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Staff WriterBRAWLEY — Myron D. Witter Elementary School students will be using better furniture now after a crew of six Centinela State Prison inmates built tables and bookshelves for the school library. The refurbished items that also included a newly built...
Tags: Prisons, Prisons, Libraries, Schools, Arts and Culture
I attended two of this year’s Imperial Valley Martin Luther King celebrations. I had trouble finding the off-Wake Avenue hall, so it was too late for the paid $25 breakfast. Oh well, it was money well spent for a good cause and a well-organized...
Tags: Martin Luther King Jr., Roxbury, Baptist, Washington, DC, NAACP
Staff WriterAn ongoing problem of illegal narcotics and a continuing issue with inmates in possession of cellular phones are problems that Centinela and Calipatria state prisons are dealing with, according to the findings of a final report issued by the Imperial...
Imperial Valley Press Staff WriterSEELEY — Three inmates at Centinela State Prison have been released from quarantine this week following their exposure to the H1N1 virus, a spokesman said Thursday. The Level 4 inmates kept in quarantine for seven days from Feb. 1 through Wednesday...
Leonard Pitts Jr.Apparently, Mel Gibson is a better actor than anyone knew. He got in touch with his feminine side in the movie “What Women Want,” directed by Nancy Meyers. But he hates women. He famously partnered with Danny Glover and lent his voice to a...
WASHINGTON — Two years after Mark Sanford left the South Carolina governor’s office tarred by an adultery scandal, he has completed an unlikely political comeback to win a special congressional election. Sanford defeated Democratic neophyte...
Change of SubjectFriday's print column A new Tribune/WGN-TV poll shows that, halfway through his first term, Mayor Rahm Emanuel's overall disapproval rating is up 11 percentage points over a year ago. Four in 10 Chicago voters — and nearly half of the......
A recent article in the real estate section of MSN.com, written by Kurt Badenhausen of Forbes Magazine, was titled “America’s Most Miserable Cities of 2013.” The article ranked American cities based on metrics that included violent...
WASHINGTON -- Enough with this "enough" business. Latest to the question of whether a person is sufficiently identifiable as belonging to a particular demographic is Ted Cruz -- the conservative Texas senator who happens to be of Hispanic descent. But...
Chicago Tribune reporterWhen Jackie Robinson and the Brooklyn Dodgers brought their historic roadshow to Chicago a few weeks into the 1947 season, a record crowd of 46,572 people crammed into Wrigley Field, and 20,000 more stood outside wishing they could get in. After the game,...
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