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Urban League panel discusses diversity in entertainment industry

LOS ANGELES — A conversation on the importance of including people of color on creative teams in the film an television industries was held Oct. 5 as part of the Los Angeles Urban League Young Professionals’ Future of the Industry Entertainment Summit. Tana Sessions moderated the panel discussion of industry insiders that included entertainment attorney Read More...

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MAKING A DIFFERENCE: Outward Bound Adventures show children a new world

Kids, leave your phones and electronics at home; you’re going on an adventure. For some, Outward Bound Adventures’ excursions are a time to unplug and be worry-free as participants experience the outdoors, often opposite of the concrete jungles they live in. For nearly 60 years, urban youth and families in Pasadena and Los Angeles County Read More...

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Do you think the government should ban vaping?

STREET BEAT Christelle Bamezon Virginia  “I don’t think they should have control over that. A lot of people need to have control over themselves. It should be controlled, not banned.” Huns Lee Los Angeles “No. If they do, they need to ban cigarettes, too.” Jason Young Los Angeles  “Absolutely. With the recent deaths, and it’s Read More...

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The Bicycle Kitchen has education on the menu

MAKING A DIFFERENCE: Every kid dreams of his ir her first bicycle. From learning to ride a bike with training wheels, to advancing to a two-wheeler, it’s a milestone that has become a childhood rite of passage. It’s an enormous sense of freedom to get around on your own power as you ride down the Read More...

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County to establish Probation Oversight Commission

LOS ANGELES — Following up on a promise made nearly two years ago, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted Oct. 1 to establish a Probation Oversight Commission with subpoena power through the Office of Inspector General. Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas first championed the probation watchdog to replace the longstanding Probation Commission. “Reforming the Probation Read More...

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San Pedro News Pilot

San Pedro High Football Reigns 2019 Battle Of The Harbor

WILMINGTON - Call it a comeback? Nope, more like a come up.…

San Pedro High Girls Volleyball Finally Conquers Carson

It has happened.

2018 was such a great year for San Pedro High girls volleyball, capturing their own tournament title, and even a CIF-Los Angeles City Section Division 1 championship... yet one glaring thing was missing from that resume.

A victory over Carson.

On Thursday, on one of the more gutsiest, courageous and determined efforts in…

Mary Star Girls Volleyball Makes Bold Statement At Bishop Amat

LA PUENTE - Just another bold statement. 

Coming into this Camino Real League first place showdown at Bishop Amat of La Puente, Mary Star High girls volleyball knew their incredible start to the 2019 season would be all for naught if they couldn't take down the Lancers in their first of two meetings on Tuesday, especially with early claim to owning…

 

Blog Posts

reDiscover Center’s Annual Fundraiser Set for October 20

Posted by Amy Bauer on September 27, 2019 at 11:12am 0 Comments

FOR RELEASE: IMMEDIATE                       September 27, 2019

CONTACT: Amy@rediscovercenter.org

               (310) 393-3636

 

reDiscover Center’s Annual Fundraiser Set for October 20

 

LOS ANGELES, CA: reDiscover Center, LA’s largest hands-on kid makerspace, is celebrating their 15th year anniversary by hosting their annual fundraiser on Sunday, October 20, 4:00 – 7:00pm…

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Multimedia Journalist Germany Kent Honored as first African American Woman to receive prestigious Sigma Delta Chi Award for Online Independent Deadline Reporting

Posted by Press Star on July 8, 2019 at 11:30am 0 Comments

Germany Kent is an American print and television journalist, radio personality, author, and producer. Her 2018 coverage of the mass shooting in Thousand Oaks, California won the Sigma Delta Chi in Online Independent Deadline Reporting; Kent is the first African American woman to achieve this honor in this category from the Society of Professional Journalists.

 

Multifaceted journalist Germany Kent was chosen as one of 77 recipients nationwide to receive the preeminent Sigma Delta Chi Award for excellence in journalism

 

WASHINGTON – Germany Kent, a multimedia journalist and radio personality based out of Los Angeles, has been honored by the Society of Professional Journalists for her exceptional work with Online Reporting: Deadline Reporting (Independent). The veteran journalist was…

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Let's Put a New Face to the Refugee Movement #RedefineRefugees

Posted by Mistah Wilson on June 11, 2019 at 11:58am 0 Comments

On JUNE 20th, join 734 Coffee to make this picture of resilience go viral. For too many years there have been images of hopelessness and despair shared about refugees. Together, we can change the perspective and begin a new narrative by sharing this image of a true refugee champion, Manyang Kher. A former Sudanese refugee, Manyang's story is one of true resilience and should be celebrated. If you agree, join the campaign today by committing to share or retweet Manyang's photo on your social media platforms and tagging 3 or more friends on World Refugee Day.

reDiscover Center’s Tinkering Camps Filling Fast

Posted by Amy Bauer on May 30, 2019 at 3:31pm 0 Comments

 LOS ANGELES, CA: reDiscover Center, LA’s largest public kids makerspace, is proud to announce enrollment for their 10 week summer camp season is nearing capacity. The camps, called “Tinkering School LA,” are held at reDiscover Center’s main location on Washington Blvd. in Culver City and at satellite locations in Manhattan Beach, Los Feliz, and Pacific Palisades.

 

“Tinkering School LA has been extremely popular here at reDiscover since we started the camps in 2011,” stated Jonathan Bijur, Executive Director of reDiscover. “Parents are excited that we teach 5-12 year olds life changing skills that give their children confidence while training them to safely use power tools, all under the supervision of our talented staff.” He continued, “We’ve increased the number of camp locations over the past three years in order to reach and teach more children who can’t make the trip to Culver City.”

 

“My kid was willing to give up all her video games for the…

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Culver City Historical Society

October 16 General Meeting and Program

The Animation History of MGM The MGM Cartoon Department brought the world Tom & Jerry, Droopy, Barney Bear and many more characters loved the world over. Legends of hand-drawn animation including Hanna and Barbara, Tex Avery, and Chuck Jones were responsible for hours of animated shorts, some of which were filmed in 3-strip Technicolor, some […]

Getting Ready to Mark History!

I admit I am feeling a little nostalgic! I remember a call from my mom, shortly after my dad, Captain Charles Reyes Lugo, retired from CCPD in 1979. After reading about the formation of a Culver City Historical Society, she realized that his Lugo family history could be a benefit to keeping him active with […]

Summer 2019 Message

Summer Greetings to our newest members and to our loyal lifetime and annual members who support us each year! We had a busy Spring! In April, the Historical Society began work on a new collaboration with Culver City High School. We joined the Wende Museum and other local business at the Student Career Day. Our […]

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The Art of the Hollywood Backdrop: A Presentation that Literally Goes Behind the Scenes The Art of the Hollywood Backdrop, a book by Richard M. Isackes and Karen L. Maness, is a large format book that includes sumptuous photos of movie backdrops, and the stories of the scenic artists that produced them. As revered film […]

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The World Stage· DwighTrible Presents: "Back" Oct/Nov. 2019 "Fall into Autumn Jazz Concert Series +" [SCHEDULE] ~ *updatez*

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"The Village LIVES!" - Eddie North-Hager, LeimertParkBeat.com
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Presented by Dwight Trible, Executive Director The 'new' World STAGE Art, Education & Performance Gallery non-profit 501(c)(3) - "Back-off Summer break. (not unlik' Congress)" - …

Happy Labor Day!

 
Labor Day, the first Monday in September, is a creation of the labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers. It constitutes a yearly national tribute to the…

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