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Fr. Greg Boyle and All Saints Pasadena’s Ed Bacon On Ferguson: No “Them” and “Us” —Only “Us”

Rev. Ed Bacon (l) and Fr. Greg Boyle (r). Photo courtesy All Saints Church Fr. Greg Boyle often quotes Mother Teresa: “If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other.” In the wake of the Ferguson, Missouri Grand Jury decision not to indict the police officer who killed an unarmed African-American teenager, Fr. Boyle and All Saints…

Rep. Chu Statement in Support of Continued Negotiations with Iran

On Monday, Secretary of State John Kerry announced a 7-month extension of the Western-led negotiations to end Iran’s nuclear program. Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) released the following statement: “The need for an extension in negotiations…

Assembly Member Chris Holden Steps into Majority Floor Leader Position

Today, Assembly Speaker Toni G. Atkins announced the members of the Democratic Caucus leadership team for the 2015-16 Legislative Session. Assemblymember Chris Holden (D-Pasadena) has been appointed Majority Floor Leader. The Majority Floor Leader represents…

Rep. Chu Statement on Grand Jury Decision in Ferguson

On Monday, a grand jury in St. Louis County, Missouri decided not to indict the officer who shot and killed Michael Brown, leading to riots and violence in Missouri and around the country. Michael Brown…

Pasadena City College Foundation Announces Top Westerbeck Scholarship Winners

Winners are among 255 PCC students to receive more than $230,000 in scholarships at December 3 scholarship awards ceremony The Pasadena City College (PCC) Foundation, the fifth-largest community college foundation in California, announced the top…

Thursday, November 27

Thanksgiving at Pasadena Senior Center

Gobble gobble! The Pasadena Senior Center, 85 E. Holly St., will continue its Thanksgiving tradition this year by offering a traditional turkey feast with all…

Friday, November 28

St. Philip the Apostle Church High School Ministry Christmas Tree Drive Signup Ends November 28

St. Philip the Apostle Church High School Youth Ministry is going into its Fifth Year of selling Top Quality Christmas Trees. The Ministry says they…

Friday, December 05

Mayor’s Holiday Tree Lighting at City Hall

Get into the Holiday Season by joining Pasadena Mayor Bill Bogaard to light the City’s Official Holiday Tree during a free, annual festive family celebration…

Saturday, December 06

Help Others While Shopping for the Holidays

On Saturday, November 22, 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., Ten Thousand Villages will kick-off its Benefit Shopping Days with a celebration at the store. There…

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Community Unites to Feed Thousands in Need at Union Station Homeless Services’ Annual Dinners-in-the-Park

It’s a deeply beloved tradition in Pasadena: each Thanksgiving and Christmas, more than 850 volunteers of all ages – adorned with hair nets, aprons and plastic gloves – lovingly serve turkey with stuffing, green bean casserole, mashed potatoes and pie to those less fortunate in Pasadena’s Central Park. The tradition known as Dinner-in-the-Park began in 1972 when a group of local volunteers organized a free holiday meal to feed homeless and poor people in the community. More than four decades later, Union Station Homeless Service continues to organize the annual meal as an expression of compassion and care for those…

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