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Leimert Park woman tells tale of surviving COVID-19

LEIMERT PARK — While attending the annual weeklong National Brotherhood of Skiers summit in Sun Valley, Idaho, Feb. 29-March 7 Nyla Jefferson contracted COVID-19. At the time, the coronavirus had not yet become a menace in the U.S. Four months later, the COVID-19 health crisis has exploded across the country, hitting California particularly hard. Due Read More…

Local News West Edition

South L.A. mural depicts progression of Black people

SOUTH LOS ANGELES — Local artists have designed and installed a 60-foot mural entitled “We Are The First Ones,” which showcases the progression of Black people from Africa to present-day America. Led by Patsy Pitts, a fourth generation Angeleno, the project lives on the wall of the popular South Los Angeles hangout, Master Burger at Read More…

Entertainment Music West Edition

Barbara Morrison still singing the songs of her life

LEIMERT PARK — Through her music, Barbara Morrison has touched people’s lives in a positive way. When she sings, she brings smiles to the faces of her faithful fans.  A powerhouse performer, Morrison, 73, is known for a commanding, down-home, emotive singing style that lends itself to expressing feelings rather than telling stories. During a Read More…