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George Clooney, Don Cheadle and Mindy Kaling Celebrate Opening of Roybal School, Designed to Diversify Hollywood’s Below-the-Line Ranks

It’s just after 9 a.m. and class is fully in session at Roybal Film and Television Production Magnet, a specialty academy near Downtown Los Angeles. Cell phones are out of sight, pens are scribbling away and projectors are humming. But instead of reflecting lessons on geography, grammar or science, in one classroom, the first page […]

Vice President Kamala Harris Dines With Hollywood Power Brokers (and Impersonator Maya Rudolph)

Vice president Kamala Harris touched down in Los Angeles on June 3 ahead of big political week in the city for a gathering of global leaders, including President Joe Biden, at the ninth Summit of the Americas. And while official communication from her office stated that the Harris had no public events scheduled for the […]

U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona and L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti Hit Fairfax High to Help Kick Off Volunteer Recruitment Campaign

U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona, outgoing Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, Philadelphia 76ers coach Doc Rivers and U.S. Representatives Adam Schiff and Ted Lieu were among the dignitaries that braved the L.A. heat on Wednesday for a good cause — to attend “Field Day,” a kick-off event for a campaign designed to fill the […]