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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…

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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…

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Music producer Teddy Riley gets Walk of Fame star

HOLLYWOOD — A star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame was unveiled Aug. 16 honoring Grammy-winning recording artist-music producer Teddy Riley, the creator of the groundbreaking genre new jack swing. Riley thanked a wide variety of people during a nearly nine-minute acceptance speech, including music executive Clarence Avant, who he met in 1988 in his Read More…