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  • How to Keep Your Child Out of the Emergency Room this Fall

    Summer is winding down, and before you know it the calendar will turn to September. School days are just around the corner, bringing a busy schedule of rough n' tumble sports, playground fun, and other activities. With kids spending lots of time outdoors,...
  • Critics Slam ANC Over Chaotic Strike Now in Third Week

    As South African Pres. Jacob Zuma rushed home this week from China to broker an end to the three-week long nationwide strike, his ANC party was under heavy criticism for bringing the country to the brink. In pictures seen around the world, schools and ho...
  • Legislature Approves Portantino’s Bill Protecting Students from Diploma Mills

    Legislation to protect students from diploma mills and unscrupulous business practices has been approved by the State Assembly. The vote sends the measure, authored by Assemblymember Anthony Portantino (D-La Cañada Flintridge), to the Governor for signa...
  • Gun Violence and Children: Have We No Shame or Respect for Child Life?

    Recently, the United Nations expressed new concern about a crisis many Americans know little about: the use of child soldiers in global conflicts, especially in Somalia. Somalia, whose government collapsed in 1991, has been in a constant state of conflict...
  • People Are Talking About . . .Pasadena Jazz Fest News

    . . . The Pasadena Jazz Fest Held August 28th and 29th   Photos courtesy of Xaxier Higgs   ...
  • People Are Talking About . . .

     . . . Kanye West . . . Payback is Tough Entertainer Kanye West is surprised that he is losing bookings since his on stage rudeness to singer, Taylor Swift. West seems surprised that white superstars such as Justin Timberlake and others are not hir...
  • Congresswoman Barbara Lee Commemorates Women’s Equality Day

    Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Barbara Lee (CA-09) released this statement commemorating Women's Equality Day: "It has been 90 years since the passage of the 19th Amendment and women achieving the right to vote here in the United States. The man...
  • PUSD Releases Annual Customer Satisfaction Survey Results

    Students, Parents, Employees Rate School Improvements Pasadena, CA – More parents are satisfied by the schools of the Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) and believe that their children's school has high expectations for all students, according to...
  • Choosing The Right Computer For Kids

    (StatePoint) It seems like kids today are born with computer skills. From the moment their tiny hands can clutch, they're reaching for that keyboard, mouse, touch screen or cell phone. However, parents still need to help kids develop technology skills t...
  • Outdoor Play Is Key To Kids' Health

    (StatePoint) Go play outside! That's the message more parents and doctors need to tell kids, according to a new report indicating children are spending too much time indoors to the detriment of their physical and mental health. From videogames and text ...
  • Five Tips For Getting Kids To Eat Healthy Snacks

    (StatePoint) Snack-times are as important as mealtimes to children's overall nutrition. You don't want your kids trading away healthy snacks for cupcakes every day of the week. One out of every three children in America is overweight or at risk of becom...
  • Statement by President Obama on CARD Act Implementation

    From President Obama:  Last year, I signed the Credit Card Accountability, Responsibility and Disclosure Act into law to put a stop to deceptive credit card practices and hold credit card companies accountable to their customers. Yesterday, the fina...
  • Photography Exhibition Project Celebrating Life After Cancer

    Pasadena Portraits by Catherine Money Sunday, September 26, 2010 Doors open 1:00 p.m. Changing the way we SEE breast cancer. The exhibition is FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.  With a solo performance by dancer/choreographer Sarah Leddy.  Also p...
  • Build Engaged Support for Your Mission!

    Sponsored by: The United WayPresented by: Creating FuturesWednesday, September 22, 20108:45 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Sign-in9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Workshop SEATS ARE LIMITED! Free Workshop & Book-Signing What could you accomplish if the whole community was...
  • Executive Service Corps

    Wells Fargo Executive Directors Leadership Institute The year-long program begins October 21, 2010.  The deadline to apply is September 10. As an experienced executive director, you know how much your organization depends on your skills as a manag...
  • Leadership Pasadena

    Leadership Pasadena is recruiting candidates for its 12th annual class, which begins September 23, 2010 and continues through May 5, 2011.  Interested candidates should apply prior to September 2 for consideration at www.LeadershipPasadena.org. This...
  • An Exceptional Oopportunity with the Pasadena Educational Foundation, Pasadena, California

    Application Deadline – Thursday, September 30, 2010 at 5 p.m. (PST) Established in 1971, the non-profit Pasadena Educational Foundation advocates for public education, engages the community and develops resources to support excellent education for ever...
  • Sports Watching & Wondering

    Salute to Jim Brown? Jim Brown was one of the greatest players in the history of the National Football League. His career with the Cleveland Browns started in 1957, and spent his entire career with that team. He always carried the football more than 20 ...
  • A Pink Ice Affair: Celebrating a Renaissance of Excellence (1960-2010)

    Saturday, October 30, 2010 will be an evening commemorating 50 years of commitment and achievement in the communities of Pasadena and Altadena by the women of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Eta Lambda Omega Chapter and the men of Alpha Phi Alpha Fratern...
  • Young Entrepreneurs Inspire Students to Create Their Own Jobs

    National Tour Comes to Pasadena to Help Youth Navigate the Shaky Job Market On August 19th, 2010, the Foothill Workforce Investment Board and Southern California Gas Company sponsored the Extreme Entrepreneurship Tour which featured successful young ent...

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