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  • Healthy Tips for a Happy Halloween!

    Just yesterday I had a conversation with a worried mother of two: how to navigate the choppy holiday waters which begin with Halloween and stretch through an endless array of office treats, parties and snack opportunities, leading up to the familial stre...
  • Giving Thanks and Eating Well

    F.A.C.E. Diabetes and Anthony Anderson Encourage African Americans to "Make Over Your Sunday Meal" In recognition of November as National Diabetes Awareness Month and the start of the holiday season, Eli Lilly and Company and actor Anthony Anderson are ...
  • Children Can’t Vote But You Can – And Must

    As we enter into the home stretch of another election season, many pundits have been asking whether a lack of "enthusiasm" might keep some voters home. Questions about which voters are most "motivated" and "excited" seem to come up every election cycle. ...
  • Five Ways to Pick a Charity and Feel Good About Your Choice

    Giving money to a worthy cause should be a personally satisfying experience. But for many people donating money is nothing more than the impersonal experience of writing a check. Busy folks might not have the time to be active volunteers for the chariti...
  • Supporting Schiff for Congress

    As a Pasadena resident for over 25 years, I write this letter of support for Congressman Adam Schiff, 29th Congressional District, because of his solid record of supporting our diverse and deserving community. I am impressed with the variety of areas and ...
  • NAMI-SGV --A Grassroots Organization Supporting Those Impacted by Mental Illness

    There is a new public service program available in Pasadena for persons dealing with loved ones who have Borderline Personality Disorder, with or without diagnosis. Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) affects some 18 million Americans and their familie...
  • Los Angeles Labor Federation Leader Calls Whitman’s Hiring of Undocumented Worker “The Ultimate in Hypocrisy”

    Maria Elena Durazo Says That "If Whitman truly believes in stronger workplace enforcement, she should voluntarily report to jail." Maria Elena Durazo, the leader of the Los Angeles labor movement, called Meg Whitman's hiring of an undocumented housekeepe...
  • Governor Signs Portantino’s Disaster Relief Bill

    A year after the Station Fire scorched the hillsides of Los Angeles County, Assemblymember Anthony Portantino's (D-La Cañada Flintridge) tax relief bill for residents who suffered losses in the fires and subsequent mudslides has been signed into law. Go...
  • Congressman Adam Schiff

    When Adam Schiff's grandfather's family realized that they could not afford to send all ten of their children to medical school, the family settled on his grandfather. His father later entered the clothing business and spent a career as an executive for F...
  • Why You Must Vote

    As an African American woman, I don't take voting lightly. It is an honor and a privilege that was fought for and ultimately won by my ancestors – from both an ethnic and gender perspective. As I look around at this 2010 election, it concerns me that ...
  • Pasadena Honored by State Planning Association

    The city of Pasadena has garnered statewide recognition for the first time by the California Chapter of the American Planning Association for the Green City Indicators Report. APA will present the 2010 Innovation in Green Community Planning Award of Meri...
  • Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Launches National Asthma Management Program

    Campaign Will Help Asthmatic Children Lead Productive Lives, Reduce Hospital Visits, Stem School Absenteeism, and Save Nation $$$ Chicago, IL (BlackNews.com) -- Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority will embark upon a national multi-year campaign to educate and en...
  • Get Up and Moving Around the Rose Bowl Loop November Third with Pasadena Mayor Bill Bogaard

    Pasadena Mayor Bill Bogaard, along with board members and staff of the YWCA Pasadena-Foothill Valley Chapter, will lead a 3.3-mile walk around the Rose Bowl Loop at 7:30 a.m. Wednesday, November 3, as part of Up & Moving Pasadena. The YWCA is dedicat...
  • French Pair Set to Create Olympic History

    VANCOUVER — French pairs skaters Yannick Bonheur and Vanessa James are set to create history on Sunday when they become the first black couple to compete in figure skating at the Olympic Games. Getting to Vancouver ha...
  • Business License Amnesty Offered Through January 10

    Businesses in Pasadena without valid business licenses will have through January 10 to register and pay fees in full without penalty or interest. In addition, outstanding civil citations issued by the Business License Division of the Pasadena Finance Dep...
  • TV Program on New Opportunities for Local Businesses Runs on KPAS and Internet

    A new program on KPAS, the city of Pasadena channel, informs residents and businesses about Pasadena First: Buy Local, which encourages businesses to consider the city as a potential customer. KPAS is on cable Channel 3 in Pasadena; all programming is al...
  • Environmental Entrepreneurs are Creating New Career Opportunities

    In the fall of 2000, a small but visionary group of environmental entrepreneurs bet big on our clean energy future. They believed they could create jobs and spur growth by investing in secure and renewable sources of power, new ways to recycle, ...
  • California Home Sales Post Second Consecutive Monthly Gain in September

     “We’ve seen a gradual improvement in the market over the past few months as we moved away from the influence of the tax credits, which pulled sales forward to the first part of the year,” said C.A.R. President Steve Goddard.  “Additiona...
  • Flu Shots Offered at Free Community Clinics

    Flu season is coming! The Pasadena Public Health Department advises everyone in the community to make sure they and their loved ones are protected this year from the seasonal flu and other vaccine-preventable diseases. The flu is an illness caused by the...
  • Learn More About Your Local High School Choices

    The public is invited to Pasadena Christian School's High School Fair on Monday, November 1, 2010 from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. This fair will feature enrollment information from area public, parochial & private high schools. This is an excellent opportunit...

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