Governor Gavin Newsom issued a proclamation declaring June 18, 2022, as “Juneteenth National Freedom Day: A Day of Observance” in the State of California. The text of the proclamation and a copy can be found below: America does not only celebrate our independence on July 4. On June 19 each
In keeping with the ideals of Lakewood’s Community Dialogue on Race, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, Lakewood Mayor Steve Croft has issued a proclamation on behalf of the entire City Council honoring Juneteenth. The proclamation reads in part: “…WHEREAS, the horrors and human indignity of slavery forever remain a part of
In celebration of Juneteenth, Harkins is honoring some of the pioneers of Black culture by bringing Just Mercy and Miss Juneteenth back to the BIG screen on Sunday, June 19. Tickets are only $5, and all proceeds will go to support the Equal Justice Initiative a private, 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization
Top Ten Stories for June 13 through June 19 include ATM card skimmer, summer concerts and movies, and unemployment fraud. Top Ten Stories for June 13 through June 19 are the most-read stories at Orange County Breeze over the last week (excluding weather forecasts and events): Buena Park Police warn
The City of Lakewood issued the following proclamation: Whereas, Juneteenth is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States marking when on June 19, 1865, more than two years after President Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation and Executive Order declaring slavery to be
This year, Juneteenth will be more than an informal or state or local holiday celebrating the day (June 19) that the Emancipation Proclamation was officially announced in Galveston, Texas — more than two years after the Proclamation was originally announced by President Abraham Lincoln. S. 475 formally declares June 19
This event whooshed right past me. I only found out about it from information released by the Cypress Police Department: Tonight’s candlelight vigil at Katella & Winner’s Cir. was uneventful and involved about 50 participants who were peaceful and respectful. The event has concluded and there are no traffic problems
Governor Gavin Newsom today issued a proclamation declaring June 20, 2020, as “Juneteenth National Freedom Day: A Day of Observance” in the State of California. The text of the proclamation can be found here and below: “Juneteenth commemorates an extraordinary moment, and this year, we celebrate during an extraordinary time.