Greg Laurie is among America's most successful clergymen -- senior pastor at a California megachurch, prolific author, host of a global radio program. "Pastors are people, just like everyone else," Laurie said by email. Laurie's 15,000-member Harvest Christian Fellowship, based in Riverside, California, was jolted in September by the death of Jarrid Wilson, a 30-year-old associate pastor.
Remy Martin made another strong case for Pac-12 player of the year honors and positioned Arizona State to make a run at the conference title. Not bad for a player who spent a large chunk of the first half on the bench in foul trouble. Martin scored 15 of his 22 points over the final 11 minutes, and
Les Ouchida was born an American just outside California's capital city, but his citizenship mattered little after Japan bombed Pearl Harbor and the United States declared war. Based solely on their Japanese ancestry, the 5-year-old and his family were taken from their home in 1942 and imprisoned far away in Arkansas. On Thursday, California's Legislature is expected to approve a resolution offering an apology to Ouchida and other internment victims for the state's role in aiding the U.S. government's policy and condemning actions that helped fan anti-Japanese discrimination.
Sheriff Paul Miyamoto wants to protect immigrants from the Trump administration. His family was once interned along with other Japanese Americans.
"There needs to be continued support," one woman said.