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By Terelle Jerricks, Managing Editor Users of medicinal cannabis finally get to breathe a sigh a relief, or at least inhale some THC in peace 2016. Three laws were enacted in the New Year that provide the regulatory framework to allow cultiv
By Melina Paris, Contributing Writer How our environment affects us is not always holistically understood. There are economic, social and environmental factors often not in our control. Watts Now LA is a photo narrative series t
John Trudell Feb. 15, 1946 – Dec. 8, 2015By Paul Burton, Guest Columnist “We are a spirit, we are a natural part of the earth, and all of our ancestors, all of our relations who have gone to the spirit world — they are here with us. That’s power.
Two Juveniles Arrested for Carjacking in SPSAN PEDRO — On Jan. 5, Los Angeles Police Department officers arrested a juvenile, whose age has not been confirmed, and a 14-year-old boy in connection to an armed vehicle robbery in San Pedro, Lt. John Jenal,
Public-Interest Journalism Key to Saving a Diverse and Vibrant CityBy James Preston Allen, Publisher In every crucible where there are actors with competing interests, there is conflict. Without conflict there can be no resolution, let alone an end to a crisi
By Melina Paris, Music Columnist The show started one hour late. Maybe it was jet lag from a just-concluded world tour or that he was on crutches. Yet, the moment saxophonist Kamasi Washington and his 29-piece band hit the stage, the audience’s frustration vanish
By Gina Ruccione, Cuisine and Restaurant Writer There have been a few restaurants to grace us with their presence since the Papadakis Taverna closed in 2010. We’ve seen them come and go under abrupt and sometimes even tragic circumstances, so it’s about time we see