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Notable Appointments & Elected Officials of 2020
December 31, 2020
These were the appointments in local and national offices in 2020. ... read more / view gallery »
Asm. Shirley Weber’s Daughter Is Running for her Mom’s San Diego District Seat
December 31, 2020
Dr. Akilah Weber, the daughter of Dr. Shirley Weber (D-San Diego), has announced that she is running for the 79th Assembly District seat that her mom will soon vacate. If she wins, the younger Dr. Weber would have the opportunity to carry on a family legacy in California politics known for strategic consensus building at the state level that’s rooted in – and deeply connected to -- local grassroots organizing at home. ... read more »
Gov. Newsom Appoints Sec. Padilla to Replace Sen. Harris
December 24, 2020
Despite intense pressure from Black women political groups across the state, Gov. Gavin Newsom has appointed California Secretary of State Alex Padilla to be California’s next United States Senator, ... read more »
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Gov. Newsom Nominates CLBC Chair Dr. Shirley Weber Secretary of State
December 24, 2020
Hours after Gov. Gavin Newsom picked California Secretary of State Alex Padilla to be California’s next United States Senator, he announced that he will submit to the State Legislature the nomination of Assemblymember Dr. Shirley N. Weber (D-San Diego) to replace him. ... read more »
Lakers guard Danny Green and Sparks forward Reshanda Gray Promote In-Person Voting
November 7, 2020
California Secretary of State Alex Padilla joined Sparks forward and Washington Prep alum Reshana Gray and Lakers guard Danny Green to Promote the option of in-person voting. the Staples Center is one of the many voting places where people can cast their ballot. Video by: Amanda Scurlock ... read more / watch video »
Basketball Stars Danny Green and Reshanda Gray Promote Voting
November 4, 2020
Although their respective seasons are over, Sparks forward Reshanda Gray and Lakers guard Danny Green continue to galvanize marginalized communities in Los Angeles by encouraging citizens to vote for the November 3rd election. ... read more »
Over 100-Year-Old Iconic Landmark at Inglewood Park Cemetery Re-Opens
November 7, 2019
After six years of major renovations and seismic retrofitting, the iconic landmark at Inglewood Park Cemetery, Grace Chapel was re-opened on Monday. The historic Grace Chapel was built in the early days of the cemetery. Its completion was announced in the Los Angeles Daily Times on Oct. 30, 1907 and reported to be a ¾ replica of a church in Edinburgh, Scotland. ... read more »
CLBC Members Kick Off MLK Celebration In Capitol City  
January 24, 2019
 Gov. Gavin Newsom has been on the job for nearly two weeks and is already dealing with a teacher strike, a utility company that is threatening bankruptcy and the poor’s inability to access clean drinking water.  ... read more »
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CLBC Members Kick Off MLK Celebration in The Capitol City
January 22, 2019
The event was held at the Sacramento Masonic Temple. The Rev. Al Sharpton gave the keynote address. The California Legislative Black Caucus (CLBC) serves as a body to ensure that pressing issues facing Black Americans in California are brought to the forefront of policy and budgetary decisions. Newsom praised the group for its continual work. Newsom said, “What you guys have accomplished in the last four or five years is extraordinary. What you guys did should be a point of pride. It’s not about the legislature versus the executive. ... read more / watch video »
Alex Padilla Takes Oath of Office for Second Term as California Secretary of State
January 7, 2019
Alex Padilla took the oath of office for his second term as California Secretary of State at the Secretary of State Office in Sacramento. Chief Justice of the California Supreme Court Tani Cantil-Sakauye administered the oath. ... read more »
California Moves 2020 Primary Up to March and Joins “Super Tuesday” Voting
December 27, 2018
Early voting in California’s primary will overlap with the traditional early nominating contests in Iowa, New Hampshire, Nevada and South Carolina. That could force the sprawling field of Democrats to navigate those states as well as California’s notoriously complex landscape, where campaigning is done through paid political ads. ... read more »
African Americans Win Throughout California 
November 8, 2018
Dems took over the House, but not the Senate. California has a new governor, according to LA vote, as of press time, Tony Thurmond will lead public instruction and rent control laws will remain as they are:  just some of the highlights of the country’s midterm election November 6. ... read more »
Newly Digitized Records Mark 98 Years of Women’s Suffrage Movement in California
August 27, 2018
This August marks 98 years since the 19th Amendment to the US Constitution was ratified and formally adopted, giving women the right to vote. To celebrate this anniversary, the California State Archives has launched a new digital compilation of records relating to the women’s suffrage movement in California. This is the first time that these records have been compiled into a publicly available digital compilation. ... read more »
Initiative to Split California Qualifies For Ballot
June 15, 2018
Draper, a venture capitalist, said he conceived the initiative out of a belief that "the citizens of the whole state would be better served by three smaller state governments while preserving the historical boundaries of the various counties, cities and towns.'' ... read more »
Los Angeles Sentinel June 2018 Endorsement Slate
May 24, 2018
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