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20 Pasadena Kids Treated To Back-to-School Items at Second Annual “Shop With A Cop” Event

Twenty young people from the Pasadena Boys & Girls Club teamed up with Pasadena Police officers for “Shop with a Cop” at Target on 777 E. Colorado Blvd. Friday to kick off the school year with brand-new back-to-school clothes and supplies. “This is all about what makes Pasadena different,” said Pasadena Police Chief Phillip Sanchez. The Pasadena Rotary Club partnered with Target and committed $2,000…

AbilityFirst College to Career Program Launches at Pasadena City College

L-R: Nicolas Coca, Jackson Sukys, Lashante Curry, Eduardo Guzman, Heidi Garcia , German “Ricky” Becerra. Photo: Nolan Scott for AbilityFirst AbilityFirst, which is celebrating its 90th anniversary this year, today announced the launch of their…

Adrienne Ann Mullen Announces Campaign for Pasadena Unified School Board

Adrienne Ann Mullen, Ed.D. Adrienne Ann Mullen, Ed.D. announced Thursday that she will be seeking election to the Pasadena Unified School District Board for District 3. District 3 includes most of Northwest Pasadena east of…

PCC’s Superintendent-President, at Convocation, Faces Hefty Challenges

Pasadena City College’s 15th Superintendent-President, Dr. Rajen Vurdien As he heads into his first annual convocation today and then fall season of classes after taking office as Pasadena City College’s 15th Superintendent-President last year, Dr.…

I-210 Foothill Freeway Construction Again This Weekend as “Rosejam” Inconveniences Continue

Image: Caltrans Eastbound lanes on the Interstate 210 freeway will again be closed to traffic for a 34-hour period beginning Saturday, August 27, until Monday, August 29, as part of the ongoing reconstruction on the…

Wednesday, August 31

Rare Book Displayed at Sierra Madre Public Library

Exquisite wood blocks and a stunning hand-printed book, Early California with block prints in color by the late Sierra Madre artist and resident Marvin (Elmer)…

Wednesday, August 31

Blood Donations Urgently Needed in the Final Weeks of Summer

The American Red Cross urges blood donors to give in the final weeks of summer to help overcome a critical summer blood shortage. The summer…

Wednesday, September 07

Newcomers and Friends of San Gabriel Valley Invites Local Residents to September Event

Arcadia and Pasadena, California – Are you interested in meeting new people, making new friends, exploring well-known landmarks, and enjoying new activities? Newcomers and Friends…

Friday, September 09

“Jump Into Summer” at City Activity Fair This Saturday

Click to enlarge The City of Pasadena is holding a “Jump Into Summer” Fair this Saturday, April 23 where families could learn about the wide…

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City Council Holds Reception for New City Manager Steve Mermell

The Pasadena City Council held a reception for new City Manager Steve Mermell in the City Hall courtyard on Wednesday afternoon. “Typically these events are to introduce a new person that isn’t known to the locals,” Mayor Tornek said in opening remarks. “Clearly that is not the case here today.” Mermell has been a Pasadena city employee since 1989, working his way up the ranks from his first job as an administrative analyst at Pasadena Water and Power. He was appointed as the permanent City Manager by a unanimous vote of the City Council last month and assumed that position…

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