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S VOL. XXII The Tri County’s Only Multicultural Newspaper TRI COUNTY ENTRY NO. 20 Community Members Awarded Ventura Rotary Club Paul Harris Fellow Award See Around the Tri-Counties - Page 2A OHS Marching Band Provides Community With Good, Clean Fun By Hosting Car Wash FRIDAY, MARCH 28, 2014 Publish Your Change of Name for $120 Call (805) 983-0015 AG Harris, U.S. State Attorneys General Sign Anti-Money Laundering Cooperation Agreement with Mexico See Lifestyle - Page 11B Charter College Celebrates Women of Character, Courage, and Commitment Dr. Cecelia Burrill, Campus President Charter College OXNARD, CA --- Charter College hosted a successful spring celebration at 2000 Outlet Center Drive, in Oxnard on March 13, honoring Dr. Ingrid Dineen-Wimber- Dr. Wimberly sharing Grand Opening of her “Safe House” for veterans. ly, Dr. Cecelia Burrill, and the Honorable Congresswoman Julia Brownley. Dr. Ingrid Dineen-Wimberly, historian and adjunct professor of U.S. History and Cultures and Political Science at the University of La Verne, Pt. Mugu Campus, earned both her master’s and doctorate degrees in history from the Uni- Mistress of Ceremonies Jen Reza, Financial Aid Officer versity of California, Santa Barbara. She has worked in higher education leadership for the past 21 years. One attendee said it was easy to see why Dr. Wimberly, Dr. Cecelia Burrill, the Honorable Congresswoman Julia Brownley were selected. “They are all women of great character, courage and commitment,” Jamila Kindle, Director of Student Success, welcomed guests said the attendee. We had planned on saluting women in this issue for Women’s History Month. Unfortunately, we did not get all the information in time. Therefore, we will honor VIP women in our next issue. If you would like to see a women in your community honored, please email See page 1B By Marian Wright Edelman Publisher note- This is a good article, but bad for small businesses that are trying to stay a float. One of our country’s most cherished values is the idea that if you work hard you can get ahead, be part of the middle class, raise a family comfortably, and ensure your children will do better than you did. But this is a hollow promise to countless families today. The sad truth is you can work full time in America and not be able to meet your family’s basic needs. A parent working full time at the federal minimum wage of $7.25 an hour earns $15,080 a year before taxes. That’s $4,700 below the poverty level for a parent with two children. Two-thirds of the 16.1 million poor children in America live with an adult who works, and 30 percent live with an adult who works full time year-round. As CDF’s recently released “The State of America’s WORK, See page 3A By Freddie Allen WA S H I N G T O N (NNPA) – In the final, frenzied push to boost health insurance enrollment numbers under the Affordable Care Act, President Obama turned to sports figures to promote the health care law on television and online. Riding on the wave of the highly-anticipated NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament, also known as March Madness, the move could capture the attention of young Blacks, who often view celebrities and professional athletes as positive role models. Visitors to the http:// web page can still download the president’s NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament Bracket which exploded like thousands of other brackets last week when 14th ranked Mercer OBAMA, See page 11B “Women are the largest untapped reservoir of talent in the world,” said Hillary Rodham Clinton. Make Hard Obama Teams up with Pro Athletes Work Pay to Meet ACA Deadline — Again (Photo Credit: Victoria Borjesson) Oxnard, CA -- The All funds raised will go Oxnard High School to the students in order to Marching Band and pay for their spring trip Auxiliary sponsored its to “The Happiest Place “Spring Trip” car wash on Earth”. The band has fundraiser last Saturday, traveled extensively in March 22, 2014, from 9 past years to Hawaii, a.m. to 3 p.m. at Oxnard Mexico, Canada and beHigh School, located at yond. 3400 W. Gonzalez Road. OHS, See pages 14A & 15A

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