La Canada Presbyterian Church Presents “Family on Mission”

first_img Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  Faith & Youth La Canada Presbyterian Church Presents “Family on Mission” From STAFF REPORTS Published on Thursday, March 31, 2016 | 6:01 pm faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Virtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes Top of the News Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadena First Heatwave Expected Next Week Community News More Cool Stuff Herbeauty10 Celebrity Body Parts Insured For Ridiculous AmountsHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyVictoria’s Secret Model’s Tips For Looking Ultra SexyHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyThis Trend Looks Kind Of Cool!HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty6 Strong Female TV Characters Who Deserve To Have A SpinoffHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty15 Countries Where Men Have Difficulties Finding A WifeHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty9 Of The Best Family Friendly Dog BreedsHerbeautyHerbeauty Make a commentcenter_img Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy 15 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it Community News Subscribe Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Business News EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday In conjunction with Faith Missions Sunday, LCPC’s Growing Families this Sunday, April 10, 9:30 a.m. in Fellowship Hall, is about “Family on Mission” with guest speaker Alisa Medders.God’s message is clear… 1,500 times in the scriptures we read of God’s promise to bless all nations. We also read of God’s charge to serve others, make disciples and go to all nations, but have you ever truly asked yourself, What does this mean and how does this apply to my family? Come learn about God’s heart for all people and get practical ideas to put your faith into action while growing closer as a family.” – Alisa MeddersA recent graduate from Fuller Theological School, Alisa Medders obtained her degree in Marriage and Family Therapy. She is currently working as an intern at Northrup Family Counseling in Pasadena, California. With the help of her colleagues, Alisa created POUR OUT, a non-profit that focuses on providing mental health support and training to humanitarian workers all over the world. Her work has taken her to Mumbai, Kolkata, South Sudan, Ethiopia, and Uganda. Alisa’s love of writing and her desire to know God culminated in co-authoring three books. You can follow her on her blog, www.itstimetomeetbob.com where she shares about her trials, her joys, her children and her God. In her spare time she loves reading, sharing meals with friends, spinning classes and sleeping.Growing Families is a monthly seminar-type class at the La Canada Presbyterian Church for parents and grandparents, led by a variety of people; some are experts in the field of child development, psychology, and education while others are parents who offer to others what has worked for their families.last_img read more

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Financial Stress and Foreclosure Activity

first_imgSign up for DS News Daily Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Consumer confidence appears to be easing, according to a new report from LegalShield. LegalShield’s Consumer Confidence Index fell nearly 10 points to 121.5 in June and is down 2.7 points compared to last quarter. While consumer optimism remains elevated, confidence in the U.S. economy has declined over the last six to nine months. Consumer spending grew in Q1 at its second weakest pace since Q2 2013. However, the combination of historically low unemployment, rising household net worth, and record-high stock prices should keep consumers on good footing as the economic expansion enters its 11th year.“Though the LegalShield Consumer Financial Stress Index increased in the second quarter, consumers remain on good footing despite some recent dips in confidence,” said Scott Grissom, SVPt and Chief Product Officer, LegalShield. “With this being said, we wouldn’t be surprised to see a slow build in consumer financial stress in the coming months, reflecting weak growth in real disposable income, falling demand for credit card loans, and a softening global outlook.”LegalShield’s Foreclosure Index increased by 2.1 points in Q2 2019, and despite headwinds, consumer financial stress is low as foreclosure activity remains muted. Additionally, the share of all delinquent mortgages at least one payment past due is down 21 basis points year over year.According to CoreLogic’s July Loan Performance Insight Report, 3.8% of home mortgages were in some stage of delinquencies—down from 4.1% last July and the lowest July figure in more than 20 years.Housing starts improved in Q2, but LegalShield notes that the data does not point to a resurgence in building starts. LegalShield’s housing index increased 2.4 points year over year, to the highest point in three years. Homebuyers are weighed down mostly by affordability issues, as the National Association of Realtor’s Housing Affordability Index recorded its lowest level of the year in May. Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago The Week Ahead: Nearing the Forbearance Exit 2 days ago Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Previous: Why Investors are Buying into Single-Family Rental Next: Ginnie Mae Hits $32B in Platinum Securities About Author: Seth Welborn in Daily Dose, Featured, Foreclosure, Market Studies, News October 15, 2019 1,110 Views Share Savecenter_img  Print This Post Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Seth Welborn is a Reporter for DS News and MReport. A graduate of Harding University, he has covered numerous topics across the real estate and default servicing industries. Additionally, he has written B2B marketing copy for Dallas-based companies such as AT&T. An East Texas Native, he also works part-time as a photographer. Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Consumer Confidence Economy Foreclosure 2019-10-15 Seth Welborn Tagged with: Consumer Confidence Economy Foreclosure Related Articles The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Financial Stress and Foreclosure Activity Home / Daily Dose / Financial Stress and Foreclosure Activity Subscribelast_img read more

