Month: January 2018

January 25, 2018

Gerald Freeny announces 2019 theme “The Melody of Life” The Pasadena Tournament of Roses® Board of Directors has confirmed Gerald Freeny as President for the 2018-2019 Tournament of Roses year.  Freeny will provide leadership for the 130th Rose Parade® January 1, 2019. Freeny announced “The Melody of Life” as the Pasadena Tournament of Roses theme to encourage creativity in […]

Greg Aragon January 18, 2018

By Greg Aragon The moment I walked into the sparkling lobby of Pechanga Resort and Casino in Temecula, I shifted gears and put myself in relaxation mode. I had escaped the daily grind and was ready for a day and night of luxurious dining, pampering and a little gambling. My Pechanga getaway began when a friend and I checked into […]

January 18, 2018

By Sally C. Pipes The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) recently released a report urging Congress to allow federal bureaucrats to negotiate Medicare drug prices directly with pharmaceutical companies. Currently, private insurance companies conduct these negotiations. The Academies believe the federal government could use its bulk purchasing power to obtain lower drug […]

January 18, 2018

Catfood Records artists James Armstrong has an ambitious schedule of tour dates beginning in early 2018 in support of his critically-acclaimed latest CD, Blues Been Good to Me, which he produced with Blues Music Award-winner Johnny Rawls. This is his third album for Catfood, following Blues at the Border (2011) and Guitar Angels (2014). Recorded […]

January 18, 2018

Editor’s Pick Your weekly events Jan. 19 Arcadia Community Center will be presenting a musical ‘Salute to Marriage’ in Arcadia on January 19th at 10 a.m. (365 Campus Dr. Arcadia, CA 91007). It will discuss the origin and background of various marriage songs on film and Broadway musicals.  Married couples portrayed on film and in […]

January 17, 2018

Many departments are now looking to expand their ranks while increasing the diversity of their personnel. Research conducted by the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) — the leading nonprofit membership association representing the interests of the volunteer fire, EMS personnel and rescue workers — found that there is significant interest in serving by audiences currently […]

tmiller January 15, 2018

By Terry Miller Local activist wonders how far we have come since MLK’s fight for equality Scholars tell us that during the 12 plus years of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s leadership of the modern American Civil Rights Movement, from December, 1955 until April 4, 1968, African Americans achieved more genuine progress toward racial equality […]

Ventura News Press January 4, 2018

Pasadena Photography Arts show opens Thursday January 11th from 7p.m. to 9p.m. at the Armory Center of the Arts at (145 N. Raymond Ave. Pasadena, CA 91103). At each Open Show, presenters from students to award-winning professionals will show and discuss with the audience their photographic or video project based on a narrative, topic or […]