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Newsline In This Issue S The Mighty Men of Bethel AME hosted the fifth annual “Come Fly with Me Paper Airplane Contest See Lifestyle - Pages 14A & 15A VOL. XXII The Tri County’s Only Multicultural Newspaper Vanessa Stiviano, Sterling’s girlfriend of four years, received a Land Rover, Ferrari, two Bentleys, $240,000 cash and a $1.4 million apartment. By Peggy Hunt I met Donald Sterling and Ms. “V” (not sure what she is calling herself these days) at a fundraiser for Congressman Curran Price. Here’s how my conversation went with Mr. Ster- ENTRY NO. 25 FRIDAY, MAY 2, 2014 Ventura Music Festival at Various Locations in Ventura See Community Calendar - Page 12B Insuring That Your Funeral Goes According to Plan Rochelle Sterling, LA Clippers owner’s wife of 50 years, filed a lawsuit last month against her husband’s lover, Vanessa Stiviano. The lawsuit states that her husband used community property to purchase lavished gifts and she wants the items and money returned. Jon Davis, who owns the Clinical Training Institute and the Quality Life Insurance Agency in Oxnard, talks with the Tri County Sentry about making advance preparations for your funeral. (Photo Credit: Tim Pompey) “It’s a shame that Donald Sterling feels that way about African-Americans,” said Magic Johnson, who Sterling name-checked as a Black person not to bring to his games. Johnson has offered to buy the team. ling and Ms. “V”: “How are you doing?” He replied, “Great. That is a pretty necklace.” SeePage4A Woman sexually assaulted while shopping at Vons CAMARILLO, Calif. (KABC) -- Shoppers are asked to be on alert as police search for a suspect in an alleged sexual battery assault at a Camarillo supermarket. The assault happened at a Vons in the 5000 block of Mission Oaks Boulevard on March 31, 2014, as a female victim was grocery shopping, police said. Police have surveillance images of the suspect who is described as a white male about 55 to 65 years old, with gray hair and a bushy gray mustache. Candace House Marries Neil Teixeira in Beautiful Wedding Held in Solvang See Local - Page 3A TRI COUNTY Who the players are in the LAClippers Fiasco Owner of the Los Angeles Clippers, slumlord Donald Sterling was fined by NBA Commissioner Adam Silver and barred from owning and attending all NBA games for life. He was also fined the maximum, $2.5 million. American Red Cross Honors Oxnard Firefighters See Local - Page 1B The suspect allegedly walked by the woman, groped one of her breasts, walked away and quickly came back. He then acted like he was reaching for groceries and groped one of her breasts again, according to Ventura Country Sheriff’s Sgt. John Franchi. Police say there may be other victims. If you have information on the suspect, you are asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800)-222-TIPS or (800) 222-8477. By Tim Pompey Death is never pleasant to think about, but for the sake of friends and family, some advance planning could save them a lot of heartache and stress. After all, they’re the ones who deal with the aftermath. Things such as estate settlement, funeral expenses, and enough money to settle a host of bills while you are being laid to rest. Since death is never convenient, everyone who thinks about this realizes they’re up against a ticking clock and the risk of the unexpected. So, young or old, no one has a guarantee of tomorrow. The question is what to do about One large resource is right at your fingertips. The Internet. For instance, a couple of websites provide some good general information about preplanned funeral arrangements. Here’s a sample: www.wikihow. com/Make-Preparationsfor-a-Funeral, checklistsandforms_funeralplanningchecklist.pdf, and nance/insurance/pros-andcons-of-funeral-trusts-1. aspx. Local insurance agent Jon Davis discovered an alternative a couple of years ago when he came across a funeral plan called Lincoln Heritage Funeral Advantage ( LHFA offers a life insurance plan with a combination consumer advocate guardian, meaning that a person with an LHFA policy will have a FUNERAL, See page 12A FUNERAL California bill reignites affirmative action fight By Julie T. Williams SACRAMENTO, Calif. -Nearly 20 years after California became the first state to ban the use of race and ethnicity in college admissions, a proposal to reinstate affirmative action has sparked a backlash that is forging a new divide in the state's powerful Democratic Party and creating opportunity for conservatives. The debate is unfolding in the nation's most populous and most ethnically diverse state as an unrelated U.S. Supreme Court ruling upholds voters' rights to decide whether racial considerations should factor into university selections. The California pro- Sen. Ed Hernandez, D-Covina. right, talks with Sen. Kevin de Leon, D-Los Angeles at the Capitol in Sacramento, CA. posal would allow voters to rescind their state's affirmative action ban, but unexpected pushback from families of Asian descent who mobilized through Chinese-language media, staged rallies and organized letter-writing campaigns has ACTION, See page 12A

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