From Lakers to Lancers: Career Center announces new director

Before being named the public address announcer for the South Bay Lakers and the Los Angeles Football Club, filling in for long time Lakers PA announcer Lawrence Tanter and before being hired as the Director of PCC’s Robert G. Freeman Center for Career and Completion, Jason Barquero failed to convince the San Diego Padres he was the voice for the job. Ever since he was nine or 10-years old, Barquero wanted to get into radio. He aspired to be like his idol Vin Scully, who …

Magic airballs as Lakers president

“I was happier when I wasn’t the president,” said Magic Johnson, who resigned as the Los Angeles Lakers’ president of basketball operations. He said wanted to go back to the simple life of being a wealthy businessman, a beloved former player for one of the greatest franchises in basketball history. He just didn’t want to be president anymore. Johnson also indicated that his inability to tweet congratulatory statements to current NBA players for their achievements because of the NBA’s insane tampering rules was another reason …

#LAbron makes no difference for the Lakers

The Los Angeles Lakers stink right now, plain and simple. From the best basketball player in the world, LeBron James, joining a young, unproven core barely old enough to buy a drink – to a drama-filled season loaded with intense trade speculation as the Lakers hope to bring a championship back to LA – it’s been a wild couple of months to start the season.