Residents invited to Earth Arbor Day “cArt aRt” competition

Community members are invited to use their imagination and creative flair to transform an everyday curbside recycling cart into a work of art for the city’s cArt aRt competition, which promotes reusing and recycling household items. Residents, families, school groups, ...

Commemorative Air Force will offer ride alongs

From March 18-23, the Commemorative Air Force (CAF) Red Tail Squadron's red-tailed Mustang, named Tuskegee Airmen, will offer a once-in-a-lifetime backseat ride in the rare P-51C fighter airplane at the Torrance Airport and at General William J. Fox Airfield in ...

Pizza guy on Oscar delivery: 'This is really the American dream'

If he looked gobstruck when he walked onstage at the Oscars, he had good reason.

Black racers and fans are finding their place in drag racing

Auto sports has been a predominately White sport throughout the years, but there has been a rich history of Black drivers, with drag racing being the home of some rising stars in the sport.

Jimmy Fallon’s ‘Tonight Show’ debut: New show, old Jimmy

To thunderous applause and with a Cheshire cat grin, Jimmy Fallon walked on to the stage at the NBC Studio in New York Monday night -- the new host in the old home of the “Tonight Show.”v

Sardia Robinson honors Black women

Hollywood actress, writer, comedienne and TV host Sardia Robinson, is gearing up to support Black History Month by dedicating her two upcoming one woman shows to influential African American women who have made a significant impact in their communities and ...

Aio Wireless collaborated with A-MAN

Aio Wireless collaborated with A-MAN, Inc. to host a teen rap session entitled “Moving Black History Forward,” at its dealer-owned store at 1295 S. La Brea Avenue. The session enabled students from A-MAN,

Mcmorris Rogers under investigation; Curt Schilling has cancer; Justin Beiber in trouble again

National news headlines for the week of Feb. 7 2014

Don't ask Jerry Seinfeld about race

In a recent interview with Buzzfeed on "CBS This Morning" the comedian was asked about the fact that most of the guests on his Web series "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee" have been white males. Seinfeld's initial response was "It ...

King siblings are fighting again over estate items including Bible used in Obama's inauguration

The siblings have sued and counter sued one another, including 2008 filing Martin Luther King's daughter defiant after estate sues for Bible, Nobel prize

PAFF-Get Ready, Get Ready!

The Pan African Film Festival (PAFF) takes center stage today so make sure to visit the PAFF website at www.paff.org, get all the information you need regarding screening times, special events, activities and more.

I, Frankenstein is more than a remake

The newly released Gothic action-thriller, I, Frankenstein, revisits the story originally told in Mary Shelley’s groundbreaking 1818 novel, where the character was first introduced. Only now, 200 years have passed and Dr. Frankenstein’s monster, symbolically named Adam, lives on and ...

New year, new ways to help the environment

A new year means fresh, new opportunities to make the world around you a better place. This year, make a natural difference in your own homes and communities by taking small, simple steps that can have a positive impact on ...

Lancaster Performing Arts Center welcomes ‘Phoenix Rising’

TAO is back with a brand new production for 2014, Phoenix Rising. Athletic bodies and modern visual effects, combined with the traditional art of Japanese Taiko drumming, explode in rare percussive beauty and energetic precision live on the Lancaster Performing ...

Photo exhibit ‘Mama’s Fabric’ comes to Palmdale Playhouse

“Mama’s Fabric: Weaving America Together” is an upcoming photo exhibit that centers on Beatrice Dixon, an extraordinary mother who was a community organizer and who believed deeply in the goodness of people and in the American Dream. She became a ...