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Blue Diamond Gala is a Dodger affair

LOS ANGELES-Charity begins a home for the Los Angeles Dodgers. It also represents a way of giving. Through the Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation, the team has dropped over $18 million into local communities by combining recreation with sports, literacy  and educational programs. The ultimate goal of the Los Angeles Dodgers […]

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Expo focuses attention on women’s health

LONG BEACH, CA-When it comes to issues related to health, it’s all about getting educated and being informed. KJLH-102.3 FM, the Inglewood, California radio station owned by song master Stevie Wonder, has always been about promoting information and education to Southern California’s urban communities, in one form or another. The […]

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Chris Paul’s charity works honored

December 23 Marie Lemelle 0

LOS ANGELES-When Los Angeles Clippers star Chris Paul arrived in Los Angeles, our city was more than a place to work but a place to make a home.  The change we needed to see “on and off court” for our community began to happen.  From putting the Los Angeles Clippers […]

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Workforce diversity includes people with disabilities

October 30 Marie Lemelle 0

For 20 years, Marcell Bassett has worked full-time job in the Recovery Department at IKEA in Orange County.  IKEA, the world’s largest home furnishing company, was founded more than 60 years ago in Sweden. It may not seem remarkable to hold a job for two decades; however, for a person […]

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Celebrating the best in Latino Heritage

October 19 Dennis J. Freeman 0

National Hispanic Heritage Month is a big deal. Recognition of the achievements and accomplishments of prominent Latinos, as well as those contributing to a better America under the radar as the Average Joe, has become something of a phenomenon recently. However, what Hispanic Americans have contributed to the makeup of […]

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The Drew League’s line of defense

LOS ANGELES-Welcome to the Drew League, home of Nike Basketball. This is where summer pickup basketball becomes the next best thing to your mamma’s sweet potato pie. Yeah, it’s that good. NBA players annually climb down from their basketball perch to take on the local street legend, try to impress […]

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Breaking down beliefs of racial hierarchy

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Fifty years ago, the Civil Rights Movement led to a series of laws banning public discrimination.  African Americans were no longer barred from certain restaurants, some schools were integrated and fair housing laws created more living options.  But today, it’s clear that court rulings and legislation didn’t […]

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Heather Dawn Robin debuts her ‘Imbroglio’

January 16 Dennis J. Freeman 1

Good books are hard to find. A good book that invokes passion, crime, maternity and religion-all at the same time can definitely be a stretch to hook in an audience. Somehow, author Heather Dawn Robin manages successfully to do this in her author debut. Robin spent three years going through […]

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Curbing childhood obesity the Chargers’ way

November 21 Dennis J. Freeman 0

Childhood obesity is an American health issue. It is a problem this country can’t afford to ignore any longer with more than 23 million children and youths labeled as being obese. Adapting to bad food habits, lack of movement through exercise and sitting idly for hours on end watching television […]

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Eva Longoria Foundation dinner helps build a better future for Latinas

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A dinner celebrating The Eva Longoria Foundation raised funds to support the foundation’s mission to help Latinas build better futures for themselves and their families through education and entrepreneurship. The dinner took place on Thursday, Nov. 5 at Eva Longoria’s restaurant, Beso, in Los Angeles. Attendees included Eva Longoria, Mario Lopez, Zachary Levi (“Heroes Reborn”), […]

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‘Bond Girls’ treatment given to media

October 28 Thai Lee 0

What would James Bond 007 be without the “Bond Girls?” Whether the women in the film play as an ally or an enemy of Bond, one thing we can all agree on is, they are all eye candy. In anticipation of the highly anticipated upcoming James Bond film, press were […]