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  • Pasadena Unified Superintendent Jon Gundry Announces Resignation

    Gundry Named New Superintendent of Santa Clara County Office of EducationPUSD Deputy Superintendent Brian McDonald to Serve as Interim Superintendent Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) Superintendent Jon R. Gundry today announced his resignation as ...
  • Assemblymember Chris Holden’s Community Resource Fair and Summer Block Party

    Join Assemblymember Chris Holden for his 2014 Summer Block Party and join in the Free Fun! Saturday, July 26, 2014, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., at 500 Block of Jackson Street in Pasadena. Resource tables from more than 40 state agencies, cities and nonprofi...
  • Why Bad Breath Complaints Heat Up in the Summertime

    Eliminating the Cause of Malodor is Far Better than Covering It Up, Oral Care Scientist Says Whether it's a picnic, beach day, family gathering or a night out with friends, summer is a time when people come together for fun. Unfortunately, there is ofte...
  • Scholarships Awarded . . .

    . . . by Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Zeta Tau Chapter and Zeta Tau Foundation  Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc., Zeta Tau Chapter and the Zeta Tau Foundation, Inc., awarded four scholarships valued at $500.00 each to 2014 graduates of high schools her...
  • Hillsides Aims to Collect 170 Backpacks for New School Year

    The Pasadena-headquartered charity Hillsides has begun its annual school supply donation drive to help children and youth in need prepare for the upcoming 2014-2015 school year. Hillsides' goal is to put together 170 backpacks filled with school supplies...
  • A Year Older But Not That Much Smarter

    I think I am in a rut. No matter how hard I work, I do not seem to be getting any further along in life. Could it be that somewhere in my past, I peaked and did not realize it? If so, I wish I knew about it so at least I could have the consolation that I ...
  • I Love Vacations

    I really cherish and look forward to vacations. Whether it's a quick day trip or an extended journey, I always try to forget about the work awaiting my return. When the time to return home inevitably rolls around, I'm usually still smiling, however, becau...
  • Are Baby Boomers Doomed to Irrelevance in the Workplace?

    Media Expert Shares Tips for Aging Workers Boomers may want to recall one of the poets they grew up reading, Dylan Thomas, and his most famous poem, named for its first line, "Do not go gentle into that good night," a desperate appeal to resist the trapp...
  • Summer Pet Safety Tips

    It's hard to beat the heat this time of year even with easy access to air conditioning, icy drinks and refreshing swimming pools. Imagine how our furry friends feel in the sweltering summer when they're dependent on us for protection from the high tempera...
  • Development Director Turnover . . .

    Are Fundraising Fables Getting In Your Way? Why is it so hard to retain fund development professionals? That's the polite version of the question that has executive directors pulling their hair out, and nonprofit board members wondering "what's going on?...
  • A Victory for Affirmative Action

    Almost lost among the news last week about the war in the Middle East and a war of another kind in Washington between Republicans and President Obama was a bit of good news: A federal appeals court, acting on a case remanded by the Supreme Court, upheld t...
  • Dogs Eat Better Than One Million Children

    The South African charity Feed a Child (http://www.feedachild.co.za/) chose to highlight child poverty in South Africa by portraying a little Black boy being fed like a dog by a seemingly affluent White woman. In the ad, the boy has his head on the woman'...
  • Rep. Schiff Secures $5 Million in Appropriations Bill to Deploy Full West Coast Earthquake Early Warning System

    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) has announced that the Appropriations Committee has included $5 million in funding in the Fiscal Year 2015 Interior and Environment Appropriations bill for the Earthquake Early Warning System, the first time Congress has ever ...
  • Greater Los Angeles New Car Dealers Association Presents Hillsides

    Hillsides Chief Executive Officer Joseph M. Costa (left) receives a $5,000 donation from the Greater Los Angeles New Car Dealers Association handed to him by John Symes, owner of Symes Automotive Group and a member of the Association's b...
  • Women At Work Receives Founders Grant!

    Women At Work announced that an additional $34,000 has been raised towards a $50,000 Women At Work Founders Challenge grant. These funds will help provide many services to job seekers, both women and men, and to job providers in the San Gabriel Valley, Cr...
  • Baby Boomers and Unemployment Straining Disability Funds

    Another partisan battle is brewing on Capitol Hill as Social Security in general, and disability insurance in particular, nears a budget squeeze. "Any of us could suffer an accident or illness we're not expecting," said Rebecca Vallas, associate director...
  • Marches and Protests Predated 1964 March on Washington

    Although many are nostalgically reflecting on 50 years ago when the Civil Rights Act of 1964 was signed into law, there was no universal agreement on what tactics to deploy in the fight for equality, according to a report on the movement by the Economic P...
  • Surviving Newtown, CT

    Nelba Márquez-Greene is a licensed marriage and family therapist who has spent her life helping others. In December 2012 she was the coordinator of a youth and adolescent outpatient psychiatric clinic and a university instructor supervising six clinical ...
  • How to Escape Your Unemployment (or Under-Employment) Trap

    Principal Recruiter Lays the Blueprint There's good news for jobs in the United States. In June, the private sector added 288,000 jobs, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The unemployment rate has shrunk to 6.1 percent, the lowest since Septe...
  • Stimulating Students During Summer

    It's mid-July. Do you know if your children are learning? Just a month ago they were eager to leave the regimentation of the daily classroom to "enjoy the summer." A month from now, many will prepare to return to school. Will they return ready to hit the ...

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