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African American news from Pasadena - Community - Friends In Deed - Walk Through History fundraiser Pasadena of yore will come alive as Friends In Deed celebrates 120 years of bringing help and hope to those most in need with a Walk Through History led by KNBC Weatherman Fritz Coleman November 5 at historic Castle Green.

Through song and fashion, special friends of Friends In Deed and the wider community will celebrate That's What Friends are For in the lively revue of the decades. The revue will highlight key moments in Friends In Deed's history coinciding with major developments in the growth of Pasadena.

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Duarte Mayor's Prayer Breakfast to Honor Outstanding Community Volunteers and Kick off "Holiday of Promise" Project

Ed Barron to Deliver Keynote

African American news from Pasadena - Community - annual Holiday of Promise and Mayor's Prayer Breakfast - Duarte CaliforniaDuarte will express its thanks to outstanding community volunteers and kick off the holiday season at the 29th annual Mayor's Prayer Breakfast and 27th annual Duarte Chamber Community Service Recognition Awards. The event will be held Tuesday, November 25 from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. at the City of Hope Cooper Auditorium, 1500 E. Duarte Road. Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for children and seniors. Tickets can be purchased at the door or in advance from the Duarte Chamber of Commerce, at Duarte City Hall, or online at www.duartechamber.com. A limited amount of tickets will be available at the door.

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Los Angeles Skill Builders Unlimited, Inc & I Love My Children, Too Presents "Healing Hurting Men: A Father's Fight for Justice"

African American news from Pasadena - Community - panel for fathers and familyJoin us for a candid presentation and panel discussion for and about fathers and their roles in the current family dynamic. Saturday, October 25, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Carson Community Center, 801 E Carson St, Carson, CA 90745.

Guest panelists include: Dr. Rosie Milligan, author, entrepreneur, publisher; Craig McNair, mediator, child support advocate; and Brenda Davis, Los Angeles Skill Builders founder. The moderator is Hansel Harris, Los Angeles Skill Builders deputy director.

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Go Directly to Jail. Do Not Pass Go.

Free Public Forum November 6

"Mentally Ill? Go Directly to Jail. Do Not Pass Go." is the title of a public forum sponsored by the League of Women Voters Pasadena Area November 6, at 10 a.m., at the Pasadena Women's City Club, 160 N. Madison Avenue, Pasadena.

The forum will address the issue of jails becoming warehouses for the mentally ill and possible "get out of jail free cards" through alternatives proposed by both the American Civil Liberties Union and L.A. County Dist. Atty. Jackie Lacey.

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Ebola Virus Disease Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is Ebola?

Ebola is a rare disease that has caused outbreaks (more disease than usual) in West Africa. Right now, there is a large Ebola outbreak in countries, like Guinea, Sierra Leone, and Liberia.

2. How does Ebola spread?

  • Ebola spreads from person-to-person by direct contact with a patient's body fluids, like saliva, blood, vomit, urine, feces, and sweat.
  • The virus gets into the body through broken skin or mucous membranes (spongy skin like the kind you find in your nose or mouth).
  • Ebola can also be spread by infected objects, like needles, that have been tainted with body fluids.
  • Ebola can also spread after death, when preparing the patient's body for burial. Ebola can't spread through the air, in food, or water.

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