Category : California

West / California - 3 days ago

Cities observe Memorial Day with virtual ceremonies

NORWALK — Online tributes marked Memorial Day celebrations in a handful of southeast cities which steered clear of physical observances fearful of the lurking coronavirus that has killed more than 2,000 people and infected more than 47,000 in the re...

West / California - 3 days ago

Miles Bailer Armstead, 45

Editor’s Note: Miles Bailer Armstead’s life tragically ended at his property in East Oakland as a result of the all-to-common violence in our community. He was taken away from his family of four children, a wife and parents. We are publishing his fam...

West / California - 3 days ago

Sheriff defies subpoena to appear before commission

LOS ANGELES — As promised, Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva defied a subpoena to appear at the May 21 meeting of the county Civilian Oversight Commission, prompting the panel’s vote to challenge that move in court. The commission...

West / California - 3 days ago

Foster care ministry recruiting new black families

LOS ANGELES — A faith-based group formed to encourage more black families to become involved in the foster care system observed National Foster Care Month with a webinar highlighting the need for more foster parents. The Faith Foster Families Net...

West / California - 3 days ago

Health care middlemen force many to pay more

African Americans in California face significant disparities in diagnosis, treatment and access to health care they need. The recent COVID-19 pandemic has only exacerbated many of those inequalities. Our lawmakers have again expressed their desi...

West / California - 3 days ago

This Week’s Paper: May 28, 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 - 3 days ago

The Community Must Use New Sites and Three Ts

By Dr. John E. Warren, Publisher First, the State and the County must be commended for providing the long overdue test site for the Southeastern communities now at the Tubman/Chavez Center located at Euclid Avenue and Market Street. For the sake of c...