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  • Be Careful Little Eyes Where You Stare

    Whenever I am out in public, I try conducting myself with the greatest of care knowing that people are watching. The thing that bothers me the most is that many people have never mastered the fine art of how to dress in public. Some people have never bee...
  • Seeds From The Sower

    Two men were seated on a crowded bus. One kept his eyes closed all the time. "What's the matter?" asked one. "I hate to see ladies standing," said Bill. Many close their eyes to their responsibilities, but open them to their rights. They close them to ...
  • Trayvon Martin was Standing His Ground

    Most people are asking whether Florida's 'Stand Your Ground' law should apply to George Zimmerman, the 28-year-old neighborhood watch captain who killed an unarmed Trayvon Martin. That's the wrong question. A better one is, given the circumstances, did th...
  • McDade, Martin and Brotherly Love

    Contrasting Martin and McDade Tragedies It's understandable that people are drawing comparisons between the tragic shooting deaths of Trayvon Martin and Kendrec McDade. But as we seek justice, emotional resolution and new directions in the wake of these ...
  • World Bank Likely to Tap Nigerian Woman Candidate for Top Job

    Western media pundits have all but crowned Ms. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala of Nigeria for the position of World Bank president. If selected, she would be the first African to hold the position traditionally held by a U.S. citizen. Nearly buried among the encomiu...
  • New First Lady to Bring Senegalese Traditions to the Post

    Marieme Faye Sall, wife of newly-elected President of Senegal, Macky Sall, has been described as a "daughter of the land," and the first woman of Senegalese birth and ancestry at the nation's capital. All Senegalese first ladies, with the exception of fo...
  • Rep. Judy Chu Issues Statement on Kendrec McDade Shooting

    Rep. Judy Chu, D-El Monte, issued the following statement today in response to the March 24 shooting death of 19-year-old Kendrec McDade by police officers in Pasadena: "My heart goes out to the family of Kendrec McDade, his friends and classmates, in th...
  • Sports Watching & Wondering

    Kobe Bryant is one of the greatest athletes to ever play in the NBA. However, he is not indispensable, although he seems to think that he is. The fact of the matter is that the Lakers would still win some games, even if he did not play. Many teams continu...
  • Fontana Police Officers’ Association Endorses State Assembly Candidate Cheryl Brown

    Fontana, CA – The Fontana Police Officers' Association is supporting Cheryl Brown to represent the 47th District in the State Assembly in the June 5th Primary. "Cheryl Brown understands the importance of public safety and will be an asset to our distri...
  • Portantino's Bill Calling For Better Disaster Planning Passes Key Legislative Hurdle

    Sacramento CA – Assemblymember Anthony Portantino's bill to improve emergency and disaster preparedness in California was unanimously approved today on a vote of 12 to 0 in the Assembly Utilities and Commerce Committee. AB 1650 requires public utilitie...
  • Rep. Schiff Announces Annual Art Contest with Online Voting

    Winners Will See Their Artwork Hang in Capitol, Schiff's DC and District Offices Pasadena, CA – Today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) announced that he will host the annual Congressional Arts Competition Forum & Exhibit for the 29th District, featuring hi...
  • Pasadena City College Launches PCC Mobile Campus iPhone App

    Pasadena City College has announced the launch of PCC Mobile, a free mobile campus application that brings college life to the iPhone and iOS-based mobile devices. The application offers mobile access to campus maps, the schedule of classes, event calenda...
  • New Faces at Pasadena Community Foundation

    This month, the Pasadena Community Foundation proudly announces the appointment of three new members to its Board of Directors. The three, Lois Matthews, Peter McAniff and Dr. Michelle Tyson, all bring a wealth of experience and a deep commitment to the P...
  • What Are Your Legal Responsibilities? An Interview with Attorney Van Turner

    Part Three of a Three Part Series Taxation, financial management, and gift acceptance are three topics we discussed with Attorney Van Turner, a partner in the law firm BRITTENUM BRUCE, PLLC ("Brittenum Bruce"). In regards to taxes, "Yes, nonprofits are ...
  • Handling Incapacity Through a Power of Attorney

    A core document of any good estate plan is a Power of Attorney. A Power of Attorney is a legal document which you can use to give someone (your agent) the ability to handle financial transactions on your behalf. You can give your agent limited power (only...
  • SBA to Honor Small Businesses at National Small Business Week

    Event Features Awards, Forums and the Naming of National Small Business Person of the Year – Events Open to the Public The nation's top entrepreneurs will be honored at the U.S. Small Business Administration's National Small Business Week events May 20...
  • New CDC Campaign Targets HIV Crisis Among Black Women

    To combat the high toll of HIV and AIDS among Black women in the United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has launched 'Take Charge. Take the Test.', a new campaign to increase HIV testing and awareness among African-American wo...
  • Some Things Seem Too Good to be True

    Recently I discovered something. The more I tried to keep up with the latest trend the further behind I get. I am not a complete technical idiot, but I'm not too far off. The only thing I can say about me is that I at least try. The best example of all o...
  • Seeds From The Sower

    The sure way to miss success is to miss the opportunity, and every problem is an opportunity. One day a railroad clerk received a box of watches to be delivered to a store. Because of a mistake, the watches were rejected. "What shall I do?" asked the cle...
  • Sports Watching & Wondering

    MAGIC JOHNSON - The news about Magic Johnson being a part of the Ownership Group of the Los Angeles Dodgers is at least a week old, but it will always be new news to me. From Jackie Robinson to Magic Johnson is such an incredible journey. For those of you...

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