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L.A. DIGEST: Walsh/Shea discusses work opportunities

INGLEWOOD – Walsh/Shea Corridor Constructors, the company building the Crenshaw/LAX light rail project, will discuss bid opportunities at an annual disadvantaged business enterprise event from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. May 19 at Inglewood City Hall, 1 Manchester Blvd. The company will share how minority businesses can pursue a contract for electrical and station work that Read More…

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NAACP chapter seeks to raise its profile

LOS ANGELES — High school student Jasmine Thornton struggled to describe what she knew about the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. She said she learned from history books about the NAACP’s pivotal role in lobbying against segregation and for voting rights, but she could not think of anything recent. “I would be Read More…

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BILL VAUGHAN’S TASTY CLIPS: ‘Empire’ set to reign again

Though rumors were rampant that breakout hit show “Empire” may be moving to another network, FOX made sure everyone knew they were all in during their Upfront presentation this week at New York’s Beacon Theatre. “It’s appointment television and we’d be crazy to move it,” said co-chairman Gary Newman. Producers Brian Grazer, Danny Strong and Read More…