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LAUSD has no timetable for reopening campuses

LOS ANGELES — There is still no timetable on when Los Angeles Unified School District campuses may reopen due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and the district may need to create a balance of online and in-person classes for the next academic year that starts Aug. 18. That was the word from Superintendent Austin Beutner July Read More…

18 city libraries offer curbside access to books

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WeHo restaurants scramble in wake of governor’s latest order

WEST HOLLYWOOD — Restaurant owners are scrambling to adapt to another closure of indoor dining July 1, imposed by California Gov. Gavin Newsom following a sharp increase in COVID-19 cases that started in mid-June. Restaurants had only reopened their dining rooms for a few weeks when the latest health order came down. Some feared that Read More…

City to start fining people not wearing masks in public

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Evers-Manly joins Academy of Motion Pictures

Producer, activist  will get to vote for 2021 Oscars HOLLYWOOD — Sandra Evers-Manly, filmmaker and champion for Black Hollywood, had every reason to celebrate. On June 30, she was inducted into the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences, and will get to vote for the nominees and winners of future Academy Awards.  Yet Evers-Manly Read More…

LGBT Issues

Organizers cancel LA Pride Festival and Parade

WEST HOLLYWOOD — The 50th anniversary of the Los Angeles Pride Parade and Festival will not be held this year because of the coronavirus crisis. Christopher Street West, the nonprofit organization that produces the annual event, announced that it will be reimagining the way it will celebrate its 50th anniversary.  Over the last several weeks, Read More…

AMAAD Institute offers sense of community to LGBT people

Mother still grieving two years after son’s death

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Rising youth numbers swell county homeless system

HOLLYWOOD — The county’s homeless services system is housing more young people than ever before, according to the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority, which held a briefing on homeless youth July 31 at the Los Angeles LGBT Center. Young people facing homelessness face some of the same issues their older counterparts face, officials said. Many Read More…

Protesters target Lacey in WeHo death probe

West Hollywood plans events for Pride Month

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Ryu pushes oversight for development projects

LOS ANGELES — A proposal to establish more oversight of development projects that come before the Los Angeles City Council by creating an office to enforce corruption laws in real estate decisions moved a step forward June 30. The council’s Rules, Elections and Intergovernmental Relations Committee approved a motion introduced by Councilman David Ryu to Read More…