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  • Oh No! I Was in a Car Accident! What Do I Do Now?

    In times of peace, prepare for war. This principle holds true for car accidents. You may have never been in a car accident and I hope you never are, but this article is designed to teach you what you need to do and what you need to know before you are in ...
  • Tips to Help Youngsters Learn to Read and Succeed

    First 5 LA Encourages Parents to Read to Their Infants Many children from low-income communities are entering kindergarten without the basic early literacy skills needed for lifelong success. To help narrow this early childhood literacy gap in Los Ang...
  • A Musical About Lynchings?

    Memo to the Boss No, they have not made a musical about Lynchings - yet. They haven't made one about the Holocaust either, but do not be surprised if someone does. They have made one about the Scottsboro Boys. The source for this tragedy is a story of ...
  • Change Smoke Alarm Batteries When You Change Your Clocks!

    The Pasadena Fire Department reminds you to change all of your smoke alarm batteries when you change your clocks back one hour Sunday, Nov. 7. Change your smoke alarm batteries! Replace old batteries with fresh, high-quality batteries to keep your smoke...
  • Being President While Black

    I don't think anyone was under some real illusion that the election of Barack Obama actually meant the end of racism in America. I'm pretty sure that the president elect knew it better than anyone. After all, he saw it every day, from the moment he announ...
  • The Power of the Black Press: Used or Not Used to Rock the Vote

    In Stanley Nelson's award-winning documentary, 'The Black Press: Soldiers Without Swords,' former Columbia University journalism professor Phyllis Garland stated: "The Black press was never intended to be objective because it didn't see the White press be...
  • California State Leadership of NAACP Is Disconnected From Community

    According to the last financial reporting statements of two of the state proposition campaigns, Alice Huffman, president of California NAACP, has done quite well for herself as both a political consultant and state president. Her consulting firm accepted ...
  • “Out of the Mouths of Babes”

    Jackson Jones Speaks to the Grown-ups, and They Listened!   We shouldn't be here right now, we should be sleeping like babies right now. But, no they (PUSD) want to kick us out. Let me tell you something about the school named Norma Coombs. Norma Co...
  • PUSD Board Revises School Consolidation Process

    Jackson, Norma Coombs to Remain Open for 2011-12 Pasadena, CA – The Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) Board of Education acted to give Superintendent Diaz flexibility to recommend closure of fewer than three schools in 2011-12, to postpone reloc...
  • Mri Scott ElBey Named Artist-In-Residence . . .

    . . . at John Muir High School's New Room 13 Creative Studio Room 13 is an international network of student-driven creative studios founded by a 12-year old in Coal, Scotland, in 1994. In the nine years since it began, the initiative has expanded throug...
  • Ten Things to Keep in Mind When Renting a House or Apartment

    (ARA) - Rent vs. own? More Americans are wrestling with that question as the economy continues its slow recovery. Even though homes are selling at record lows, many Americans are choosing to rent instead, maintaining their mobility and financial flexibili...
  • Tips to Tailgate in an Eco-Friendly Way

    (ARA) - As tans fade and work shifts back into high gear, there's one fall tradition that helps make the transition from summer bearable: football tailgating season. A spirited American pastime for decades, tailgating has become the ultimate way for fans ...
  • Don't Believe the Hype! Black Folks Voted on November 2

    I would like to take this opportunity to thank all voters for taking the time to exercise their right to vote in the November 2nd Mid-Term Election. On Election Day, the NCBCP (www.ncbcp.org) managed the Black Women's Roundtable Power the Sister Vote Nat...
  • Massachusetts Man Sentenced to Federal Prison for Burning African-American Church

    WASHINGTON—Benjamin Haskell was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Michael A. Ponsor in Springfield, Massachusetts to nine years in prison and three years of supervised release for his role in the 2008 burning of the Macedonia Church of God in Christ, a p...
  • Cultivate the Skill That Will Set You Apart: Charisma

    (ARA) - You speak well, dress professionally, have impressive experience and can clearly communicate complex information in speech and writing. But thousands of other professionals and job-seekers possess the same qualities. So what sets the movers and sh...
  • Baby Boomers Putting Experience and Resources to Good Use as Entrepreneurs

    (ARA) - A new career is often replacing the choice of retirement for many baby boomers, who have plenty of experience and resources to make entrepreneurship very successful. With baby boomers living healthier and longer lives, they are no longer followin...
  • Tips For Making Sure Your Contractor Checks Out

    (ARA) - With many Americans still focused on staying put and maximizing the value of their current homes, competition is fierce among contractors wooing homeowners for their renovation dollars. All the attention may make homeowners feel like the prettiest...
  • Metro Areas with the Best and Worst Credit Ratings

    (ARA) - How does your hometown stack up with other areas of the country when it comes to credit scores? Just as students around the country receive their academic grades throughout the school year, TransUnion recently revealed a ranking of metropolitan a...
  • Djibril N'Doye

    Djibril N'Doye is exhibiting new ballpoint pen drawings at the Creative Arts Group Annual Art Festival this Friday evening, Saturday, & Sunday, November 5th – 6th – 7th, 2010. Friday: 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday: 11 a.m. ...
  • Chamber of Commerce, City of Pasadena Partner to Sponsor Shop Pasadena Promotional Campaign

    "Grow Your Community, Shop Pasadena" Designed By Art Center Students With Goal of Encouraging Patronage of Pasadena Stores, Restaurants, Entertainment Venues and Services. Pasadena, CA -- Supporting our local businesses is very important to the ongoing ...

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