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MAKING A DIFFERENCE: Nonprofit allows forgotten children to Create Now

By Darlene Donloe Contributing Writer Jill Gurr’s career as a screenwriter and script supervisor in Hollywood was in forward motion when she decided to leave it behind for something more fulfilling. She would eventually start the nonprofit Create Now, which provides creative arts mentoring, resources and opportunities to thousands of troubled children and youth in Southern Read More…

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Bounce Trumpet Awards pay homage to Black Excellence

HOLLYWOOD — The Dolby Theater hosted the 28th annual Bounce Trumpet Awards honoring black excellence and achievement Dec. 4. The star-studded evening honored Hydeia Broadbent, Cedric the Entertainer, Phylicia Fant, Martin Lawrence, Marsai Martin and Ambassador Andrew Young. With a crowded red carpet and theater at maximum capacity, the audience enjoyed the show hosted by Read More…

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Kaiser supporters arrested at Labor Day rally

HOLLYWOOD — Police arrested 31 supporters of Kaiser Permanente workers for failure to disperse as they blocked an intersection near its Los Angeles Medical Center Sept. 2 in a Labor Day act of civil disobedience, authorities said. Sen. Kamala Harris and Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Los Angeles, attended a 10 a.m. rally at Los Angeles City Read More…