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Legislature Passes Resolution Encouraging Lower Energy Use During Solar Eclipse

In an effort to lessen dependency on fossil fuel-based energy during the solar eclipse on August 21st, Assembly Committee on Utilities and Energy Chair, Chris Holden (AD – 41), introduced House Resolution 50. The measure encourages all Californians to reduce energy use, and pledge to “Do Your Thing for the Sun” during the hours of 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. on August 21st, 2017. “On…

Pasadena Educational Foundation Presented Excellence in Communications Awards from California Schools Public Relations Association

Pasadena Educational Foundation Executive Director Patrick Conyers and Marketing Director Monica Bosserman Lopez The Pasadena Educational Foundation (PEF) was honored to receive two Excellence in Communications Awards from the California Schools Public Relations Association (CalSPRA)…

The American Dream Life Journey of Pasadena Entrepreneur, Nigerian Immigrant Adaobi Gwacham

Adaobi Gwacham Nigerian immigrant Adaobi Gwacham never thought the part-time job as Chick-Fil-A employee in her teenage years would lead her to owning and operating her very own location, but at just 29 and with…

Economist Discusses the Impact of Minimum Wage Increases, Pasadena’s Economic Future

Economist Dan Flaming of the Los Angeles research group the Economic Table will share insight and data at the monthly Progressive Discussion Group meeting on Friday about Pasadena’s economic future as the city enters its…

City Committee Mulls Suicide Deterrents on Colorado Street Bridge, Hears from Witnesses, Experts

In September of 2000, Kevin Hines, 21, suffering from bipolar disorder and psychosis, leaped off the Golden Gate Bridge. He survived the four-second fall into the chilly waters of the San Francisco Bay, becoming one…

Friday, July 21

Lake Avenue Church Will Present Journeys to America Summer Concert

Lake Avenue Church will present “Journeys to America” on Friday, July 21 at 7:30 p.m. in its Worship Center. This free concert is a musical…

Wednesday, July 26

Friends in Deed Starts Collecting Backpacks and School Supplies for Back-to-School Giveaway

Friends in Deed, an interfaith collaborative that spun out of the Ecumenical Council of Pasadena Area Churches, has started collecting backpacks and supplies that children…

Thursday, July 27

Free July Events at Pasadena Senior Center

There is something for everyone in July at the Pasadena Senior Center, 85 E. Holly St. You do not have to be a member to…

Friday, July 28

Registration Open for YWCA Pasadena Girls Empowerment Summer Camp

From July 3rd though July 28th, the YWCA Pasadena-Foothill Valley will host its Girls Empowerment Summer Camp. This unique, all-girls summer program will be based…

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Part of National Effort to Heighten Awareness of Child Hunger, Students Will March to City Hall With Empty Plates

Pasadena students will march from the Pasadena’s Central Library down the street to City Hall today holding symbolic empty plates as a part of a national rally created by the Children’s Defense Fund to represent the millions of children in the United States who struggle with hunger each year. The goal is to raise public awareness about food insecurity as well as the need to strengthen federal programs critical to give all of America’s children a healthy start in life and to teach local youth about the importance of civic engagement. “We really want to raise awareness that hunger is…

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