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Girls seek opportunities at empowerment conference

By Vicky Nguyen Contributing Writer MONTEREY PARK — At 13, Genesis Holmes isn’t sure what she wants to be when she grows up. She wants to become a singer, a brain surgeon or work in sports medicine. Holmes was one of an estimated 400 girls ages 11-18 who attended the “I Matter” Girl Empowerment Conference Read More…

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Trump’s cold-hearted agenda shows his values

Candidates say campaigns are about articulating programs, issues and priorities. But people vote for candidates based on how that person makes them feel. Consciously or unconsciously, elections are about giving voice to values. Voters are moral proxies who want to know that a candidate or elected official truly cares about them — that they are Read More…

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Residents told to ‘resist Trump’ at forum

SOUTH LOS ANGELES — U.S. Rep. Karen Bass urged Angelenos to resist President Donald Trump’s administration during a forum on the impact of his policies at the Holman United Methodist Church June 24. Bass was joined by state Sen. Holly J. Mitchell, City Councilman Marqueece Harris-Dawson and other political and community dignitaries for the discussion. Read More…