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Movie academy honors four with Governors Awards

HOLLYWOOD — Filmmakers David Lynch and Lina Wertmuller and actor Wes Studi received honorary Oscars Oct. 27 from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, while the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award went to actress/activist Geena Davis to honor her efforts on behalf of gender equality. The honors were presented during the Academy’s 11th annual Read More…

West Hollywood holds annual Halloween Carnaval

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Elected officials take part in earthquake drill

LOS ANGELES — Millions of residents in Los Angeles and Orange County — joined by millions more across the state and globe — took part in a “drop, cover and hold on” exercise Oct. 17 for the 12th Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drill, designed to encourage preparedness for a major temblor. The drill was held at Read More…

AIDS Walk L.A. draws large turnout for 35th year

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Movie academy honors four with Governors Awards

HOLLYWOOD — Filmmakers David Lynch and Lina Wertmuller and actor Wes Studi received honorary Oscars Oct. 27 from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, while the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award went to actress/activist Geena Davis to honor her efforts on behalf of gender equality. The honors were presented during the Academy’s 11th annual Read More…

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AMAAD Institute offers sense of community to LGBT people

SOUTH LOS ANGELES – Located in the Watts Civic Center, the Arming Minorities Against Addiction & Disease (AMAAD) Institute is a peer-led, grassroots community support center that offers resources and referrals to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people of color.   Dedicated to providing culturally competent services to a population that has historically been Read More…

Mother still grieving two years after son’s death

Rising youth numbers swell county homeless system

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Protesters target Lacey in WeHo death probe

LOS ANGELES — It should have been a night of celebration for Jackie Lacey. Not only was it the Los Angeles County district attorney’s birthday, but she was also kicking off her 2020 re-election campaign for her third term as district attorney. Friends and supporters were gathered at the Redbird restaurant downtown for the party Read More…

West Hollywood plans events for Pride Month

County seeks to reduce new HIV infections

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AIDS Healthcare Foundation sues to block housing projects

LOS ANGELES — The AIDS Healthcare Foundation filed a lawsuit in Los Angeles Superior Court Aug. 8 against the city and four large housing complexes in Hollywood, claiming they violate both federal and state housing laws by out-pricing the local market. “Hollywood is the epicenter of homelessness, and that homelessness is being caused by gentrification,” Read More…