Category : West

West / California - 2 months ago

The Math of Fundraising

May 9, 2018FUNdraising Good Times By Mel and Pearl Shaw Mel and Pearl Shaw How do you reach a fundraising goal? There are many activities that together can guide you to your fundraising destination. One of these is knowing how many people you nee...

West / California - 2 months ago

The Big Payback: Let’s “Takeover The Polls”

If there ever was a time that Black people needed to fully understand the power of their Black dollar, as well as the need to emphasize the importance of putting their money where their true influence is, that time is now. The upcoming November 2018...

West / California - 2 months ago

Christianity and Racism, Part III

May 9, 2018Joe C. Hopkins, Journal Publisher Joe C. Hopkins, Journal Publisher THE CHURCH AS OPPORTUNITY PROVIDER This is the third part in a series on “Christianity and Racism. Parts I & II may be read in previous issues of the Journal (Apri...

West / California - 2 months ago

Prenuptial Agreements as Part of Wedding Planning

May 9, 2018Estate Planning 101 By Attorney Marlene S. Cooper Marlene S. Cooper Plans are being made now for spring and summer weddings. An important part of the planning that may be overlooked is the need for a written understanding between the p...

West / California - 2 months ago

“MOTHERS”

May 9, 2018Ruthie Hopkins, Journal Publisher Ruthie Hopkins I was fortunate because I got to experience several “types” of mothers in my life. I say fortunate because I did not realize this until later in life. Mothers are nurtures and I’ve been...

West / California - 2 months ago

Candidate seeks two positions on June primary ballot

BELLFLOWER — It’s double or nothing for Bellflower political advocate John Paul Drayer as he appears twice on the June 5 state primary ballot. Drayer, a retired teacher from the Montebello Unified School District and a lifelong resident of Bellflowe...

West / California - 2 months ago

Norwalk amends rules on fireworks

NORWALK — Owners or renters will be held responsible for the use of illegal fireworks on their properties and subject to a citation under an ordinance amendment given final approval May 1 by the City Council. It will take effect May 31, City Clerk T...

West / California - 2 months ago

Culver City man convicted in murder-for-hire plot

LOS ANGELES — A Culver City man who is the former chief executive of a Los Angeles medical marketing firm has been sentenced to 7 1/2 years in federal prison and fined $100,000 for attempting to hire a hit man to kill a business rival. David Phillip...

West / California - 2 months ago

Cicely Tyson cements her legacy at TCL Chinese Theatre

HOLLYWOOD — Emmy-winning and Oscar-nominated actress Cicely Tyson sank her hands and feet into cement in the forecourt of the TCL Chinese Theatre April 28 in recognition of a career that has spanned six decades. “The fact that you thought enough of...