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Dick Gregory receives star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

HOLLYWOOD — Pioneering 1960s comedian Dick Gregory received his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Feb. 2. Gregory thanked Hugh Hefner for booking him to perform at Chicago’s Playboy Club in 1961, which he credited for making stand-up comedy a popular form of entertainment. Gregory went on to make sold-out nightclub performances, national television Read More…

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Suge Knight pleads not guilty to murder, other charges

COMPTON — Former rap mogul Marion “Suge” Knight pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges of murder, attempted murder and hit-and-run stemming from an incident in which he allegedly ran down two men deliberately after an argument, killing one and injuring the other. Knight was ordered to return to court next Monday for a bail review Read More…

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Site of former hospital set for redevelopment in Huntington Park

HUNTINGTON PARK — The City Council is expected to take final action at its meeting Feb. 2 on a resolution for a zone change and new general plan designation permitting the development of a 25,865-square-foot retail and office complex on a former hospital site at 3111 Florence Ave. If approved the change would take effect in early March. Read More…