Hollywood

Krofft brothers receive star on Walk of Fame

HOLLYWOOD — Brothers Sid and Marty Krofft, producers of memorable Saturday morning and prime-time television series such as “H.R. Pufnstuf,” “Land of the Lost” and “Donny & Marie,” received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Feb. 13. “We’ve been around a long time, since I think Lincoln was the president,” Sid Krofft, 90, Read More…

Local News

Federal official calls on churches to ‘adopt’ homeless

LOS ANGELES — U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson spoke at a panel discussion on solutions to homelessness Feb. 13 at USC, and said the federal government will debut a new plan within weeks to assist homeless people. Carson spoke at USC’s “Unhoused: Addressing Homelessness in California Summit,” hosted in partnership Read More…

Local News

Stereotypes blamed for unfounded coronavirus fears

LOS ANGELES — County officials are urging the public to resist yielding to anti-Asian stereotypes, panic and misinformation related to unfounded fears that the coronavirus may be spreading in the Southland. At a news conference in downtown Los Angeles Feb. 13, community leaders emphasized that the risk to most people outside China remains very low, Read More…