Michael Jordan gets emotional after winning business award

January 22, 2015

 

Associated Press 

 

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A humbled and emotional Michael Jordan fought back tears, feeling vindicated after years of criticism, after being named the... Read more...

L.A. County seeks entries for 2015 Green Leadership Awards; Board of Supervisors to recognize outstanding environmental projects during Earth Week

January 22, 2015 

LAWT News Service

 

The County of Los Angeles is now accepting applications for the 2015 “Green Leadership Awards” program, announced Interim Chief Executive Officer... Read more...

Feb. 1 is deadline to apply for $1.2 million Edison Scholars Program

January 22, 2015

 

City News Service

 

 

Edison International, the parent company of Southern California Edison (SCE), reminds high school seniors that there’s still... Read more...

TV networks make unequal progress toward on-screen diversity

January 22, 2015 

By DAVID BAUDER,

LYNN ELBER and

FRAZIER MOORE 

Associated Press 

 

Kenya Barris, creator of ABC’s “black-ish,” was motivated to write the comedy about... Read more...

US, Cuba spar over migration policy at historic Havana talks

January 22, 2015

By Bradley Klapper and

Michael Weissenstein

Associated Press 

 

The United... Read more...

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News

Boko Haram leader claims massacre in Baga, threatens more

Boko Haram leader claims massacre in Baga, threatens more

January 22, 2015   By Haruna Umar and Michelle Faul  Associated Press    Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau has claimed responsibility for the...

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Community

Local PVJOBS participant chosen to sit with First Lady Michelle Obama during State of the Union address

Local PVJOBS participant chosen to sit with First Lady Michelle Obama during State of the Union address

January 22, 2015   LeDaya Epps, a PVJOBS participant working on the Cren­shaw/LAX Transportation Project, was seated in the box with First Lady Michelle...

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Sports News

History revisited in WBC title tilt; Promoter Don King has been the KING of the Heavy’s

History revisited in WBC title tilt; Promoter Don King has been the KING of the Heavy’s

January 15, 2015   By Kenneth D. Miller  Assistant Managing Editor  His spike hair is symbolic of how legendary boxing promoter Don King rose from...

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Arts & Culture

Movie Review: ‘The Wedding Ringer’

Movie Review: ‘The Wedding Ringer’

January 22, 2015   By Dwight Brown  NNPA Film Critic      In a now infamously leaked email, Screen Gems President Clint Culpepper called comedian...

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