Minneapolis, MN — Olivia Saddler is one of thousands of African Americans fighting diseases like sickle cell anemia, leukemia and lymphoma. These patients face a staggering challenge. They need donors, and because the tissue types used for matching patients with donors are inherited, they are most likely to find a match within their own racial [...]
As a first time candidate Stone successfully defeated 10 others in a special election to become the first woman on the Upland City Council since 2000. Her victory was a result of an all-mail-in election last August 30.
1. FATTY FISH Good to Know
Watch out for fresh, cold-water ocean fish such as herring, mackerel, salmon, sardines and whitefish.
Los Angeles, CA – AARP is in town, and they brought a village with them. Today, their Life at 50+ convention opened boasting 2,000+ volunteers, 325 exhibitors, 70 educational sessions, and over 20,000 attendees from 50 states, 3 US territories, and 12 countries.
If it seems like you are sneezing more this year than in the past, you may already have guessed the results of a recent study.
San Diego, CA– It was a beautiful day for some San Diego Chargers football against the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday. The sold out Qualcomm Stadium (62,236), was filled with excitement and festivities starting from the tailgaters in the parking lot, to the field – filled with the music of Mariachi Real de San Diego and the traditional ballet folkorico dancers celebrating Hispanic Heritage month.
Upland, CA– The Los Angeles Dodgers got the best of the San Francisco Giants last week, by winning two of the three games series, at Chavez Ravine. The Giants’ only victory came in the second game of the series, between pitchers Dana Everland for the Dodgers, and Ryan Vogelsong for the Giants. The Giants quickly took advantage of Everland (2-2), scoring several runs and took a lead unto the end of the game.
LOS ANGELES, CA- Ron Artest’s bid to become Mr. World Peace was delayed, but not denied.
Dallas, TX — The American Heart Association is offering national scholarships to multicultural women interested in healthcare careers. As part of its Go Red For Women awareness campaign, the association hopes to expand the much-needed pipeline of diverse nursing and medical students and increase cultural competence in health care. Information about the Go Red(TM) Multicultural Scholarship Fund is at www.GoRedForWomen.org/GoRedScholarship.
Claremont, CA– There are many ways to look at the historic divisions among religious bodies. In our generation this divide is showing up in pointed examples of the gulf between right-wing evangelicals and left-wing progressives.