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MTA introduces tunnel-boring machine in South L.A.

LOS ANGELES — A machine that will soon begin drilling tunnels for a new light rail line through South Los Angeles was named in honor of abolitionist Harriet Tubman, the abolitionist “conductor” on the Underground Railroad that helped slaves escape bondage in the 19th century. “Harriet” the boring machine was lowered during a ceremony Feb. Read More…

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BILL VAUGHAN’S TASTY CLIPS: Epix Channel plans tribute to Pam Grier

With Black History Month upon us, there is no shortage of fascinating entertainment options headed our way. Here are but a few of them. Legendary actress Pam Grier, considered the queen of the blaxploitation era but much more than that, is getting a month-long tribute and marathon on Feb. 13 of her works on the Read More…