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WHAT IT DO WITH LUE: TOP COOK Competition and Comedy Show


What It Do beautiful people of the inland empire! So, I have a question. Is food considered art? Well, in my eyes yes, yes, and yes! Okay you guessed it I’m greedy and love to eat new and exciting foods, and this Friday it’s going down! My company LUE Productions is holding a TOP COOK Competition and Comedy Show Fundraiser! Food and laugher goes hand and hand. I will be your lovely event host. Come out and sample a variety of food and get your laugh on, all at the same time.

Who will be known as the TOP Cook for our LUE Productions 2014 TOP COOK Competition and Comedy Show? We have five cooks in the mix. Come watch as these talented and amazing cooks go head-to-head competing for $100, an internet show interview, a write up in the Westside Story Newspaper, a spot in the final competition, bragging rights, and more! The roster of cooks consists of Iesha Nelson, Lawanna Lee, Kawanna Richardson, Lanoris Brown, and Dee Williams.

The following comedians will have you laughing your butt off! They include, Tamiko Kirkland, Bret As-is, and Ms. Arkansas. The event goes down this Friday, October 24 at 7 p.m. at 114 S. Arrowhead Avenue in San Bernardino. Tickets are on sale now for pre-sale at $8  and it comes with one free drink. Tickets at the door are $10.

For more information, visit www.facebook.com/events/730802746993650.

Jack Hill Honoree Service was a Success

Jack Hill has served many years of dedicated service on the library board. (Photo credit: John Coleman)

Jack Hill has served many years of dedicated service on the library board. (Photo credit: John Coleman)

SAN BERNARDINO, CA- The community gathered together at the Norman Feldman Central Library in downtown San Bernardino to honor a legend within the city. Jack Hill, a public servant and community leader, was honored on Thursday, October 16 for his many years of service to the library board.

Mr. Hill is also a war veteran. He also owned and operated a successful catering business, started the first African American Boy Scout Troop in San Bernardino, and he is the first African American president of the San Bernardino Area of the Chamber of Commerce. In addition, he is a dedicated family man that loves working hard for his community and doing the works of God. More photos coming soon. 

The Honorable Willie L. Brown, Jr. to Deliver Speech at San Bernardino NAACP Dinner

Honorable Willie L. Brown, Jr.

Honorable Willie L. Brown, Jr.

SAN BERNARDINO, CA-The San Bernardino NAACP will commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the 1964 Civil Rights Act with a keynote address by the Honorable Willie L. Brown, Jr. Brown is most noted for his tenure in the California State Assembly as the longest serving Speaker of the House, and most recently, as the first black Mayor of the city of San Francisco.  Earlier this year, the San Francisco Bay Bridge was named the Willie L. Brown Jr. Bay Bridge, in his honor.

As an undergraduate student, Brown was very active in the San Francisco Branch of the NAACP.  On February 4, 2014, he was inducted into the NAACP Legacy Hall of Fame.  As a keynote speaker, Brown mixes passion and practicality to discuss his wins and losses in the world of politics.  With a dynamic, no-nonsense style, his message will stimulate the audience to add value to their community by getting involved with the local branch of the NAACP.

The Annual Freedom Fund Dinner will take place Thursday, October 30 at 6 p.m. at the Hotel San Bernardino located at 285 East Hospitality Lane.  Tickets can be purchased online at www.SanBernardinoNAACP.org/freedom-fund-dinner.