HAWTHORNE-After the polls closed on Tuesday evening, I had to cool off from the frustration of having to vote by provisional ballot when I never received an absentee ballot in the first place and had been directed to a polling place whereby I was told I could not cast a regular ballot. I voted. But I feel strongly that something must be done about the polling and voting mix up that happened on voting day.
By Manny Otiko
| California Black Media
California's so-called jungle primary, which picks the top two candidates from either party, looks like it will produce a contest between a Democrat and a Republican after all. Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom was the winner of the primary followed by Republican John Cox, a Chicago native who now lives in San Diego. They were followed by former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, according to projected results.
Israel Johannes Matthews is making his family very proud as he has chosen to attend a world-renown Verde Valley School in Sedona, Arizona for the fall of 2018. Israel, who is known as “Izzy” from his weekly “Izzy’s Column” in PACE NEWS is excited to have been accepted in the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme. Israel, 13, has always strived for the best and when seeking out high schools to attend after recently graduating from Orange Grove Junior High in Tucson, Arizona, he searched and even set up his own appointment for the application interview.
By Gloria Zuurveen
LOS ANGELES COUNTY—Concerned that small community newspapers like PACE NEWS which was started more than 20 years ago and which is a legally adjudicated newspaper of general circulation in accordance with Government Code Sections 6000 and 6008, were being left out of more than $6 billion dollars in contracts which the County spends for good and services, I was on hand April 24, 2018, to show support for a motion by Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas for publicizing County contract opportunities.
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U. S. Senator Dianne Feinstein speaking with several African American leader during a round table discussion at Harold & Belle’s on Wednesday.
Photo by Gloria Zuurveen
Dr. George McKenna, LAUSD School Board Member, joined a host of African American leaders during a luncheon with Senator Dianne Feinstein on Wednesday at Harold & Belle’s in Los Angeles.
A new report says Silicon Valley’s lack of diversity is hurting black America.
By P.R. Lockhart
Black Americans are frequent users of technology, and have helped build social media platforms like Twitter and Instagram into the giants they are today. But they aren’t reaping the same economic benefits of the tech boom as white Americans, and low rates of black employment in the tech industry are a large part of the reason why.
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