena, Culver City


Showers, heavy snow — and chance of thundershowers — on Southern California’s weather menu

LOS ANGELES — A winter storm will continue to affect Southern California Thursday — bringing numerous showers and a chance of thunderstorms, as well as periods of moderate to heavy snow and gusty winds in the mountains, the National Weather Service said. The storm system, which landed in the area on Wednesday, is expected to continue into at least Thursday and possibly into Friday, with the potential for heavy downpours Thursday. The rains could cause minor flooding in southern Los Angeles Count...
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Flooding possible as winter storm hits Southern California

LOS ANGELES — A winter storm is hitting Southern California Wednesday, with some mountain areas potentially seeing more than a foot of snow and the rest of the region expected to see rainy conditions through Friday. The National Weather Service said minor flooding is likely in Southern Los Angeles County, with some minor mud and debris flows possible across the southern portion of the Bobcat and Ranch2 burn areas. Officials also warned of possible power outages. Some locations that could experie...
Tags: Weather, National Weather Service, News, Washington, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Local News, Nws, Southern California, Santa Monica, Los Angeles County, South Los Angeles, Altadena, Azusa, Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority


USC’S University Park Campus to host LA city-run COVID-19 vaccination site

A Los Angeles city-run vaccination site will open at the University of Southern California starting Tuesday, Mayor Eric Garcetti announced Thursday, March 4. The University Park campus site is expected to be able to administer thousands of vaccinations per day once it’s fully operational, Garcetti said. “This number will be initially limited due to supply constraints but ready to jump into action and grow as those doses are delivered in the coming weeks,” Garcetti said. He thanked USC President ...
Tags: Health, News, Education, California, La, Senate, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Community, Fda, Pfizer, Eric Garcetti, Usc, University Of Southern California, Sean Penn


LAPD officer dies of injuries sustained while conducting traffic control in South LA

LOS ANGELES — A Los Angeles Police Department officer died Wednesday from injuries he sustained when he was struck by a vehicle while doing traffic control in South Los Angeles. Jose Anzora, was struck about 7:30 p.m. Friday while outside his vehicle near Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Trinity Street, police said. #RIP: The procession for #LAPD officer Jose Anzora, who died a short time from injuries suffered when he was accidentally struck by a motorist last week, is about to begin. W...
Tags: Hollywood, News, Police, Los Angeles, Sport, Crash, Soccer, Lapd, Board Of Police Commissioners, City Of Angels, Mini Cooper, South Los Angeles, Los Angeles Police Department, Garcetti, South LA, Eileen Decker


Councilman John Lee ‘fought to get the West Valley (Animal Shelter)’ reopened, and that is what’s happening

LOS ANGELES — The city’s West Valley Animal Shelter will reopen on March 15 after temporarily closing last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Los Angeles officials said Wednesday. “Since last summer, I have fought to get the West Valley Center reopened as a city-operated animal shelter, and I’m very glad to let our residents know that we succeeded,” Councilman John Lee said in a statement Wednesday. “Without this facility, the entire San Fernando Valley would only have one city-operated animal s...
Tags: Politics, News, Dogs, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Chatsworth, Local News, Eric Garcetti, Pet Adoption, San Pedro, Valley, John Lee, South Los Angeles, San Fernando Valley, West Valley


Sydney Kamlager declares victory in L.A.-area state Senate race

Sydney Kamlager declared victory in a crowded state Senate race after winning 67.67% of the vote in semifinal results. Assuming the results hold — and there’s no indication her competitors can muster enough votes to force a runoff at this point — Kamlager will move from the state Assembly to its Senate, representing District 30, a seat previously held by Supervisor Holly Mitchell. Kamlager was required to keep a simple majority to avoid a May runoff election. Only one of her seven competitors, D...
Tags: Elections, News, Senate, Sport, Soccer, Inglewood, State Assembly, South Los Angeles, LA County, Daniel Lee, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories Breeze, Top Stories LBPT, Sydney Kamlager, Kamlager, Los Angeles County Registrar Recorder County Clerk


Special election: Sydney Kamlager grabs wide early lead in race for 30th State Senate seat

