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Celebrate One City, One Story

Chosen from a field of thought-provoking nominees, the book selection for Pasadena’s 17th One City, One Story community reading celebration is In the Distance by author Hernán Diaz. This national bestseller has sparked an intriguing blend of book discussions, films, lectures, events and exhibits throughout March, encouraging the community to join in conversation about the book. Hosted by Pasadena Public Library, all events are free…

Councilmember Gordo Reportedly Asks City Prosecutor to Review Emails from Illegal Marijuana Dispensary Operator

Shaun Szameit, operator of the Golden State Collective dispensary, left, and Pasadena City Councilmember Victor Gordo, right. [Updated]  City Councilmember Victor Gordo has reportedly asked the Pasadena City Prosecutor to review a series of emails…

The ‘Futur’ of Creative Professionalism Examined at ArtCenter

The rules of the game have been rewritten for professional creatives and a seminar at Pasadena’s ArtCenter promises to demystify the systems and structures of social media that are underpinnings to the new market for…

Brrr! Cold Storm Zeroes in on Pasadena

A storm system rolling toward Pasadena could bring cold temperatures, the threat of brief heavy rain, small hail and a slight chance of thunderstorms Thursday, the National Weather Service (NWS) said in a forecast discussion…

Downtown Pasadena Neighborhood Association Meets Thursday

Members of the Downtown Pasadena Neighborhood Association (DPNA) will meet Feb. 21, to discuss plans for the development of Centennial Plaza and the YWCA building, enhancements at Cordova Street, and the Crown City Medical project.…

Friday, February 22

Are Gays Welcome in Evangelical Churches?

If you would’ve asked that question five years ago, you would’ve received a solid no. But today, since the U.S. Supreme Court ruling in 2015…

Saturday, February 23

Hillsides Annual Gala Tickets on Sale Now

Left to right: Gala co-chairs Bill Eichler, Pam Mahon, and Edison Barbosa Tickets are available for Heart of Brazil, Hillsides annual gala, to be held on…

Saturday, February 23

Parents Can Learn About Over 40 Local Preschools in Upcoming Pasadena Fair

Over 40 schools in the San Gabriel Valley will be taking part in the Pasadena Preschool Fair on Saturday, February 23, at Pasadena Christian Preschool,…

Wednesday, February 27

Pasadena Water and Power Schedules Laundry-to-Landscape Greywater Workshop

Pasadena Water and Power has scheduled a Laundry-to-Landscape Greywater Workshop in February, so residents can learn about the benefits of greywater and the basic steps…

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New Pasadena Medical School is Meant to Meet Kaiser Permanente’s Mission

Mark Schuster The new Kaiser Permanente Medical School slated for a Pasadena campus is meant neither as a farm system for the healthcare provider, nor a source of profits. Kaiser announced Tuesday the school will open to its first students in the summer of 2020. In addition, the school announced that it will waive all tuition for the full four years of school for its first five classes. “This is not a profit venture at all,” said Mark Schuster, founding dean and chief executive officer, Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine. “Kaiser has a mission to improve the health and well-being…

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