WOVEN To Host 3rd Annual Women’s Conference

“Growing & Sowing” will be the theme of the 3rd Annual Women’s Conference hosted by the Women of Virtue Empowerment Network (WOVEN).  This conference is slated for Saturday, October 6th and will be held this year at Gateway Church in Brawley.  Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. and the conference will run from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. with breakfast and lunch provided.

Online Voter Registration Launches in California

Voters whose signatures are on file with the California Department of Motor Vehicles can submit voter registration forms electronically.

California’s voters have until Oct. 22 to register for the November presidential election, and now it is easier to do so.

Voters whose signatures are already on file with the state’s Department of Motor Vehicles can submit their voter registration forms to county elections offices electronically by visiting http://RegisterToVote.ca.gov.

State Sen. Leland Yee, D-San Francisco, who authored the measure, said it comes in stark contrast to controversial voter ID laws in Pennsylvania and Ohio, among other states, that are aimed at reducing fraud, according to their proponents.

Andy Williams dies at age 84

Singer Andy Williams died Tuesday night after a year-long fight with bladder cancer according to a representative from the public relations firm, The Shefrin Company.

The smooth-voiced crooner died at his home in Branson, Mo, after a year-long fight with bladder cancer.

This year, 2012, marked the singer’s 75th year in show business. Williams has been awarded 17 gold and three platinum records, and has won three Emmy Awards for his television work.