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  • Don Bosco Technical Institute to Host Yurak Memorial 5K Run/Walk

    ROSEMEAD, CA. – February 6, 2012–Don Bosco Technical Institute (Bosco Tech) will host the First Annual Yurak Memorial 5K Run/Walk at Irwindale's Santa Fe Dam Recreational Area on Saturday, February 11, 2012. In addition to the race, the event will fea...
  • Congresswoman Jackie Speier Celebrates Black History Month

    WASHINGTON, DC - Every U.S. President since 1976 has officially designated the month of February as Black History month to celebrate the achievements and the contributions made to our country by African Americans. The annual recognition of black history i...
  • AIDS 2012: US Community Outreach Call This Friday

    Black AIDS Institute and the U.S. Positive Women's Network, in partnership with Countdown AIDS 2012 and Road to AIDS 2012, invite you to an AIDS 2012 U.S. Outreach CallFriday February 1012:30-2:00 p.m. ET/ 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. CT/ 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. MT...
  • Bullying Film Project

    Tamirfilms, an independent film company, launches an initiative to combat bullying through filmmaking. Silencio, an all-volunteer effort, is an innovative and "high-tech masterpiece", says the film's producer, Tamir Yardenne. The goal of this film is to ...
  • Sports Watching & Wondering

    The week before the Super Bowl is like the week before Christmas, only it is 1000 times worse. Many of the radio and television stations, as well as the newspapers are covering every move that anyone makes in Indianapolis. Every player on each team will b...
  • Black College Expo Makes Future For Many

    "I know there's a school in the building for me." Those were the words of Monte Marable of Los Angeles who was attending the Black College Expo at the Los Angeles Convention Center. After spending a few moments with him one can tell he has a lot of drive ...
  • Pasadena High School Teacher Surprised with $25,000 National Milken Educator Award

    "Oscar of Teaching" goes to John Muir's Manuel Rustin Pasadena, CA (January 31, 2012)—A seemingly routine schoolwide assembly turned into the surprise of a lifetime when the Milken Family Foundation (MFF) honored—and stunned—Manuel Rustin, a social...
  • Carter G. Woodson “The Father of Black History”

    The African Centered Education Movement has brought a new meaning to the annual African American History Month celebrations that have become so popular. Through the African Centered Education Movement, African American History Month has now become the cat...
  • Club Honors Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with a Day of Service

    In recognition of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service, volunteers from the Los Angeles Church of Christ & HOPE Worldwide Southern California joined forces this past Saturday with the Boys & Girls Club of Pasadena and the Jack & Jill of ...
  • Portantino’s Bill to Increase Early Detection of Breast Cancer Passes Assembly on Unanimous Vote

    Assemblymember Anthony Portantino's legislation to ensure that more women have access to mammograms was unanimously approved today by the state Assembly. AB 137 requires California health insurers to provide information to women about when they should sta...
  • Being Culturally Conscious When Teaching History

    Traditionally, the month of February has been honored as Black History Month. Schools make a deliberate effort to highlight the achievements and accomplishments of African Americans. As a young student, the month of February became a source of discomfort ...
  • Before You Say “I Do”

    You've been asked to serve on the board of a nonprofit you believe in. It could be a college, a local advocacy organization or a healthcare center. Do you say "yes?" What would you actually be saying "yes" to? What do you need to know to make an informed ...
  • Tax Refunds: Yours to Keep, Not Lose to High-Cost Lenders

    Each year as W-2s begin arriving in mailboxes, commercials start promoting a range of services to 'help' consumers with tax preparation. These advertisements beckon consumers to take advantage of convenient and worry-free services. In reality, however, m...
  • Avoiding Probate Through a Living Trust

    Estate planning may be defined as "the continual process of arranging your personal and financial affairs in order to maximize your enjoyment and your heirs' enjoyment of your assets." Though estate planning is a broad subject with many benefits, in this ...
  • African American Poets to Read at Allendale Branch Library

    In celebration of Black History Month, the Allendale Branch Library will host "Wearing our Pride," a reading featuring local African American poets, on Saturday, February 4 at 3:00 p.m., 1130 S. Marengo Avenue, Pasadena. Among the poets who will be sharin...
  • Community Asked to Help Develop Zero Waste Strategic Plan

    Imagine a Pasadena that less than 30 years from now produces no garbage and recycles and reuses everything that today it throws away. Pasadenans are being asked to do more than just imagine it. The Pasadena Public Works Department wants the community to ...
  • Giving Credit Where Credit is Due

    I am rather old-fashioned in some areas of my life, which I do not intend to upgrade to current standards. I do not believe in changing something unless it really needs to be changed. A crazy phobia is going around these days suggesting that if something ...
  • School Prayer - The Power of Silence

    We never asked little children how taking prayer out of school affected them. Some adults wanted prayer out. Little children lost the right to pray at school and only received watered down replacements. Adults were silent and adults let it happen. The da...
  • Seeds From The Sower

    A boy refused to take his sister fishing. "But," said the mother, "she promised not to make any noise." "Mom," answered the boy, "it's not the noise that bothers me. She eats all the bait." Often it's in our closest relationships that we eat each other'...
  • Small California Tax-Exempt Organizations Must File to Retain Exempt Status

    The Franchise Tax Board (FTB) announced that starting January 1, 2011, a new California law means tax-exempt organizations, other than churches and church-related organizations, with average gross receipts of $25,000 or less must electronically file with ...

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