Terry Miller December 4, 2019

By Terry Miller A new book, “Arroyo” by Chip Jacobs, has recently been published by Rare Bird Books. The novel has a heavy focus on one of Pasadena’s most iconic, mysterious and forlornly rather notorious structures. For decades, hundreds of people have leaped to their deaths 150 feet from the Colorado Street Bridge onto the […]

Terry Miller June 6, 2019

Context of communications like emotions and nonverbal cues are often neglected By Terry Miller Thousands of years ago, human beings communicated exclusively through spoken languages. Communities were small and nomadic. Gradually, people developed writing skills, creating a more permanent form of communication. As a result, folklore and oral tradition transitioned into literature. The invention of […]

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 December 31, 2013

Landmark law expected to lower deportations, raise confidence in law enforcement California’s TRUST Act is poised to have a dramatic impact on the immigration debate when it goes into effect this Wednesday, January 1, along with a host of other pro-immigrant measures. As anticipation mounts in immigrant communities across the state, representatives of several organizations […]

Ventura News Press November 27, 2013

Foothill Unity CenterA!A|s annual Thanksgiving food distribution in partnership with its eleven-city community started Monday as precisely as a Swiss watch. The distribution for families was held at Ayers Hall at the Los Angeles County Arboretum in Arcadia Monday. A second distribution for individuals was be held Tuesday, November 26, at the CenterA!A|s Monrovia and […]

Ventura News Press November 22, 2013

Thursday, PETA sent an urgent letter to R. Scott Jenkins, president of the 2014 Pasadena Tournament of Roses, urging him to require a change in the design of SeaWorld’s float for the Rose Parade in January. Currently, the display shows majestic orcas living free in the open sea. But at SeaWorld, orcas are restricted to […]

Ventura News Press November 20, 2013

State education officials are working with the California State PTA to get information on the Common Core State Standards into the hands of parents across California, Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson announced today. As part of this effort, the organizations are distributing the Parents’ Guide to Student Success-a series of resources designed to help […]