By A. Scott Galloway, Contributing Writer
On the warm, Sunday evening of August 6 in Los Angeles, international superstar Youssou N’DOUR and his sprawling ensemble of musicians and singers (plus one sensational local dancer) delivered the pulsating heart and soul of Senegal, ... read more »
The Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA) recently announced the agency’s Board of Commissioners approved a contract to establish a new Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program (HCVP) waiting list in accordance with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), and the Housing Authority’s Section 8 Administrative Plan. ... read more »
“I learned so much from my mother,” said reality TV star Jennifer Williams. “She taught me about strength.” Williams said this while sitting across from me at Panera Bread in North Hollywood. The conversation started with laughs and giggles about reality TV, but her face changed when I asked about her mom.
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Slight, soft-spoken and just 5-foot-2, Prince improbably cut an imposing figure. So it was two years ago, when I waited in his Paisley Park studios for what would be our third and final sit down: Me, the commoner, awaiting the prince who was actually king. ... read more »
Writer/director/author/producer Kimberly Conner is the founder of Predestined Arts & Entertainment. An honors graduate of Eastern Illinois University, Kim has been a finalist in several screenwriting competitions, including the Hollywood Black Film Festival, the Urban Media Makers Film Festival in Atlanta, and the Screenwriting Program at the University of Southern California. ... read more »
For more than a decade, state and local consumer advocates have challenged triple-digit interest rates on small-dollar loans like payday and car-title. To their combined credit, 14 states and the District of Columbia have enacted laws to limit interest and fees to about 36 percent. ... read more »
The historic Harold & Belle’s Restaurant is open and ready for customers to come and experience a newly renovated building.
“The remodeling of [our] restaurant is a representation of the community. We want people to see and find quality that’s close to them,” said restaurant owner Jessica Legaux.
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Legendary artist Prince has died at the age of 57 at his Paisley Park..the Sentinel has learned. Prince's body was discovered Thursday morning, where multiple sources connected to the singer confirmed he passed, according to TMZ. ... read more »
Before DJ Khaled was giving you the “major keys to success” on Snapchat, Mathew Knowles had already designed the blueprint and her name is Beyoncé.
The former Xerox Medical Systems executive quit his job to invest in the careers of his daughter, and her girl group Destiny’s Child. The work ethic that he instilled within Beyoncé helped to make Queen Bey the incomparable icon that she is today. ... read more »