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  • Journal 2011 Women of Achievement Event a Great Success

      Since 2008, the Pasadena Journal has named their annual Women of Achievement. Its popularity grew in 2010 when The Journal sponsored its’ first annual breakfast to honor the women chosen for that year. That event held in a 90 capacity room of th...
  • The World is Changing

    We’re Losing Jobs and Education.  Don’t Be Left Behind. An Obion County, Tennessee family failed to pay their $75 Fire Insurance payment to support the locally privatized Fire Department. In September, 2010 their house caught on fire, and the fi...
  • Assemblymember Portantino Continues the Fight to Freeze Salaries of Highest Paid Workers

    Assemblymember Anthony Portantino (D-La Cañada Flintridge) took his fight to control spending before the Assembly Public Employees Committee today when he presented his bill to freeze the salaries for state employees who earn over $150,000 per year. ...
  • Barbara Lee Decrease in National Unemployment Rate Encouraging

    Washington, DC - Representative Barbara Lee (D-CA) released the following statement today in reaction to the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ announcement of monthly unemployment figures this morning: “It’s encouraging to learn that the national unemplo...
  • First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden to Launch Military Families Initiative April 12th

    A Nationwide Call to Action First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden will launch a national initiative to support and honor America’s service members and their families on Tuesday, April 12th at the White House.  The initiative aims to educat...
  • Emily Mayorga Named “Woman of the Year” in 29th Congressional District

    At a reception in Pasadena, Representative Adam Schiff (CA-29) honored Emily Mayorga of Alhambra for her commitment and service to our community by naming her a“Woman of the Year.” “Along with being a successful career woman, Emily has always been ...
  • Assembly Member Anthony Portantino Named Honorary Chairman for Mentoring & Partnership for Youth Development Annual Awards Dinner

    Mentoring & Partnership for Youth Development (MPYD) will be holding its Awards Dinner on Saturday, April 9, 2011 at Brookside Golf Course, located at 1133 Rosemont Avenue, Pasadena, CA. Themed “Changing Lives Through Mentoring,” the usually sold ...
  • The True Nature of Diets (Or - How to Lose 23 Lbs in One Year!)

    The other day while leafing through the March 2011 issue of Food and Wine, I came across an article by Peter Kaminsky, a professional chef, who wrote that he was able to lose weight simply by paying attention to what he cooked and ate!  He also empha...
  • Five Tips to Spring Clean Your Resume

    Career Coach and Author Ford R. Myers Offers Five Simple Ideas to Develop Attention-Getting Resumes If you find that your resume isn't getting the results you want, spring is the perfect time to clean it up. Ford R. Myers, Career Coach, Speaker and Auth...
  • Electronic Payments are a Must

    For years, Social Security has stressed the convenience, security, and safety of getting benefit payments electronically. Soon, direct deposit (or Direct Express) will not only be the best way to receive Federal benefit payments — it will be the only wa...
  • “Who Can Be Trusted?”

    When creating estate planning documents such as a living trust, power of attorney for finances or health care, or even a simple will, one of the most difficult decisions my estate planning clients face is: “Who can be trusted to handle my affairs if I b...
  • The Bethel Church Presents “Healing for the Soul” Musical

    The Bethel Church of Pasadena, in conjunction with D’Veal Family and Youth Services and the F.S. Stevens Family Life Center, presents a community-wide gospel musical entitled “Healing for the Soul”. This one-night only production is on Saturday, Apr...
  • Sports Watching & Wondering

    GOLIATH WINS MOST OF THE TIME! I just watched the Butler Bulldogs get crushed by the Connecticut Huskies. The final score was 53-41, but the game was not that close. The valiant Bulldogs had climbed the tournament ladder, by defeating one powerful oppone...
  • YWCA Greater Los Angeles Announces The 2011 Phenomenal Woman Awards Luncheon

    Los Angeles, CA – The YWCA Greater Los Angeles (YWCA GLA) is proud to announce the 2011 Phenomenal Woman Awards Luncheon to be held Wednesday, May 18, 2011 from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Omni Los Angeles Hotel at California Plaza.  The event them...
  • Seeds from the Sower

    When John D. Rockefeller was a boy, a medicine man visited the town with a cure all. He took out a silver dollar and asked, “How much am I bid for this?” No bids were made. “Come,” he pleaded, “How much am I bid?” “A nickel,” said litt...
  • Children at Los Angeles’ 3-2-1-Acting Studios to “Work Out” with World Boxing Champion Junior Earl Butler

    Local Southern California Kids to be Featured in a National Campaign Aimed at Wiping Out Childhood Obesity Los Angeles (March 21, 2011) – On Saturday, March 26, 2011 at 2:30 p.m., fifty children enrolled in acting classes at 3-2-1-Talent Showcase Actin...
  • Alvin Ailey® American Dance Theater Celebrating 50 Years of Alvin Ailey’s Revelations

    The 2010-2011 season of Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance at the Music Center continues with the return of Alvin Ailey® American Dance Theater, led by Artistic Director Judith Jamison (in her final season as Artistic Director), and joined by Artistic directo...
  • Diary No. 5: Muir Basketball Coach Dr. Gamal Smalley at the Final Four

    Muir boys basketball coach Gamal Smalley is in Houston for the weekend to attend the National Association of Basketball Coaches Convention and check out the Final Four. He's sending updates about his trip throughout the weekend. Well Monday’s NCAA Cha...
  • City of Pasadena Debuts Online Citizen Service Center

    Pasadena residents, businesses, visitors and others can get answers to frequently asked questions and make service requests by going to www.cityofpasadena.net and clicking on Citizen Service Center. The centralized web portal is usable from desktop and l...
  • Statement Regarding Muir High School Incident

    Pasadena, CA – Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) Superintendent Edwin Diaz provided the following statement regarding a series of physical altercations at John Muir High School last week: “This week, classes resumed and the John Muir campus ret...

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