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  • Rep. Adam Schiff Statement on Funding for Planetary Science in Omnibus Spending Bill

    Today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), released the following statement after the Appropriations Committee posted language for the omnibus spending bill late last night: "I am pleased that the spending bill contains strong funding for the continued development ...
  • Boxer Statement on Republican’s Vote to Block Extension of Unemployment Insurance

    More Than 250,000 Californians Rely on Unemployment Insurance While They Continue to Look for Work U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA) spoke on the floor today immediately after Senate Republicans voted to block the extension of emergency unemployment insu...
  • Rev. Al Sharpton and National Action Network Respond to Legislation Introduced Today to the Voting Rights Act of 1965

    Rev. Al Sharpton and National Action Network applaud the bipartisan group of lawmakers who introduced legislation today that will restore protections in the Voting Rights Act that were struck down by the Supreme Court last year. The National Action Netwo...
  • The Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration Highlights

      The community celebrated Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday, Monday, January 20, at Robinson Park, in Pasadena. The event, themed "Dreams Become a Reality", was sponsored by: The Martin Luther King Community Coalition, Pasadena Unified School D...
  • NAACP Statement on Proposed Voting Rights Act Update

    Today, former Judiciary Committee Chairman James Sensenbrenner (R. Wis.), ranking Judiciary Committee member John Conyers Jr., D-Mich., and a bipartisan contingent of lawmakers introduced H.R .3899, The Voting Rights Amendment Act, in the U.S. House of Re...
  • Free Marriage Seminar

    The Lifeline Church in Monrovia is hosting a free marriage seminar on February 9th from 2:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.  Mike & Debbie Sayovitz from Epicentre in Pasadena will be the speakers. Everyone is welcome, but space is limited. Please RSVP no la...
  • Ten Steps to Successful Aging

     Former Distinguished DC Aire Force Surgeon and Leading Preventive Medicine Physician Discusses Aging Dr. Roger Landry, MD, MPH is a retired, highly-decorated full colonel, former chief flight surgeon at the Air Force Surgeon General's Office in Was...
  • What Parents Should Know About Cervical Cancer and the HPV Vaccine

    By the National Cancer Institute Editor's Note: The following article is part of the monthly Lifelines education and awareness print series that the National Cancer Institute provides to African American news and information outlets. Bethesda, MD, Jan. ...
  • Five Steps to Achieving Your Financial Goals

    What do you want to do now, or next year, or five or ten years down the road? This is the time of year when people step back and consider where they stand and how close they are to achieving long-held goals. No matter what your objectives, there's no doub...
  • Over 100,000 African American Parents Now Homeschooling Their Children

    We hear so much about the plight of Black children and their low test scores. We have not heard that African American children who are homeschooled are scoring at the 82 percent in reading and 77 percent in math. This is 30-40 percent above their counterp...
  • Rep. Schiff on NSA Reform

    Rep. Schiff Applauds Decision to End Bulk Collection and Require Prior Court Approval, Ready to Work In Congress on Bipartisan Basis to Implement Reforms and Go Farther Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), a senior Member of the Intellige...
  • Sixth Annual Pasadena Festival of Women Authors Coming

    – Four Award-Winning Authors Will Be Featured – The sixth annual Pasadena Festival of Women Authors is scheduled Saturday, March 8, 2014, from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Pasadena Senior Center, 85 E. Holly Street. Jan Sanders, director of the Pasade...
  • Rep. Schiff Passes Landmark Legislation to Reduce Helicopter Noise in Los Angeles

    Measure Was Included in Year-Long Spending Measure Passed by House Today, Passage in Senate Expected This Weekend Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) released the following statement after the House of Representatives passed a year-l...
  • Dr. Bobby Jones Gospel Experience at Caltech

    Dr. Bobby Jones Gospel Experience will be presented on Saturday, February 8, at 8 p.m. in Caltech's Beckman Auditorium. Dr. Jones has revolutionized the gospel music industry. Dr. Jones is credited with taking Gospel music to mainstream airwaves via cabl...
  • Dr. King’s Call for Economic Justice

    "As long as there is extreme poverty in this world, no man can be totally rich even if he has a billion dollars . . . Because we are all tied together in a single garment of destiny." With statements like these, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. artic...
  • Three Signs It's Time to Call 9-1-1

    Software Developer & Paramedic Reviews Biological Warnings Many Sadly Ignore Each year, about 600,000 Americans – one in four deaths -- in the United States are from heart disease, according to the Centers for Disease Control. "Of the 715,000 Amer...
  • P.R.E.T.T.Y. Pioneer Newsletter - January

    Salutations Readers! I'm Chelsea J, and welcome to the January Issue of the P.R.E.T.T.Y. Pioneer Newsletter! January Topic: 2014:Year of YOU(nique) Happy 2014! Winter break is winding down, holiday shindigs are now frozen memories on your smart phone; ...
  • A New Year, A New You?

    Happy New Year! We hope everyone enjoyed the Holidays. Now that it is a new year and you have, presumably, set your resolution, now what? Resolutions are great for getting back on track after feeling not so motivated to get things done towards the end of...
  • It's Scholarship Season . . .

    With the new year in full swing, it is time, once again, to start applying for scholarships. If you are in high school than you know how costly college can be. For seniors preparing for their first year of college, it can be confusing trying to figure ou...
  • Joy to the Hats

    By Devon S. FordAge 14 - Grade 9Rancho Palos Verdes, CA (sung to the tune: Joy To The World)   Joy to the hats The hats of the world In Morocco they wear a Fez In England they wear Bowler hats In France they wear a French Beret ...

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