East Edition Local News

La Serna student Tim Nguyen meets all challenges

WHITTIER — Even before starting La Serna High School, studentTim Nguyen always relished the idea of being an innovator on campus and a model student to his peers. Described as inquisitive, thoughtful, hard-working and friendly, Nguyen, now a senior, constantly meets his goal of challenging himself with new projects and ideas, including establishing clubs and Read More…

Business

Ebony seeking $40 million buyer for photo archives

CHICAGO – Johnson Publishing, parent company of the struggling Ebony and Jet magazine brands, is seeking $40 million for its photo archives, a treasure trove of five million images reflecting the black experience in America since 1942. Facing declining readership and shrinking ad revenue, company executives said they were forced to consider the sale to Read More…

National & World News

Convictions overturned for civil rights era activists

ROCK HILL, S.C. – A South Carolina judge Jan. 28 threw out the convictions of the Friendship Nine, a group of civil right-era protesters who were jailed after a sit-in protest here in 1961. “Today is a victory in race relations in America,” said Bernice King, daughter of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., said in Read More…