Category : West

West / California - 1 year ago

Hurricane-ravaged Haiti gets help from local groups

SOUTH LOS ANGELES — The disaster captured headlines around the globe and attracted worldwide attention. Last fall, hurricanes Irma, Maria and Matthew lashed out at the tiny islands in the Caribbean and caused billions of dollars in damages. Thousands...

West / California - 1 year ago

Three seek to replace Ridley-Thomas in Assembly

LOS ANGELES — In the wake of Assemblyman Sebastian Ridley-Thomas’ resignation last week due to health reasons, three candidates already have announced their plans to seek his position in the 54th District. Sydney Kamlager-Dove, president of the Los A...

West / California - 1 year ago

Is Trump the Worst President in the last 50 Years?

January 3, 2018Lauren Victoria Burke (NNPA Newswire Contributor) Donald Trump, a man best known as a “birther” with a reality TV show and a real estate empire, who claimed that Mexico was sending drugs and rapists to the United States, was sworn in...

West / California - 1 year ago

The Importance of Diversity in Media Ownership

January 3, 2018Armstrong Williams (NNPA Newswire Columnist) As the United States becomes increasingly diverse, the necessity for that diversity to be reflected in business becomes all the more important. As one of only three African American owned T...

West / California - 1 year ago

As The Old Year Fades, So Does My Memory

Memory is a very tricky thing, at least for me it is. Looking back over a year’s span of activity, my memory seems to pick and choose what it remembers. After all, I do not have the brain capacity I once had. Often some old-timer will moan about how...

West / California - 1 year ago

“Resolve to Make or Update Your Estate Plan”

January 3, 2018Estate Planning 101 By Attorney Marlene S. Cooper Marlene S. Cooper The beginning of a new year is a time for reflection on the year gone by and planning for the year ahead. Many people will make New Year’s resolutions, often involv...

West / California - 1 year ago

LaRan Hair Care Products Celebrate 10th Anniversary

Lorenzo and Wanda Griffin, Founders of LaRan Hair Care Products recently celebrated the company’s 10th Anniversary at the Doubletree Hotel in Ontario, California. Hair Stylists came from throughout the Western States to participate in the two days of...

West / California - 1 year ago

2018 Forecast – A Plan

January 3, 2018Joe C. Hopkins, Journal Publisher Joe C. Hopkins, Journal Publisher As we look forward to a New Year we should look back for a moment to have a comparison. Looking back we experienced a United States President whose claim to fame i...

West / California - 1 year ago

2017: Pass or Fail?

January 3, 2018FUNdraising Good Times By Mel and Pearl Shaw Mel and Pearl Shaw Happy New Year! Before the promise of 2018 transforms into to-do lists and meetings we suggest taking a few momentsto identify what’s most important and what you do we...

West / California - 1 year ago

THE OLYMPIAN

Jordan Greenway is set to become the first African-American to play for USA Hockey at an Olympic tournament. The 20-year-old, who will break a color barrier nearly a century old, shares his story. With the band A Perfect Circle performing that night...