Entertainment

Walk of Fame master plan enters design phase

Staff and Wire Reports LOS ANGELES — City Councilman Mitch O'Farrell has announced that city engineers are beginning the schematic design phase of the Hollywood...

Groups form partnership to help diversify the music industry

By Alysha Conner, Contributing Writer LOS ANGELES — The Recording Academy and a leading online civil rights nonprofit are joining forces to promote positive social changes...

Ladera Heights offers drive-in movie for neighbors

By Darlene Donloe, Contributing Writer LADERA HEIGHTS — While residents in a Ladera Heights neighborhood were complying with stay-at-home orders and thus unable to go to...

New project launched to diversify Hollywood, network TV

By Kayla Rodgers, Contributing Writer HOLLYWOOD — A longtime film and television executive is partnering with civic and union leaders to launch a career training initiative...

Stan Lee’s estate fights to control character licensing

LOS ANGELES — The daughter of the late legendary comic creator Stan Lee is taking on a Chinese businesswoman in a legal fight for...

Evers-Manly joins Academy of Motion Pictures

Producer, activist will get to vote for 2021 Oscars HOLLYWOOD — Sandra Evers-Manly, filmmaker and champion for Black Hollywood, had every reason to celebrate. On...

BILL VAUGHAN’S TASTY CLIPS: July 4 Ignites With ‘John Lewis: Good Trouble,’ ‘Hamilton’

“John Lewis: Good Trouble,” a remarkable, heartfelt look at the life and career of the legendary civil rights activist and Democratic representative from Georgia,...

Comedian Goes Public About Personal Encounter With LAPD

LOS ANGELES — Actor and comedian Jay Pharoah is the latest celebrity to use his status to further the current #BlackLivesMatter movement by sharing...

BILL VAUGHAN’S TASTY CLIPS: Michelle Obama, The Roots Unite To Energize Voters

This year, in partnership with Michelle Obama’s national nonpartisan nonprofit organization, When We All Vote, The Roots are launching the 13th annual Roots Picnic as a virtual...

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SPORTS DIGEST: Fans aren’t pleased with performances of Lakers, Dodgers

By Don Wanlass, Contributing Writer The year 2020 has been horrible for sports, shutting down most of the games we watch for amusement every night and...

Rx REPORT: The truth about face masks and COVID-19

By Marie Y. Lemelle, Contributing Writer Face masks have become part of our daily attire and protection against the spread of COVID-19. Medical experts predict that...

Head of foreign press group Lorenzo Soria dies

From City News Service LOS ANGELES — Lorenzo Soria, president of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association that annually presents the Golden Globe Awards, has died...

THE HUTCHINSON REPORT: Trump will come after Biden’s VP pick

By Earl Ofari Hutchinson, Contributing Columnist There was not a single moment during the 2016 presidential campaign that one or another Republican Party operative group didn’t...