Daily Archive: October 12, 2012


California gas price surge really adds up

(AP)—HIGHEST PRICES California’s gas prices have skyrocketed to the highest in the nation, rising 50 cents a gallon in the past week to a record average of $4.67 on Monday for unleaded regular, according to AAA’s Daily Fuel Gauge Report.


WDGA 2 Steps 2 Work Benefit Festival

On Sept. 20, Niecy Dennis, founder and president of the Workforce Development Global Alliance said “Karibu,” which is welcome in Swahili, to the guests of the Seventh Annual Benefit Festival held at the LeMont Restaurant. GLOBAL LIGHTHOUSE HONOREE—Ray Parker and Niecy Dennis On this beautiful evening more than 200 guests enjoyed a wonderful meal, raffles, silent auctions and special guest artist Shabaka with Bill Flanagan as master of ceremonies. Dr. Jeannette E. South-Paul was recognized as the 7th annual—newly renamed Dr. Wangari Maathai Humanitarian Award recipient for her lifetime of visionary leadership and steady unwavering devotion to the support and inspiration of others—locally, nationally and internationally. WDGA also honored the inaugural group of Global Lighthouse Awardees.