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  • Terry Tornek to Keynote the Pasadena Village Annual Meeting

    Pasadena, CA (May 28, 2014) – The Pasadena Village, a non-profit organization supporting older adults who want to age in place, is holding its Annual Meeting on Sunday, June 8 from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at Polytechnic School. City Councilmember Terry T...
  • A Christian with a Short Memory

    Dear Alma, I have a friend who is the ultimate Christian. Since she's been "saved," she has been more judgmental of others, as if she doesn't have a past. Back in the day, she was the one who experimented with drugs, clubs, partying, etc. Now she looks d...
  • Working Hurts Finances of Blacks Working Their Way Through College

    More than 60 percent of Black students could receive greater financial aid for college through the Pell grant program, if they were enrolled full-time, according to a new report by the National Urban League. The report, which focused on the profile of a ...
  • Housing Recovery Bypasses Blacks and Latinos

    Scholars from several of the nation's most-esteemed colleges and universities jointly concluded that the nation's so-called housing "recovery" is bypassing communities of color and working-class neighborhoods. Underwater America, their new report, analyze...
  • From Hardship to Hope

    "Foster care is not fun for anyone," says 24-year-old law student Amy Peters, who entered Nebraska's foster care system at age 12 and remained until she "aged out" at 19. Fortunately for Amy, she excelled in high school and was accepted at the University ...
  • Dishonoring Our Vets

    The last Monday in May, Memorial Day, was designed to honor those who died in service to our country. It is tragically ironic that around the same time we are honoring and remembering the dead, we are learning about deficiencies in the Department of Veter...
  • The Former Slaves Did Not Forget

    (The Original Memorial Day) As Jesus Christ said to his disciplesTake up my cross and follow meThe Union Army said to the strong male slavesTake off your chains and fight to be free Thousands of slaves enlistedUntold numbers died in the CavalryTheir blo...
  • Pasadena Deltas Present a “Celebration of Excellence”

    Pictured standing (l-r):  Denise Jones, Tyron Hampton, Brenden Dickerson, Cheyenne Smith, Chelsea Larsuel, Alexandria Myers, Ah'Shirae Arana, Lance Wynden, Ellen Ligons.  Pictured sitting (l-r):  Renaissance Forster, Kayla...
  • Celebrity Chocolatier Teaches Sweet Lessons at PCC

    Variety of Summer Classes at Pasadena City College Classes for Students Ages 7 Through 12 Years Old For some, chocolate is a self-indulgent treat. Altadena resident, Jill Williams says, "Its a way of exchanging a little bit of happiness". She landed her...
  • Pasadena Museum of History to Participate in 2014 Blue Star Museums Program

    Pasadena Museum of History (PMH) is one of more than 2,000 museums across America to offer free admission to military personnel and their families this summer in collaboration with the NEA, Blue Star Families, and the Department of Defense. Pasadena Muse...
  • Device Can Save Thousands of Children from Drowning

    San Diego, CA — Pastor George A. McKinney and his family were hosting a pool party four years ago. Several children and families were gathered, fellowshipping and having a good time. Nothing out of the ordinary for this annual event, which Pastor McKinn...
  • Sports Watching and Wondering

    Note to Magic Johnson: I became one of your biggest fans when I saw the battle between you and Larry Bird, while you both were in college. I still am to this day. Recently, you publicly expressed your pleasure that Mike D'Antoni had been fired from his p...
  • Just Don’t Call Me on Monday!

    Those who know me would agree that I am cool, calm, and collected, although not in that order. It takes quite a bit to razzle me and get me out of sync with my inner harmony. No matter what happens, I can always find something to amuse me and to laugh it ...
  • “Probate - An Overview”

    As a general rule, the way title to property is held on the date of a person's death determines the procedure that must be used to change the title from the deceased person's name into that of his or her heirs. If the property has been placed in a living ...
  • Keeping a Lid on Wedding Costs

    Can you have a memorable wedding day without breaking the bank? Absolutely. Even though the average wedding costs nearly $30,000, according to TheKnot.com, many happy couples have joyous celebrations for far less money. If you're planning your own nuptia...
  • Six Takeaways for Stay-at-Home CEOs

    Veteran Entrepreneur Shares Tips for Balancing Business and Family "Being young and inexperienced can be intimidating for stay-at-home entrepreneurs, but it doesn't mean you're making mistakes," says veteran businesswoman Renae Christine. Fresh out of c...
  • Four Must-Haves for Every Wedding

    With Costs for Guests Skyrocketing, Couples Need to Ensure a Great Experience Watch any of the popular wedding reality shows – Say Yes to the Dress, My Big Fat American Gyspy Wedding, Four Weddings – and the common denominator is money. "The focus h...
  • Republicans are Veteran Hypocrites on the VA

    If you let the Republicans tell it, President Obama is directly responsible for the fiasco at the Veterans Administration. But they don't tell you that fresh off of Memorial Day parade appearances, they are responsible for scuttling legislation that would...
  • Brown vs. Board of Education Was About a Lot More Than Schools

    The Supreme Court decision in Brown vs. Board of Education 60 years ago began when Oliver L. Brown, a welder, went to court because his daughter Linda could not attend Sumner Elementary School in Topeka, Kan., seven blocks from her home. The Supreme Court...
  • Congresswoman Barbara Lee Responds to President’s Afghanistan Announcement . . .

    . . . Renews Call to End the War Now Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Barbara Lee released the following statement in response to President Obama's announcement of plan to keep U.S. troops in Afghanistan until 2016: "I respectfully disagree with plans...

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