Culture

African American Art in San Diego: Culture and Accessibility

For Gaidi Finnie art is a microcosm of the world and a way to ground oneself in culture. As the city of San Diego changes and the African American population declines, Finnie is dedicated to keeping the African American art experience accessible through the San Diego African American Museum of Fine...
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Facebook expands new tool aiming to shrink 'news deserts'

By BARBARA ORTUTAY AP Technology Writer SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Facebook is trying to coax "news deserts" into bloom with the second major expansion of a tool that exposes people to more local news and information. But the social network confesses that it still has a lot to learn. The social media...
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'SNL' adds 3 to its cast, including an Asian American comic

By LYNN ELBER AP Television Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) -- "Saturday Night Live" is adding three new cast members for its upcoming 45th season, including the show's only Asian American performer. Bowen Yang, who joined NBC's "SNL" last season as a staff writer, will be a featured player, NBC said...
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Cash Strapped Forever 21 Considers Bankruptcy

Forever 21, purveyor of kitschy fast-fashion is strapped for cash and considering bankruptcy, Bloomberg reports. Like so many other mall staples - Claire's, Toys R Us, Payless - Forever 21 has struggled to adapt to the digital marketplace where speedy shipping, convenience, and a wide variety of...
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