Cheers West Edition

CHEERS!

Veronica Hendrix recently won an opportunity to train hands-on with culinary professional and restaurant owner Jamie Bissonnette. As the winner of this year’s BBVA (Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria) Compass Student Chef Experience Sweepstakes, Hendrix got a chance to be an assistant cook at the All-Star Chef Classic that featured more than 40 award-winning chefs from Read More…

Health Lead Story West Edition

Church ladies combat health issues as part of ministries

LOS ANGELES — With March being Women’s History Month, California Black Media and Los Angeles Focus collaborated to feature the work of the first ladies of black churches — the wives of pastors and ministers — who focus on health outreach ministries and their communities. During a gathering, 13 preachers’ wives from predominantly African-American churches Read More…

L.A. Digest West Edition

L.A. DIGEST: Women’s History Month events on tap

LOS ANGELES — Museums, elected officials and local chapters of national organizations are hosting events to celebrate Women’s History Month in March. Assemblyman Sebastian Ridley-Thomas, D-Culver City, will host an “Evening of Empowerment for L.A.’s Young Women Entrepreneurs” from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. March 13 at Kingdom Community and Youth Center, 319 E. Kelso St. Read More…