will no longer air the Golden Globes after The Los Angeles Times reported a number of ethical and financial improprieties and revealed that the organization has no Black members.

  • California confiscated a record number of guns under a law that allows courts to block residents from obtaining guns if family members or police offers believe they could harm themselves or others, The Los Angeles Times reports.

  • A man in Irvine who received more than $5 million in Payment Protection Program loans bought luxury cars instead.

  • ICM Partners, a top Hollywood talent agency, has been accused of creating a hostile work environment for women and people of color, The Los Angeles Times reports.

  • What do you get if you combine Snoop Dogg, Ice Cube, E-40 and Too Short? Mount Westmore, a rap supergroup that formed in the pandemic and has already recorded 50 songs.


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