Octavia Butler: Pasadena's Grand Dame of Science Fiction

Octavia Estelle Butler, often referred to as the “grand dame of science fiction,” was born in Pasadena, California on June 22, 1947.  She received an Associate of Arts degree in 1968 from Pasadena Community College, and also attended California State...


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Anthony McClain Social Justice Scholarship Fund up to $3,200, Apply Now

On Friday I received a call from a woman named Sheryl, whom I didn't know. She told me she had a nonprofit and wanted to meet. Usually, I would ask what about, but something in me said to just accept her invitation...

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Only 17 ICU Beds Open in LA County, Ambulances Told Not to Transport if Person is Unlikely to Survive

"Effective immediately, due to the severe impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on EMS and 9-1-1 Receiving Hospitals, adult patients (18 years of age or older) in blunt traumatic and nontraumatic out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) shall not be transported


Community Complaints the Cause for More Police Presence at La Pintoresca Park

The Pasadena Police Department has received complaints of drinking, drug use and inappropriate sexual activity at La Pintoresca Park during all times of the day. The activity has prevented community members from using the park...


Raise Your Voice to Establish Civilian Oversight of the Pasadena Police Department

​​​​Today, over 140 civilian oversight committees are in operation at a local level across the United States, according to the national Associaton for Civilian Oversight of Law Enforcement. Pasadena is aprogressive city yet has failed to implement anything close to a Civilian Oversight model.

God Exists Within Alaysia Barker-Vaughn and She Expresses it Through Fashion

God Exists is a homemade brand dedicated to bringing people closer to God especially in unforeseen times. To say that God Exists means believing that through every obstacle, challenge, and good moment He is with us.

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The Life and Legacy of Irene (Mimi) Bailey-King

​Irene, affectionately known as Mimi, was born on July 23, 1931, to Aurelious Bailey and Ollie M. Tyson-Bailey in Lonoke, Arkansas. As a teenager, she moved with her parents, brothers, and sisters to Pasadena, California.