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Departing City Manager Michael Beck Bids Farewell to Pasadena City Hall

Departing City Manager Michael Beck was fêted at City Hall by colleagues and friends Tuesday evening as he ends his position as Pasadena’s City Manager. He will be assuming a vice-chancellor position at UCLA. “I feel like I have been blessed to have worked in Pasadena, and I think we have accomplished so much, with so many challenges. This was not ‘me,’ this was ‘we,’…

Video: Serving God’s Mission

This sermon was delivered by Dr. Greg Waybright, Senior Pastor at Lake Avenue Church, Pasadena on Sunday, February 7, 2016. Gregory L. Waybright was president of Trinity International University in Deerfield, Illinois. He assumed this…

City Council, Pasadena Unified Board Meet: Mermell Named Interim City Manager, Madison Elementary Still Inflames

[Updated Tuesday, February 9, 2016 | 2:45 p.m.] Plans and planning took center stage at the yearly joint meeting of the Pasadena Unified School District and the Pasadena City Council Monday evening at City Hall.…

Community Invited to 34th Annual Black History Parade

Celebrate black history, culture and achievements at Pasadena’s 34th annual Black History Parade and Festival from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 20, 2016. The festive celebration includes one of the biggest and longest-running…

Villa Parke Branch Library to Close, Temporarily, Starting February 11

Pasadena’s Villa Parke Branch Library will be closed temporarily starting Thursday, February 11, 2016, until March 1, an announcement from the Pasadena Central Library says. The library, located at 363 East Villa Street, will be…

Wednesday, February 10

Dedication Ceremony for Artist Shamavon Shmavonian’s Pasadena City Hall Painting

City Hall Painting by Artist Shamavon 35” x 40” oil on canvas Each year, thousands of visitors stop to admire Pasadena City Hall, one of…

Thursday, February 11

Mulch Giveaway Program Returns Thursday

Pasadena’s mulch giveaway program returns Thursday, February 11, 2016, at Victory Park, 2575 Paloma Street in Pasadena. The pick-up point will be located at the…

Friday, February 12

Family Art Night This Friday at Norton Simon Museum

Pasadena’s Norton Simon Museum is opening up for kids six to 10 years old and their families on Family Art Night, Friday, February 12, 2016,…

Sunday, February 14

Celebrate 150 Years of “Alice in Wonderland” at the California International Antiquarian Book Fair

Italian artist Manuela Adreani imagines Alice in a 2013 edition. From February 12 – 14, 2016, thousands of book lovers, rare book dealers, and scholars…

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Summer Opportunity Fair Last Weekend Brings Together Summer School and Camp Ideas, Hundreds Attend

Westridge School celebrated 25 years of bringing families together to explore a wide variety of summer programs at their Summer Opportunities Fair 2016. And as usual, the crowd turnout was stellar. Parents and student alike came from all over the Southern California basin to enjoy the day on the Westridge campus and Summer School and camp representatives came vendors come from all over the United States to present their opportunities at the Fair. The day can be quite overwhelming! This year, more than 100 exhibitors of K-12 summer programs set up shop so that the general public could discover first…

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