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  • New Pasadena High School Principal Named

    Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) Superintendent Edwin Diaz today announced that he has named Gilbert Barraza as principal of Pasadena High School. Mr. Barraza will be introduced at the Board of Education meeting on Tuesday, August 24. He replaces D...
  • First Lady Michelle Obama Joins Mrs. Laura W. Bush at Flight 93 National Memorial on September 11, 2010

    The National Park Foundation, official charity of America's national parks, announced today that First Lady Michelle Obama will join Mrs. Laura W. Bush as an additional keynote speaker at the September 11, 2010, ceremony being held at the future site of t...
  • “National Grandparents’ Day”

    National Grandparents' Day was originated and founded by a woman named Marian McOvade, born 1917-2008. She was a housewife in Fayette County, West Virginia. Marian was first motivated to enlighten the lives of lonely, elderly people in nursing homes, a...
  • Indecent Exposure

    Also that the women should dress themselves modestly and decently in suitable clothing. (I Timothy 2:9, NRSV)  A woman shall not wear a man's apparel, nor shall a man put on a woman's garment; for whoever does such things is abhorrent to the LORD yo...
  • Miss Ruthie Speaks . . .

    . . . Responsibility Part IV Responsibility as a mother: For me, being a mother is a special gift from God. If you read the book, "Miss Ruthie," by my husband Joe, you would read that I lost my mother at the age of two. Included in my legacy is the l...
  • Diary of a Bodybuilder: The Search for the Perfect Bikini

    This is the third in a series of articles leading up to two bodybuilding competitions coming up in early September, 2010. My first time out as a bikini competitor, over 45 division, I did pretty well, finishing a solid second place! There were about eig...
  • Is Your Child’s Backpack Too Heavy?

    As the end of summer vacation nears and the new school year begins, students are preparing for a successful new academic year. Key in the back to school shopping fun is the purchase of backpacks. Is carrying heavy backpacks to school causing health proble...
  • How to Keep Your Child Out of the Emergency Room this Fall

    Summer is winding down, and before you know it the calendar will turn to September. School days are just around the corner, bringing a busy schedule of rough n' tumble sports, playground fun, and other activities. With kids spending lots of time outdoors,...
  • Critics Slam ANC Over Chaotic Strike Now in Third Week

    As South African Pres. Jacob Zuma rushed home this week from China to broker an end to the three-week long nationwide strike, his ANC party was under heavy criticism for bringing the country to the brink. In pictures seen around the world, schools and ho...
  • Legislature Approves Portantino’s Bill Protecting Students from Diploma Mills

    Legislation to protect students from diploma mills and unscrupulous business practices has been approved by the State Assembly. The vote sends the measure, authored by Assemblymember Anthony Portantino (D-La Cañada Flintridge), to the Governor for signa...
  • Gun Violence and Children: Have We No Shame or Respect for Child Life?

    Recently, the United Nations expressed new concern about a crisis many Americans know little about: the use of child soldiers in global conflicts, especially in Somalia. Somalia, whose government collapsed in 1991, has been in a constant state of conflict...
  • People Are Talking About . . .Pasadena Jazz Fest News

    . . . The Pasadena Jazz Fest Held August 28th and 29th   Photos courtesy of Xaxier Higgs   ...
  • People Are Talking About . . .

     . . . Kanye West . . . Payback is Tough Entertainer Kanye West is surprised that he is losing bookings since his on stage rudeness to singer, Taylor Swift. West seems surprised that white superstars such as Justin Timberlake and others are not hir...
  • Congresswoman Barbara Lee Commemorates Women’s Equality Day

    Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Barbara Lee (CA-09) released this statement commemorating Women's Equality Day: "It has been 90 years since the passage of the 19th Amendment and women achieving the right to vote here in the United States. The man...
  • PUSD Releases Annual Customer Satisfaction Survey Results

    Students, Parents, Employees Rate School Improvements Pasadena, CA – More parents are satisfied by the schools of the Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) and believe that their children's school has high expectations for all students, according to...
  • Choosing The Right Computer For Kids

    (StatePoint) It seems like kids today are born with computer skills. From the moment their tiny hands can clutch, they're reaching for that keyboard, mouse, touch screen or cell phone. However, parents still need to help kids develop technology skills t...
  • Outdoor Play Is Key To Kids' Health

    (StatePoint) Go play outside! That's the message more parents and doctors need to tell kids, according to a new report indicating children are spending too much time indoors to the detriment of their physical and mental health. From videogames and text ...
  • Five Tips For Getting Kids To Eat Healthy Snacks

    (StatePoint) Snack-times are as important as mealtimes to children's overall nutrition. You don't want your kids trading away healthy snacks for cupcakes every day of the week. One out of every three children in America is overweight or at risk of becom...
  • Statement by President Obama on CARD Act Implementation

    From President Obama:  Last year, I signed the Credit Card Accountability, Responsibility and Disclosure Act into law to put a stop to deceptive credit card practices and hold credit card companies accountable to their customers. Yesterday, the fina...
  • Photography Exhibition Project Celebrating Life After Cancer

    Pasadena Portraits by Catherine Money Sunday, September 26, 2010 Doors open 1:00 p.m. Changing the way we SEE breast cancer. The exhibition is FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.  With a solo performance by dancer/choreographer Sarah Leddy.  Also p...

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