Tag: West Edition

West / California - 1 day ago

CHEERS!

Wave Staff Report Melissa Gerald recently became the first in her family to earn a college degree. Gerald graduated this month from USC with a bachelor’s degree in dental hygiene. Born and raised in Detroit, Gerald and her family moved to California...

West / California - 1 day ago

Gun buybacks take almost 500 weapons off the streets

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — Nearly 500 weapons were collected at two recent gun buyback events, down sharply from last year but still a significant number of guns taken off the streets, Mayor Eric Garcetti and Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie B...

West / California - 1 day ago

L.A. DIGEST: Bank owner to give away free books

Wave Staff Report CRENSHAW — Teri Williams, the owner of OneUnited Bank, will give away free signed copies of her book “I Got Bank! What My Granddad Taught Me About Money,” from 10 a.m. to noon June 2 at the Crenshaw Branch of OneUnited Bank, 3683 C...

West / California - 1 day ago

Urban Tech Connect aims to bridge technology gap

By Shirley Hawkins Contributing Writer LOS ANGELES — Business founders, budding entrepreneurs, venture capitalists and tech fans converged at the Nate Holden Performing Arts Center May 17 for the Urban Tech Connect conference where stakeholders in t...