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  • YWCA Honors Community Leader Tony Stewart

    On October 18, 2010 more than 500 community leaders, including elected officials from Altadena, Pasadena and our state Senate and Assembly, celebrated the YWCA's 8th annual Women for Racial Justice Breakfast honoring Anthony Stewart, commonly known as Ton...
  • Sports Watching & Wondering

    This was the game that many sports fans have been waiting for. The Philadelphia Eagles were traveling to Washington to meet the Redskins. This was to be their first meeting since the Eagles traded Quarterback Donovan McNabb to the Redskins. The plot was t...
  • How Time Flies When I Am In A Hurry

    Have you ever noticed that when you are on vacation time goes by rapidly? According to my calculations (and I'm the first to admit I didn't do well in calculus), the average minute during vacation time is less than 20 seconds. This is one reason time goes...
  • Seeds From The Sower

    A nursery rhyme says, "Pussycat, pussycat, where have you been? I've been to London to visit the queen. Pussycat, pussycat, what did you do there? I frightened a mouse under her chair." What a pity – sidetracked by the seductive, tempted by the trivial...
  • “Is a Gentle Nudge in Order?”

    The holiday season is here and with it comes special times with family and friends. It is a time for reflection on the year gone by and planning for the year ahead. Many people will make New Years resolutions, often involving getting their financial affai...
  • Do Trains Create Jobs?

    It was a typical morning for me; I was having my breakfast and reading the Los Angeles Times. Breakfast for me is two scrambled egg yolks with Lola's Secret Salsa, two pieces of extremely crisp turkey bacon, and a cup of decaf coffee. I eat early, and my ...
  • Fast Food Restaurants Dish Up Unhealthy Marketing to Youth

    Researchers Release Unprecedented Report on Fast Food Nutrition and Marketing Children as young as age 2 are seeing more fast food ads than ever before, and restaurants rarely offer parents the healthy kids' meal choices, according to a new study from Y...
  • The Power of Yoga

    Fascinating! All of the physical benefits related to yoga are described, by the seasoned and devoted yogi, as "pleasant side-effects": increased flexibility, stronger muscles, better body tone, a naturally defined physique, a relaxed and clear mind, red...
  • Child Support: Ten Things a Custodial Parent Should Know

    Conventional wisdom is that a child who receives custodial, emotional, spiritual, and financial support from both parents in a two-parent household is more likely to succeed in life. Whether or not this is true is debated in numerous books and articles by...
  • The Threat of Persistent Poverty

    As the economic downturn lingers, a striking characteristic is just how widespread its impact still is. Recent reports state that more Americans are now living in poverty in the suburbs than in cities—a trend that has increased dramatically during the r...
  • NAACP Denounces Lenient Sentence of Oakland BART Police Officer in Deadly Shooting of Unarmed African American Man

    The NAACP denounces the two-year sentence handed down by Judge Robert Perry to Johannes Mehserle, the former Oakland BART police officer who shot Oscar Grant on New Year's Eve, 2009. Twenty-two year old Grant was mercilessly shot in the back as he lay ha...
  • Killings of a Riverside Police Officer and a Five-Year-Old Boy Raise More Questions About the Adequacy of Parole Supervision

    As we mourn the shooting death of Riverside Police Officer Ryan P. Bonaminio, we are grateful an arrest has been made by police and FBI agents. The suspect, 44-year-old Earl Ellis Green of Rubidoux, was arrested at 8 p.m. on Tuesday at a Riverside Target ...
  • Profiles: Political Leadership in Pasadena

    At the center of the political leadership in Pasadena are two women, Jacqueline (Jackie) Robinson and Renatta Cooper, as they both begin the run for their second terms on the City Council and PUSD board, respectfully. A third woman relatively new to the p...
  • Enhance Your Home's Curb Appeal

    (StatePoint) Whether you're planning to sell your home or wish to grow old in it, you want it to look its best. While we all want to enhance our homes' curb appeal, most homeowners don't want to undertake expensive home improvements, such as installing n...
  • Give Your Home An Inexpensive Facelift

    (StatePoint) If you're a homeowner looking for inexpensive ways to freshen your home or smart tweaks to prepare it for sale, looks can be everything. Landscaping and curb appeal play major roles in making your house stand out and can help home sell quickl...
  • Tips For Retiring In An Uncertain Economy

    (StatePoint) With the dust finally settling around the nation's economic crisis, baby boomers are taking stock to see if their retirement plans need revising. There are many ways to adjust to today's economic uncertainty: from working longer to changing...
  • Get On Your Game: A Guide to Hosting a Great Tailgating Party

    (ARA) - Sporting events provide fans with an excuse to bond with friends over food, drink and their favorite teams. Jake Dickson, artisanal meat purveyor and owner of Dickson's Farmstand Meats in New York City's Chelsea Market, shares some easy tips for a...
  • More Women Entering Math and Science Careers

    (ARA) - Millions of jobs will become available in science-, technology-, engineering- and math-related (STEM) fields by 2018, yet the next generation of employees in America will be unprepared and unqualified to take advantage of these positions. Accordin...
  • Medical and Health Interests Merge Into Great Career Opportunities

    (ARA) - If you've ever considered pursuing a career in the medical and health technology fields, now might be the time to take action. Federal funding is helping to encourage growth and fuel demand for trained professionals. President Barack Obama signed...
  • Students Learn Lessons By Helping Their Communities

    (ARA) - Making community service a required part of school curriculum is a growing trend sweeping through schools across North America, as is the teaching of core values, such as fairness, respect and collaboration. Educators agree that embracing service...

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