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NAJEE’S NOTES: L.A. to observe Muslim Heritage Month

The Los Angeles City Council adopted a resolution recognizing the contributions and activism of the Muslim American community and declared July 2019 as Muslim Heritage Month. City Councilman Mitch O’Farrell introduced the resolution, citing the celebration of Muslim Heritage will “promote and encourage awareness of significant contributions made by the city’s Muslim population in culture, Read More…

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Crenshaw community protests cannabis dispensary

By Dorany Pineda Contributing Writer CRENSHAW — Local residents and business owners in Leimert Park aren’t happy about the new cannabis dispensary in town and they’ve been expressing their dissent outside the shop while stimulating change in City Hall. On Oct. 30, the Los Angeles City Council unanimously voted to prepare and present an ordinance Read More…