High School Football Coaches Face CIF Schedule Change

Officials from the CIF, the governing body of high school sports, are pushing back the start of the high school sports season to December because of the coronavirus. High school coaches from around Southern California are breathing a sigh of relief because there’s hope. “Well I think we all saw it coming,” Long Beach Wilson…

Volunteers Step Up to Be Patients in Tests for COVID-19 Vaccine

Nancy Alvarado worries about the deep toll COVID-19 is taking across the globe, and within her Atwater Village community. “It’s wreaking so much havoc here,” she said. “I’m not a very good cook, so we eat out a lot. Just knowing all these little restaurants that we love so much and how much they’re suffering.”…

Meet the Young Black Women Behind the OCProtests Instagram

Zoe-Raven Wianecki was raised to reject her Blackness. Her mom is Italian and her dad is Black. She spent most of her childhood with her mother’s side of the family in St. Louis, Missouri. She attended 15 schools before reaching college in Missouri and California. As a teenager, Wianecki’s Black classmates would often ask, “What…

Lakers dominate New York

White headband and all, Lakers third-year guard Alex Caruso modestly dribbled the ball up the floor Tuesday night against the New York Knicks. As Caruso approached the 3-point line, Knicks forward Kevin Knox lowered his defensive stance. Caruso hesitated, sped around Knox and slammed the ball through the net with a one-handed reverse jam. He…