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Celebrate MLK & Obama’s Inauguration at CA African American Museum 1/21

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Monday, January 21st is the celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Birthday and it’s also President Obama’s Inauguration Day for his 2nd Term in office. You can honor both men and have some delicious cake, too, at the Annual Cake for King Day at the California African American Museum in Los Angeles (CAAM). 2013 marks the 50th Anniversary of Dr. King’s “I Have a Dream” speech, and there’s no better ... Read More »

The Election Is Over and Today is a Good Day

new day Joshua Tree (photo by Yvonne Condes)

Last night, I went to sleep with a sense of doom. Proposition 30 was going down and Prop. 38 was dead in the water. But this morning was a whole new day; overnight, Proposition 30 won and next year public school students won’t get out of school in May, my boys’ beloved Kindergarten teacher will still have her job, and their class sizes won’t explode. Governor Jerry Brown’s tax increase ... Read More »

Trutanich Pays For A Viral Video And Gets A Little More Than He Expected

Powerful Laptop Computer

We all know what a viral video is. Right? Okay, maybe not. A viral video is a video that spreads like a virus. Even your (grand)mother knows about the David After Dentist video. Carmen Trutanich wanted some of this viral love for his upcoming bid for District Attorney of Los Angeles. All over the country marketing firms have popped up who promise to take your video viral. Some do the ... Read More »

Is My Children’s Future on the President’s Agenda?

The President's State of the Union Address

  To tell you the truth, I usually don’t watch the State of the Union address, but in the middle of a wild presidential campaign that is just getting started, I felt obligated to hear what the commander in chief had to say. The president started his speech talking about his biggest accomplishments such as, the withdrawal of U.S troops from Iraq and the death of Osama Bin Laden, “For ... Read More »