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  • My Mother Was Wrong about Spinach

    One of the great joys of getting older, and there is at least one joy involved in this grueling process, is discovering that you were right all the time. I try not to boast here because, well, that's just the kind of person I am. And, I'm not going to mak...
  • You Are Invitied to New Dawn on Mother’s Day!

    Gospel recording artist & pastor Tony Davis to lead praise and worship at New Dawn Missionary Baptist Church on Mother's Day, Sunday, May 13, 2012 at 10:45 a.m.! Pastor Tony is known for his powerful life-changing testimoy regarding how God raised hi...
  • Seeds From The Sower

    While in Rome, I walked into a store to buy a shirt. But when I reached for my billfold, it wasn't in my hip pocket. "Sorry," I said, "I don't have my money." On reaching the hotel, I took off my coat, and out fell my billfold. I had changed pockets. W...
  • Pasadena City College Offers Study Abroad In Florence, Italy

    Pasadena City College's Dr. Rita D'Amico, associate professor of Italian, and Dr. Sandra Haynes, professor of art history, will be leading the Florence Study Abroad program this fall semester. D'Amico will be teaching Italian Culture and Italian Cinema, w...
  • PCC Career Center Offers 22nd Annual Student Job Fair May 17

    The Pasadena City College Career Center will bring students and prospective employers together as part of the 22nd Annual Student Job Fair on May 17 from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in PCC's Creveling Lounge. The event will give students the opportunity to meet ...
  • Pasadena City College Foster Program to Hold Rising STARS Award Gala and Fundraiser May 19

    The Rising STARS (Scholars Transitioning and Realizing Success) Award Gala, which will honor and support foster youth success and raise funds for the far-reaching program, will be held on May 19 at 6 p.m. in the Pasadena City College Creveling Lounge. Th...
  • Engineering and Science Community Comes Together at PCC to Inspire the Next Generation

    The 2012 Pasadena Engineering and Science Expo will celebrate the engineering and science community, bringing together local innovators to inspire the next generation in a day of interactive engineering and science fun. Presented by the Pasadena Education...
  • Children Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at City of El Monte’s Fiesta of Books

    El Monte, CA – Hundreds of El Monte school children celebrated Cinco de Mayo by attending the Fiesta of Books at the El Monte Community Center. The 29th annual event provides free new books to children from the City's local school districts. Eager chil...
  • NAACP Launches Historic "This is My Vote" Voter Registration and Education Campaign

    The 2008 U.S. Presidential election brought us not only a historic election but also record participation of minority voters. More than two million more African American voters and an additional two million Latino voters cast ballots than had done so in t...
  • "Ask George"

    Expert Answers to Common DMV Questions SACRAMENTO, CA – Do you have questions about general driving related requirements like registration and insurance? Are you unclear about laws and restrictions related to driving? The California Department of Motor...
  • Rep. Schiff Statement on Foiled Airline Bomb Plot

    Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), a senior Member of the House Intelligence Committee, released the following statement on the foiled plot to blow up a U.S.-bound airliner: "Our Intelligence community is the best in the world, and they d...
  • President Obama Calls on Congress to Act on “To Do List” to Create Jobs

    The White HouseOffice of the Press Secretary Today, President Obama will travel to the College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering's (CNSE) NanoTech Complex in Albany, New York to call on Congress to act on a "To Do List" that will create jobs and help ...
  • Boxer Statement on Senate Republicans Blocking Bill to Protect College Students From Rate Hike

    Senate Measure Would Have Kept 570,000 California Students From Paying Higher Borrowing Costs Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA) issued the following statement today after Senate Republicans filibustered legislation to keep interest r...
  • 2012 Women of Achievement Event Photographs . . .

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  • 2012 Women of Achievement Event News . . .

    A crowd of approximately 200 filled the Brookside Golf Club on April 28, 2012 to honor ten African American women who have overcome adversity to reach the highest level of achievement in their chosen fields. Amid the tears and applause, these women were c...
  • Actress Vanessa Bell Calloway and Author Gabrielle Pina Launch “Letters from Zora” Official Website

    On the heels of actress Vanessa Bell Calloway's poignant portrayal of author Zora Neale Hurston, in the one-woman play "Letters From Zora: In Her Own Words", the play's writer Gabrielle Pina and its star, Calloway, launched the website www.LettersFromZora...
  • Learning to Forgive Can Lead to a Path of Hope, Wellness, and Success

    Did you know that forgiveness therapy is now a major part of treatment for many forms of cancer? Research studies show that holding onto painful memories, grudges, and other stressors can weaken the immune system causing physical, mental, and spiritual ha...
  • Scholarship Awards for College Bound Scholars

    On Saturday, May 12, 2012, the Pasadena Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. is hosting its 24th Annual "Fashionetta: Scholarship and Salute to Mother's Fundraiser Luncheon and Fashion Show" at the Glendale Hilton. Among many activities taking plac...
  • Sign Up Now for Summer Recreation Opportunities

    The warm weather is almost upon us, and it's time to start planning summer activities. Pasadena's parks, schools and community centers will be hosting exciting activities for all ages this summer sponsored by the Department of Human Services and Recreatio...
  • Seeds From The Sower

    A famous clown had a personal life that was full of tragedy and tears. But no one in his audience ever knew it. He always smiled and made others laugh. One day he was asked, "How can you act so happy?" Vitelli answered, "When I smile, it makes me feel l...

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