Merdies Hayes

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Beat the heat with these timely tips

With triple-digit temperatures expected this weekend in the High Desert, everyone is....

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Wilk suggests immediate halt to proposed CEMEX mine

The California State Senate has passed overwhelmingly Senate Resolution 96 (SR 96) authored by...

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California state budget has more spending on infrastructure

Mitchell calls it an ‘appropriate balance’

State Sen. Holly J. Mitchell (District 30), chair of the Senate Budget and Fiscal Review Committee, released the...

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Harris, Booker introduce bill making lynching federal crime

’A despicable part of our history’

Senators Kamala Harris (D-CA), Cory Booker (D-NJ) and Tim Scott (R-SC), the only African-American members of...

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Compton Salvation Army wants to place more veterans in jobs

For decades, service organizations, government entities and private citizens have...

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Best selling author defies financial odds for Black women

Last week, Dr. Venus Opal Reese became an Amazon #1 Best-Selling Author in..

Funding secured for Watts revitalization

Mayor Eric Garcetti has announced that Los Angeles has been awarded $35 million..

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Paul Lamar Hunter story provides encouragement to African Americans

Paul Lamar Hunter has quite a story to tell. Born the 19th of 21 children, Hunter..

Lancaster reaches out to homeless

The city of Lancaster, led by Vice Mayor Marvin Crist, has played a key role in ensuring that..

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Inglewood parents sue state

Parents representing Children of Promise Preparatory Academy, a charter school in..

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