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Wine & Wisdom: Living Trusts Workshop

Wood Law Group is hosting a series of free workshops on Family Protection, Kids Protection Planning and Living Wills and Trusts.

mental health



A Way to Better Mental Health: Learn to Love Yourself First

For some self-love is like pouring alcohol on an open wound. Because the greatest struggle in life is the struggle to accept, embrace and love ourselves, with all of our imperfections. 

GirlTrek Trailblazers Pound the Pavement for Mental Health Awareness Month

GirlTrek is a movement full of African American Women movers and shakers. They are determined to break barriers and reclaim their health one step at a time.

women's health

Daniel Warren's Death Ruled a Homicide by Coroner

There was speculation after the police-involved shooting of 36-year-old Daniel Warren on Friday in the 1500 block of Glen, close to Howard in Pasadena was a suicide, but the Los Angeles County Coroner has confirmed that Warren...




Can a Black Man Get His Rights Back? No Felony Means No Way of Ever Protecting Home or Being Free

That is only a small subset of the 2.1 million people in all U.S. prisons (roughly 1.2 million Black) but is an important step nonetheless. About 25% of the total US adult black population has a felony, while 6.5% of adult non-blacks...

Markina Smith, Changing Fashion with Her Leggings

From the age of 9, I started designing clothing and drawing almost anything I could set my eyes on. I was introduced to my first sewing machine that summer and the thought of taking an idea and creating something out of nothing...


Pastor John P. McCall and Bethel Church Pasadena Celebrates 60 Years of Service

Yesterday Bethel celebrated 60 years in the city of Pasadena. It has been at the same location at 1972 N. Fair Oaks Ave since it's conception and for the last 14 years under the leadership of Pastor John P. McCall. Bethel welcomed Pastor Floyd D. Kirts from Bethel Church from Pastor McCall's...