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Straight white men dominate film industry, study shows

LOS ANGELES — White, straight, able-bodied men have remained the norm in motion picture casting in the past decade, according to a USC film study released July 31. “Inequality in 900 Popular Films,” prepared by Professor Stacy L. Smith and the Media, Diversity & Social Change Initiative at the USC Annenberg School for Communication and Read More…

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MTA to transition bus fleet to electric vehicles

LOS ANGELES — The Metropolitan Transportation Authority Board of Directors has approved a plan to transition its entire bus fleet to be 100 percent electric by 2030, a bold move that requires the purchase of more than 2,200 vehicles and continuous advancements in technology. The MTA has developed a plan for the transition, which got Read More…

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Justin Bateman receives Walk of Fame star

HOLLYWOOD — A star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame honoring Emmy-nominated actor Jason Bateman was unveiled on Hollywood Boulevard July 26, five days after his latest project, “Ozark,” began streaming on Netflix. After recalling his first visit to the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the early 1980s when he was 10 or 11 years Read More…