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Community Forum: Teens on Drugs

On April 7, 2015 from 4:00-6:00 pm the Foundation for a Drug Free World is sponsoring a public forum to address Teens on Drugs at the Church of Scientology of Pasadena located at 35 South Raymond Avenue, Pasadena. In 2016 there will be an attempt to legalize marijuana and we don’t know how this could impact the community. Speakers include Lieutenant Mark Goodman, Pasadena Police…

Steps From Where Her Son Died, Kendrec McDade’s Mother Thanks the Community for “Standing by Me”

  At the culmination of a three-mile long Palm Sunday peace procession in Northwest Pasadena, the mother of an unarmed black youth who was killed by Pasadena police stood steps from where her son died…

Rattlesnake Sighting in Pasadena Foothills Prompts Fire Dept. to Issue Alert

Photo: California Department of Fish and Wildlife The Pasadena Fire Department reported Sunday a rattlesnake sighting by a resident near the foothills of north east Pasadena and has warned the public to be on heightened…

Pasadena Water and Power Extends Deadline on Offers of $5,000 Scholarships to Local High School Seniors

Pasadena Water and Power (PWP) is now accepting applications for its 2015 Educational Scholarship Program. PWP will award two, $5,000 scholarships to Pasadenaarea high school seniors for sharing creative new ways to promote energy efficiency…

Police Ask Public’s Help to Find 4 Young Men Suspected of Critically Beating an 87-Year-Old Man

        Pasadena Police Detectives are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying suspects believed responsible for assaulting and robbing an 87-year-old Pasadena man as he was on a morning walk on Friday, March…

Tuesday, March 31

Celebrate One City, One Story

This year’s One City, One Story choice is The Book of Unknown Americans by author Cristina Henríquez. It is the story of a boy and…

Tuesday, March 31

First Mayoral Debate of the Runn-Off Election Set For Tuesday Night

Pasadena Mayoral Candidates Terry Tornek and Jacque Robinson The Pasadena Star-News and Pasadena Unified School District will host a debate-style forum featuring the two candidates…

Thursday, April 02

Assemblymember Gatto to Hold Townhall at Pasadena City College

California State Assemblymember Mike Gatto (D-43rd District) will be holding a townhall event on April 2 at Pasadena City College’s Harbeson Hall. Gatto, who has…

Friday, April 03

Morten Lauridsen’s “Lux Aeterna” to be Featured at Pasadena Presbyterian Church’s Good Friday Concert

Timothy Howard conducting. Photo courtesy PPCMusic.org One of the late 20th century’s choral masterpieces, “Lux Aeterna” (“Eternal Light”) by Morten Lauridsen, will be the centerpiece…

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Pasadena Boys & Girls Club Highlights Its Performing Arts Program with Music Recital

The Pasadena Boys & Girls Club celebrated National Boys & Girl Club Week on Thursday night with a musical recital highlighting its performing arts center on East Del Mar Boulevard. “One of the things that makes our Boys & Girls Club unique among the 27 in the L.A. area is that we have a performing arts program and that we have our own building for performing arts,” said Club Interim Executive Director Mitch Dorger. The evening was “a little celebration of something special that we do for the community,” Dorger said. Pasadena City Councilmember Gene Masuda joined Wendy Gordon from…

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