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6 injured in California school shooting

first_imgPolice say at least six people have been injured in a shooting at a California high school.The sheriff’s office identified the suspect as an asian male dressed in black clothing.The suspect is was last seen heading toward a California elementary school, reports say.This story is developing.last_img

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Beyond a new name and logo, Dodgers Foundation has transformed from the ground up

first_img Dodgers’ hot-hitting Corey Seager leaves game with back injury Dodgers’ Dave Roberts says baseball’s unwritten rules ‘have changed, should change’ Whicker: Dustin May yet another example of the Dodgers’ eye for pitching Dodgers bench slumping Cody Bellinger for a day Nichol Whiteman, the Foundation’s executive director, said the Gala and the 50-50 raffle held at every home game will feed the bulk of the Foundation’s 2018 budget. Dreamfields like the one at Belvedere Park, she said, are partly financed through unsolicited donations from individual and corporate sponsors.“Organizations trust our brand,” she said.Therein lies a story of transformation just as powerful as anything under the trees at Belvedere Park. When Whiteman took over the Dodgers’ official nonprofit in 2013, a fair amount of damage control was needed. In came a new name and a new logo for what began as the Dodgers Dream Foundation in 2003.In 2011, then-Dodgers owner Frank McCourt reportedly repaid more than $122,000 to the charity after the California attorney general’s office unearthed a violation of state law. In 2008, former co-owner Jamie McCourt spoke of meeting the Foundation’s goal of building 50 Dreamfields and re-signing slugger Manny Ramirez as an either/or proposition. The charity’s 2007 tax records reportedly showed that executive Howard Sunkin received more than $400,000 out of an approximate $1.6 million total budget.Beyond its new logo and name, the Foundation’s recent tax records paint a different picture.Whiteman’s compensation in 2016 was less than 5 percent of the Foundation’s listed $4.18 million total revenue. Only one other listed director, David Brennan, received any compensation in 2016, the most recent year for which tax data was available.That year, the Foundation did not report any compensation for team chairman Mark Walter, co-owner Magic Johnson, or Foundation president Nicholas Sandler, the former Guggenheim Partners managing director who now works for Stonebriar Finance.By 2010, the Foundation’s reported revenue had sunk to $883,000. Those were the waning days of the McCourt era. Frank and Jamie McCourt and treasurer Peter Wilhelm were the Foundation’s only listed officers. In June 2011, the Dodgers filed for bankruptcy. The team was sold the following year.Not surprisingly, Whiteman said, the foundation wasn’t doing much when she took over.“We had one program,” she said, “and we built fields.”Related Articles Sign up for our Inside the Dodgers newsletter. Be the best Dodger fan you can be by getting daily intel on your favorite team. Subscribe here.Along with the fields, the Foundation took over the administration of the new youth baseball and softball leagues. A $25 fee covered the cost of uniforms, equipment, awards and a bunch of things beyond baseball whose impact can only be measured in years.Gauging the immediate impact of the field was a breeze. What changed?“All the kids, they were so happy whether they win or they lose,” said Bella Ramirez, a 15-year-old baseball and softball player at Belvedere Park. “Everybody was having fun. … Nobody was mad if we lost.”Ramirez was the youngest featured speaker at the Foundation’s annual gala on Monday at Dodger Stadium. She told the assembled players, donors and Dodgers employees about how she wanted to quit playing baseball and softball before Belvedere Park was renovated.Before the night was over, John Legend sang some songs. Donors opened their wallets. The Dodger players, usually the focus of smartphone cameras under the Dodger Stadium lights, did an unusual amount of Instagramming for a weeknight.center_img Dodgers’ Justin Turner looking rejuvenated on defense EAST LOS ANGELES — A late spring zephyr rustled through the trees above Belvedere Park, muffling the sounds of a cawing crow and the hum of traffic. A man on a riding lawnmower dragged the dirt on a softball field in the distance. The baseball field was empty, save for a gray-haired man sitting silently in its metal bleachers, peering at a magazine through thick black-rimmed glasses. The man glanced up for a moment. He couldn’t find a distraction to save his life.Tiffany Alvarez said she lives in Nueva Maravilla, a Section 8 housing community across the street. She picked a beautiful day for an afternoon walk in the park with her two children. Alvarez said she was hoping to enroll her daughter in one of the summer sports leagues. The 13-year-old boy and his 9-year-old sister, shyly hiding behind her mother, seemed more interested in looking for Pokémon.When Alvarez and her family moved into Nueva Maravilla five years ago, she said, “I wouldn’t come to the park as much. I heard it wasn’t safe. We just recently started coming here.”June 2016 marked a turning point in this corner of a low-income neighborhood. That’s when the Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation and more than 300 members of the community re-opened the renovated baseball and softball fields to the community, part of the Dodgers’ “Dreamfield” program. The total investment exceeded $400,000, according to Los Angeles County. By involving corporate sponsors in the Foundation’s activity, Whiteman said the Dodgers are doing much more to give back to the community.A non-profit called Vision to Learn offers free eye exams and screenings to every Dodgers RBI player who wants them. If needed, the player then receives free eyeglasses.“I was at a park in South L.A. maybe my first year,” Whiteman said. “A young man, 13 or 14 years old, comes off the pitching mound and goes into the vision mobile unit with two of our players. He literally comes out and the doctor says, ‘he was legally blind.’ I’m thinking to myself, how is he on the mound pitching?”Whiteman said that Bank of America, a Dodgers corporate sponsor, offers free financial literacy training to parents of Dodgers RBI players – some of whom have never stepped inside a bank. The Foundation has bussed players directly from their neighborhoods to local college campuses for group tours. At Belvedere Park, Whiteman said gunfire between rival gangs was a common occurrence before the park’s 2016 renovation. A tranquil recent afternoon told a different story.All of this is part of the pitch to prospective donors at the Foundation’s annual gala. Judging by the Foundation’s swelling coffers, the pitch is working. 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156 Positive COVID-19 Cases in Monmouth

