Brother Andrew Spears was a life long Pasadenan. He was born to Virginia and Andrew Spears II at the Women's Hospital (Huntington Memorial Hospital), on February 3, 1945 and was the second of three children.
He attended John Muir High School where, along...
"He that believeth on me, as the scripture hath said, out of his belly shall flow rivers of living water." (John 7:38)
Come into the house. Turn on the TV.
Is that the way, life's supposed to be?
Get out of bed. Throw off your spread.
Concerned about ...
Dr. Shelia De Gruy brings together home health care and hospices agencies for a day of prayer. Dr. De Gruy, C.E.O. of De Gruy & Associates has helped prepare many home health care and hospices agencies for accreditations and has provided in-service an...
Living Role Models
The Journal presents the stories of six African American men who have achieved much in thei...
Days after Serena Williams melted down during her US Open match with her long-time friend and fellow tennis champion Kim Clijsters, the controversy continues to swirl. As of this writing there is talk of a possible suspension, further fines, and other act...
President Barack Obama took off the gloves in his speech to the Congress on Health care, seeming to hear those who said that he was not leading, that he had not been specific enough; they did not know where he stood on some of the critical issues. Of cour...
Good estate planning attorneys always try to reduce or eliminate family discord through proper estate planning. A common estate planning tool to discourage disputes and litigation over an estate plan is the "no-contest" clause.
In the past, a typical no-...
Star-studded fundraiser benefits the Foundation's heralded 36- year old college scholarship, comprehensive mentoring, and leadership development program.
The Jackie Robinson Foundation (JRF), a premier scholarship organization that supports deserving col...
Pasadena residents, community leaders and business owners will share their ideas about housing, traffic, architectural design, natural resources and more during several speaker series events at the PCC Community Education Center, 3035 E. Foothill Boulevar...
"Taking Control of Your Health Destiny" will be held on Saturday, October 10, 2009, at The Jackie Robinson Center, 1020 North Fair Oaks from 10:00am to 2:00pm.
Are Outsiders Taking Our Youth Facilities From Our Children?
From the late sixties through nineties, traditional youth organizations dedicated themselves to the theme of diversity in board membership staffing and program recruitment and involvement. The ...
"The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he hath anointed me to preach the gospel to the poor; he hath sent me to heal the brokenhearted, to preach deliverance to the captives, and recovering of sight to the blind, to set at liberty them that are bruis...
A PERFECT WEEKEND...
A Salute to Lisa Leslie
UCLA beat Tennessee
USC beat Ohio State
Michigan beat Notre Dame
The Raiders Lost
Tiger Won Again
It has been my privilege and pleasure to witness the growth and success of our homegrown superstar, L...
President Obama's speech to America's school kids last week was extraordinary! Simple, straightforward, encouraging, challenging and very inspiring. (The L.A. Times said he combined the "tenacity of Vince Lombardi" with the "tenderness of Mr. Rogers.") As...
The United Negro College Fund (UNCF) has chosen Pasadenan Curtis R. Silvers to head the western regional office. The fund, known for it's motto: "A mind is a terrible thing to waste", has a mission of working to help students get an education. It supports...
In a show of unity, the Altadena and Pasadena branches of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People held a joint banquet for the first time to commemorate their national centennial anniversary.
The idea to bring these two organizatio...
“I don’t care if the lawyers and the courts end up with all of the money. I just don’t want her to get a penny of it.” This is the type of statement I’ve heard several times in a dispute over an inheritance. Usually both parties are gearing up f...
At the end of July, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger signed California’s $84.5 billon dollar state budget, a budget of such huge proportions, that if California were a country it would be the eighth largest economy in the world. And in America’s worst e...
“Taking Control of Your Health Destiny” will be held on Saturday, October 10, 2009, at The Jackie Robinson Center, 1020 North Fair Oaks from 10:00am to 2:00pm.
The Housing Rights
Center, in collaboration with
the county of Los Angeles,
will be hosting a Housing
Rights Workshop for tenants
to discuss tenants’ rights,
the fair housing laws,
housing discrimination and
how to recognize housing