Stevie Wonder: Black History Month Feature

Stevland Hardaway Judkins, better known by his stage name Stevie Wonder, was born on May 13, 1950 in Saginaw, Michigan to Lula Mae Hardaway and Calvin Judkins. Because he was born prematurely, Wonder developed retinopathy of prematurity, which resulted in permanent vision loss. However, this did not prevent him from becoming one of the most … Continue reading Stevie Wonder: Black History Month Feature

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Solidarity Restaurant

If your New Year’s resolution this 2019 is to be more adventurous, you might want to consider trying new cuisines. For a unique meal, stop at Solidarity, a Polish eatery with a patio bar. This restaurant, located on Lincoln Boulevard in Santa Monica, was founded by Polish immigrant and chef Elina O'Lague in 1979. Solidarity … Continue reading Solidarity Restaurant

New West Supports Firefighters

Firefighters have been working tirelessly to suppress the deadly fires that have been blazing throughout Northern and Southern California for over two weeks. On Friday, November 16th, New West students, teachers, and parents gave back to the community by raising money for the Los Angeles Fire Department Foundation, an organization that aims to increase the … Continue reading New West Supports Firefighters

King Tut: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh

In commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the discovery of King Tut’s tomb in 1922, visitors may view 166 authentic artifacts from the famous boy king’s tomb at the King Tut: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh exhibition, currently on display at the California Science Center through January 6, 2019. Guests get a glimpse into the … Continue reading King Tut: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh