Community Local News Making a Difference West Edition

826LA seeks to tap the creativity of Los Angeles youth

MAKING A DIFFERENCE Joel Arquillos started his career as a high school history teacher. As much as he loved his job, he never felt as if was able to provide his students with enough one-on-one attention.  Then, he says, “a small, amazing thing happened.” He learned about an organization called 826Valenicia, which sent volunteers into Read More…

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Jackie Wilson honored with star on Walk of Fame

HOLLYWOOD — Singer Jackie Wilson, who helped usher in the emergence of soul and rhythm-and-blues music in the 1960s, was posthumously honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Sept. 4. Motown founder Berry Gordy, legendary singer Smokey Robinson and Marshall Thompson, a member of the R&B/soul vocal quartet “The Chi-Lites,” were among Read More…