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  • The Power of Yoga

    Fascinating! All of the physical benefits related to yoga are described, by the seasoned and devoted yogi, as "pleasant side-effects": increased flexibility, stronger muscles, better body tone, a naturally defined physique, a relaxed and clear mind, red...
  • Child Support: Ten Things a Custodial Parent Should Know

    Conventional wisdom is that a child who receives custodial, emotional, spiritual, and financial support from both parents in a two-parent household is more likely to succeed in life. Whether or not this is true is debated in numerous books and articles by...
  • The Threat of Persistent Poverty

    As the economic downturn lingers, a striking characteristic is just how widespread its impact still is. Recent reports state that more Americans are now living in poverty in the suburbs than in cities—a trend that has increased dramatically during the r...
  • NAACP Denounces Lenient Sentence of Oakland BART Police Officer in Deadly Shooting of Unarmed African American Man

    The NAACP denounces the two-year sentence handed down by Judge Robert Perry to Johannes Mehserle, the former Oakland BART police officer who shot Oscar Grant on New Year's Eve, 2009. Twenty-two year old Grant was mercilessly shot in the back as he lay ha...
  • Killings of a Riverside Police Officer and a Five-Year-Old Boy Raise More Questions About the Adequacy of Parole Supervision

    As we mourn the shooting death of Riverside Police Officer Ryan P. Bonaminio, we are grateful an arrest has been made by police and FBI agents. The suspect, 44-year-old Earl Ellis Green of Rubidoux, was arrested at 8 p.m. on Tuesday at a Riverside Target ...
  • Profiles: Political Leadership in Pasadena

    At the center of the political leadership in Pasadena are two women, Jacqueline (Jackie) Robinson and Renatta Cooper, as they both begin the run for their second terms on the City Council and PUSD board, respectfully. A third woman relatively new to the p...
  • Enhance Your Home's Curb Appeal

    (StatePoint) Whether you're planning to sell your home or wish to grow old in it, you want it to look its best. While we all want to enhance our homes' curb appeal, most homeowners don't want to undertake expensive home improvements, such as installing n...
  • Give Your Home An Inexpensive Facelift

    (StatePoint) If you're a homeowner looking for inexpensive ways to freshen your home or smart tweaks to prepare it for sale, looks can be everything. Landscaping and curb appeal play major roles in making your house stand out and can help home sell quickl...
  • Tips For Retiring In An Uncertain Economy

    (StatePoint) With the dust finally settling around the nation's economic crisis, baby boomers are taking stock to see if their retirement plans need revising. There are many ways to adjust to today's economic uncertainty: from working longer to changing...
  • Get On Your Game: A Guide to Hosting a Great Tailgating Party

    (ARA) - Sporting events provide fans with an excuse to bond with friends over food, drink and their favorite teams. Jake Dickson, artisanal meat purveyor and owner of Dickson's Farmstand Meats in New York City's Chelsea Market, shares some easy tips for a...
  • More Women Entering Math and Science Careers

    (ARA) - Millions of jobs will become available in science-, technology-, engineering- and math-related (STEM) fields by 2018, yet the next generation of employees in America will be unprepared and unqualified to take advantage of these positions. Accordin...
  • Medical and Health Interests Merge Into Great Career Opportunities

    (ARA) - If you've ever considered pursuing a career in the medical and health technology fields, now might be the time to take action. Federal funding is helping to encourage growth and fuel demand for trained professionals. President Barack Obama signed...
  • Students Learn Lessons By Helping Their Communities

    (ARA) - Making community service a required part of school curriculum is a growing trend sweeping through schools across North America, as is the teaching of core values, such as fairness, respect and collaboration. Educators agree that embracing service...
  • The Hot Sauce That Fights Prostate Cancer

    When my nephew was born in a Seoul suburb, my Korean in-laws decorated their front door with a cluster of bright red chili peppers, a neighborhood announcement that a son had been born to their household. But why chili peppers? Some Koreans say the peppe...
  • Turkey Count Falling 300 Short for Foothill Unity Center Thanksgiving Distribution

    Pies Also Needed for Center's Biggest Thanksgiving Event Ever November 16, 2010 – Concern is growing that turkey and pie will not be on the menu for many of the estimated 1,500 low-income families coming to Foothill Unity Center's Thanksgiving distrib...
  • Denny's Partners with the Magic Johnson Foundation to Provide Scholarships to Minority College Students

    Nationwide (BlackNews.com) -- Earvin "Magic" Johnson, chairman and founder of the Magic Johnson Foundation, poses with April Kelly-Drummond, director of Corporate Diversity for Denny's, at the12th Annual Taylor Michael's Scholarship Program Conference in ...
  • "Ask George"

    Expert Answers to Common DMV Questions SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Do you have questions about general driving related requirements like registration and insurance? Are you unclear about laws and restrictions related to driving? The California Department of ...
  • National Small Business Week 2011 Nominations for Small Business Awards

    December 3, 2010 - Deadline Date (LOS ANGELES, CA) ? Each year during National Small Business Week, the U. S. Small Business Administration (SBA) recognizes outstanding small business owners and advocates for their contribution to the American economy an...
  • Department of Education Establishes New Student Aid Rules to Protect Borrowers and Taxpayers

    The Obama administration today released a broad set of rules to strengthen federal student aid programs at for-profit, nonprofit and public institutions by protecting students from aggressive or misleading recruiting practices, providing consumers with be...
  • New Hope for Old Malls

    (ARA) - There is new promise for the nation's malls. A fixture throughout America's cities and towns for decades, the conventional mall is in a state of decline. It is possible to rethink yesterday's malls with a creative vision that will return them to t...

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