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  • FREE Tests & Screenings at the Third Annual Health Summit

    On Saturday, September 25, 2010 from 10:30 AM – 2:30 PM, the Third Annual Health Summit will be held at the Jackie Robinson Center located at 1020 N. Fair Oaks Blvd, Pasadena, CA. The event is focused on providing tests and screenings for a variety of ...
  • Guns, Bibles and Apple Pie!

    Guns, Bibles and Apple Pies are reminiscent of what America is all about. As a capitalist, Democratic nation, these three symbols reflect the heart of Americanism and its core ideas. The free spirited, rogue individualism that best captures the early Amer...
  • God’s Thoughts On Exercise

    1st Timothy 4:8 states that "Physical exercise has some value, but spiritual exercise is much more important, for it promises a reward in both this life and the next" (NLT). Many have looked at this passage of scripture and surmised that the apostle Paul ...
  • Calorie Accounting

    The next time I read or hear that we need 2000 - 3000 calories a day, and there's no need to count calories if you're eating a healthy diet, the more I want to scream – NOOOOO! I have yet to meet anyone who wouldn't gain weight eating that amount of ca...
  • Be Healthy at Any Age: September is Healthy Aging Month

    Unless you're looking forward to turning 21, getting older is almost always seen as a negative thing. But it doesn't have to be. September is Healthy Aging Month, and with these tips from the Federal Citizen Information Center, you can learn to stay safe ...
  • New Regulations On Career Schools Will Hurt African Americans

    The US Department of Education recently proposed a series of rules aimed at tightening regulatory oversight of career colleges. But the new standards, if enacted, are a classic example of the federal government doing more harm than good. In this case, man...
  • Ron Walters was a One-Man Civil Rights Movement

    Ronald Walters, the highly-respected political scientist who died last week of cancer at the age of 72, exemplified the true meaning of a public intellectual. To many, the term public intellectual regretfully has become synonymous with selfish private adv...
  • Families Must Discuss Death, Dying, and Incapacitation

    While death, dying, and incapacitation may not be a pleasant topic for discussion—it is necessary. We all agree that we will die. We buy life insurance, make Wills, and prepare Living Trusts because we are cognizant of death as being imminent. We buy di...
  • Jefferson Thomas and the Courage of Children

    "[Jefferson] Thomas was just a teenager when he became one of the first African-American students to enroll in Little Rock Central High School. Yet even at such a young age, he had the courage to risk his own safety, to defy a governor and a mob, and to w...
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  • Hillsides Children Visit Little Tokyo and Learn Japanese Culture

    Konnichiwa Little Tokyo, a volunteer lead effort in partnership with organizations and businesses in Little Tokyo, hosted a cultural enrichment outing for vulnerable children living at Hillsides, a Pasadena foster care children's charity. The day's activi...
  • Embattled Rwandan Leader Sworn-in

    Despite fierce criticism by rights groups and the foreign press for suppressing political opposition and freedom of speech, Rwandan President Paul Kagame was sworn-in for his final term in the company of more than a dozen African leaders and distinguished...
  • SMS Message Sparks Major Strike Against Price Hikes

    In another sign of the power of new technologies, a simple SMS message to cellphone users in Mozambique's capital city Maputo brought thousands of citizens to the streets to protest soaring cost of living increases. The anonymous SMS message read: "Mozam...
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    . . . Pasadena Children Go Back To School! ...
  • Journal Publisher to Keynote at Hillside Tabernacle Anniversary Celebration Honoring Dr. Frances Harris

    Hillside Tabernacle C.O.G.I.C. will celebrate over ten years of service by pastor/supervisor Dr. Frances Harris on September 18, at The Reef by the Water in Long Beach CA, at 11:00 a.m. The celebration will be a luncheon. The theme is: Faithfully, Standi...
  • Publisher Ruth Hopkins, Dr. Gerda Govine . . .

    . . . Among Women to be Honored at Business Life Women Extraordinaire Gala For 20 years, Business Life Magazine has dedicated a special annual cover story issue to honor local Women of Achievement. These remarkable women dedicated themselves to achieve ...
  • International Black Women’s Public Policy Institute Second Annual Policy Hearing

    Haitian Grassroots Women Leader, Mother and Two Yound Daughters Travel with Translator to Washington DC to Tell Their Story Washington, D.C. — Black women will gather at the nation's capitol, September 15th to host the Second Annual Policy Meeting of...
  • PUSD Prepares for 1010-11 Academic Year That Begins September 14th

    Campuses Closed September 7-9 Due to Employee Furloughs Pasadena, CA – With just over a week before students head back to school, the Pasadena Unified School District's (PUSD) principals, administrators and teachers are completing leadership training,...
  • What Every Parent Should Know About the College Admissions Process

    Arlington, VA (BlackNews.com) -- Each year, high-school seniors across the country begin the exciting, frustrating, and overwhelming college application process. How can parents help prepare their children for this critical step in their academic career, ...
  • Villa-Parke Youth Soccer League a Finalist for Governor's Award

    A popular youth soccer program in Pasadena has been chosen by the California Governor's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports to be a finalist for the Governor's Spotlight Award. The council honors individuals, organizations and events that positively i...

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