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BILL VAUGHAN’S TASTY CLIPS: Last words from Dick Gregory released in three formats

Comedian and activist Dick Gregory left us on Aug.19 at the age of 84. However, his final words have been documented and presented for posterity in the just released, “Defining Moments in Black History: Reading Between the Lies” (available through Amistad in hardcover, Kindle and audio CD formats). In the collection of thoughtful, inspiring essays,…

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This Week in Black History

April 13, 1964 Sidney Poitier becomes the first African American to win the Academy Award for Best Actor, for his role as a construction worker who helps build a chapel in “Lilies of the Field.” – For more information on black history, arts and culture, visit www.caamuseum.org.…

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BILL VAUGHAN’S TASTY CLIPS: Poitier to attend screening of ‘In the Heat of the Night’

In a rare appearance, the iconic Sidney Poitier will attend the 50th anniversary screening of his classic “In the Heat of the Night” to kick off the eighth annual Turner Classic Movies Film Festival on April 6 in Hollywood. Producer Walter Mirisch, director Norman Jewison, actress Lee Grant and composer Quincy Jones will also be…

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West

19 January, 2018

CHEERS!

Dawn Watkins, director of integrated disability management for the Los Angeles U…

19 January, 2018

City’s new trash program plagued by complaints

LOS ANGELES — In response to thousands of complaints about the city's new commer…

Culver City

19 January, 2018

City’s new trash program plagued by complaints

LOS ANGELES — In response to thousands of complaints about the city's new commer…

12 January, 2018

CUlver City plans MLK Day celebration

CULVER CITY — The city will host a celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. from no…

East

18 January, 2018

COMMUNITY CALENDAR: Women’s clubs hold winter conf…

Elana Pianko-Ginsburg, chair of the Los Angeles Council of the National Women’s …

12 January, 2018

County provides mobile stroke unit for region

CERRITOS — County Supervisor Janice Hahn announced the launch of a Mobile Stroke…

Herald American

18 January, 2018

COMMUNITY CALENDAR: Women’s clubs hold winter conf…

Elana Pianko-Ginsburg, chair of the Los Angeles Council of the National Women’s …

12 January, 2018

County provides mobile stroke unit for region

CERRITOS — County Supervisor Janice Hahn announced the launch of a Mobile Stroke…

Lynwood

19 January, 2018

Airline employees teach Lynwood students about Kin…

LYNWOOD — Nearly 60 Lugo Elementary School third-graders, inspired by talks from…

18 January, 2018

COMMUNITY CALENDAR: Women’s clubs hold winter conf…

Elana Pianko-Ginsburg, chair of the Los Angeles Council of the National Women’s …

Northeast

19 January, 2018

City’s new trash program plagued by complaints

LOS ANGELES — In response to thousands of complaints about the city's new commer…

18 January, 2018

COMMUNITY CALENDAR: Women’s clubs hold winter conf…

Elana Pianko-Ginsburg, chair of the Los Angeles Council of the National Women’s …

The Press

18 January, 2018

COMMUNITY CALENDAR: Women’s clubs hold winter conf…

Elana Pianko-Ginsburg, chair of the Los Angeles Council of the National Women’s …

11 January, 2018

COMMUNITY CALENDAR: ‘Beauty and the Beast’ enters …

The final two weekends of a production of Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” begins…

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