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FREE Laugh Factory Comedy Camp This Summer

The Laugh Factory is looking for children and youths aged 9-16 to be part of its annual free Comedy Camp. It’s a community service for at-risk kids. Need to move fast if interested. Tryouts are this Saturday, see information below. LAUGH FACTORY COMEDY CAMP: SUMMER 2009 Hosted by: Dane Cook WHAT: FREE 8-10 Week Laugh […]

VIDEO: Supervisor Ridley-Thomas Honors 'The Whispers'

Supervisor Ridley-Thomas honors the sensational R&B group The Whispers – Walter Scott, Wallace Scott, Nicholas Caldwell and Leaveil Degree – in recognition of their more than 45 years of success in the music industry and in honor of National Black Music Month. The group formed in Watts.

Inglewood Named All-America City!

The National Civic League announced its list of 10 All-America Cities which included Inglewood, California. The ten winning cities listed alphabetically were: Phoenix, Arizona Inglewood, California Fort Wayne, Indiana Richmond, Indiana Wichita, Kansas Somerville, Massachusetts Albany, New York Kinston, North Carolina Statesville, North Carolina Caroline County, Virginia More at the L.A. Times

'Harvard Girl'

From the L.A. Times: Khadijah Williams, 18, overcomes a lifetime in shelters and on skid row. Khadijah Williams stepped into chemistry class and instantly tuned out the commotion. She walked past students laughing, gossiping, napping and combing one another’s hair. Past a cellphone blaring rap songs. And past a substitute teacher sitting in a near-daze. […]