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Flowers are earthʼs children

Flowers are earthʼs children that pop out of the ground. They smell like candy and they look like princesses. Their petals fl oat like feathers in the breeze. This is whatʼs so beautiful about flowers. This story was submitted in a short story competition titled, “Tiny Tales @ The Pasadena Public Library. Alexiaʼs story won first place at La Pintoresca Library. Stories could not be more than 55 words. Alexia learned about the competition through Aspires West Success Academy (after-school program) where she attends … [Read More...]

Chelsea J

P.R.E.T.T.Y. Pioneer Newsletter

Salutations Readers! I’m Chelsea J and welcome to the April Issue of the P.R.E.T.T.Y. Pioneer Newsletter! April Topic: ALL IN: On The Verge Everybody has dreams to fulfill, it seems that making the most of this life is the plot to true happiness. Let’s be frank, getting to the end goal can be quite difficult. However; believing in yourself can be a rickety road. Obstacles pop up and make us ask ourselves repeatedly if it’s all worth it. Are we good enough? It’s like we become our own magic 8 ball asking questions while you could be busy finishing the agenda. This influx of superfluity; … [Read More...]

Scholarship Opportunities

For each of these Scholarships,The deadline date for submission of applications/essays is May 9, 2015 5PM. The Scholarship Board uses the postmark date for mailed entries. Recipients will be notified by of selection of the award.  They can be mailed Mailed to: National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives Darryl Qualls 207 N. Garfield Ave., Pasadena, CA 91101 Please watch call the Journal for more information about Scholarship opportunities   Rodney D. Wallace Community Scholarship Award Purpose: The San Gabriel Valley Chapter of the National Organization of … [Read More...]

Ask the Officer

Here is your chance to ask your burning questions Question: Why do the police arrest people who are just going to be cited out later? Is this some type of punishment? When the police arrest people and take them to jail, it is usually those individuals can be identified formally. It is what law enforcement agencies call"positive identification." Once a positive I.D is recieved by the police, those who are eligible to be released, will be. What constitutes eligibility for release is the type of charge. Most people arrested for misdemeanors are released upon positive I.D. In the near future, … [Read More...]

Women’s History Month

Honoring Women in History Who's Shoulders we all Stand on. "Because of them, We Can" Woman She is every ounce of “strength, courage and wisdom” in trace amounts of man and -isms She is the effervescence of life: dignity and faith in our fathers, love, light, hope for tomorrows She is the seed of prosperity: bringing forth virtuous fruit faith, charity, resilience and truth. She speaks peace to every sorry she is the dawn of every tomorrow She is woman for destiny’s plans she is chosen by Divine hands The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don't … [Read More...]

Chelsea J

P.R.E.T.T.Y. Pioneer Newsletter

Salutations, Readers! I’m Chelsea J, welcoming you to the March Issue of the P.R.E.T.T.Y. Pioneer Newsletter! March Topic: Dust Bunnies Spring Cleaning is thoroughly popular during this season. Most individuals empty out their closets and donate their old wardrobe and other belongings to bring in new stuff. It is important not to keep unnecessary things. In life, you must clean out critical and voices. Demolish the push factors in life that hold you back. It is imperative to try to focus on the positive. Many times we go through life with mental “dust bunnies”. If we don’t clean that … [Read More...]

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