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Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football Announces Semifinal Game at the Rose Bowl

One of the semifinals games in this year’s Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) Gold Cup will be played at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena on July 23, the league announced Tuesday. The other semifinal match will be played at the AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas the day before, CONCACAF said. The 12-nation tournament opens July 7 at Red Bull Arena…

L.A. County Supervisor Kathryn Barger Rallies Local Leaders and Organizations to Vote Yes on Measure H

A diverse group of elected officials, faith-based leaders and homeless service providers from throughout San Gabriel Valley – led by L.A. County Supervisor Kathryn Barger – joined together at Union Station Homeless Services for a…

Pasadena’s Progressive Discussion Group Drafts Proposed Policy to Protect Immigrants in the Community

Pasadena’s Progressive Discussion Group met Friday morning to share a proposed policy drafted by an immigration defense attorney and other colleagues that aims to protect the local immigrant community from being targets of the police…

Former FCC Commissioner Gloria Tristani Joins Pasadena-Based National Hispanic Media Coalition as Special Policy Advisor

Gloria Tristani Today, the National Hispanic Media Coalition announced that former FCC Commissioner Gloria Tristani will be joining NHMC as the new Special Policy Advisor. In this role, Tristani will further NHMC’s work to bridge…

This Week in Pasadena City Government

Monday, February 20 Pasadena City Council Meeting – Cancelled 6:30 p.m. Pasadena City Hall 100 North Garfield Avenue Agenda – http://ww2.cityofpasadena.net/councilagendas/2017%20Agendas/Feb_20_17/Cancel.pdf   Tuesday, February 21 The Economic Development and Technology Committee 5:30 p.m. City Hall,…

Sunday, February 19

Pastor Tyrone Skinner to Speak at Altadena Baptist for Black History Celebration

The 33rd Annual Black History Celebration will be held at Altadena Baptist Church [ABC] in Altadena, California at 5:00 p.m. on February 19, 2017. All…

Wednesday, February 22

The Women’s Room Celebrates 10 Years of Serving at Risk Women

  Ten years ago a group of women, with an invitation from Friends In Deed, opened The Women’s Room (TWR), a daytime refuge for women…

Saturday, February 25

Nancy Popp: Mason Line Hammocks with Side Street Projects

Side Street Projects presents “Mason Line Hammocks”, a community project with artist, Nancy Popp. Nancy Popp and Side Street Projects sta will facilitate the making…

Saturday, February 25

On Feb. 25, Win 100 Boxes of Girl Scout Cookies in Honor of 100 Years of Girl Entrepreneurship

Cookie fans, get ready for a sweet scavenger hunt on social media! In celebration of National Girl Scout Cookie Weekend, Girl Scouts of Greater Los…

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Council, School Board Grapple with New Election Dates, Models

Appropriately enough, elections and schools were the main topics of conversation Thursday evening as the Pasadena City Council and the Pasadena Unified School District Board of Education met for a joint meeting in Council Chambers at City Hall. The first item in a short but busy agenda was a set of two state bills that LA County Registrar/Recorder Division Manager  Aaron Nevarez called the “most fundamentally transformational election revisions in many years.” The first—Senate Bill 415, known as the “California Voter Participation Rights Act”—approved by Governor September 1, 2015 to take effect January 2018, would mandate that odd year elections or…

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