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City attorney drops charges against Black Lives Matter leader

LOS ANGELES — All criminal charges have been dismissed against a prominent local Black Lives Matter leader arrested after a raucous Los Angeles Police Commission meeting last year, her attorney announced. City prosecutors said in February that they had agreed to drop the case in six months if Melina Abdullah, a Cal State Los Angeles Read More…

Community Local News Northeast Edition

Hundreds attend funeral of slain LAPD officer

LOS ANGELES — Hundreds of mourners gathered Aug. 12 to say a final farewell to a 24-year-old Los Angeles Police Department officer who was shot while off-duty in Lincoln Heights, where he confronted a reputed gang member who was allegedly painting graffiti on a sidewalk. Juan Jose Diaz was killed in the early morning hours Read More…

Food Lead Story Local News West Edition

Local eateries to participate in Black Restaurant Week

LOS ANGELES — Whether you have simple tastes, elegant fine dining requirements, crave sweets, soul or creole food, healthy cuisine, gluten-free, vegetarian, a new spin on tacos, a Caribbean flair, or some upscale libations and jazz to go with your meal, black restaurants in Los Angeles have a plethora of scrumptious, mouth-watering food choices from Read More…