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  • Studio On The Run: '90210' Actor Tristan Wilds On New Film 'Red Tails'

    Studio On The Run: '90210' Actor Tristan Wilds On New Film 'Red Tails'
    Actor Tristan Wilds hopped on the Dunkin Donuts Studio On The Run to talk about starring as Dixon Wilson on the popular CW reboot of "90210" for the last four seasons. He also recently released his debut EP, Remember, Remember. Wilds also has an upcoming...
  • Tuskegee Airman tells his story at the World War II Museum

    Tuskegee Airman tells his story at the World War II Museum
    There is a special exhibit at the World War II museum honoring African-Americans who served, including the Tuskegee Airmen. Photojournalist Ryan Thornburg chronicles the life of a local Tuskegee Airman as he tells his story and the importance of the men.
  • Mesa Musings: Center seat leads to lively talk with Tuskegee Airman

    This is one of those "Guess Who I Sat Next to on the Airplane" stories. Recently, I was on a flight from Baltimore to Orange County. My wife, Hedy, and I had attended our niece's wedding in Boston. We flew from Boston to Baltimore to make our O.C....
  • Mailbag: Ignore the hype and get vaccinated

    Re. "Editorial: It's important to immunize," (Aug. 29): I'm a native of Newport Beach, but live in Washington, D.C. I'm glad the Daily Pilot has sided with overwhelming scientific evidence showing that the benefits of vaccinating children far outweigh the...
  • Acclaimed Rose Parade Float Builders Going Out of Business

    Acclaimed Rose Parade Float Builders Going Out of Business
    IRWINDALE (KTLA) -- A highly-revered float builder for the Tournament of Roses Parade is calling it quits. Citing economic woes, Charisma Floats released a statement this week saying they will be ceasing operations and not participating in the 2012...
  • Memorial Day events

    Monday is Memorial Day and there are plenty of events going on around Western Washington. Below is a list of Memorial Day events. (With information from the Everett Herald, the Seattle PI. and the Bellingham Herald)    Arlington American Legion Post...
  • Montford Pointers, Nation's 1st African-American Marines, Honored On Memorial Day

    Montford Pointers, Nation's 1st African-American Marines, Honored On Memorial Day
    Many people have heard of the Tuskegee Airmen, but few have heard of the Montford Point Marines. They're America's first African-American Marines, but were made to train apart from whites in a separate part of Camp LeJeune, North Carolina called...
  • Bartender Drops Charges Against Cuba Gooding Jr.

    Bartender Drops Charges Against Cuba Gooding Jr.
    NEW ORLEANS -- A New Orleans bartender who accused Oscar-winning actor Cuba Gooding Jr. of pushing her has dropped all charges against him, bar management said Wednesday. The unnamed female bartender told police Gooding stopped by the Old Absinthe...
  • Tuskegee Airman and Seattle sports fixture George Hickman dies at 88

    Tuskegee Airman and Seattle sports fixture George Hickman dies at 88
    George Hickman, one of the few surviving Tuskegee Airmen, and a longtime usher at University of Washington athletic events and press box attendant at Seahawks games, died on Sunday. He was 88.   Hickman’s death prompted a wave of condolences...
  • 'Red Tails'

    'Red Tails'
    The story of the Tuskegee Airmen gets fresh treatment in this George Lucas-produced drama that truly takes flight in its superbly filmed aerial sequences. The script recounts how the young African-American pilots were called up to serve as U.S. forces...
  • The Tuskegee Airmen

    The Tuskegee Airmen
    The Tuskegee Airmen were dedicated, determined young men who enlisted to become America's first black military airmen, at a time when there were many people who thought that black men lacked intelligence, skill, courage and patriotism. They came from...
  • From Chicago to Washington for the inauguration

    At 86, Hilton Joseph says his chest tightens up whenever he walks a long distance or exerts himself. But his legs are still sturdy and strong, and when President-elect Barack Obama is sworn in Tuesday, Joseph said, he'll push himself to make it to the...