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  • Boxer Statement on President Obama’s Plan to Combat ISIS

    Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA) issued the following statement today on President Obama's speech outlining his plan to combat ISIS: "Tonight, the President showed what a real leader is-a President who understands the threats we face ...
  • HHS Announces $60 Million to Help Consumers Navigate Health Care Coverage Options . . .

    . . . in the Health Insurance Marketplace The Affordable Care Act is working for millions of Americans who are able to access quality health coverage at a price they can afford, in large part because of the efforts of in-person assisters in local communi...
  • Foothill Unity Center ED Betty McWilliams Honored Among Women Achievers of 2014 by Business Life Magazine

    Monrovia, CA (September 11, 2014) — Betty McWilliams, Executive Director of Foothill Unity Center, has been named one of 27 Women Achievers of 2014 by Business Life Magazine. The awards will be presented at a luncheon and expo on Monday, September 29, a...
  • Pasadena Unified Implements Excessive Heat Warning Protocols

    Pasadena, CA – In response to the Excessive Heat Warning from the Los Angeles County Office of Public Health, The Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) has implemented the following restrictions on student activity through today or longer if the exces...
  • Los Angeles County Public Health Heat Alert

    High Temperatures Forecast for the Los Angeles Basin and East San Gabriel, San Fernando, and Santa Clarita Valleys Los Angeles, CA - The Department of Public Health would like to remind everyone that precautions should be taken, especially by individuals...
  • Pasadena Senior Center Offers Free "Class Tasting" for Fall

    Sample Classes Free on September 22 and September 23 Every fall the Pasadena Senior Center offers a full lineup of classes for people 50 and older ranging from art and computers to cooking and Zumba. Some classes are now offered evenings as well as Satu...
  • The Pasadena Playhouse Announces Cast for 'Stop Kiss'

    Pasadena, CA (September 11, 2014) – The Pasadena Playhouse (Sheldon Epps, Artistic Director and Elizabeth Doran, Executive Director) announces the cast of STOP KISS, the second production of its 2014-2015 Season. Written by Diana Son and directed by P...
  • Covered California Announces 2015 Community Outreach Campaign

    New Grant Awards and Advertising to Support Renewal and Enrollment in 2015 Sacramento, CA  — Building on high enrollment in 2014, Covered California launched its community outreach campaign for 2015 on Monday, including new grants to community gro...
  • Pasadena Unified Partners with Huntington Medical Research Institutes to Save Student Athletes Lives

    Potentially Life-Saving Head and Heart Scans Will Be Offered to PUSD High School Student Athletes Free of Charge This fall, every high school student athlete in the Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) will be eligible to receive a free head and heart...
  • Chain Stores You Probably Didn't Know Allowed Pets

    For many pet lovers, bringing a furry friend along on a shopping trip would be the perfect way to spend a day. While many big-name chain stores do have a "service dogs only" policy, you may be surprised to know that a number of them will in fact allow you...
  • City Clerk Approves Initiative Ordinance Petition for Circulation Minimum Wage

    Los Angeles, CA (September 10, 2014) — Los Angeles City Clerk Holly Wolcott announced today that a petition by proponents John Parker, Jose Medina, Maggie Vascessenno, Scott Scheffer, and Essie Crosby relative to a "Minimum Wage Initiative Ordinance," w...
  • Full STEAM Ahead at Mayfield Senior School

    Google, Twitter and other high-tech organizations are pushing to employ more women as C-level executives. Mayfield Senior School is answering this push and has long engaged students in the much-buzzed-about STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)...
  • Community Open House in Pasadena Village's New Meeting Space

    Pasadena, CA (September 15, 2014) – The Pasadena Village invites people of all ages to "Stay Independent, Stay Active, and Stay Connected" at a community Open House on Wednesday, September 24 at 3:00 p.m. in the Pasadena's Village's new meeting space. ...
  • Park(ing) Day in Pasadena to Take Over Colorado Blvd.

    Shakespeare in the PARK(let) to Transform Parking Spaces Pasadena, CA (September 2014) – On Friday, September 19th from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Pasadena's Playhouse District will celebrate international PARK(ing) Day by transforming parking spaces into a...
  • Boxer Remarks on Paycheck Fairness Act

    Today, Republicans Once Again Blocked Legislation to Ensure Equal Pay for Equal Work - Average American Woman Will Lose More Than $11,000 Annually Because of the Wage Gap - Washington, D.C. - Just before Senate Republicans voted once again to block legis...
  • Overcharged Tax on an Auto Purchase? Get Your Refund

    Sacramento, CA – Californians who want to know if they overpaid sales or use tax when buying a car or truck should verify their local tax rate (www.boe.ca.gov/taxrate) and review their vehicle registration paperwork carefully. Sales and use tax rates v...
  • Union Station and MUSE/IQUE Team Up to Present Beatles Mashup Concert to Help End Homelessness

    Pasadena, CA – Union Station Homeless Services and MUSE/IQUE are teaming up yet again for a genre-bending evening of entertainment for a great cause. The 15th annual An Evening for the Station benefit concert will feature a Beatles/Bash by MUSE/IQUE, th...
  • The Invisible Achievement Gap

    Across the country it's back to school time. I hope it is a year full of promise and not disappointment and added stress for all children, especially those most vulnerable. I also hope this school year begins with a renewed commitment by all teachers and ...
  • America Needs a Raise

    The Dow Jones Industrial Average has been floating at or above the 17,000 mark in the past two months – an all time high. There has been a stumble here and a wrinkle there, but even with a weak unemployment report for August, the Dow has remained over 1...
  • Sports Watching and Wondering

    Serena is still the Queen of Tennis! It has been a tough year for Serena. In the past year, she had lost in Australia, then in France, and later in England. She is now 33 years old, and she started playing professional tennis at the age of 17. Maybe Moth...

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