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Learning lab honoring black excellence in film scheduled for Feb. 18

LOS ANGELES – The African American Film Critics Association and the African Black American Film Society will sponsor a free learning lab celebrating black excellence in cinema at 7 p.m. Feb. 18 at the New York Film Academy Theater, 3300 Riverside Drive. The inaugural event, featuring two of the most successful creative forces in Hollywood Read More…

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Officials step up efforts to control rising rents in Inglewood

INGLEWOOD — Civic and city leaders are stepping up efforts to help residents survive rising rental costs in the city by cataloging increases of 25 percent or more and working with residents and property owners to help mitigate those challenges. In an effort to stabilize rental costs, members of the civic group Uplift Inglewood Coalition Read More…

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Tea Hecht wins spelling bee

CULVER CITY — Tea Hecht stood tall and confidently spelled the word distinct to take home the annual Culver City Unified School District Spelling Bee title Feb. 5 at Linwood E. Howe Elementary School.  The fourth-grader from El Marino Language School finished atop 23 other spellers — four students from each of the district’s five elementary schools Read More…