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‘A FITTING TRIBUTE:’ L.A. should create ‘John Lewis Square’ to honor rights icon, local activist says

LOS ANGELES — A local activist wants the city of Los Angeles to take immediate steps to honor civil rights icon John Lewis, who died July 17 at the age of 80. Earl Ofari Hutchinson, founder and president of the Los Angeles Urban Policy Roundtable, is calling on civic leaders to designate a public facility Read More…

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Coronavirus-related hospitalizations continue record pace in county

LOS ANGELES — For the fourth time in the past week, Los Angeles County reported a record number of COVID-19 patients in area hospitals July 20, while health officials said the recent spike in cases can be attributed to people failing to adhere to social distancing and other infection-control measures. According to the county Department Read More…