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Parents Inundate School Board Meeting with Complaints About New Madison Elementary Principal

(Images: Screenshots from KLRN-TV) Over 100 Madison Elementary teachers and parents inundated the Pasadena Unified School District Board of Education meeting on Thursday to voice concerns about the changes implemented at that school since the start of the school year two weeks ago. Several spoke about what they believe are unfair policies set in place by new Principal Juan Ruelas, who was appointed to the…

Pasadena Water and Power Introduces New Outages Map

Pasadena Water and Power has launched its new power outage map. As a community-owned utility, Pasadena usually experiences fewer outages and shorter durations than many other cities. However, should power go out in an area…

“Lions, Tigers, And… ,” A New Public Art Project Created for the City Hall Courtyard

The City of Pasadena Cultural Affairs Division in partnership with Side Street Projects is developing 12 public art projects for the Civic Center area with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts Our Town…

City Committee Considers How to Move Forward with $15 Per Hour Minimum Wage Ordinance Proposal

Pasadenans for a Liveable Wage staged a rally Thursday, August 28, 2015 (top) before the start of the Pasadena City Council's Economic Development and Technology committee (bottom) took up discussions on how to consider deliberations…

Pasadena Fire Department is Awarded International Accreditation

Left to right: Firefighter/Paramedic Oscar Sepulveda (Assistant Accreditation Manager); Fire Chief Bertral Washington and Battalion Chief Anthony Bagan (Accreditation Manager). (Photo: City of Pasadena) Pasadena Fire Chief Bertral Washington today announced the city’s Fire Department…

Wednesday, September 09

Junior League of Pasadena Opens Its Doors to New Members at Annual Recruitment and Open House Events

The Junior League of Pasadena, Inc. (JLP) is thrilled to announce the dates for its annual recruitment and open house events. All women from Pasadena…

Wednesday, September 09

The Junior League’s First Recruitment Open House of the Summer Called “Huge Success”

The Junior League of Pasadena, Inc. (JLP)’s first recruitment open house event of the summer was a complete success, organizers said. “We had a wonderful…

Friday, September 25

Free September Events at Pasadena Senior Center

There is something for everyone in September at the Pasadena Senior Center, 85 E. Holly St. All events listed are free. You do not have…

Saturday, September 26

Pasadena Heart Walk to be Held at the Rose Bowl

The American Heart Association (AHA) invites members of the community to join its annual Heart Walk at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena on September 26,…

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Pasadena Unified Board Will Approve Graduation, Release of Diplomas to 2015 High School Seniors Who Did Not Take Exit Examinations

Pasadena’s Board of Education will meet Thursday night in a Special Meeting to approve the graduation and release of diplomas of high school seniors in the Class of 2015 who did not pass the California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE) because it was canceled when the state’s contract with the provider expired. The exam’s cancellation threw thousands of high school seniors across the state into educational oblivion, possibly preventing their acceptance and enrollment in colleges or the military. Reacting, the California State Legislature quickly passed an emergency remedy which Governor Jerry Brown signed Wednesday. The bill allows high school seniors who have…

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