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  • You Give First

    Let us start at the end. "You cannot ask someone else to give until you have made your gift first." Now, for the beginning. When considering how to secure funds for a non-profit organization or institution, many people first think about "rich" people who...
  • Grants Funding Information at Your Fingertips at Flintridge Center’s Philanthropy Resource Library

    Flintridge Center's Philanthropy Resource Library is a special library offering free access to comprehensive grants research tools and extensive resources geared to the nonprofit sector. Located at 236 West Mountain Street, Suite 118, in Pasadena, the Lib...
  • Assemblymember Portaintio Will Join the UC to Announce Landmark Student Fellowship Program

    "University of California Summer Institute for Emerging Managers and Leaders" Assemblymember Anthony Portantino (D – Pasadena) will join with University of California officials as they announce a groundbreaking summer partnership between UC and the His...
  • Sports Watching & Wondering

    MEMORIES OF MUHAMMAD ALI It was my misfortune to be in New York City, on March 22, 1967. However, there I was doing Booth Duty at a Trade Show, in the Coliseum Building. The show was closing at 6 PM, and my brother, Mr. New Yorker, showed up unannounced....
  • Okay, Enough with the Cold, Already

    Some things in life are so enjoyable you hope they linger forever. Other things, you hope disappear faster than they came, like relatives during the holidays. Why is it they come in faster than they go out? Don't get me wrong. I love my relatives. But I ...
  • Seeds From The Sower

    Willie came home with two black eyes. "Fighting again," sighed his mother. "Didn't I tell you to count to one hundred before you fought?""Yes, ma'am," he said. "But Jimmy's mother told him to count just to fifty."Many of us are swift to anger. But not our...
  • Pasadena Post Office Renamed

      On January 14, 2012 Pasadena's landmark post office, located at 281 East Colorado Boulevard, was dedicated to the late Tuskegee Airman, First Lieutenant Oliver Goodall.  Tony Goodall, Lt. Oliver Goodall's grandson, gave an emotional speech...
  • Pasadena Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors Votes to Support Exploration of NFL Interim Opportunity at Rose Bowl

    Chance For Lucrative Defined-Term NFL Tenant Should Not Be Dismissed Without Knowing Terms and Financial Benefits to Rose Bowl, City of Pasadena and Local Businesses Pasadena, CA – At its December meeting, the Board of Directors of the Pasadena Chamber...
  • The Super Bowl Gospel Celebration Kicks Off Super Bowl XLVI Weekend . . .

    . . . With Fantasia and the NFL Players Choir Taped before a live audience, Fantasia and Wayne Brady Lead an All-Star Line-Up with CeCe Winans, Natalie Grant, Donnie McClurkin, Wess Morgan and Hezekiah WalkerNFL Players Choir Celebrates Its Five-Year Ann...
  • Common Sense Safety Tips for Winter Travel

    Plan, Prepare, Buckle Up & Focus on the Road Winter is coming late to California, but it's hitting this week with a vengeance. Record cold temperatures, rain, wind and snow are all on the docket. The California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) reminds ...
  • Cancer Among Minorities with HIV/AIDS

    BETHESDA, Md., Jan. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Racial and ethnic minorities in America have been hit harder than white Americans by the HIV/AIDS epidemic–they make up about one-third of the population but two-thirds of all cases. In 2009, Afric...
  • State Requesting Delinquent Tax Returns From Nonfilers

    SACRAMENTO – While most people are working on their 2011 state tax returns, the Franchise Tax Board (FTB) today announced that it is contacting more than 900,000 people who did not file a 2010 state income tax return. FTB finds nonfilers by using more ...
  • Message From Chief Phillip Sanchez - Multiple Shots Fired Calls. FYI Only.

    Last night, January 16, PPD investigated three different "shots fired calls" during an 80 minute timeframe. In each of the investigations the origin of the alleged shots could not be determined; however, fireworks may have been involved. Each incident h...
  • Local Area Girl Scout Cookie Booths Accept Credit Cards This Year

    No Dough, No Problem!Local Area Girl Scout Cookie Booths Accept Credit Cards This Year LOS ANGELES, January 17, 2011 – The official Girls Scout Cookie Season starts January 20 and ends March, 25, 2012. During this 100th anniversary year, the Girl Scout...
  • Shakespeare Club of Pasadena Hosts Rosemary Children's Services

    First Annual "All-In" Casino Night Fundraiser PASADENA, CA - On February 10, 2012, Rosemary Children's Services will host its First Annual "All-In" Casino Night Fundraiser at the historic Shakespeare Club in Pasadena, CA. This event promises to be an exc...
  • Inaugural Online Executive MBA Class Begins at Howard University

    Washington, DC (BlackNews.com) -- Howard University announces the start of the inaugural class for its new online degree - the online Executive MBA program. The inaugural class which includes executives and administrators started formal academic training ...
  • Educators Alarmed: Minority Teenagers Performing at Academic Levels of 30 Years Ago

    WASHINGTON—Educators are expressing alarm that the performance gap between minority and white high school students continues to expand across the United States, with minority teenagers performing at academic levels equal to or lower than those of 30 yea...
  • NBC to Broadcast 43rd Annual ‘NAACP Image Awards . . .

    . . . in Live, Two-Hour Event on February 17 UNIVERSAL CITY, CA – NBC will broadcast the 43rd NAACP Image Awards, a live, two-hour special on Friday, February 17 (8-10 p.m. ET) that will showcase the best achievements and performances of people of colo...
  • The Legacy of The Tuskegee Airmen

    It is interesting to note that when the Tuskegee Airmen were doing what they did, they did not think that many people knew or cared about them. They were busy fighting in a war and trying to stay alive. An Executive Order from President Roosevelt was iss...
  • Schiff to Speak at Ceremony Renaming Pasadena Post Office for Tuskegee Airman Oliver Goodall

    On Saturday, January 14, 2012, Rep. Adam Schiff (CA-29) will join postal workers, local officials and family and friends to officially rename the U.S. Post Office located at 281 E. Colorado Boulevard in Pasadena at 9 a.m. as the "First Lieutenant Oliver G...

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