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Why California Needs Proposition 8

By D. E. Carson, published on Nov 2, 2008

You haven’t even finished reading this and you’re already banging out a moronic response to this article. Read all the way through and then write in and with an informed opinion.

One of the initiatives on the California state ballot in 2000 was Proposition 22, a law that defined for the state of California that a legal marriage was between one man and one woman. That law passed with a handsome majority of the vote[1]. In that election 4,618,673 Californians voted in favor of Proposition 22 and 2,909,370 voted against it with 353,956 casting neither a yes or no vote. The percentages... (more)

Tags: san francisco, california, gay

Capacity Crowd For The Sherry Pruitt Benefit Concert

By Ricky Ricardo, published on Nov 2, 2008

Capacity Crowd at Sherry Pruitt Benefit Concert

Los Angeles-The historic William Grant Still Arts Center was the location for the Southern California Community of Blues Musicians presents Healing Blues Benefit Concert for Blues Singer Sherry Pruitt, Saturday, November 1, 2008. This event was held on an overcast day that featured intermittent sprinkles throughout the day. Sherry Pruitt aka- Sistah Sherry is a much loved powerful singer in the local and international blues community. Her powerful vocals have been heard on TV and film including Heaven’s Fall and Fox TV’s... (more)

Tags: los angeles, california, music

Prop 11 A Boon To Independent Voters

By cityfeller, published on Nov 1, 2008

Non-partisan independents in California should vote Yes on Proposition 11, the redistricting initiative sponsored by The League of Women Voters. It will not only help overcome legislative gridlock, it will give independent voters greater political influence.

In a nutshell, the initiative puts control of the process of redrawing statewide legislative districts every ten years in the hands of an independent, 14-member panel consisting of five Democrats, five Republicans, and four independents or minor-party voters.

The California legislature has long controlled redistricting by... (more)

Tags: california

Suspect Spotted In Santa Monica

By Ivan Homeless, published on Oct 31, 2008

...today in Santa Monica at Lionsgate where she has been posing as an employee for the past 3 1/2 years. Always one step ahead of the FBI, Rockshar tripped up when she showed up for the company's Halloween Costume Contest wearing an Orange Jumpsuit issued to her while serving time in a Northern California Correctional Facility.Lionsgate officials when questioned issued no comment. Although Rockshar's ability to blend in with her surroundings was confirmed by inside sources who reveal that few people even know that Sharlene Hardin even worked for the company.Ms. Hardin made no serious attempts... (more)

Tags: california, broowaha, santa monica

Healing Blues Benefit Concert For Blues Singer Sherry Pruitt

By Ricky Ricardo, published on Oct 30, 2008

... loved powerful singer, Pruitt suffered a stroke recently and is currently in rehab. A suggested $20 donation is requested and proceeds from the benefit will help with her medical expenses. Major credit cards accepted.

Sherry Pruitt, also known as Sistah Sherry, is a longtime Southern California blues singer who has toured internationally with numerous bands and performed locally with Deacon Jones, The Terraplane Project and guitarist Gregg Wright, among several other projects. Her 2003 Big City Blues CD recorded with guitarist Makoto Miyashita was noted by the Southern California... (more)

Tags: los angeles, california

Smooth Grooves At "taste Of Soul"

By Ricky Ricardo, published on Oct 22, 2008

...from 10:00AM-6PM along Crenshaw Blvd. between Martin Luther King Jr., Blvd. and Rodeo Blvd. This year’s event featured a fun-filled day of festivities for the entire family to enjoy. The Taste of Soul tantalized and satisfied peoples taste buds with some of the best food that Southern California has to offer.

On the opposite end of the event-Rodeo and Crenshaw Blvd. The KJLH Radio-free Stage hosted and presented some roof raising gospel music from the likes of Holy Boy, Chaz, Wayne Brady, Leigh Jones, Tony Rich Project, Andre Delano, and Kenny Lattimore to name a few.

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Tags: los angeles, miami, jazz, california, music, restaurant, obama

Snow On The Grass (part 1)

By 'Mean' Mike Duffau, published on Oct 15, 2008

...the great steps of mystics and the like of rebels without a cause it happened/ The bluepulse of fate speeded up/

One more once! Wisdom is the coin of my tiny realm/

So the story goes and goes/ Tuna, the great fish and I were presently buying kilos of Mexican marijuana on the California side, Manhattan Beach to be exact - We transported the weed via motor home to the New England area abound in colleges/ The profit margin elevated the fish and I to the upper income bracket/ We dealt with boyhood friends attending colleges in the Boston and surrounding area/ The simplicity of... (more)

Tags: manhattan, movie, california, environment, hollywood, sex, fashion, mexico

Roberta Flack...takes Us Back...revisited And Revised

By Kim, published on Oct 13, 2008

...her career through the 1970's into the 21st century, captivating audiences with her voice, her song, her musicianship at the piano, and her benevolence.

Roberta Flack is the voice and soul that touch an audience at Bovard Auditorium on the campus of the University of Southern California on Friday, October 10, 2008. Although the hairstyle has changed a bit from "back in the day", the voice, musicianship, and spirit remains as magical, soulful, and remarkable as ever.

Ms. Flack was accompanied by an incredible ensemble of musicians and additional vocalist that joined... (more)

Tags: jazz, california, music, fashion

Ms. Flack, Take Us Back!

By Kim, published on Oct 12, 2008

...level.

She continued her career through the 1970's into the 21st century, captivating audiences with her voice, her song, her playing , and her giving.

Roberta Flack is the voice and soul that touch an audience at Bovard Auditorium on the campus of the University of Southern California on Friday, October 10, 2008. Although the hairstyle has changed a bit from "back in the day", the voice, musicianship, and spirit remains as magical, soulful, and remarkable as ever.

Ms. Flack was accompanied by a incredible ensemble of musicians and additional vocalist that joined her ... (more)

Tags: jazz, california, music, fashion

Picking A President: Issues Candidates Are Ignoring

By Lumiere, published on Oct 10, 2008

...isto approve state by state legislation foraGlobal GPS tracking devices to be implanted in all citizens and corporate employess.Your every move will be monitored, your freedom will disappear. According to a Findlaw article, Outlawing Employer Requirements that Workers Get RFID Chip Implants "California became the third state (after North Dakota and Wisconsin) to prohibit employers from forcing employees to have Radio Frequency Identification Device (RFID) chips implanted under their skin. Other states are considering similar legislation. Some industry groups have called the bill... (more)

Tags: iraq, california, real estate, obama, mexico

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