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  • Sports Watching and Wondering

    The Dodgers and The Giants Are It Again! Most of the Baseball fans in this area are fans of either the Dodgers or the Giants. This is without a doubt the greatest rivalry in baseball. This rivalry had been well-established before both teams moved to the ...
  • Estate Planning Terminology

    Topics in this column include the need for estate planning, what estate planning consists of, and what happens when there is no plan. Following are a few of the basic concepts and definitions: Advance Health Care Directive - A written document in which o...
  • Having Good Credit Will Become Absolute Necessity in Near Future

    The Internet — the Superhighway — is where billions of dollars are spent on the purchases of numerous products and services. Billions of dollars for payments of bills are also paid via the Internet. Spending money on the Internet via credit cards will...
  • Pasadena Health Department Confirms Five West Nile Virus Cases

    The Pasadena Public Health Department today announced that tests have confirmed five human cases of West Nile Virus (WNV) this month in its jurisdiction. The last case of WNV previously confirmed by the Pasadena Public Health Department was in December 20...
  • What Can Other States Learn from Oregon’s Prison System?

    Convict-Turned-Ph.D. Student Says Education is Just One Reason for Oregon's Low Recidivism Rate America's "get tough on crime" movement has created the world's largest prison population, but is it working? If the measure is recidivism rates, the answer ...
  • The Real Terrorists in the U.S.

    I would wager that you have had this experience. It has happened to me on more than one occasion. I am going through security at an airport, standing behind a White person. They go through screening, and perhaps they are pulled over for an extra inspectio...
  • NFL Still Dropping the Ball

    NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has finally emerged from his self-imposed witness protection program, held a press conference, and even attended a football game Sunday. Now that Goodell has come out of hiding, it is not clear that the NFL is any closer to ...
  • McConnell Details GOP Strategy to Derail Obama’s Last Two Years

    by Zenitha Prince, Special to the NNPA0 from The Afro-American Newspaper Barack Obama (left) and Mitch McConnell are pictured. (Courtesy Photo.) If Republicans have their way, the last years of Barack Obama's presidency will be...
  • Pasadena Senior Center - Free October Events

    There is something for everyone in October at the Pasadena Senior Center, 85 E. Holly Street. You do not have to be a member to attend. Some events require advance reservations as noted. Caregiver Education and Support Group – Wednesdays, October 1 ...
  • Legislation to Increase Diversity in Community College Leadership Signed into Law

    Sacramento, CA – Governor Brown has signed a measure authored by Assemblymember Chris Holden (D-Pasadena) that would specify that the members of the Board of Governors of the California Community Colleges need to be inclusive and representative of the m...
  • Neighborhood Pesticide Treatment Scheduled in El Monte to Control Invasive Mosquito

    Treatment Schedule Included San Gabriel Valley, CA - September 19, 2014 - In an ongoing effort to control the infestation of Asian tiger mosquitoes (Aedes albopictus) in the San Gabriel Valley, the San Gabriel Valley Mosquito and Vector Control District ...
  • Does Your Fall Outing with Rover Include a Hike?

    Top Five Tips for Hiking with Your Dog Fall is right around the corner, so why not turn that daily walk into an interesting and fun hike? It's no secret that exercise is a necessity for both you and your dog. We often forget that our dogs are pack animal...
  • Thinking of Buying Your Pre-Teen a Smartphone This Holiday Season?

    Make Sure You're Prepared With the Right Tools to Stay AwareTeenSafe Empowers Parents With Knowledge They Need to Parent in Digital Age Costa Mesa, CA - September 23, 2014 – TeenSafe, maker of the leading iPhone, iPad and Android monitoring software fo...
  • Rep. Chu Statement on Start of UN Climate Summit

    Washington, D.C. – On Tuesday, heads of state, business leaders, environmental advocates, and civil society will join in New York City for the United Nations (UN) Climate Summit. The summit, organized by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, is intended to ...
  • HHS Announces $99 Million in New Grants to Improve Mental Health Services for Young People

    Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell announced today $99 million to train new mental health providers, help teachers and others recognize mental health issues in youth and connect them to help, and increase access to mental health service...
  • Boxer, Davis Praise California State University for Establishing Independent Sexual Assault Victim's Advocate on Every Campus

    CSU to Voluntarily Implement the Provisions of "SOS Campus Act" on All Campuses Statewide Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA) and Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-San Diego) today praised the announcement by California State University Chanc...
  • President Obama Seventh President to Sign Declaration to Fulfill Promise of America

    Declaration Calls for National Commitment to Children Washington, D.C. - September 22, 2014/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- President Obama today became the seventh consecutive president to sign a declaration calling on all Americans to do more to help young p...
  • How to Support a Loved One Who’s Fighting Cancer

    For Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Woman Living with Incurable Cancer Offers Four Suggestions Shy about asking, "What's the etiquette for supporting my loved one, friend or colleague in their battle against cancer?" many people simply avoid the question ...
  • Four Things to Look for When Buying Her First Bra

    Experts Shares Tips for Parents and their Tweens A girl's first bra is a rite of passage for both her and her parents – and one that's occurring at younger and younger ages. For some girls, it's a turning point fraught with anxiety; for others, it's a ...
  • Makenna & Milan's Corner

    By Makenna & Milan WalkerAges: 8 & 7Pasadena, CA First DayBy Milan Walker Three weeks ago was my first day of school. I started third grade. My new teacher is Ms. Nhem. She is a good teacher. She was big sister's teacher last year. My first...

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