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  • Pasadena Mourning Tremendous Loss of Jacqueline Howard

    Jacqueline "Jackie" Howard, an educational advocate, retired in 2003 from the LAUSD after serving 35 years. As an adjunct professor at California State University, Northridge she continued to mentor aspiring students who would become teachers. She created...
  • Altadena Unique Red Hatters Contribute to Eliot’s School Uniform Fund

    The Altadena Unique Red Hatters recently made a contribution to support the Eliot Middle School?s Betty J. Ford Uniform Fund (named in Betty J. Ford?s honor). The Altadena group got its start when a small group of hat decorators came together, organized ...
  • 22nd Annual Trumpet Awards Gives Tributes to Extraordinary Honorees for African American Achievement

    Honorees Agree They Owe Success to Those Who Paved Way Before Them The Trumpet Awards Foundation recently wrapped up the 22nd Annual Trumpet Awards where an international cast of who's who in the areas of religion, politics, public service, law, entrepre...
  • At Least It’s Not Snowing!

    If somebody gave out an award for grouchiness and downright cantankerousness, I am sure I would take top honors. Of course, according to the Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage, there is no honor in being grouchy or cantankerous nor is there room for it in...
  • Sports Watching and Wondering

    SUPER BOWL OR SUPER BUST? The NFL is one of the most successful and powerful organizations in the entire world. They are almost embarrassed by their enormous profits, but they feel they have to do what they have to do. They had a concern about the weath...
  • How to Engineer Your Financial Future in 2014

    Veteran Investment Advisor Shares Four Tips for All Wealth Stages Financial resolutions can be the most difficult to keep. They can include minute detail, number crunching, plenty of files and discipline that can affect a person's entire lifestyle, says ...
  • Carter G. Woodson “The Father of Black History”

    Dr. Woodson And African Centered Education The African Centered Education Movement has brought a new meaning to the annual African American History Month celebrations that have become so popular. Through the African Centered Education Movement, African A...
  • U.N. Urges Countries to Shelter Somalis Fleeing Deepening War

    The U.N. refugee agency is appealing to countries not to deport Somali asylum seekers to their country of origin as the situation in southern and central Somalia is still unsafe and Somalis fleeing those areas are in need of international protection. Asy...
  • Rep. Schiff Solicits Nominations for Annual Woman of the Year Award

    Every March, in recognition of Women's History Month, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) honors outstanding women from his district. The 28th Congressional District includes the cities and communities of Atwater Village, Burbank, East Hollywood, Echo Park, Elys...
  • Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk Now Accepting Appointments for Valentine’s Day Weddings

    Appointments for Valentine's Day civil marriage ceremonies are available on Friday, February 14 at the Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk (RR/CC). To make an appointment for a civil ceremony, couples can fill out an online marriage licens...
  • Cherish the Ladies to Perform at Caltech

    Cherish the Ladies will perform Irish music on Friday, March 7, at 8 p.m. in Caltech's Beckman Auditorium. Taking their name from an Irish jig, Cherish the Ladies blends Irish instrumental music with vocals and step dancing. For 25 years, this all-women ...
  • Tentative Agreement Reached Between Pasadena Unified and United Teachers of Pasadena

    Pasadena, CA -- The Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) and the United Teachers of Pasadena (UTP) have released the following joint statement: "On January 31, 2014 United Teacher of Pasadena and the Pasadena Unified School District reached a Complete...
  • Celebrity Couple Celebrates Five Years of Wedded Bliss & a 23-Year Age Difference

    Four Tips for Keeping Romance Alive Award-winning singer-songwriter Gary Chapman and his wife, Nashville Wives star Cassie Piersol Chapman, say they're so in love, one wedding just wasn't enough. "We got married December 22, 2008 in a very small ceremon...
  • More On The Black Writers On Tour 2014

    Black Writers On Tour 20141425 W. Manchester Avenue, Suite B, Los Angeles, CA 90047Telephone: (323) 750-3592 • Fax: (323) 750-2886Email:blackwritersontour@yahoo.com Web site: www.blackwritersontour.com LITERACY IS EVERYBODY'S BUSINESSCHILDREN'S ...
  • Raise to Minimum Wage an Urgent Need for U.S.

    Huffington Post//DNC Chair Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz A raise of the federal minimum wage is one of those common-sense proposals that is both good for the economy and good for the country. Considering there has not been an increase since July 2009, wo...
  • Rep. Schiff Statement on President's State of the Union Address

    Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) released the following statement after the President concluded his State of the Union Address before Congress: "Tonight, the President challenged Congress to join him in an effort to reinvigorate the Am...
  • Ice House Fritz Coleman Performance to Benefit Pasadena Senior Center

    When standup comedian and KNBC-TV weather forecaster Fritz Coleman performs at The Ice House on Thursday, February 20, he will donate 100 percent of his proceeds to the Pasadena Senior Center. A long-time supporter of the Pasadena Senior Center, Coleman ...
  • Closures and Reminders for Lincoln, Washington Birthdays 2014

    Pasadena, CA — Pasadena residents and businesses are reminded that City Hall and many City services will be closed Wednesday, February 12, in observance of Lincoln's Birthday, and Monday, February 17, 2014 for Washington's Birthday (observed). Specific ...
  • Free Tours of Tournament House to Resume

    Pasadena, CA (Feb. 3, 2014) – Tournament House, the operating headquarters of the Tournament of Roses Association®, which oversees the annual Rose Parade® and Rose Bowl Game®, will re-open for weekly public tours on Feb. 6. Tours will be offered, at ...
  • Pasadena Senior Center Awarded Grant For Ages 50 and Older

    The S. Mark Taper Foundation has awarded an unrestricted $10,000 grant to the Pasadena Senior Center. The support will help fund important programs and services provided to people ages 50 and older who live in the greater Pasadena area and surrounding co...

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