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A Choice to Turn Things Around

Photo courtesy Alex Boekelheide When Andrew Rocha started his first class in career counseling at PCC, he took it very seriously. He began his second stint as a PCC student coming back from a full-time retail job, in search of his future passion and ready to pour himself into his studies. When he read an occupational description of a career to design lasers as an…

Caltech’s Richard Murray Named to Department of Defense Panel on Innovation

Richard Murray Secretary of Defense Ash Carter named Caltech’s Richard Murray to the Defense Innovation Advisory Board, a 15?member panel established in March to advise the Department of Defense (DOD) on innovation. Murray (BS ’85),…

Beyonce Reportedly Earned $7.1 Million for Rose Bowl Performance

Photo courtesy Visitpasadena.com Beyoncé earned $7.1 million when she performed at the Rose Bowl Stadium in Pasadena on May 14 before a crowd of 55,736 fans, a report on Billboard magazine said. Pasadena city authorities…

Pasadena Water and Power Partners with Local Businesses

Pasadena Water and Power representatives have been meeting with the largest commercial energy customers and encouraging them to take part in a Voluntary Load Curtailment Program (VLCP), where businesses can reduce power usage or encourage…

Pasadena Kids Going Back to School in Style

Photo courtesy The Salvation Army Southern California On Saturday, July 30, The Salvation Army in Pasadena, with the tremendous assistance of Sears, the Lion Club and Pasadena Police and Fire Departments, will provide back-packs stuffed…

Saturday, July 30

Old Pasadena Summer Cinema Showcases Classics, Vintage Horror, Cult Favorites, and More

Old Pasadena Summer Cinema (formerly the Old Pasadena Film Festival), continues the tradition as a month-long, free movie series featuring screenings in predominantly outdoor locations.…

Saturday, July 30

Assemblymember Chris Holden Hosts His Annual Summer Block Party Saturday

Assembly Member Chris Holden recently announced that he will host his annual summer block party and community resources fair on July 30, from 11:00 a.m.…

Sunday, July 31

‘Courage Against Racism’ Panel Discussion with Black Lives Matters Pasadena Founder Set for Sunday, July 31

The Stop LAPD Spying Coalition will lead a panel discussion in Pasadena on Surveillance and Repression as part of the group’s Courage Against Racism series…

Tuesday, August 02

Pasadena Police Will Engage Neighborhoods Across City During National Night Out

At a time when relationships between citizens and police are being tested across the United States, neighborhoods in Pasadena will join thousands of American communities…

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Here’s What You Missed at the Pasadena Humane Society’s ‘Rattling Cages’ Last Night

On Thursday night, the Pasadena Humane Society and 1202 Salon and Spa collaborated to raise awareness and funds for the PHSA to continue its work in the community. The evening began with complimentary food and wine provided by Christina Karagias, owner of The Restaurant Republic, which includes Lucky Boy, Paco’s, and City Café. The show opened with a pet parent parade featuring models wearing clothes from Meredith M, a fashion lifestyle store in Altadena. The main event was an a fashion, music and dance show, choreographed by Fredy Arboleda, the Creative Director of 1202 Salon and Spa. “Rattling Cages” featured…

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