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Covered California makes gains among minorities

Covered California and the California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) announced this month that a significant increase of African Americans and Latinos have applied for health care coverage in the first part of the 2014-15 open enrollment period scheduled ...

Kamala Harris expected to address human trafficking

California Attorney General Kamala Harris will be the keynote speaker at the UCLA Law Review annual symposium Jan. 29-30, that will explore the theme: “Examining the Roots of Human Trafficking and Exploitation.” during her presentation.

Feb. 1 is deadline to apply for $1.2 million in scholarships

High school seniors planning to pursue college studies in science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) can apply for the 2014-15 Edison Scholars Program. Feb. 1 is the deadline to submit an application to Edison International.

Los Angeles County Air Show announces February volunteer meeting

Calling all volunteers! The Los Angeles County Air Show, powered by Lockheed Martin and fueled by Toyota, is looking for Antelope Valley’s finest volunteers to join the team for a weekend of hard work and a lot of fun. Volunteers ...

Palmdale couple pleads not guilty in child’s death

A Palmdale woman and her boyfriend have pleaded not guilty to murder and other charges stemming from the berating death of her 2-year-old son.

Townhall on policing set

Rep. Karen Bass, Assemblyman Reginald Jones-Sawyer, and attorney Connie Rice will listen to community concerns about policing at a public forum on President Obama’s new 21st Century Task Force on Policing on Saturday from 10 a.m.-noon at Ward A.M.E. Church, ...

Andrae Crouch’s life celebrated

People from around the world made a special trip to West Angeles Church of God in Christ to pay their respects to Andraé Crouch, who recently passed away. The gospel singer, songwriter, arranger, record producer and pastor was referred to ...

Covered California makes gains among minorities

Covered California and the California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) announced this month that a significant increase of African Americans and Latinos have applied for health care coverage in the first part of the 2014-15 open enrollment period scheduled ...

President highlights middle class in address

With two years left in his historic presidency, Barack Obama spent 60 minutes during his State of the Union address Tuesday focusing on what has been accomplished in the last six years and detailing how he will help middle-class Americans ...

Second Black woman confirmed to state supreme court

Leondra R. Kruger, Gov. Jerry Brown Jr.’s nominee for associate justice of the California Supreme Court, was sworn into office Jan. 5 after being confirmed by the Commission on Judicial Appointments which consisted of Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye, Attorney General ...

Tavis Smiley promotes his book at Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza

Tavis Smiley addressed a large crowd at the Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza last week, as he promoted his latest book, “Death of a King: The Real Story of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Final Year.” The book chronicles the multifaceted ...

Price High School retires Allen Crabbe’s number

Price High School held a special ceremony before their game last week against Gahr high school, where they honored one of the best players to ever come through their program. Allen Crabbe’s No. 23 jersey was retired in the gym ...

Empowerment Congress considers chaos or community

Justice is indivisible. Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. And wherever I see injustice, I’m going to take a stand against it whether it’s in Mississippi or in Vietnam.” —Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Kamala Harris announces bid for U.S. Senate

Attorney General Kamala Harris announced this week that she is running for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Barbara Boxer.

Father Serra to be canonized

Pope Francis on Thursday announced that he will canonize Father Junipero Serra, the founder of the California missions. Canonization is the formal elevation of a person to sainthood and the ceremony will take place in September when the pontiff is ...