first_imgAberdeen: 6Allentown: 2Asbury Park: 1Atlantic Highlands: 1Belmar: 1Bradley Beach: 1Brielle: 2Colts Neck: 3Eatontown: 4Englishtown: 1Fair Haven: 1Farmingdale: 1Freehold Borough: 1Freehold Township: 28Hazlet: 8Holmdel: 2Howell: 8Keyport: 1Little Silver:3Long Branch: 7 (1 Tinton Falls Quarantined in LB)Manalapan: 22Manasquan: 3Marlboro: 9Matawan: 1Middletown: 7Millstone: 1Monmouth Beach: 1Neptune: 10Neptune City: 1Ocean: 4Oceanport: 2Red Bank: 2Rumson: 1Sea Girt: 1Tinton Falls: 4Wall: 4West Long Branch: 1 News updates and information regarding county events and programs affected by the COVID-19 situation are posted at www.visitmonmouth.com. The Freeholders have announced that, due to the Governor’s Executive Order, all Monmouth County golf courses have been closed. Monmouth County open park spaces remain open. As of March 22, there are 156 positive cases of COVID-19 in Monmouth County, say county officials. Here is the latest count:last_img read more

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Players soaking up the hoop sport at 2016 Bomber Basketball Camp

first_imgCampers are perfecting the art of basketball fundamentals, including shooting, passing and ball handling skills.There will be 1-on-1, 3-on-3 and 5-on-5 competitions through the week and prizes throughout the day.The camp is a springboard into youth basketball development in the Nelson area, with players attending from Rossland, Castlegar and the Heritage City.Younger players interested in taking up the sport will be interested in the Steve Nash Youth Basketball, which is slated to make a return in the fall.For complete information — membership Includes: Basketball, Reversible Jersey, T-Shirt, Basketball BC membership including supplementary insurance coverage — as well as online registration, go to Nelson Basketball website or  or contact Jeremy Phelan (250-777-3318, [email protected]) Players between the ages of nine to 15 — Grades 4 to 9 — are soaking up the hoop sport this week at the 2016 Bomber Basketball Camp in the Hangar of the L.V. Rogers High School.The camp has run daily this week, concluding Thursday.last_img read more

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