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  • Vision 20/20 and Partners

    Upcoming Meetings/Events June 13 through July 20 - City of Pasadena, HS and Rec: Afterschool Summer Program will operate at the following locations: Longfellow School, Madison School, Field School, McKinley School, and Eaton Blanche Park. Monday to Fri...
  • Rep. Schiff Announces Appointments to U.S. Service Academies

    Students Come from Burbank, Pasadena and Alhambra Pasadena, CA – Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) announced that five students from the 29th Congressional District have received appointments to U.S. service academies for the class of 2016. Four of the five Unit...
  • Pasadena City College Professors Organize Local Archeological Educational Program

    Pasadena City College professors Eloy Zarate and Andrea Murray have organized an archeological educational program known as the San Gabriel Trench Project for Alhambra and San Gabriel school children. "Our presentations give students an idea of what arch...
  • Women in Networking Holds a Summer Eve Boutique Fundraiser . . .

    . . . to Benefit Rosemary Children's Services Pasadena, CA - On June 7, 2012, Women in Networking, Los Angeles (WIN-LA), held a Summer Eve Boutique Fundraiser to benefit and the children and families of Rosemary Children's Services. Nearly 20 vendors wer...
  • Rep. Schiff Praises Appointment of U.S. Attorneys Machen and Rosenstein to Investigate Intelligence Leaks

    Schiff: Calls for Special Counsel Both Politically-Motivated and Premature Washington, DC – Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), a senior Member of the Intelligence Committee and former federal prosecutor, released the following statement after some lawmakers cont...
  • Sports Watching & Wondering

    THE KINGS - My congratulations to them in their quest for the Stanley Cup. Honesty it compels me to tell you that I am not a Hockey fan. It is a sport that I never try to play, and I do not like cold weather. However I do realize that it is an extremely d...
  • The Amazing Brussels Sprout

    Yuck! What is that nasty, grey-ish, brown-ish, green-ish bit of filth in my mouth!?! A Brussels Sprout? I am NEVER eating that again. In fact, that experience was so awful, I might need a hug. Sound familiar? A lot of people have unfortunate experiences ...
  • Here's Your Opportunity to be Included in the Graduation Issue . . .

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  • Black Music in America – A Historical Perspective

    --Exerpted/Modified-- Spirit has many ways of expressing itself. One of those channels of expression occurs through music; the melodic, harmonic, rhythmic voice of our soul, reflecting years of feelings and experiences. From early times it has been known...
  • Seeds From The Sower

    A stranger dropped some kittens off in our Garden. They were so cute that we immediately fell in love with them. Each morning when we would leave our home, the kittens would walk in front of us, stop and lay at our feet. They would not move until we pette...
  • How to Avoid Summertime Regression

    It's a common problem among students: summertime regression. Studies show that most students lose at least some knowledge that they gained during the school year over the course of summer vacation. According to Don Mills of the Pasadena Huntington Learnin...
  • Giving is Good!

    Many of my clients wish to make charitable gifts as part of their estate plan. It is common for individuals to leave a share of their estate to their favorite charity, alma mater, fraternal organization or church. If you are considering making a gift to a...
  • TIGU Incorporated 2012 Tanzanian American Business Conference

    We are pleased to inform you that TIGU, Tanzania Investment Group of USA is inviting you to attend the TIGU Investment Summit which will be held in Los Angeles California on the ninth of June, this year. The event will be held at the: Renaissance Hotel, ...
  • Perry, Executive Director of First 5 California

    Dealing with a picky eater can be a frustrating and worrisome experience for parents of young children – with battle lines clearly drawn on both sides of the dinner plate. Parents may find their child voraciously eats a certain food one day, only to rej...
  • Accountable to the Community Grassroots Fundraising

    Part Two of Three Fundraising for grassroots organizations requires just as much skill, talent and planning as fundraising for other types of organizations. We asked Jennifer Emiko Boyden of the Grassroots Institute for Fundraising Training (GIFT) abou...
  • Grandmothers Can Change the Dismal Illiteracy Plight for Black Children

    Helen Carter-Johnson, a grandmother and resident of Long Beach, California, saw a need for grandparents to step up to the plate to inspire Black children to read with the release of her latest literary work, a book of short stories inspired by her grandch...
  • All That Jazz

    The Pasadena Conservatory of Music was established in 1983 as a non-profit community music school that provides a diverse and exciting music program of workshops, performances and master classes for students of all ages. Dr. Ray Briggs was hired in Januar...
  • National Black Chamber of Commerce Announces Annual Convention in Atlanta

    20 Years of Bringing Free Enterprise to Our Communities Washington, DC - The National Black Chamber of Commerce® celebrates its 20th Annual Convention in Atlanta, GA July 19-21, 2012 at the Four Seasons Hotel. "The theme of the convention is "Good Polic...
  • Foreign Firms Get Big Break Under Nigeria’s New Oil Law

    Nigeria's long-awaited oil reform bill is a Christmas stocking stuffed with goodies for the multinational oil companies who have been feasting for years on the nation's rich supply of crude oil. Provisions that would have forced the government to publish...
  • African Leaders Eye Resources of the Diaspora for Development Fund

    A fund to harness the financial resources of African citizens abroad was endorsed this week by African leaders at the wind-up of the Global African Diaspora Summit, held in Johannesburg. The fund, managed by the African Union Commission, would lure the D...

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