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Latino groups protest Oscar nominees’ luncheon

BEVERLY HILLS — Several dozen protesters gathered Feb. 5 outside the annual Oscar nominees’ lunch at the Beverly Hilton to call for more representation of Latinos in on-screen and behind-the-camera roles in motion pictures. “Hollywood continues to be challenged by gender and ethnic diversity,” said Alex Nogales, president and chief executive officer of the National Read More…

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Local schools receive federal Promise Zone grant

LOS ANGELES — Mayor Eric Garcetti has announced that eight Los Angeles schools — seven in Pico-Union and one in Hollywood — will share a $30 million federal grant for educational and community-based services to help low-income children and families. The Promise Neighborhood grant, administered by the Youth Policy Institute, will be allocated over the Read More…