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  • Check Online for State Tax Refund Status

    The fastest way for state taxpayers to check on an expected state tax refund is to visit FTB’s website at ftb.ca.gov and use the Check Your Refund Status service, according to the Franchise Tax Board (FTB). Taxpayers who e-filed their returns and reque...
  • Heightened Security for Obama’s Grandmother After Bin Laden Shooting

    A beefed-up battalion of security was ordered around the rural Kenyan home of President Obama’s grandmother following the fatal shooting of al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden. “We received reports of plans to attack the home of Mama Sarah Obama and we i...
  • With These Hands

    In 1895, Booker T. Washington  gave  a speech called, “The Atlanta Compromise.” It was probably his most famous but controversial speech with the parable of the empty hand and the empty bucket. Washington talked about ships and buckets. ...
  • Caltech Researchers Pinpoint Brain Region That Influences Gambling Decisions

    When a group of gamblers gather around a roulette table, individual players are likely to have different reasons for betting on certain numbers. Some may play a "lucky" number that has given them positive results in the past—a strategy called reinforcem...
  • Portantino's Fertility Preservation Bill Passes Key Committee

    Help for Young Women and Men Facing Infertility Due to Cancer Treatment     Sacramento – Assemblymember Anthony Portantino’s bill to preserve the fertility of women and men being treated for cancer has been approved in Assembly He...
  • Barbara Lee on House Floor: Reject “Cynical, Divsive” Bill That Would Strip Reproductive Rights from Low Income Women

    Washington, DC – Representative Barbara Lee (D-CA) spoke on the House floor today against HR 3, Republican legislation that would restrict reproductive rights for low-income women.  Yesterday, Representative Lee joined her Congressional Black Caucu...
  • Portantino's "Open Carry" Gun Ban Heads to Assembly Floor

    SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Anthony Portantino’s bill to ban the “open carry” of unloaded handguns was overwhelmingly approved today in Assembly Appropriations and now moves on to a hearing by the full Assembly later this spring. AB 144 makes it ...
  • “Hula for Moola” Hamilton Elementary's Annual Fundraiser May 20th

    Mayor Bogaard is to speak at the Hamilton Elementary Annual Fundraiser Event to feature Silent Auction, Fire Dancers and Live Music WHAT: Hamilton Elementary Annual Fundraiser will host “Hula for Moola.” The annual fundraiser was created by voluntee...
  • Board of Equalization Specialists Verify Business Permits

    Businesses in Specific Zip Codes Notified of Upcoming Visits The California State Board of Equalization (BOE) sent letters to more than 7,400 retail businesses in six different zip codes statewide notifying them of upcoming visits by BOE specialists.&nb...
  • CSD Announces Awards for $1 Million in Competitive Grants for Targeted Initiatives and Innovative Projects to Benefit Low Income Californians

    The Department of Community Services and Development (CSD) has announced more than $1 million in Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) awards to 17 providers throughout the state to support targeted initiatives and innovative projects that benefit low-inc...
  • ArtX Student Art Competition Winners Announced

    The Claremont Museum of Art is pleased to announce the winners of ArtX 2011, a juried art competition and exhibition for all high school students, grades 9 – 12, who attend school or live in Claremont, California. Public, private and home-schooled stude...
  • Sheriffs Refuse to Let Inmates With Disabilities Use Their Wheelchairs in LA County Jails and Punish Them by Denying Accessible Cells

    (LOS ANGELES)- ACLU of Southern California, Disability Rights California, Disability Rights Legal Center, and Winston & Strawn filed an application for a temporary restraining order against the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department on behalf of an...
  • Pasadena Marathon - Volunteers Needed

    This Sunday is the annual Pasadena Marathon and volunteers are still needed! There is something for everyone: Marathon Half Marathon 10k 5k Bike Tour Kids Run Wheelchair Stroll...
  • Free Events, Fun Rides During Bike Week Pasadena

    Residents are encouraged to leave cars at home and head down a healthier path during Bike Week Pasadena May 16 through 21. A joint effort of the city and the non-profit group CICLE, the week of free events and fun rides celebrates bicycling as a safe, su...
  • PCC Community Business Center to Hold Passport Mixer on May 19

    The Pasadena City College Community Business Center (3035 E. Foothill Blvd.), which began offering passport services this past April, will be holding a festive mixer on May 19 at noon to celebrate the new service. The event will include music, food, drin...
  • Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas Supports Online Voter Registration

    The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors today threw its support behind proposed state legislation that would facilitate online voting. At the urging of Supervisor Ridley-Thomas, the Board voted to support SB 397, legislation introduced by Sen. Leland ...
  • Prenuptial Agreements as Part of Wedding Planning

    Wedding season is here!  An important part of the planning that may be overlooked is the need for a written understanding between the parties as to how future legal issues between them are to be resolved. Premarital agreements (prenuptials) are beco...
  • Survivors Benefits Explained

    The loss of a loved one can be painful. The death of a wage-earner upon whom a family depends also can be financially devastating. If you’re like most young or middle-aged workers, you probably think of Social Security only as a retirement program. But...
  • Unprecedented Public Awareness Effort to Launch in to Assist Families Most Vulnerable to Hunger

    Board of Supervisors Proclaim “CalFresh Awareness Month” in the County of L.A. The County’s Department of Public Social Services (DPSS) is putting the final touches on the May observance of “CalFresh Awareness Month,” the most comprehensive and...
  • Dorie Janine Steele

    A Celebration of Life in Remberence of Dorie Janine Steele (1965-2011), daughter of Gerda Govine Ituarte of Pasadena, will be held on Saturday, May 14, 2011 from 2:00 p.m.to 4:00 p.m. at The Rectors Forum, All Saints Episcopal Church, 132 North Euclid Ave...

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