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Morrison remembered as ‘literary powerhouse’

LOS ANGELES — In response to the death Aug. 5 of award-winning author Toni Morrison, the organizers of the Leimert Park Village Book Fair said they will dedicate this year’s fair to Morrison. A spokesperson for the fair said they are “deeply saddened by the loss” of Morrison and that she was a “literary powerhouse.” Read More…

Community Local News Making a Difference News Uncategorized West Edition

Organization uses art to teach developmentally disabled

LONG BEACH — Located on Pacific Coast Highway, one of the busiest highways in the Los Angeles County sits an inconspicuous three-story building. Looking at the front of the building, the perception is it’s a typical office space for some paper-pushing company. But, step inside the first floor and the camouflage of the building disappears Read More…

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Leimert Park hosts Belize Fest

LEIMERT PARK — Natives of the Central American country of Belize took over Leimert Park July 7 for the annual Belize Caye Fest. Cultural artists and musicians showed off their talent with speakers blasting the sounds of soca, samba and hip-hop.  Performers included Nicole Nicole Kimbrough, A Taste of Paradise Band and Inglewood hip-hop twin Read More…