Last week, Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a $214.8 billion state spending plan he and legislative leaders are calling “the Affordability Budget” for the 2019-20 fiscal year.
It took effect July 1 after the governor hashed out differences with the Assembly and Senate.
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The Tournament of Roses® announced the seven members of the 2019 Royal Court. Applicants from 24 Pasadena area schools participated in the interview process. Volunteer members of the Tournament of Roses’ Queen and Court Committee made its selections based on a number of criteria including public speaking ability, academic achievement, youth leadership, and community and school involvement. ... read more »
Dellums was a fierce, focused fighter for justice, an anti-war activist who served in the military, authored several CBC Alternative Budgets (budgets that focused on human needs rather than military buildup) and was an indefatigable fighter for South African freedom. ... read more »
The University of California Board of Regents voted last Thursday to increase tuition for non-resident students, although board members said the hike could be eliminated if the state increases funding for the system. ... read more »
The University of California said Thursday it has offered admission to nearly 70,000 California undergraduates for the fall, a slight dip from last year's historic high, after receiving a record number of applications. ... read more »
For the past year, Jordan along with over fifty African American males from South Los Angeles have been learning invaluable life skills through Alpha Esquires, an after school program which is led by members of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. ... read more »
He was an entrepreneur and among the first African-American McDonald’s franchise owners in Los Angeles
Observances are scheduled this week for Henry Clark, Jr., who in 1969 became one of the first African-Americans to own and operate a McDonald’s franchise in the Los Angeles Crenshaw District. ... read more »
Writer/Performer Dr. Derrick Gilbert, PhD, a/k/a poet D-Knowledge, lost his battle with liver disease on Sunday morning, November 1, 2015. He was 45.
Straddling the worlds of entertainment and academia, ... read more »