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THE HAM AND CHEESE LA-based queer, hip hop artist Big Dipper releases video for “Like This” single, and spankin’ new “The Ham and Cheese EP” In his first release of the new decade Big Dipper follows his 2018 album release LATE BLOOMER with an ep project: THE HAM AND CHEESE EP. The five unique tracks…

OOPSIES! The LA Pride Solidarity March May Not Happen… DETAILS Inside!

Christopher Street West, the organization that produces the LA Pride parade and festival in the City of West Hollywood, posted a statement yesterday evening via LA Pride’s social media outlets to apologize for missteps taken in their haste to create the June 14th Solidarity March, reports WEHOTimes. The CSW Board of Directors acknowledged they did…

WeHo, LA County Curfew Order Is Lifted

The City of West Hollywood – along with LA County –  has lifted its curfew order, effective immediately. On May 30, 2020, the City implemented an Executive Emergency Order establishing a daily curfew; as of Thursday, June 4, 2020, the curfew order is lifted. Community members should adhere to orders from Los Angeles County, if…

BREAKING: Restaurants, Hair Salons Allowed To Reopen in LA

On Friday, Los Angeles County Supervisor Janice Hahn tweeted that Los Angeles county restaurants, salons and barbershops will be able to reopen, so long as they conform to anti-COVID requirements, reports Deadline. The reopenings can reportedly begin as early as this weekend, with restaurants allowed to offer dine-in service. Another supervisor, Kathryn Barger, tweeted about…

Madonna’s Video Tribute To George Floyd Backfires. WATCH!

Amid the widespread outrage over the death of Minneapolis security guard George Floyd, Madonna is coming under fire for a social media misstep, reports CNN. As anger grew at footage showing a police officer kneeling on Floyd’s neck as he died, the singer Thursday tweeted a two-minute clip of her son, David Banda, dancing to…

Dr. Fauci On Larry Kramer: “I Loved The Guy.” WATCH!

(Photo: Larry Kramer, RIP) Dr. Anthony Fauci on Wednesday credited playwright and AIDS activist Larry Kramer for “totally” changing the relationship between communities afflicted with a disease and the scientific and regulatory bodies whose work affects them. “He was a firebrand. He had extraordinary courage to speak out and challenge the system,” Fauci said of…

Violent Protests In Downtown LA Over George Floyd’s Death

(Photo: George Floyd. RIP) The death of unarmed black man George Floyd at the hands of police in Minnesota earlier this week sparked heated demonstrations in downtown Los Angeles on Wednesday afternoon, with dozens of protesters shutting down traffic on the 101 Freeway, reports CBSLA. The protest, which started out peacefully, turned violent after some…

New Release from BIG DIPPER – The Ham and Cheese EP

Gabriel Gastelum) In his first release of the new decade Big Dipper follows his 2018 album release LATE BLOOMER with an ep project: THE HAM AND CHEESE EP . The five unique tracks are all produced by collaborator So Drove and include features from New York singer Boy Radio and club music icon TT The Artist.…

BREAKING: LA Mayor Says Almost All Retail Businesses May Reopen TODAY

garcettieLos Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has announced the city will “allow all retail businesses” to let customers inside their stores – as of today – so long as those businesses abide by COVID prevention best practices, which includes allowing only 50 percent of capacity, reports Deadline. The ruling will also allow drive-in movies and houses of worship…

BREAKING: Trump Threatens To Close Down Social Media Platforms

President Donald Trump threatened to “strongly regulate” or close down social media platforms after Twitter’s decision to place a fact-check link to two of his tweets, reports Deadline. On Wednesday, he wrote, “Republicans feel that Social Media Platforms totally silence conservatives voices. We will strongly regulate, or close them down, before we can ever allow…