Monday, May 29, 2017
Celebration of Life
Celebration of Life: Fred W. Valentine
May 25, 2017
Fred W. Valentine was born in Glen Flora, Texas on January 22, 1919, to Effie and Frank Valentine. He moved to Pasadena, California when he was 7 years old and grew up around his uncle’s business, James Woods Mortuary. ... read more »
An Education Giant Succumbs… Judy Ivie Burton
May 24, 2017
The education community is mourning the passing of a nationally renowned educator, Judy Ivie Burton, who passed away on May 19, 2017 ... read more »
“The Gate Keeper” Homer Leon Bradford Jr. Remembered by Crenshaw Community
May 11, 2017
He left a legacy of positivity and unerring service for his small biological family and the multitude that makes up the Crenshaw High School community, according to Crenshaw staff members. ... read more »
Community Says Farewell to Firefighter Jerome Boyd Sr.
May 10, 2017
“Mentor” and “family man” are a few words that describe pieces of the great legacy Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) Battalion Chief Jerome Boyd left behind. ... read more / watch video »
Community Says Farewell to Beloved Hero
May 10, 2017
Images of community and family members at Battalion Chief Jerome Boyd Sr. memorial service ... read more / view gallery »
Los Angeles Mourns the Loss of Adolf Dulan
May 3, 2017
Flavor and spice and twice as nice the self-proclaimed King of Soul Food Adolf Dulan passes on May 1 ... read more »
LAFD Celebrate the Life of Battalion Chief Jerome Boyd  
May 3, 2017
“Mentor” and “family man” are a few words that describe pieces of the great legacy Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) Battalion Chief Jerome Boyd left behind. ... read more »
Jazz and Blues Legend to Be Remembered in Los Angeles May 2
April 27, 2017
She headed west in 1950 and began performing in Oakland, California. ... read more »
Sylvia Moy: Motown’s First Female Record Producer Passes
April 26, 2017
There was a time during the Motown “Heyday” that you could not say Stevie Wonder without saying Sylvia Moy. ... read more »
Yevette Patterson Passes at 53
April 19, 2017
Los Angeles resident Yevette Nadean Marshall Patterson passed away February 6 following a brief illness. She was 53 years old. ... read more »
Celebration of Life: Esther Renell Fenison
April 12, 2017
Today, we celebrate the life of a living miracle, who filled so many hearts with light, love and joy. Esther Renell Fenison was our little miracle having withstood trial-after-trial with a smile. ... read more »
Comedian Charlie Murphy, brother of Eddie, dies at 57
April 12, 2017
Charlie Murphy, older brother of Eddie Murphy and a comedy stand-up and performer in his own right, has died. ... read more »
Family, Friends and Fans Bid Farewell to Felicia ‘Auntie Fee’ Odell 
April 5, 2017
The internet has lost a dash of its humor and flavor ... read more »
William Coleman, lawyer, ex-Cabinet member, died
April 5, 2017
William T. Coleman Jr., a civil rights lawyer from Philadelphia who prevailed in several landmark Supreme Court cases, broke a number of racial barriers in his own right and was the second African-American to lead a Cabinet-level department, has died. ... read more »
Founder of Jazz At Drew,  Roland Hayes Betts, Passes
April 5, 2017
Roland Hayes Betts, founder of Jazz At Drew and resident of Carson, California passed away on Sunday March 19 at Torrance Memorial Hospital in Torrance, California. ... read more »

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