Financial Planner Says Independent & Credentialed Advisors May Better Tailor Individual Portfolios
"An onslaught of retiring baby boomers; the uncertain duration of Social Security funding; difficulty with workplace retirement accounts like 401(k)s â...
SB1010 Equalizes Crack and Powder Cocaine Penalties
Facing its final vote in the Assembly, the California Fair Sentencing Act (SB 1010) authored by Sen. Holly Mitchell (D-Los Angeles) won bi-partisan approval on a 49-14 vote today.
Mitchell's bill ...
Tentative Timeline Extended into Spring 2015
The tentative timeline for Grambling State University's Presidential Search must be reworked, according to Search Chair and University of Louisiana System President Sandra K. Woodley. The original goal to name...
. . . with Strength, Grace and Style
All of the contestants for the Miss Black US Ambassador pageant shown above received full styling consultations and styling services by the Design EssentialsÂ® Style Team, with a focus on the new Hyd...
"Cutting Up" for 10 years of service to the community.
Thank you Louella Bradley, Delandria Hopkins, and Tecumsah Shackelford.
I love you all.
I would like to also give a special congratulation to Tecumsah Shackelford for winning first place in the "Ur...
By Makenna & Milan WalkerAges: 8 & 7Pasadena, CA
I Made It to the Junior Olympics!By Milan Walker
If you didn't read my last article, I made it to the U.S. Track and Field National Junior Olympics in Shot Put. The events were held in Humble, T...
AXA Achievements Scholarship
Provides more than $600K in annual scholarships to 52 students - one from each state.
CIA Undergraduate Scholarship Program
Developed to assis...
Salutations Readers! I'm Chelsea J and welcome to the August Issue of the P.R.E.T.T.Y. Pioneer Newsletter!
August Topic: New Beginnings
Summer is winding down now, and soon you will hear that school bell ring once again. Remember that knowledge is...
The Hey Auri! column is dedicated to answering your questions and providing helpful advice.
How are you able to manage juggling your friendships?
I recently had a falling out with one of my close friends and I am not sure how to handle the...
A Night Out At The Pasadena Playhouse
Peter J. Harris' new book, The Black Man of Happiness: In Pursuit of My 'Unalienable Right,' will take you on a spoken word journey filled with jazzitude that ebbs, flows, crackles and captivates while exploring his ...
Pasadena, CA â€” The Flintridge Center introduced the Real Change Movement donation meter program at a press conference held at Fuller Theological Seminary on Wednesday, August 13, 2014, from 11 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. The Mayor of Pasadena, Bill Bogaard, unve...
Henceforth, in Southern California, when you hear the name Steve, you will not need to hear the last name to know the subject of the conversation. The man with that name now owns the hearts and minds of the local sports fans. He accomplished this ...
People ask me questions all the time. Some of those questions I can answer, some I cannot answer and some I will not answer. I wish people would ask me questions I could answer and look good about it. However, it never happens.
The Gracious Mistress of t...
Many of my clients wish to make charitable gifts as part of their estate plan. It is common for individuals to leave a share of their estate to their favorite charity, alma mater, fraternal organization or church. If you are considering making a gift to a...
It's All Premised on Having the Right Players, Says 'Coolest Young Entrepreneur'
What makes a successful business thrive? That's what eight out of 10 new entrepreneurs would like to know, because their businesses fail within the first 18 months, accordin...
Atlanta . . . The King Center CEO, Bernice A. King, today issued the following statement on the slaying of Mr. Michael Brown and the violence that has occurred in response to his death:
We are saddened and deeply disturbed by the terrible tragedy that ha...
As I arrived home today, I found a flier stuck in my mailbox from an astro-turf organization called the "Altadena Alliance" urging me to vote for extending the Library Tax. I served on the Altadena Library Board for a decade, and I know the Library receiv...
The Board of Trustees of the Pasadena Area Community College District announced a week ago that Dr. Mark Rocha, Superintendent-President of the District and Pasadena City College, would retire from his position effective August 31, 2014. Dr. Anthony R. Fe...
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The California Legislature has given overwhelming, bi-partisan approval to Assemblymember Chris Holden's bill to encourage California schools to teach the story of President Barack Obama's trailblazing election.
Today's vote in the Ass...
(Washington, D.C.) â€“ The NAACP has released the following statement on the death of 18-year-old Michael Brown of Ferguson, MO.
From Cornell William Brooks, President & CEO, NAACP:
"Our prayers go out to the family and friends of 18-year-old Michae...