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  • Letters to the editor: The Pope; Water crisis; The Laugh Factory and more

    2 days ago

    Not a One-Man Show

    I think David Suissa perfectly summarizes some unique Jewish principles (“Why Jews Don’t Have a Pope,” Oct. 2). For us, mutuality, collective decision making, mutually complementing cooperation above and despite our inherent differences, arguments and diversity...

  • Jamie Masada: We must teach our children love, not hate

    June 23, 2015 | 10:13 am

    Like most Americans my heart broke when I saw the news about the massacre at the AME church in South Carolina.  After my initial shock and tears, I felt anger and I wanted some answers. Where did this hatred come from? What sort of poor parenting precipitated the poison of race...
  • Jamie Masada gives Long Beach a place to laugh

    By Lilly Fowler

    September 25, 2008 | 12:24 am

    Former "Saturday Night Live" cast member Jon Lovitz signed a contract with Laugh Factory owner Jamie Masada last year.

    The terms were simple: Lovitz was to appear at the comedy club every week for the rest of his life.

    So it was no surprise when Lovitz recently took the Laugh...

  • The costliest word in show business . . . the 'N-word' [VIDEO]

    By Jay Firestone

    July 23, 2008 | 11:52 pm

    An eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth and now $50 for a racial slur. That's the policy that the Laugh Factory owner Jamie Masada endorses.

    Ever since Michael Richards' racial outburst at the Sunset Strip comedy club in November 2006, Masada has decided to impose a $50 fine, payable...