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1943 - Army Air Force pilot Loncie L. Tucker, on training run, dies when his P-38 fighter crashes at Wayside Honor Rancho (later Pitchess Detention Center) in Castaic [story]
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College Students in L.A. County Eligible for Arts Internship Program
Tuesday, Apr 5, 2022

Los Angeles County’s long-running creative workforce development program, the L.A. County Arts Internship Program, will provide 228 university and community college students with paid on-the-job experience in the arts at over 140 nonprofit organizations starting this summer. Applications for interested...

Carol Zou Partners with L.A. County Arts & Culture Department
Thursday, Mar 24, 2022

The Los Angeles County Department of Arts and Culture has announced that Carol Zou has been selected for a two-year residency as part of its Creative Strategist-Artist in Residence program. Zou will work with staff in the Community Centers division of the Department of Workforce Development, Aging, and...

Leticia Buckley Joins L.A. County’s Arts Commission
Thursday, Jul 29, 2021

The Los Angeles County Department of Arts and Culture (Arts and Culture) has announced Leticia Rhi Buckley has joined its Arts Commission, L.A. County’s longstanding advisory body for the arts. The Commission seats 15 members, who are diverse arts community leaders chosen by the Board of Supervisors...

College Students Can Now Start Applying to County’s Summer Arts Internship Program
Friday, Apr 2, 2021

Applications are now open for the Los Angeles County Arts Internship Program which is set to provide 228 university and community college students with paid on-the-job experience in the arts at over 140 nonprofit organizations starting this summer. The AIP is the largest paid summer internship program...

L.A. County Awards More than $4M in Arts Grants
Wednesday, Aug 12, 2020

The Los Angeles County Department of Arts and Culture has awarded more than $4.8 million in arts grants for the 2020-21 fiscal year. The awards fall into two programs in the department’s grants portfolio: $4,113,000 in two-year grants for 214 nonprofit arts organizations through the Organizational...

County Opens 2020 Arts Internship Program
Thursday, Jul 9, 2020

Los Angeles County Department of Arts and Culture announced Thursday the opening of the 2020 Arts Internship Program, the 20th anniversary of the nation’s largest paid arts internship program. In response to the COVID-19 public health crisis, adjustments have been made to create more flexibility for...

County Arts & Culture Investing New $1.75M Grant to Increase Diversity, Inclusion
Thursday, Feb 20, 2020

The Los Angeles County Department of Arts and Culture has received a multi-year grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to implement an innovative artist development initiative to increase diversity, equity, and inclusion in the field of public art in LA County. The $1.75 million grant will fund implementation...

County Arts Commission Officially Transitions to Department of Arts & Culture
Tuesday, Jul 2, 2019

The Los Angeles County Department of Arts and Culture, formerly the Los Angeles County Arts Commission, becomes an official, and new, County department. The agency’s longstanding work will continue uninterrupted, including grant funding for hundreds of nonprofit organizations throughout LA County;...

County Arts Budget Funds Cultural Equity and Inclusion Initiative
Friday, Jun 30, 2017

Five recommendations included in the Cultural Equity and Inclusion Initiative report released by the Los Angeles County Arts Commission in April 2017 received funding by the county Board of Supervisors as part of the approved budget for the fiscal year 2017-18. “This FY 2017-2018 budget prioritizes...

L.A. County Arts Commission Cultural Equity and Inclusion Initiative
Thursday, Apr 6, 2017

The Los Angeles County Arts Commission released a report on the Cultural Equity and Inclusion Initiative (CEII), an 18-month public process that led to the development of 13 recommendations to the LA County Board of Supervisors to ensure that everyone in LA County has equitable access to arts and culture,...

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1943 - Army Air Force pilot Loncie L. Tucker, on training run, dies when his P-38 fighter crashes at Wayside Honor Rancho (later Pitchess Detention Center) in Castaic [story]
Loncie Tucker
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Mel Brooks
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