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Music producer Teddy Riley gets Walk of Fame star

HOLLYWOOD — A star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame was unveiled Aug. 16 honoring Grammy-winning recording artist-music producer Teddy Riley, the creator of the groundbreaking genre new jack swing. Riley thanked a wide variety of people during a nearly nine-minute acceptance speech, including music executive Clarence Avant, who he met in 1988 in his Read More…

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Designer chosen for Walk of Fame master plan

LOS ANGELES — The city’s Board of Public Works has selected the design and architecture firm Gensler to design a master plan for the Hollywood Walk of Fame, kick-starting a $4 million investment into the national historic landmark that will serve as a catalyst to City Councilman Mitch O’Farrell’s “Heart of Hollywood” initiative. The master Read More…

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New pedestrian signs placed in Hollywood

HOLLYWOOD — Los Angeles City Councilman Mitch O’Farrell and local stakeholders celebrated the launch of a new project to improve the pedestrian experience through a series of “wayfinding” signs in the historic core of Hollywood, part of larger collaborative efforts and the first of many improvements through the Heart of Hollywood initiative. For years, multiple Read More…