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  • Legends Remembered: Maya Angelou and Ruby Dee

    Leimert Park Village Book Fair pays tribute to the best in African American Arts and Culture Los Angeles, CA (July 28, 2014) - For almost a decade, the Leimert Park Village Book Fair has celebrated African American arts and culture and those talented ind...
  • Woodcraft Rangers Honors Veteran NFL and ESPN Analyst Marcellus Wiley

    - Woodcraft Rangers Alumni Marcellus Wiley recognized at Excellence Gala – Los Angeles, CA – On July 31st Woodcraft Rangers will present its Alumni Excellence Award to Marcellus Wiley, 10 year NFL-Veteran and Analyst for ESPN, during its Excellence G...
  • Pasadena Unified Names Executive Director of District's Elementary Schools

    Kathy Onoye, Ed.D. Announces Retirement After Four-Decade Career Pasadena, CA – The Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) today announced that Don Benito Fundamental Elementary School Principal Julianne S. Reynoso has been named Executive Director of...
  • Bid Farewell to Summer at Labor Day Luau and Dance

    Calling all kanes and wahinis: Bring friends and family to a fun, festive Labor Day luau and dance Monday, September 1, at noon at the Pasadena Senior Center, 85 E. Holly Street. The Scott Pavilion will be adorned with Hawaiian décor as you enjoy tasty ...
  • New Documentry Screening “Bungalow Heaven: Preserving a Neighborhood”

    A special screening of the documentary, "Bungalow Heaven: Preserving A Neighborhood" will be held on Thursday, July 24, 7 p.m. at Pasadena Central Library's Donald R. Wright Auditorium, 285 E. Walnut Street. Pasadena's "Bungalow Heaven" was the first his...
  • Black Man Killed in a Chokehold by NYPD Officer

    Rev. Al Sharpton was in the middle of his speech recounting how Eric Garner, 43, had been killed in a chokehold by NYPD officer when Garner's wife collapsed by his side on the stage of the National Action Network in Harlem on Saturday morning. "They will...
  • Could We Avoid Wars If We Just Tried to Communicate Better?

    Afghanistan Aid Worker Offers Tips for Peace War. A large majority of people would prefer to live without it, yet it's all around us. Countries fight other countries, or they fight themselves in bitter civil wars. Spouses and siblings square off against ...
  • Sports Watching and Wondering

    Lisa Leslie will be inducted into the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame, on June 13, 2015, in Knoxville, Tennessee. The former basketball Superstar is currently employed as a Sportscaster on Channel 7, in Los Angeles. She graduated from Morningside High Sch...
  • Pasadena Unified Superintendent Jon Gundry Announces Resignation

    Gundry Named New Superintendent of Santa Clara County Office of EducationPUSD Deputy Superintendent Brian McDonald to Serve as Interim Superintendent Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) Superintendent Jon R. Gundry today announced his resignation as ...
  • Assemblymember Chris Holden’s Community Resource Fair and Summer Block Party

    Join Assemblymember Chris Holden for his 2014 Summer Block Party and join in the Free Fun! Saturday, July 26, 2014, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., at 500 Block of Jackson Street in Pasadena. Resource tables from more than 40 state agencies, cities and nonprofi...
  • Why Bad Breath Complaints Heat Up in the Summertime

    Eliminating the Cause of Malodor is Far Better than Covering It Up, Oral Care Scientist Says Whether it's a picnic, beach day, family gathering or a night out with friends, summer is a time when people come together for fun. Unfortunately, there is ofte...
  • Scholarships Awarded . . .

    . . . by Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Zeta Tau Chapter and Zeta Tau Foundation  Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc., Zeta Tau Chapter and the Zeta Tau Foundation, Inc., awarded four scholarships valued at $500.00 each to 2014 graduates of high schools her...
  • Hillsides Aims to Collect 170 Backpacks for New School Year

    The Pasadena-headquartered charity Hillsides has begun its annual school supply donation drive to help children and youth in need prepare for the upcoming 2014-2015 school year. Hillsides' goal is to put together 170 backpacks filled with school supplies...
  • A Year Older But Not That Much Smarter

    I think I am in a rut. No matter how hard I work, I do not seem to be getting any further along in life. Could it be that somewhere in my past, I peaked and did not realize it? If so, I wish I knew about it so at least I could have the consolation that I ...
  • I Love Vacations

    I really cherish and look forward to vacations. Whether it's a quick day trip or an extended journey, I always try to forget about the work awaiting my return. When the time to return home inevitably rolls around, I'm usually still smiling, however, becau...
  • Are Baby Boomers Doomed to Irrelevance in the Workplace?

    Media Expert Shares Tips for Aging Workers Boomers may want to recall one of the poets they grew up reading, Dylan Thomas, and his most famous poem, named for its first line, "Do not go gentle into that good night," a desperate appeal to resist the trapp...
  • Summer Pet Safety Tips

    It's hard to beat the heat this time of year even with easy access to air conditioning, icy drinks and refreshing swimming pools. Imagine how our furry friends feel in the sweltering summer when they're dependent on us for protection from the high tempera...
  • Development Director Turnover . . .

    Are Fundraising Fables Getting In Your Way? Why is it so hard to retain fund development professionals? That's the polite version of the question that has executive directors pulling their hair out, and nonprofit board members wondering "what's going on?...
  • A Victory for Affirmative Action

    Almost lost among the news last week about the war in the Middle East and a war of another kind in Washington between Republicans and President Obama was a bit of good news: A federal appeals court, acting on a case remanded by the Supreme Court, upheld t...
  • Dogs Eat Better Than One Million Children

    The South African charity Feed a Child (http://www.feedachild.co.za/) chose to highlight child poverty in South Africa by portraying a little Black boy being fed like a dog by a seemingly affluent White woman. In the ad, the boy has his head on the woman'...

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