Category : California

West / California - 5 months ago

Wishing Can Be Hazardous to Your Health

The last several months have been rather busy with hardly a break anywhere. Sometimes the Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage and I get so busy we forget about the necessity of taking a break every now and then. Soon one day becomes just like the las...

West / California - 5 months ago

Highlights on 2018 Women of Achievement

March 7, 2018Joe C. Hopkins, Journal Publisher Joe C. Hopkins, Journal Publisher March is Women’s History Month. The Journal celebrates Women in our community at our annual Women of Achievement Breakfast. This year the event is April 14th. We tak...

West / California - 5 months ago

President Barack Obama’s Official Portrait Unveiled

March 7, 2018Lauren Victoria Burke (NNPA Newswire Contributor) In last week’s Journal, we inadvertantly placed the incorrect picture with the article. We sincerely apologize for our error and for any inconvenience to the parties. The incorrect phot...

West / California - 5 months ago

What’s a volanthropist? A dolunteer?

March 7, 2018FUNdraising Good Times By Mel and Pearl Shaw Mel and Pearl Shaw Technology is changing all aspects of our lives. Yes, we know that’s not “breaking news.” But, when technology facilitates volunteering – removing barriers to engagement...

West / California - 5 months ago

Fast Money in Hard Times

March 7, 2018Estate Planning 101 By Attorney Marlene S. Cooper Marlene S. Cooper At some point in our lives, most of us will experience times when we urgently need money – to fund a medical emergency or necessary procedure, to stay afl oat after t...

West / California - 5 months ago

Giving Our Students the Tools They Need to Thrive

March 7, 2018Dr. Michael Lomax (President and CEO, United Negro College Fund) For many college students, particularly those who are first in their families to attend college, the goal is simple: Do whatever it takes to earn the right to walk across...