Archive for the ‘Community News’ Category

Wanted- Black Men For Education 18-75

Cover Photo: Older Black men, as well as younger Black men can still get an education in California-for free! The Scoop LA’s Buddy Sampson(L) and business professional Julien Dothard(R) graduated from Los Angeles Valley College June 6th. Inside Photo- Sherry A. Rodriguez, Ed.D. Associate Dean,...
June 14th, 2017 | Community News, News | Read More

A J Crawford Celebrates 55 Years in the Community

A J Crawford. Cover and Inside Photos by Kim Webster. By Kim Webster “When I first came to Los Angeles, I realized you have to have some type of skill or some type of profession,” said A J Crawford who opened A and J Shoe Service Center in 1962.   He attended a trade school for shoe repair in Louisiana...
May 6th, 2017 | Community News, Kim's Kronicles | Read More

Retired Officer Terrence Duren-“University Sheepdog”

Cover and Inside Cover- Officer Terrence Duren. He has a gripping account of his service as a police officer in the book, "University Sheepdog in Westwood, CA," available soon in bookstores. By Buddy Sampson The young police officer spots a Mercedes Benz blocking an alley in an area in Westwood,...
July 26th, 2016 | Book Reviews, Community News, News2 | Read More

Estelle for Humanity Presents The 15th Annual Honor Thy Father Awards Dinner June 19th

Cover and Inside Photo: Estelle for Humanity and entertainment icon Ron Brewington (R) will be presenting the 15th Annual "Honor Thy Father" Awards Dinner on Sunday, June 19th. Pictured left is Corri Bailey. For tickets and more information, please visit www.honorthyfatherawards.com. or click...
June 14th, 2016 | Community News, Entertainment, News | Read More

PR Maven Charmaine Blake Holds Birthday Bash

Cover photo- Charmaine Blake. PR Maven Charmaine Blake of Charmaine PR held a birthday bash at Fork Restaurant in West Hollywood. Pictured above is Jacob Diamond, (L) Charmaine Blake (C) and Fork’s Syreeta. Seen at the bash were several celebrities, including model actress Kimmarie Johnson. Charmaine...
January 21st, 2016 | Community News, Entertainment | Read More

Mamie Hansberry visits Kentwood Players Production of Lorraine Hansberry’s “A RAISIN IN THE SUN”

Cover Photo - The cast of Kentwood Players' production of "A RAISIN IN THE SUN" by Lorraine Hansberry. Inside photo - Mamie Hansberry, sister of Lorraine Hansberry. Photos by Shari Barrett WESTCHESTER, CA –Kentwood Players proudly welcomed Mamie Hansberry, the sister of “A RAISIN...
January 19th, 2016 | Community News, Entertainment, Events, Theater | Read More

Ring in the Holiday Season with Jazz and Funk Night Benefiting Children’s Hospital

Cover Photo-Buddy Sampson, Bassist, Composer and Publisher of TheScoopLA.com, presents Jazz and Funk Night . Inside Photo-Buddy Sampson and Friends, with (L-R) Joseph John, Buddy Sampson, Curtis Sanford, Rachel Grace and Lamar Webster. Live Performances...
November 3rd, 2015 | Community News, Entertainment, Events, Jazz N LA | Read More

Everybody Hates Chris Star Takes to Twitter to Support World Adoption Day

Imani Hakim. The all grown up child star from CW’s Everybody Hates Chris, Imani Hakim, took to twitter @anakih1 on November 9th to support World Adoption Day. The actress posted a photo of herself with her hand up smiley face and the hashtag #WorldAdoptionDay in an effort to create awareness. Imani...
November 12th, 2014 | Community News, News | Read More

Rev Al Sharpton Celebrates Birthday at the California African American Museum

Pictured left to right are Judge Greg Mathis, Reverend Al Sharpton, Robert Bush, and the cake-artist Sauna Cummings. Photo by Kim Webster. Los Angeles CA – A birthday cake was presented to Rev Al Sharpton, Founder/President of the National Action Network (NAN), at the  recent Los Angeles Vanguard...
October 22nd, 2014 | Columnists, Community News, Events, Kim's Kronicles | Read More

HAL AWARDS Celebrate Silver (25th) Anniversary

Cover Photo- Mary Wilson. Inside photo- Motown Alum Berry Gordy(L) and Clarence Avant (R) present Triumph Award to the new President of Motown Records Ethiopia Habtemariam. (C) Photo by Kim Webster. By Kim Webster HOLLYWOOD CA –  It was 25 years ago that Janie Bradford founded the Heroes and Legends...
October 22nd, 2014 | Columnists, Community News, Kim's Kronicles | Read More