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This Week in Black History

April 21, 1974 Former Los Angeles resident Lee Elder birdied three of his last four holes before sinking an 18-foot birdie putt in a playoff to win the Monsanto Open and become the first black golfer to qualify for the prestigious Masters tournament in Augusta, Georgia. – For more information on black history, arts and Read More…

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Ahmanson grant funds Cal State L.A. theater repairs

LOS ANGELES — The Ahmanson Foundation has awarded Cal State Los Angeles a two-year $1.5 million gift to update the university’s State Playhouse. “This gift from the Ahmanson Foundation underscores the crucial role the arts play in our society,” said Cal State L.A. President William A. Covino. “We’re grateful to the foundation for its generous Read More…

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New food outlet to open in Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza

BALDWIN HILLS — Television talk show host Tavis Smiley, alongside other community dignitaries, will celebrate the grand opening of Everytable at the Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza on March 4. Everytable is a new kind of food outlet that falls somewhere between a restaurant and a grocery store. All items come pre-packaged, but microwave ovens are Read More…