California Apparel News
FROM Deborah Belgum
American Apparel may no longer be made in America Central American Apparel may not have the same ring as American Apparel. But it may be the reality for the LA-based clothing company in the near future. A Canadian company called Gildan Activewear wants to buy American Apparel, which would mean 3500 southern California workers would be laid off, and production would relocate to Central America and the Caribbean.
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In 'Speechless,' Scott Silveri combines comedy, family & disability Scott Silveri has written and produced sitcoms for more than 20 years. In all that time, he never encountered a TV family that looked anything like the one he grew up in -- with a mom, a dad...and a brother with cerebral palsy. He changed that with his show Speechless on ABC. Silveri tells us about looking to his own past for stories, and why he was determined to make a family comedy and not just a "disability show."