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Garcetti takes ‘responsibility’ for rise in homeless numbers

LOS ANGELES — Facing rising criticism for the sharp increase in homelessness, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti defended the work being done by the city to address the problem June 11 while saying he takes “full responsibility” for the city’s response to the issue. In a letter to Los Angeles residents, Garcetti insisted that more Read More…

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COMMON TOUCH: Rapper visits Eso Won Books to sign copies of his memoir

LEIMERT PARK — Fans of all ages gathered in the heat of the day outside of Eso Won Books June 12 in hopes of having their copy of Common’s new book signed and maybe even getting to snap a photo with the celebrity. Common, a Grammy-Award winning rapper and activist, released his latest book, “Let Read More…

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American Film Institute honors Denzel Washington

HOLLYWOOD — The American Film Institute presented the 47th Life Achievement Award to actor Denzel Washington June 6 at a gala tribute at the Dolby Theatre.  Mahershala Ali, Chadwick Boseman, Jodie Foster, Antoine Fuqua, Jamie Foxx, Morgan Freeman, Michael B. Jordan, Issa Rae, Julia Roberts and Cicely Tyson all paid tribute to Washington’s life and work Read More…