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Molly Young

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Dave Koz and friends headline Jazz fest

Summertime always brings a favorite tradition—live musical performances in the park. There is a positive energy for people as they listen to a familiar song with family and friends while enjoying food and sunshine. This Sunday, that summer tradition continues with the 12th annual City of Gardena Jazz Festival being held at Rowley Memorial Park.

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NAACP, Urban League host annual conventions

Oldest Black Civil rights organizations champion jobs, voter rights

This July, the two oldest and most influential civil rights groups in the country will hold their respective national conventions just one week apart from each other.

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African Global Economic and Development Summit set for USC on Aug. 13-14

Opening pathways for investment on the continent

Aliko Dangote, a Nigerian businessman considered the richest man in Africa and, according to Forbes magazine, No. 43 on its international list of billionaires, is scheduled to speak at the African Global Economic and Development Summit (AGEDS) being held at the University of Southern California on Aug. 13 and 14.

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ObamaCare: a wide door to healthcare

Additional provisions come into play in 2014

In my research for this article, I decided to do a short “grassroots” poll of various friends and former co-workers to see what they thought of “ObamaCare.” They ranged from custodial staff to engineers and administrators.

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Akida Mashaka: from the courts of tennis and law to business

Learning to fly high on Hoagies & Wings

Akida Mashaka grew up in Cerritos, Calif., and became one of the highest-ranking high school tennis champions in his league.

Akida Mashaka: from the courts of tennis and law to business

Akida Mashaka grew up in Cerritos, Calif., and became one of the highest-ranking high school...

Proposition 39: Tax Treatment for Multistate Businesses

Proposition 39 addresses three issues. First, it will require multistate businesses (businesses that operate both...

Proposition 38:Tax to Fund Education and Early Childhood Programs

This proposition would increase the personal income tax rates for everyone in California who earns...

Proposition 30: temporary taxes to fund education

Proposition 30 is a tax measure supported by Gov. Jerry Brown, the California Democratic Party,...

Proposition 31: changing the state budget cycle

This measure would establish a two-year state budget cycle (currently the cycle is one year),...

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