Straight, a distinguished professor of creative writing at the University of California, Riverside, describes her community as one of barter, where neighbors trade bags of oranges for tools and fresh-caught fish. Continue Reading

The Spirit of the Entrepreneur Awards recognizes the accomplishments and resilience of local entrepreneurs who have strived to build businesses into major contributors to the Inland Empire’s economy.Continue Reading

I like to inspire people to know who they are and their purpose in life. Also, to remind them to not stop believing in or give up on their dreams. Be uniquely you always!Continue Reading

She was one of Ike and Tina Turner’s high-energy Ikettes, the talented backup singers whom Tina said had to “look outta sight at all times.”Continue Reading