Latest News

Latest News (1077)

Entertainment (58)

Entertainment

Sed venenatis bibendum nisl, eget iaculis tortor imperdiet vel. In ut leo ut dui porta tincidunt. Aliquam erat volutpat. Vestibulum volutpat malesuada urna, in mollis tellus vehicula vitae. Fusce sed leo risus. Duis sagittis velit non lectus viverra cursus. Sed vel sagittis urna. Aliquam laoreet rutrum eros eu pretium. Vestibulum sit amet ullamcorper lorem. Vestibulum commodo massa a diam congue quis pharetra erat vulputate.

View items...

FIESTA! At the Adobe

Written by Thursday, September 11, 2014
For the 15th year, the Historical Society of the Centinela Valley invites you to attend their Fiesta! on the grounds of the Centinela Adobe, the birthplace of Inglewood. The free event is Sunday, September 14, Noon-4PM at 7634 Midfield Avenue, Los Angeles 90045. Step back in time as you stroll the grounds and listen to Mariachis, watch Folklorico dancers, and enjoy the Piñata Party. You will also see a bit of Rancho life in the…

Inglewood Fosters Success for Hispanics

Written by Thursday, September 04, 2014
National Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated from September 15 to October 15 to recognize the contributions of Hispanic and Latino Americans to the United States and honor their heritage and culture. Nowhere does the light of Hispanic pride shine brighter than in Inglewood. Unlike many other cities, the observation in Inglewood is more than symbolic. It is deeply meaningful and personal. With a population that represents nearly 50% of the city, Inglewood’s Hispanic population reaches into every sector of our community, including schools, businesses, churches, and government. Last year, history was made when Alex Padilla was elected to the city…

New Network Creates New Opportunities

Written by Thursday, September 04, 2014
Last October Sean “Diddy” Combs launched his independent music television network REVOLT TV, and it’s been nothing shy of a smash hit—something the mogul has made a career out of. To commemorate the successful completion of REVOLT’s first year in operation, the CEO and Brand Chairman has created the REVOLT Music Conference and will be touring the conference around the country for young artists, entrepreneurs, writers, musicians, and individuals looking to learn how to break…

Freed Journalist’s Homecoming is Bittersweet

Written by Thursday, September 04, 2014
Prayers are going out to two American journalists killed in the past two weeks by masked executioners in Syria. Journalist Peter Theo Curtis, 45, however, escaped death. He was freed last week by Islamic terrorists in Syria, after nearly 2 years in captivity. He was reunited with his mother, Nancy, at Boston’s Logan Airport on August 26. Speaking to reporters outside his home in Cambridge, MA, Curtis said: “I suddenly remember how good the American…

Hispanic Heritage Worth Knowing

Written by Thursday, September 04, 2014
Hispanic Heritage Month, whose roots go back to 1968, begins each year on September 15, the anniversary of independence of five Latin American countries: Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua. Mexico, Chile and Belize also celebrate their independence days during this period and Columbus Day (Día de la Raza) is October 12. The term Hispanic or Latino, refers to Puerto Rican, South or Central American, or other Spanish culture or origin regardless of…
The Inglewood School District is now accepting applications to serve on the Inglewood five-member Advisory Board of Education. Residents in Inglewood and Ladera Heights are welcome to apply. There are two open slots, which became available in the spring. Appointees will serve through the next regularly scheduled election in April 2015. Eligible candidates must be at least 18 years of age, citizens of the United States, residents of the district, registered to vote and qualified…
A new bill authored by Assemblyman Steven Bradford (D-Inglewood), and signed into law by Gov. Jerry Brown, will give citizens new authority against police who abuse their power. According to reports, Assembly Bill 2634 allows a victim whose civil rights have been violated by police to seek injunctive relief. The bill gives courts greater authority to issue injunctions against police departments that have a history of civil rights violations. Bradford said his bill provides an…
INGLEWOOD – Inglewood’s Mayor James Butts, members of the City Council, and business leaders celebrated the grand reopening of the Inglewood/Airport Area Chamber of Commerce Wednesday, August 27. With over 12,450 businesses in Inglewood, including the recently opened Forum that hosted the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards, the Chamber represents the interests of business in and around the City of Inglewood while promoting a flourishing economy and quality of life in the region. Pictured above…

Ferguson Police Now Equipped With Body Cameras

Written by Thursday, September 04, 2014
The St. Louis Post Dispatch reports that police officers in Ferguson, Mo have been equipped with 50 body cameras, attached to their uniforms. Two companies, Safety Vision and Digital Ally, have donated the equipment in light of the fatal Aug. 9 shooting of unarmed teenager Michael Brown, by one of Ferguson’s officers. The cameras are able to record video and audio. Representatives from the companies were on-site on Saturday training the officers to use the…
The road to recovery and rebuilding has begun after the 6.0 earthquake and subsequent aftershocks shook Napa, California last weekend. At least 240 patients have been treated for injuries, and 100 structures were red-tagged, which means they are uninhabitable. Six homes were destroyed by fire. Living here in California, we are well aware of the reality of earthquakes. We know they can happen at any moment. Their unpredictability can be unnerving, and there is not much we can do to prevent it. We can only be prepared, and the importance of having a survival plan and emergency supplies ready cannot…
History was made again in Inglewood last weekend, as the biggest names in music donned the red carpet at the Fabulous Forum. The 2014 "MTV Video Music Awards" were held in Inglewood for the first time. MTV, a unit of Viacom Inc., hosted an epic night of music with unforgettable performances, unpredictable moments and heartfelt messages. The show was broadcast worldwide both on and offline, lighting up televisions, smartphones, and social media sites worldwide. Adding…

Dates

Written by Friday, August 29, 2014
September 26, 2014 Food Truck Friday The food trucks are back! Once again, Market St will be filled with a variety of food trucks serving the tastiest food around. Live entertainment, kid activities and music will also make this an event you won't want to miss. Be sure to join us for this family fun-filled event. Located on Market at Regent. September 28, 2014 District 2 Annual Picnic Join Councilman Alex Padilla at North Park,…
A local Inglewood veteran’s group won a “David vs. Goliath” victory last month. The battle resulted in the nonprofit Veterans of Foreign Wars winning a $3,357,323 million lawsuit against Metro for compensation to relocate. The old VFW Post 2122 building, located at 335 E. Florence Avenue, was in the way of the proposed 8.5 mile Crenshaw/LAX light rail line which will run through Inglewood between Crenshaw/Leimert Park and LAX. The group knew it had to…

Food Truck Friday Fills Community

Written by Friday, August 29, 2014
By Thomas Bunn This past Friday, the City of Inglewood, in collaboration with KJLH Radio, launched its annual 4th Friday Food Truck Festival on Market Street. To call it a hit, is an understatement. Some of the best tasting mobile cuisine in Southern California came to Inglewood, as did residents and guests, to sample the great variety of dishes, and socialize with friends and loved ones. Music blared and the streets buzzed in laughter and…
By Veronica Mackey What began as uproar over the murder of a Missouri teen has become a breeding ground for civil rights violations as well. The use of rubber bullets and tear gas, forcibly removing protestors and taking away personal property has led to the first two federal lawsuits being filed in connection with the Michael Brown killing. The August 9 shooting death of the black unarmed teenager by white police officer Darren Wilson has…

View Print Edition

 

Signup For Our Newsletter!

Sign up here to recieve our e-newsletter!