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King for a day — The rest of the year, not so much

King for a day — The rest of the year, not so much

. . By Thomas L. Knapp Since 1986, Americans have observed the third Monday of January as a federal holiday: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Schools and communities put on marches and commemorative events. Some workers (sadly not including most of the working poor of all races to whose advancement King dedicated his life) get […]

Ventura County’s 30th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day — Jan. 18th!

Ventura County’s 30th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day — Jan. 18th!

 

#Never Again Is Now: Restoring Unity

#Never Again Is Now: Restoring Unity

By Michael Greer I went to 8/28 in Washington five years ago. It was a life changing for me.  So when Glenn Beck announced he was having an event on it’s anniversary I knew I needed to be there. And it truly was another life changing event. In order to get to Birmingham, Alabama from […]

Not many civilian heroes anymore

Not many civilian heroes anymore

Viewpoint By George Miller Here’s a real one- Dr. Martin Luther King   But, he did a lot more than just make speeches. King was a leader who worked with anyone who would work with him for civil rights, specifically for parity of rights of ethnic minorities, specifically focusing on blacks. He did all of […]

21 years ago—Northridge earthquake: photos and memories from that fateful day

21 years ago—Northridge earthquake: photos and memories from that fateful day

By Celeste Greig Monday, January 17, 1994 the San Fernando Valley, along with several other cities and nearby counties, woke up at 4:35 AM to a brutal, and as it proved, deadly 6.7 magnitude earthquake.  The epicenter was in Reseda, but most of the 59 people who died, and the majority of damaged buildings, hospitals, […]

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