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  • Pasadena Police Department to Host Second Annual Police Motorcycle Skills Competition Rodeo

    PASADENA, CA - The Pasadena Police Department will host its second annual police motorcycle skills competition rodeo on Thursday May 19th at the world famous Rose Bowl. Opening ceremonies will begin at 8:00 am with welcoming remarks from Pasadena’s Vice...
  • Jill Scott at the Sixth Annual Brittiana 'Smile for Life' 5K Run/Walk

    Los Angeles, CA (May 17, 2011) – Singer/Actress Jill Scott and 11-year–old Amir, known to his family and friends as Amir-arcle, hosted the Sixth Annual Brittiana ‘Smile For Life’ 5k run/walk at Kenneth Hahn Park in Baldwin Hills. Hundreds showed ...
  • The Nielsen Company Engages African-American Listeners with ‘Fun Facts’ about African-American Consumer Habits on The Steve Harvey Morning Show

      Listeners Have Opportunity to Win Expense-Paid Trip to Ninth Annual Hoodie Awards Dallas, TX – May 17, 2011 – The Nielsen Company, a leading global provider of information and analytics around what consumers watch and buy, announced its secon...
  • point08 Jazz and Supper Club Uncovers Cal Phil Treasures - An Arts and Wine Fundraiser

    Sunday May 22, 2011 Fundraiser Benefiting Cal Phil Features One-Of-A-Kind Items For Auction, Live Music By Top Jazz Artists, Epic Wine And Artisanal Cheese And Much More May 17, 2011, Old Pasadena/Arcadia – Cal Phil Treasures, a fundraiser benefitin...
  • PUSD High Schools Again Improve Performance on State Exit Exam

    Passage Rate by 10th Graders Continues to Rise Pasadena, CA – The Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) today announced that more 10th grade students passed the California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE) on their first try, bringing the overall...
  • Mindful Steps to Better Health

    As the weather turns warmer, we are drawn to thoughts of summer and its requisite shorts, sundresses, and bathing suits.  But the state of the economy over the past few months, with its rising prices, lay-offs and gloomy predictions, may have led eve...
  • Was Malcolm X Misunderstood?

    Malcolm X, born Malcolm Little on May 19, 1925, in Omaha, Neb., has been criticized by mainstream media and historians for his radical and violent rhetoric. Now, however, many scholars are revisiting Malcolm X’s influence on the civil-rights struggles a...
  • PCC Commemorates Centennial of Land Acquisition

    Pasadena City College acquired its initial tract of land in 1911, when 18 acres were set aside for the construction of a new campus for Pasadena High School. An additional 19 acres were purchased in 1923, expanding the campus to 37.39 acres. The propert...
  • Sports Watching & Wondering

    LAKERS - First, I want to thank this organization for the many championships, and for the wonderful entertainment, that they have provided through the years. Although many fans would like for them to do so, it is unreasonable to expect any team to win a c...
  • The Baseball Reliquary Announces Shrine of the Eternals

    The Board of Directors of the Baseball Reliquary, Inc., a Southern California-based nonprofit organization dedicated to fostering an appreciation of American art and culture through the context of baseball history, is pleased to announce the 2011 class of...
  • “Know Thyself” – Alkebu-Lan’s Legacy is Also Its Future

    At Alkebu-lan Cultural Center, the griot tradition is alive and well. In West African culture, the griots are the keepers of history who pass on knowledge through storytelling, poetry, music, dance and drumming. Since 1989, Alkebu-lan has encouraged crea...
  • Seeds from the Sower

    Mr. and Mrs. George Chanzuk of Canada decided to keep all the empty cereal boxes and food jars from which they fed their daughter, Shawana. In her first year she ate 182 pounds of groceries. This included 569 jars of food. Interesting, isn’t it? Babi...
  • Confidence: Do You Have It?

    “Deck thyself now with majesty and excellency; and array thyself with glory and beauty” - Job 40:10 Confidence is the belief in oneself and one's powers or abilities.  Do you have it?  No one can give you confidence or validate who you ar...
  • The Last Apple Fritter Surviving

    For the last week, I have been chief cook and bottle washer in the house while the Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage was visiting our son and his family in Ohio. I like nothing better than being in charge. Of course, I wonder what in the world I am in ch...
  • Federal Regulatory Actions Focus on Foreclosure Faults CRL and Other Consumer Groups Call for More Actions

    In recent days, courts have issued encouraging rulings on cases involving discriminatory lending. In lawsuits filed by the cities of Baltimore and Memphis against Wells Fargo Bank, two federal judges declined Wells’ bid to get those cases dismissed.&nbs...
  • Five Rules for a Well-Written Cover Letter

    Career Coach, Speaker and Author Ford R. Myers Offers 5 Tips to Writing a Cover Letter Designed to Get You an Interview Cover letters are the most commonly used method to introduce your credentials to an employer. They open doors, make a strong impressio...
  • EXIT Realty Foothills Advises on Earthquake Preparedness

    With the fairly recent earthquakes in Haiti, Chile, and Japan it is a strong reminder that disaster really could strike at any time. This month also marks the 105th anniversary of the historic San Francisco earthquake of 1906.  Recent data has show...
  • Ex-Offender Discrimination

    When pundits discuss America’s still too high unemployment rate, they usually tell stories of individuals with impressive work histories and college degrees who are having a hard time finding a job after being downsized.   Or, they relate tale...
  • Freedom Riders - A Living Legacy

    “Boarding that Greyhound bus to travel through the heart of the Deep South, I felt good.  I felt happy.  I felt liberated.  I was like a soldier in a nonviolent army.  I was ready.” Today, Congressman John Lewis is serving his 12t...
  • Donald Trump is a Celebrity Racist

    There is one area in which Donald Trump is no celebrity apprentice – racism. After being exposed as a publicity-loving idiot after he questioned the authenticity of President Obama’s birth records, Trump quickly shifted away from the discredited birt...

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