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Angela Copeland October 3, 2019

By Angela Copeland I recently heard a saying that stuck with me: “Learning is the new loyalty.” Hearing this phrase, it felt like the record stopped. Everything was quiet for a moment while I contemplated just how much I agree. Often, I hear from young job seekers who are confused. Their parents have told them […]

Terry Miller September 19, 2019

Housing Crisis Act of 2019 (SB 330) offers more questions than answers By Terry Miller It comes as no surprise that we here in California are in a major housing crisis. Just take a look at the staggering number of homeless men, women and children on Los Angeles County and local city streets. SB 330, […]

Terry Miller September 19, 2019

Housing Crisis Act of 2019 (SB 330) offers more questions than answers By Terry Miller It comes as no surprise that we here in California are in a major housing crisis. Just take a look at the staggering number of homeless men, women and children on Los Angeles County and local city streets. SB 330, […]

May 31, 2018

Dear Editor: The NFL’s new “anthem policy” requires players to “respect” the flag and the national anthem or stay in the locker room until it is played. The NFL refers to this as a compromise — it was anything but.  This was a mandate, not a decision arrived at through a collaborative process. Despite claiming […]

May 24, 2018

The Los Angeles Regional Human Trafficking Taskforce, along with deputies from Compton Sheriff’s Station, conducted a human trafficking operation in the city of Compton.  The operation took place in the area of Long Beach Boulevard and Elm Street, Compton, between the hours of 1p.m. and 11p.m.  During the operation, detectives arrested 26 adults and rescued two […]

March 20, 2018

Dear Editor A fair and impartial judiciary is a cornerstone of our democracy. Yet, throughout our state, keeping the courts free from the influences of political partisanship and favoritism is under a serious threat. Sitting judges are being challenged in the upcoming June election for doing their jobs within the authority provided them under the […]

Angela Copeland March 1, 2018

By Angela Copeland Social media used to be so fun. We could all stay connected with friends and family, for long periods of time and around the world. It felt like social media was expanding our friend circles. For example, I have reconnected with friends that date back to kindergarten. Before the internet, this would […]

February 26, 2018

Angela Copeland give’s young people priceless advice which they would do well to heed. In retrospect, the most meaningful, and what I now regard as the most important work I ever did, paid minimum wages and was considered by some of my friends as a demeaning job. Back then I worked as an orderly at […]