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Upset Protestors Rally Against Ferguson Verdict, Block Freeways

Upset Protestors Rally Against Ferguson Verdict, Block Freeways

By Jennifer Schlueter With great suspense spectators all over the nation awaited the verdict of the grand jury in Ferguson last Monday whether to arraign police officer Darren Wilson or…

Elections: Gov. Brown stays in office for record term, Prop 47 passes

by Jennifer Schlueter Last Tuesday, Republicans celebrated their victories across the nation, which gave them control over the state Senate. In California, they were able to deny the Democrats “a…

Pasadena Unified issues statement on school shooting in Washington State

Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) Interim Superintendent Dr. Brian McDonald issued the following statement regarding the shooting at Marysville-Pilchuck High School in Washington State: ‚ÄúThe entire Pasadena Unified family is…

California ranked #1 in after school programs

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson has announced that California leads the nation in after school programs, placing first among all states in a national survey released Thursday by…

Reps. Judy Chu and Grace Napolitano launch annual domestic violence campaign

Congresswoman Judy Chu (CA-27) joined Congresswoman Grace Napolitano (CA-32), Kaiser Permanente Baldwin Park, and other local businesses and women’s rights organizations to kick off the 11th Annual Domestic Violence Collection…

Rep. Schiff – President should seek authorization for any continued use of force in Iraq or Syria from Congress

Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), a senior Member of the Intelligence Committee and author of legislation to sunset the post-9/11 authorization for use of military force, released the following statement: “The…

Beheading of second American Journalist by ISIL condemned by lawmakers

Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), a senior member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, released the following statement in response to reports of the killing of American journalist Steven…

The Ice Bucket Challenge: fun or controversial?

The Ice Bucket Challenge: fun or controversial?

By Jennifer Schlueter Have you asked yourself why so many of your social media friends and people like former president George W. Bush, LeBron James, and Oprah Winfrey recently have…

West Africa Ebola outbreak worsens; CDC issues Level 3 Travel Warning

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Thursday issued a warning to avoid nonessential travel to the West African nations of Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone. This Level 3…

President signs executive order banning discrimination against LGBT workers

President signs executive order banning discrimination against LGBT workers

Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), vice chair of the Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus (Equality Caucus), released the following statement after President signed an executive order last week ¬†prohibiting federal contractors and…

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