Assisting the Homeless During the Holidays – What To Know

During the winter seasons, giving back to the community, friends, or even people in need, matters more than we think. Even if you cannot financially or physically assist people who are homeless, it is always beneficial to know where to point someone who may need help.

Inglewood Residents Get Into Holiday Spirit at This Year’s WinterFest

Hundreds gathered for the 2023 WinterFest at Hollywood Park in Inglewood on Saturday, Dec. 2. The free annual holiday celebration included a farmers’ market, activations from future Hollywood Park retail tenants and other local businesses, food vendors, holiday reef decorating activities, live entertainment from the Inglewood High School Marching Band, photos with Black Santa, and Baron Davis’ annual Celebrity Basketball Game. 

Conversations About Cancer Screening Should Be Priority This Holiday Season – It Can Save Your Life

The holidays are a time to gather with friends and family for food, fun, and great conversations. But imagine those conversations not going as planned and the joy of being with your loved ones overshadowed by someone sharing that they have cancer. You may not have been ready to have that discussion, yet it was happening.

Dismantling the House that Racism Has Built: Reflections on Black History Month 

February is once again, as every year, the month when this country celebrates Black History Month. And once again my thoughts immediately fall short of being celebratory as they are overshadowed by the reality that it is the only time this nation acknowledges how critical the African-American has been and continues to be to this country’s development.   

FDA Approves Pfizer Vaccine, Public Health Stress Social Measures to Stay Safe

Earlier this week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the license for the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for the prevention of COVID-19 disease for individuals 16 and older. The licensing approval was announced after another thorough evaluation of safety and effectiveness. Muntu Davis, MD, MPH, a Los Angeles County Health Officer, is grateful for the approval and hopes it will ease the minds of those concerned about taking the vaccine.