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  • Are We Experiencing an Epidemic of Vicarious Violence?

    Tired of Frivolous Dehumanization? Four Ways to Put Dignity Back in Your Family's Day We pay large amounts of money to watch people kill one another on giant movie theater screens. Video games allow for players to live a psychopathic life of crime. Ame...
  • African American Men Find New Way to Give Back

    Part Two of a Two-Part Series African American men are pooling their money to create positive community change. The Ujima Legacy Fund brings together men who invest $1,100 and collectively increase their impact. Founder Reginald Gordon shares a few detai...
  • Sports Watching and Wondering

    DO NBA PLAYERS REALLY NEED OWNERS? This article was inspired by Donald, Shelley, and the Silly Rabbit. The life of Donald T. Sterling is full of irony. For about 30 years, he was one of the least popular people in Southern California. Then, with his Clip...
  • Memorial Day BBQ and Dance

    Following an 11:30 a.m. Memorial Day tribute at Memorial Park in Pasadena Monday, May 26, a barbecue and dance will take place from noon to 2 p.m. at Pasadena Senior Center, 85 E. Holly Street. The barbecue lunch will include hamburgers, hot dogs, salads...
  • Raise the Wage: White House Releases New Interactive Minimum Wage Maps

    Today, the White House released new interactive maps highlighting the positive effects of raising the national minimum wage for hard-working Americans across the country, which would increase earnings for millions of workers and boost the bottom lines of ...
  • In Defense of Rev. Dr. Eric Walsh

    In the last couple of weeks a great controversy has arisen about Rev. Dr. Eric Walsh who is both the director of the Pasadena Health Department and a Seventh Day Adventist preacher. Many of Dr. Walsh's sermons have been loaded onto YouTube, and he has som...
  • Altadena Town Council Applications Due May 16th

    Applications to run as an Altadena Town Council Representative are due Friday, May 16th, no later than 4:30 pm at the Altadena Community Center, 730 E. Altadena Drive, in Altadena. Applications can be picked up at the Community Center, or downloaded from...
  • EEOC Opens San Diego Conference to Public and Private Sectors

    Federal Agency's 17th Annual Premier Training Event to Take Place August 12-14 in San Diego Washington, D.C. – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) today announced that registration has officially opened for its 17th annual EXCEL tra...
  • Public Invited to Town Hall Metting on Proposed Energy Rate Changes

    Pasadena, CA — The public is invited to join Pasadena Mayor Bill Bogaard and representatives of the City's Water and Power Department (PWP) to a community-wide Town Hall meeting, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., Thursday, May 22, 2014, at All Saints Church, 132 N. ...
  • BOE Notifies California Retailers of Upcoming Visits

    Letters Mailed to Businesses Located in Select Zip Code Areas Sacramento, CA – Retailers throughout the state are receiving letters from the California State Board of Equalization (BOE) notifying them about upcoming visits from Statewide Compliance and...
  • Help for Teens Who Stutter is as Close as Your Library

    Stuttering is a frustrating and embarrassing problem for millions of people, but it can be especially tough on teenagers. Help is available at most public libraries in the form of a DVD, Stuttering: Straight Talk for Teens. Some libraries have an older vi...
  • Hillsides is Winner at Guild 'A Day at the Races' Fundraiser

    A Day at the Races co-chairs, Astrid Fishbein and Dee Fisher, greeted guests as they enjoyed a beautiful day at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia to benefit Hillsides. Pasadena, CA - The annual Guild "A Day at the Races" fundraiser he...
  • Teaming Up Again to Help Students with College Dreams

    Organizers are getting ready for the fourth annual Brandon Jackson basketball tournament and scholarship fundraiser. Community support, donations and spectator attendance have grown over the past years, said David Williams, Tournament Director. "We've bee...
  • Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Zeta Tau Chapter, Supports Rose Bowl Legacy Brick Project

    Jerrome Nathaniel Duncan, II, Esq., retired Los Angeles Deputy City Attorney, was presented with a brick that he purchased in the name of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc., Zeta Tau Chapter. The brick will be placed in a prominent location at the Rose Bo...
  • The Question No One is Asking Donald Sterling

    Why would a White racist have sex with a person of color? That's the question that few people in the media want to raise, let alone address. But it is an age-old contradiction not limited to Donald Sterling, the hate spewing soon-to-be former owner of th...
  • Sports Watching and Wondering

    THE BEGINNING OF A NEW ERA AT LANGSTON UNIVERSITY Cheryl Miller has become the head coach of the Langston women's basketball team. This move signals the beginning of a new trend in athletics at HBCU's. I had been hoping that this would happen, and now it...
  • Altadena NAACP ACT-SO "The Olympics of the Mind" Goes to Las Vegas with Gold

    Talented young people from a wide variety of disciplines were recognized as local winners in the 2014 Altadena NAACP ACT-SO Awards Celebration held Sunday, April 27, 2014. The celebration draws interest from the local community and surrounding areas, San ...
  • Rose City Center Announces 10 Year Anniversary Gala Celebration to Benefit Those in Need of High Quality Psychotherapy

    Charity's Sixth Annual Fundraising Gala to be Held at Pasadena's Recently Re-Opened Twin Palms Restaurant Pasadena, March 16, 2014 – On Friday, May 16th the most generous hearts of Pasadena will come together to celebrate one decade of giving to help i...
  • Scholarship Awards for College Bound Scholars

    Beverly White On Saturday, May 10, 2014, the Pasadena Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. is hosting its 26th Annual "Fashionetta: Scholarship and Salute to Mother's Fundraiser Luncheon and Fashion Show" at the Glendale Hilton. ...
  • Victimizing Students

    Many students that graduated from PUSD high schools with better than passing grades in high school Algebra II and Pre-Calculus have been victimized. They were placed in remedial mathematics classes after taking the college mathematics placement exam. Afte...

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