Wednesday, 22 October 2014 12:34
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.
Wednesday, 22 October 2014 11:39
Ed Barron to Deliver Keynote
Duarte 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.
Ed Barron, Executive Director of Multi Ethnic Programs at Azusa Pacific University (APU), will be this year's featured speaker. As Executive Director, Mr. Barron promotes diversity and racial reconciliation at APU. His vision is to strengthen the APU community by building partnerships and equipping APU student leaders with the skills to serve as change agents within the APU community.
Wednesday, 22 October 2014 11:17
Join 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.
Los Angeles Skill Builders Unlimited, Inc. is a community based California non-profit organization formed to provide services to help meet the complex needs of the community. Our mission is to render comprehensive skill training, educational training, life management skills, forums and various workshops for the individuals who have been categorized as at-risk and those who are economically disadvantaged. (www.losangelesskillbuilders.org.)
Wednesday, 22 October 2014 10:48
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.
Lacey has put together a task force to seek community alternatives while the L.A. County Board of Supervisors moves forward with plans to construct a new jail for mentally ill offenders. Brittney Weissman, CEO of the National Alliance on Mental Illness(NAMI) of L.A. County, will present findings from the Lacey task force.
Wednesday, 22 October 2014 10:36
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?
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