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  • Walk Through History

    Pasadena of yore will come alive as Friends In Deed celebrates 120 years of bringing help and hope to those most in need with a Walk Through History led by KNBC Weatherman Fritz Coleman November 5 at historic Castle Green. Through song and fashion, speci...
  • Money for College Doesn’t Grow on Trees

    Submitted by Elise Mallory The Pasadena Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. presented its Annual Scholarship Workshop on Saturday, October 18, 2014. The topic for the workshop was "Money for College Doesn't Grow on Trees" where the purpose of the...
  • Duarte Mayor's Prayer Breakfast to Honor Outstanding Community Volunteers and Kick off "Holiday of Promise" Project

    Ed Barron to Deliver Keynote Duarte will express its thanks to outstanding community volunteers and kick off the holiday season at the 29th annual Mayor's Prayer Breakfast and 27th annual Duarte Chamber Community Service Recognition Awards. The event wil...
  • Los Angeles Skill Builders Unlimited, Inc & I Love My Children, Too Presents "Healing Hurting Men: A Father's Fight for Justice"

    Join us for a candid presentation and panel discussion for and about fathers and their roles in the current family dynamic. Saturday, October 25, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Carson Community Center, 801 E. Carson Street, Carson, CA 90745. Gue...
  • Blame a Black Man – The Ebola Version

    In a country of 310 million people in which international and domestic airlines move millions of Americans and foreign nationals from one place to another every day, two people thus far have tested positive for the Ebola virus. Both of those people are nu...
  • Appreciation Banquet and Worship Service

    Senior Pastor William Turner, Jr. 47th Pastoral Anniversary The Pastor's Aide Ministry of New Revelation MBC invites everyone to an Appreciation Banquet at 5:00 p.m. Saturday, October 25, 2014 at New Revelation Missionary Baptist Church, 855 N. Orange Gr...
  • Nobody Is As Good As Their Selfie

    I must confess I am not up to date with the latest technical gizmos. So much technology is around today that I believe most people have really lost their identity. I do not think they will soon recover. I am not against modern technology; I simply cannot...
  • The Advance Health Care Directive

    A complete estate plan consists of three core documents: (1) a Revocable Living Trust (or a Will in certain limited circumstances); (2) a Durable Power of Attorney; and (3) an Advance Health Care Directive. In this article I will focus on the third docume...
  • Go Directly to Jail. Do Not Pass Go.

    Free Public Forum November 6 "Mentally Ill? Go Directly to Jail. Do Not Pass Go." is the title of a public forum sponsored by the League of Women Voters Pasadena Area November 6, at 10 a.m., at the Pasadena Women's City Club, 160 N. Madison Avenue, Pasad...
  • Ebola Virus Disease Frequently Asked Questions

    1. What is Ebola? Ebola is a rare disease that has caused outbreaks (more disease than usual) in West Africa. Right now, there is a large Ebola outbreak in countries, like Guinea, Sierra Leone, and Liberia. 2. How does Ebola spread? Ebola spreads fro...
  • Hidden Fundraising Challenges – Part One

    You can't see what you can't see. There may be some challenges facing your nonprofit that you're not aware of. They are insidious and sometimes deadly. Taking a close look at "what's really going on" may refocus your energy and resources, and rescue your ...
  • U.S. Trails More Than 100 Countries in Voter Turnout

    Lost in the frenzy to erect barriers to voting, including reducing the hours available for early voting and imposing strict voter ID requirements, is the embarrassing fact that the United States lags behind more than 100 countries in the percentage of reg...
  • Viewing Political Corruption More Broadly

    Earlier this year, veteran political writer Thomas Edsall reported an eyebrow-raising fact about Americans' views toward government. Polling by Gallup, he noted, found that the proportion of Americans who believed that corruption is "widespread" in govern...
  • Rural in the Digital Age - Lu Nelsen Goes to Washington

    The internet is such a powerful tool in modern life, it's hard for a lot of people to imagine going through their daily routine without using it in some capacity. But for some people in rural communities, accessing the internet isn't as easy as just conne...
  • L.A. County Registrar of Voters Partners with L.A. Media Outlets and Orange County to Get Out the Vote

    The Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk (RR/CC) Dean C. Logan is proud to announce a large-scale, innovative partnership to encourage voter registration and participation for the November 4, 2014 General Election. The RR/CC is collaborating...
  • Former Embattled Pasadena Public Health Director Files Discrimination Claim in Georgia

    Story by Terry MillerReprinted by Permission: Jesse E. Dillon, CEO, Beacon Media, Inc. Last week, Liberty Institute and Parks, Chesin & Walbert, attorneys for Dr. Eric Walsh filed an official charge of discrimination with the United States Equal Empl...
  • For-Profit Colleges Deliver More Debt Than Degrees

    High-Cost Schools Target Students of Color, Military Members October 16, 2014 - Weeks before the U.S. Department of Education (DoE) announces a new rule governing career education programs, the Center for Responsible Lending (CRL) has released research t...
  • Caltech-Occidental Concert Band Presents Fall Concert Series

    Pasadena, CA - October 15, 2014 - The Caltech-Occidental Concert Band, directed by William Bing, presents their Fall Concert Series this November. They will perform on Friday, November 21st at 8:00 p.m. in Caltech Ramo Auditorium, featuring guest conducto...
  • Time to Review Your Medicare Coverage

    Medicare's annual open enrollment season is underway, and I want to encourage everyone with Medicare to review their current health and prescription drug coverage. Open enrollment began October 15 and runs through December 7, 2014. If you want to change ...
  • Oldest Living Member of First AME Church of Los Angeles Celebrated . . .

    . . . Her 104th Birthday with the Help of Other Centenarians Los Angeles, California -- Members of the First AME Chruch of Los Angeles joined family and friends of Rosie Tilles who will celebrated her 104th Birthday on Saturday, October 18, 2014 at the S...

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