Sydney Kamlager eased out to a wide lead in a crowded special election to represent the 30th Senate District, winning 67.65% of votes from mail-in ballots counted in early returns on Tuesday night, March 2. If the results held, she would assume the state Senate seat vacated by Supervisor Holly Mitchell who is now on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors. Kamlager needed to keep a simple majority to avoid a May runoff election. Out of seven candidates, she held a commanding lead in the earl...
Tags: Elections, News, California, Government, Senate, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Local News, Lapd, Mitchell, Inglewood, Assembly, South Los Angeles, LA County, Maxine Waters


Special election: Seven candidates vying for L.A.-area state Senate seat

After winning a seat on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors in November, Supervisor Holly Mitchell left the state Senate, and on Tuesday, seven candidates were vying to be her successor to represent the 30th Senate District. The crowded field will be whittled down to just the top two candidates during a special election on Tuesday, March 2 — that is, unless one candidate can get a majority of votes and win the contest outright. If no one gets a majority, then top two contenders will go h...
Tags: Elections, News, Government, Senate, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Local News, Lapd, Mitchell, Inglewood, state Senate, South Los Angeles, LA County, Maxine Waters, Ryan Carter


Special election: Sydney Kamlager headed for victory in 30th State Senate seat

Sydney Kamlager appeared be headed for a lopsided win in a crowded special election to represent the 30th Senate District, winning 67.67% of votes from ballots counted in semifinal returns late Tuesday night, March 2. If the results held, she would assume the state Senate seat vacated by Supervisor Holly Mitchell who is now on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors. Kamlager needed to keep a simple majority to avoid a May runoff election. Out of seven candidates, she held a commanding lead ...
Tags: Elections, News, California, Government, Senate, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Local News, Lapd, Mitchell, Inglewood, Assembly, South Los Angeles, LA County, Maxine Waters


LA City Council will boost unarmed crisis response, universal basic income to reinvest LAPD dollars

In December, Mayor Eric Garcetti took the unusual step of vetoing a City Council plan for reinvesting Los Angeles police department dollars into communities of color. Garcetti said he would be happy to sign off on a revised proposal that included some changes, including the creation of an unarmed crisis response program to respond to 911 calls, especially when it involves someone experiencing a mental health episode. The mayor will get that chance on Tuesday, March 2. A revamped spending plan sh...
Tags: Business, Politics, Hollywood, News, Minnesota, Education, Government, Senate, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Gop, Community, City Council, Lapd, Eric Garcetti


LAPD motorcycle officer injured in crash with SUV

LOS ANGELES — A Los Angeles Police Department motorcycle officer was hospitalized Thursday morning with injuries sustained when an SUV plowed into his bike in South Los Angeles. The crash occurred about 9:15 p.m. Wednesday near West Adams Boulevard and 13th Street, said Officer William Cooper with the Los Angeles Police Department. Video from the scene showed an SUV slamming into the motorcycle and a department cruiser parked next to the motorcycle. No details were immediately available on the e...
Tags: News, La, Los Angeles, Sport, Crash, Soccer, Council, Lapd, South Los Angeles, Los Angeles Police Department, San Fernando Valley, William Cooper, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories Breeze, West Adams Boulevard, George Floyd


L.A. County reports 93 deaths, 1,435 new coronavirus cases Sunday

Just before Gov. Gavin Newsom was set to arrive to tour mobile vaccination sites in Los Angeles, county public health officials reported 1,465 new cases of COVID-19 and 93 additional deaths on Sunday, Feb. 21, with officials noting that the relatively lower number of cases and deaths may reflect reporting delays over the weekend. Sunday’s numbers bring the county’s totals to 1,180,485 infections and 19,885 deaths since the pandemic began. The number of coronavirus cases in county hospital droppe...
Tags: Health, Business, News, Government, Paul Simon, Los Angeles, Sport, Public Health, Soccer, Community, Lausd, Gavin Newsom, Simon, Los Angeles County, South Los Angeles, Dodger Stadium


LA County reports 2,393 new COVID-19 cases; 2 more instances of faster-spreading U.K. variant

LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles County reported 2,393 new cases of COVID-19 and 136 additional deaths Saturday, while adding that two additional cases of the COVID-19 variant B.1.1.7 first discovered in the U.K. have also been detected here, bringing the total to 14 so far in Los Angeles County. The U.K. variant is known to spread more easily and quickly than other variants. In January 2021, British scientists reported evidence that suggests it might be associated with an increased risk of death compa...
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L.A. sues Nevada firm over online sales of ‘ghost gun’ kits

LOS ANGELES  — Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer announced a lawsuit Wednesday against Nevada-based Polymer80 for allegedly violating federal and California law by selling “ghost gun” kits online. “Untraceable ghost guns are the emerging weapon of choice for criminals, here in L.A. and around the country. We’re fighting to stem this tide at a time when gun violence is devastating neighborhoods in our city,” Feuer said. “Nobody who could buy a serialized gun and pass a background check would e...
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LA sues Nevada firm over online sales of ‘ghost gun’ kits

LOS ANGELES  — Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer announced a lawsuit Wednesday against Nevada-based Polymer80 for allegedly violating federal and California law by selling “ghost gun” kits online. “Untraceable ghost guns are the emerging weapon of choice for criminals, here in L.A. and around the country. We’re fighting to stem this tide at a time when gun violence is devastating neighborhoods in our city,” Feuer said. “Nobody who could buy a serialized gun and pass a background check would e...
Tags: News, Guns, California, La, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Nevada, Lapd, Gun Violence, Los Angeles City Council, Compton, Moore, South Los Angeles, Sullivan, ATF


300+ homicides: Council presses LAPD on ‘dramatic’ rise in violent crime

LOS ANGELES — With violent crime rising in Los Angeles, the City Council directed the police department on Wednesday to report back with a plan to address the increase. “Violent crime increased dramatically in the city over 2020 from the previous year, with a significant upsurge in shootings and homicides as well as other types of violent crime,” the motion introduced by Councilman Paul Koretz reads. “For the first time since 2009, there were over 300 homicides in the city, and gun crimes are at...
Tags: Politics, News, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, City Council, Times, Local News, Orange, Lapd, Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles City Council, Moore, South Los Angeles, San Fernando Valley, Paul Koretz


LAPD chief: Probe ongoing into officers possibly linked to social media posts that mocked George Floyd’s death

Los Angeles Police Chief Michel Moore said Tuesday that which may have been shared among some of his department’s officers, came to light after two other officers found the image and came forward. Moore said an internal investigation into how the image — which showed Floyd next to the words, “You take my breath away” — first started circulating among department employees began Friday, after one of the officers showed the image to a supervisor. The first officer was talking to the second one th...
Tags: News, Minneapolis, Police, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Coalition, Lausd, City Council, Lapd, Valentine, Floyd, Moore, South Los Angeles, Los Angeles Police, Eileen Decker


COVID-19 In California: First FEMA Mass Vaccination Sites Open Amid Supply Shortage

(CNN/CBS13) — Two new coronavirus mass vaccination sites opened in California on Tuesday, where cities continue to struggle with securing vaccine supply. The sites are the first to open as part of a wider effort by the federal government to establish 100 vaccination sites nationwide in 100 days. In a joint effort with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES), the large-scale vaccination sites at California State Universit...
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Rev. Frederick K.C. Price, prosperity gospel pastor who build LA’s FaithDome, dies from COVID-19 at 89

By Bob Smietana | Religion News Service The Rev. Frederick K.C. “Fred” Price, a prominent Los Angeles pastor who built one of the largest church buildings in the country, has died at 89. “Our Husband, Father & your Apostle has gone to be w/ the Lord this evening,” the Price family said Friday, Feb. 12, in a statement posted on social media. “We accept his decision to go as he got a glimpse of glory a few weeks ago. We are sad. Please allow us some time to process. He fought the good fight of fai...
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LA County coronavirus rates keep dropping, but vaccine pace isn’t picking up

The rates of new coronavirus infections and hospitalizations in Los Angeles County continued their steady tick downward on Thursday, Feb. 11, as the county waited anxiously for more vaccine supplies. County officials reported 160 new deaths and 3,489 new cases, bringing the total number of lives lost to the coronavirus in L.A. County to 18,658 people. A total of 1,158,619 people have tested positive since the pandemic began. As of Thursday, there were 3,604 people with COVID-19 in L.A. County ho...
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