Category : California

West / California - 4 months ago

Tamales Maker in Richmond Unveils Secret Ingredient

Asked on camera for the secret ingredient to making delicious tamales, Cruz Arroyo’s answer was both coy and true. “This is the secret my mom gave me…when you do something, you do your very best,” Arroyo said. “That is the secret!” He smiled as he s...

West / California - 4 months ago

Stereotypes blamed for unfounded coronavirus fears

LOS ANGELES — County officials are urging the public to resist yielding to anti-Asian stereotypes, panic and misinformation related to unfounded fears that the coronavirus may be spreading in the Southland. At a news conference in downtown Los An...

West / California - 4 months ago

Betts goes tech when it comes to the black community

LOS ANGELES — Technically speaking, Cassie Betts is a geek. The founder of the tech company& District2.Co& and the founder and CEO of MISLA (Made in South LA) doesn’t run away from the moniker. In fact, it’s part of her self-description t...

West / California - 4 months ago

Officials offer reminder on switch to Real ID

LOS ANGELES — State and federal officials gathered at Los Angeles International Airport Feb. 13 to offer a reminder to California residents to apply for a Real ID card. State Transportation Agency Secretary David Kim and representatives with Los...

West / California - 4 months ago

This Week’s Paper: February 20, 2020

SEE THE FRONT PAGE HERE We are San Diego’s largest African American newspaper, reporting news from an African American perspective. Established in 1960, Dr. John Warren is the Publisher of the San Diego Voice & Viewpoint, a 56-year-old nati...

West / California - 4 months ago

Partial Endorsements for The March 3rd Primary

By Dr. John E. Warren Publisher One of the great things about our American democracy is that everyone truly has an opportunity to participate, either as a voter or as a candidate, with the exception of those in the criminal justice system. That right...

West / California - 4 months ago

Governor Newsom makes homelessness top issue in 2020

SACRAMENTO (AP) — Tossing aside tradition, California’s governor on Wednesday devoted his biggest platform to a single issue: solving a homelessness crisis that has overwhelmed the nation’s most populous state in an era of unprecedented prosperi...

West / California - 4 months ago

California school to be named for Michelle Obama

FILE – In this Oct. 11, 2018, file photo, Michelle Obama participates in the International Day of the Girl on NBC’s “Today” show in New York. The former first lady announced that Selena Gomez, Liza Koshy, Shonda Rhimes, Megan...