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Public Climate-Change Forum to Examine Carbon Footprint

In a roller coaster atmosphere between gloomy predictions and surprisingly encouraging actualities, the Fourth Annual Climate Change Forum co-sponsored by the League of Women Voters Pasadena Area will provide an update on California’s current energy status. Free and open to the public, the forum will be held March 21, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at Ross Chapel, Neighborhood Unitarian Universalist Church, 301 N. Orange Grove Blvd., Pasadena.…

Rep. Chu Reintroduces DIPLOMA Act to Help Children Succeed Outside the Classroom

Thursday, Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) reintroduced the Developing Innovative Partnerships and Learning Opportunities that Motivate Achievement (DIPLOMA) Act. The DIPLOMA Act provides grants for states for local services to address the comprehensive needs of all…

Pasadena 2015 Black History Month Parade, Special Events Announced

Photos from Black History Parade 2014 Celebrate Black History Month 2015 in Pasadena by attending the parade and other special events, lectures and activities beginning Friday, Jan. 30, through Sunday, March 15, 2015. Pasadena’s Black…

Free Tours of Tournament House to Resume

Tournament House, the operating headquarters of the Pasadena Tournament of Roses®, which oversees the annual Rose Parade® and Rose Bowl Game®, will re-open for weekly public tours on Feb. 5. Tours will be offered, at no…

Lawyer to Give Free Lecture on Self-Determination Law at Local Nonprofit

A lawyer who has been assisting people with special needs and their families will lead a free lecture on Self-Determination Law at the Professional Child Development Associates office on Tuesday, January 27, 6:00 p.m. Joseph…

Monday, January 26

PEN/PTA/PEF Sponsor PUSD Board of Education Candidate Forum

The Pasadena Education Network (PEN), the PTA Council of Pasadena Unified School District, and the Pasadena Educational Foundation (PEF) host a PUSD Board of Education…

Tuesday, January 27

The West Pasadena Residents’ Association to Host Pasadena Mayoral Candidates Forum

With Mayor Bill Bogaard’s decision not to seek re-election, Pasadena’s March 10 municipal primary election promises to be an historic time for the city. West Pasadena voters…

Tuesday, January 27

African American Church Center’s 40th-Year Celebration to Start with Dedication Gala

The Fuller Theological Seminary will kickoff its three-day celebration of the William E. Pannell Center for African American Church Studies’s 40th Anniversary with a dedication gala…

Saturday, January 31

Fred Korematsu Day Pasadena 2015

The City of Pasadena will honor an Asian-American civil rights leader with festivities that include arts and crafts, exhibits and a documentary about a wedding…

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Soul & Synapse Retreat: The Integration of Science and Spirituality, with Dan Siegel

All Saints Church presents a contemplative retreat, through the learning and use of current meditation and mindfulness practices, attendees will explore the integration of science and spirituality and experience the ways in which one’s inner subjective lives, interpersonal relationships, and the objective empirical knowledge can be woven together to illuminate the importance of meaning, connection, and equanimity in everyone’s lives. Utilizing experiential exercises engaging the deep nature of our subjective inner and interpersonal lives, we will address such questions as: why does feeling a part of “a larger whole” matter so much, and why does not simply living as an…

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