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  • The High Cost of Injustice

    What if we didn't incarcerate people who commit non-violent crimes? Or, if we sentenced them, what if their sentences were reasonable, instead of intolerable? What if a man who steals a $159 jacket while high gets drug treatment and a sentence of, say, tw...
  • Statement by National Security Advisor Susan E. Rice on Meriam Yahya Ibrahim Ishag

    The United States is delighted that Meriam Yahya Ibrahim Ishag is now safe and free and will soon be traveling to the United States. For months, Americans of all faiths kept Ms. Ishag in their thoughts and prayers as Sudanese authorities sentenced her to ...
  • Dangers of Leaving Your Pet in a Hot, Parked Car

    With the summer months upon us, pet travel is at it's height and it's time for a reminder about the dangers of leaving your pet in a parked car. Whether you're parking in the shade, just running into the store, or leaving the windows cracked, it is still ...
  • Rep. Chu Responds to House Republican Recommendations for Border Crisis

    Washington, D.C. – Today, the House Republican Working Group released policy recommendations on how to solve the flow of unaccompanied minors to the southwest border. Rep. Chu (D-CA) released the following statement: "Our policies should ensure that th...
  • Foothill Unity Center 2014 Back to School Distribution

    When: Tuesday, August 5, 2014, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Welcoming Ceremony: 10 a.m. upstairs (Top of the Stretch) with dignitaries, sponsors and volunteer committee. Master of Ceremonies: Mary Ann Lutz, President, Foothill Unity Center Board of Directors a...
  • Pasadena Senior Center Free August Events

    There is something for everyone in August at the Pasadena Senior Center, 85 E. Holly Street. You do not have to be a member to attend. Some events require advance reservations as noted. Friday Movie Matinees – Fridays, August 1, 8, 15 and 29, at 1 p.m....
  • One DY Summer Music and Cultural Heritage Experience August 7

    . . . Presented in Collaboration with the Fred Jefferson Memorial Foster Family Agency and the Los Angeles County Urban Youth Enrichment Program Inglewood, CA – On Thursday, August 7, 2014, The Fred Jefferson Memorial Foster Family Agency and The Los A...
  • Seventh Annual Identity Festival

    The seventh annual Identity Festival organized by the Armenian Community Coalition of Pasadena was a smashing success on Sunday, July 20, 2014. Victory Park that day was transformed into a bee hive with more than 4,000 people, Armenian...
  • Pasadena Unified to File Suit

    . . . to Maintain Local Connection with Charter Schools PUSD to Seek Court Order Keeping SCALE Academy from Opening and Operating Within District's Boundaries Pasadena, CA -- In a move to ensure that local school districts have a say about the public sc...
  • Woodcraft Rangers Nvision Programs Show the True Meaning of Excellence

    Local schools chosen to perform at a prestigious event in Little Tokyo Los Angeles, CA – On July 31st, 2014 Schools Mountain View Elementary Independence Elementary, Middleton Elementary and Carver Middle School, some of the schoo...
  • Countdown: The Cold War Hit Parade

    Musical Performance by Ross AltmanDate & Time: Saturday, August 9, 2014, 2:00 p.m.Location: Allendale Branch LibraryAddress: 1130 S. Marengo Avenue, Pasadena, CA 91106Information: (626) 744-7260 or visit pasadenapubliclibrary.net "In a dark time, the...
  • Big Win Against Big Tobacco

    Trial Attorney Willie Gary and Team Awarded Over $16 Million in Compensatory Damages and $23 Billion Dollars in Punitive Damages Against RJ Reynolds as a Result of Client's Smoking Related Death Pensacola, FL (July 19, 2014) – Trial attorney Willie Gar...
  • Public Invited to Rotating Public Art Dedication

    Pasadena, CA — The public is invited to join Pasadena Vice Mayor Jacque Robinson for a brief ceremony dedicating the second phase of the City's popular Rotating Public Art Exhibition Program. The ceremony begins at 10 a.m., Friday, August 1, 2014 in the...
  • Legends Remembered: Maya Angelou and Ruby Dee

    Leimert Park Village Book Fair pays tribute to the best in African American Arts and Culture Los Angeles, CA (July 28, 2014) - For almost a decade, the Leimert Park Village Book Fair has celebrated African American arts and culture and those talented ind...
  • Woodcraft Rangers Honors Veteran NFL and ESPN Analyst Marcellus Wiley

    - Woodcraft Rangers Alumni Marcellus Wiley recognized at Excellence Gala – Los Angeles, CA – On July 31st Woodcraft Rangers will present its Alumni Excellence Award to Marcellus Wiley, 10 year NFL-Veteran and Analyst for ESPN, during its Excellence G...
  • Pasadena Unified Names Executive Director of District's Elementary Schools

    Kathy Onoye, Ed.D. Announces Retirement After Four-Decade Career Pasadena, CA – The Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) today announced that Don Benito Fundamental Elementary School Principal Julianne S. Reynoso has been named Executive Director of...
  • Bid Farewell to Summer at Labor Day Luau and Dance

    Calling all kanes and wahinis: Bring friends and family to a fun, festive Labor Day luau and dance Monday, September 1, at noon at the Pasadena Senior Center, 85 E. Holly Street. The Scott Pavilion will be adorned with Hawaiian décor as you enjoy tasty ...
  • New Documentry Screening “Bungalow Heaven: Preserving a Neighborhood”

    A special screening of the documentary, "Bungalow Heaven: Preserving A Neighborhood" will be held on Thursday, July 24, 7 p.m. at Pasadena Central Library's Donald R. Wright Auditorium, 285 E. Walnut Street. Pasadena's "Bungalow Heaven" was the first his...
  • Black Man Killed in a Chokehold by NYPD Officer

    Rev. Al Sharpton was in the middle of his speech recounting how Eric Garner, 43, had been killed in a chokehold by NYPD officer when Garner's wife collapsed by his side on the stage of the National Action Network in Harlem on Saturday morning. "They will...
  • Could We Avoid Wars If We Just Tried to Communicate Better?

    Afghanistan Aid Worker Offers Tips for Peace War. A large majority of people would prefer to live without it, yet it's all around us. Countries fight other countries, or they fight themselves in bitter civil wars. Spouses and siblings square off against ...

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