Issuu on Google+

S VOL. XXII Newsline In This Issue The Tri County’s Only Multicultural Newspaper TRI COUNTY ENTRY NO. 31 FRIDAY, JUNE 13, 2014 Ephraim & Manasseh Announces Launch of New Campus, See page 15A New York Life Insurance Company Hosts Multi-Cultural Market Conference in Orlando Ventura Improv Company Marks its Anniversary with Show See Around VC - Page 2A Agents Bust Methamphetamine Conversion Lab See State - Page 6A Oxnard Arts Showcases its finest on 6-05-14 See Lifestyle - Page 14A Monica Contreras (Corp. VP Target Market Media), Guy Walker, Ahmad Givens, Mark Pfaff (Exec. VP), and Jane Conti (Photo Courtesy of Guy R. Walker) Recently, Oxnard businessman and Ventura County Alumni Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity member, Guy R. Walker ventured to Orlando, Florida to be the and client, Ahmad Givens, with him to share center stage to emphasize the importance of living a "purposeful" life and planning CONFERENCE, See page 3A keynote speaker at the annual New York Life Insurance Company Multi-Cultural Market Conference. The conference is designed to provide professional development to the more than 1,500 agent-advisers who attended. The conference is three days of sales strategies and motivational speakers designed to inspire NAACP honors Educators Alice in Wonderland at the Scherr Forum Theatre See Calendar - Page 16A Dr. Irene Pinkard, Educator (retired), Former Mayor Pro Tem Dr. Jamillah Moore, Chancellor, VC Community College District Mexie Duff, Oxnard School District (retired) New Documents Shed Light on U.S. Spying on Mandela See Local - Page 1B Live Oak Music Festival at Live Oak Campsite See Community Calendar - Page 12B Patricia Bass, Assist. Principal Simi Valley High School Nesta Campbell, Oxnard Elementary School District Cassandria Slay, Director, NAACP Saturday School Oxnard, CA -- The NAACP has been honoring exceptional women who have changed lives and history for many years. The Ventura County NAACP and the Women in the NAACP (WIN) will hold their Community Educator’s Award celebration on June 28, at 9:30 am, at the Courtyard Marriott located at 600 East Esplanade Drive. NAACP, See page 12A these professionals to serve the retirement, business succession, estate and charitable-giving needs of their respective communities. Walker took a friend Pluria Marshall, Jr. Group Purchases Three TV Stations By Merdies Hayes Special to the NNPA from Our Weekly Pluria Marshall Jr. has purchased three FOX-affiliated television full-power stations – KLJB-TV in Davenport, Iowa; KMSS-TV in Shreveport, La., and KPEJTV in Odessa, Tex. for $58.5 million through his Marshall Broadcasting Group (MBG) – pending Federal Communications Commission (FCC) approval. Marshall, publisher of the Wave Newspaper Group in Los Angeles, was practically reared within a media environment—his father is Pluria Marshall Sr., a co-founder of the National Association of Black Journalists, and in the 1970s formally challenged the dearth of federal broadcast licenses given to minorities when serving as chairman of the National Black Media Coalition. Though there are Blackowned cable networks, such as Oprah Winfrey’s OWN, there are currently no Black-owned digital television stations, down Pluria Marshall, Jr. (Courtesy of HistoryMakers) from 18 n 2006. That would change if the FCC approves the deal. Under the plan, Marshall’s purchase, Nexstar Broadcasting Group Inc. will sell three of its stations to Marshall. The deal would require a waiver from the FCC, which voted in March to bar so-called “shared service agreements” where one station provides services (i.e. advertising) for another. However, when the FCC passed the ban on such arrangements, it added language designed to encourage waivers for joint MARSHALL, See page 12A

Tri County Sentry

Related publications