Police confirm fatalities after vehicle hits crowd in Barcelona

Spanish police have confirmed there have been fatalities after a van crashed into dozens of people in the center of Barcelona on Thursday. CHECK BACK FOR UPDATES…. Press conference update ….32 injured…1 dead in Barcelona Terror Attack Catalan police tweeted that “there are mortal victims and injured from the crash” without specifying numbers. The Barcelona-based…

LeToya Luckett is Engaged!

R & B singer, LeToya Luckett, is engaged! News of the former Destiny’s Child member’s upcoming nuptials circulated on social media Thursday. Celebrity stylist, Bryon Javar, was the first to share the news when he posted a FaceTime screenshot of Luckett sporting a fat engagement ring. “Omg my sister is engaged!!!,” he wrote on Instagram. “@letyaluckett Congratulations…

Weight management tools are closer than you think

When you’re juggling a busy schedule, maintaining a stable weight can be a challenge. Fortunately, there are great resources available to help you meet and maintain your goals. All you really need is to know where to look. Check with your health plan Many health plans offer tools to help you maintain weight within a…

DCFS’ Vermont Corridor’s AB12 Unit Presents 2nd Annual: Resource and Job Fair for Transitional Age Youth (16-24)

DCFS’ Vermont Corridor’s AB12 Unit Presents 2nd Annual: Resource and Job Fair for Transitional Age Youth (16-24) Come obtain valuable information from vendors in education, health, housing, child care, jobs, and much more!! Everything you need to know to help support your journey to independence. Lunch will be served!! Prizes!! Give-a-ways! Tuesday August 15th, 2017…

Happy Birthday to SPMG Media friend, recording and performing artist, Rick Riso!

Rick has been a Recording and Performing Artist for over 3 decades. He has been a Singer/Songwriter, Guitarist and Producer on numerous Jazz, R&B/Pop and Gospel music recording projects. His specialties: Studio Recording Session Singer & Voice Over Artist… Featured on over 250 Albums, Hundreds of Radio & Television Commercials, ( Levi’s , Albertsons, Ross,…

Facebook Introduces Watch Platform for Original Video Content

Facebook has announced Watch, a new platform for shows on Facebook. Watch will be available on mobile, on desktop and laptop, and in our TV apps. Shows are made up of episodes — live or recorded — and follow a theme or storyline. To help you keep up with the shows you follow, Watch has…

Maxine Waters, the rock star, shines at black women’s event

Fiery Democratic U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters was welcomed like a contemporary rock star when she entered the 2017 Black Girls Rock Awards, as the audience screamed loudly and gave her the night’s rowdiest and wildest applause. Waters was one of the honorees Saturday at the annual event honoring black women in fields such as entertainment,…

Former slugger, Angels MVP Don Baylor dies at 68

Don Baylor, a feared, plate-crowding slugger who won an MVP Award and a World Series during a long playing career, and then went on to manage for nine years, died Monday after a struggle with multiple myeloma. He was 68. “Don passed from this earth with the same fierce dignity with which he played the…

Serena Williams had a ’50s-inspired baby shower

Williams was joined by her sister, Venus Williams, and closest friends, including Ciara, Kelly Rowland, La La Anthony, Eva Longoria and songwriter Angie Beyince. The ladies were adorably dressed in poodle skirts, bandanas, wearing high ponytails and other 1950s attire. A handful of the gals took to social media to share sweet and silly moments…

New Orleans flood update: Damages, rainfall, and assistance

  In a matter of hours, nearly 10 inches of rain hit New Orleans On Saturday, August 5, between 8 to 10 inches of rain made landfall in New Orleans, flooding entire neighborhoods. According to the Mayor’s Office, several neighborhoods experienced rainfall amounts in 100-year events, which have a one percent chance of occurring every…

These Cauliflower Recipes Taste Nothing Like Your Sad Diet Food

Within the past couple of years, cauliflower has gained some culinary appeal. People love it for its healthy qualities and its ability to be extremely versatile in the kitchen ― this cruciferous vegetable can easily be made into a healthy pizza crust alternative, or even a carb-free rice option.   But cauliflower is not just about being healthy, it can also just be…