Radio host targets student-working class

It is almost 7 p.m. on Sunday, Emily Bonilla’s nerves increase as she prepares all of her cameras and microphones and makes sure the live-stream is all set before her radio show starts. She takes a deep breath and reminds herself that the conversation she is about to have will raise awareness in the young community, which helps her to control her nerves. Now she is ready to address the issue of femicides. 20-year-old Bonilla along with Sofia Alvarado, both PCC students, host the podcast …

Courier editor-in-chief swaps scrubs for news stories

It was time for the proposal. Everyone gathered around and the long-awaited moment finally came. He looked into her eyes, dropped down on one knee and said the four magic words: “Will you marry me?” Then—snap! Photojournalist Victoria Ivie captured the perfect moment when her cousin proposed to his current wife. It is like second nature for Ivie to always have a camera around, ready to shoot. She has always been into photography and everyone around her knows it too.

Local author laments the loss of Los Angeles icons

The Allendale Library was filled with people ready to ask Pasadena-based author Lynell George questions about her latest book, “After/Image: Los Angeles Outside the Frame.” Even though the book signing was swift and mellow, George became passionate and emotional when she talked about influential Black figures such as Rodney King and how his experience with police brutality affected her. “A Conversation with Lynell George” took place on Feb. 29 at the Allendale Library in Pasadena for its Black History Month celebration. George addressed Los Angeles’ …