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A JOLLOF GOOD TIME: Festival celebrating West African dish jollof rice comes to L.A.

LOS ANGELES — A representative of Nigeria was selected the winner of the Los Angeles version of the Jollof Rice Festival. First-time festival participant Aduke Oluwafunmilayo Oyetibo represented Nigeria. She is the owner of Aduke African Cuisine located on West Pico Boulevard. “Hard work pays you know,” Oyetibo said. “I woke up at 5 a.m. Read More…

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Local eateries to participate in Black Restaurant Week

LOS ANGELES — Whether you have simple tastes, elegant fine dining requirements, crave sweets, soul or creole food, healthy cuisine, gluten-free, vegetarian, a new spin on tacos, a Caribbean flair, or some upscale libations and jazz to go with your meal, black restaurants in Los Angeles have a plethora of scrumptious, mouth-watering food choices from Read More…

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Lynwood students bring holiday cheer to needy

LYNWOOD — Firebaugh High School student Paola Valadez packed gift bags Nov. 21 with items including toothpaste, socks and peanut butter and jelly sandwiches alongside 350 other Lynwood students in preparation for delivering holiday cheer. Valadez, president of Firebaugh’s Helping Hands Club, joined the volunteers in creating more than 1,000 gift bags to take to Read More…