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Councilmember Steve Madison, City Officials Describe Optimistic Downtown Pasadena Future

Focusing on what one attendee called the “blood and guts of the city,” District 6 Councilmember Steve Madison addressed a small but attentive group of local residents at his Thursday evening Town Hall meeting at the Pasadena Conference Center, on the subject of “Economic Vitality, Public Safety and Smart Growth.” The evening featured concise, informative presentations from City Manager Steve Mermell; Planning Director David Reyes,…

Pasadena Civic Auditorium to Host Daytime Television Emmy Awards

The Pasadena Civic Auditorium has announced it will be hosting two “industry” award ceremonies presented by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) next month – the 44th Daytime Creative Arts Emmy Awards…

Junior Public Safety Academy the Perfect Option for High Schoolers Interested in Fire, Police Department Careers

The Pasadena Police Department and Fire Department have opened up registration for this year’s Junior Public Safety Academy (JPSA) program, where Pasadena high school students are immersed in police and fire safety work with real…

Drumming Teacher, Coach and Security Guard, This Teacher Does It All

PUSD Board President Dr. Elizabeth Pomeroy (left) and Wilson Middle School Security Staff Marvin Hatchett. Image courtesy PUSD Marvin Hatchett isn’t just security officer at Woodrow Wilson Middle School in Pasadena. For the last 35…

Pasadena’s Assemblyman Chris Holden Joins California Black Leaders to Decry President Trump’s Budget Proposal

Pasadena-area State Assemblyman Chris Holden joined other state, labor and community leaders Wednesday in a press conference by the California Legislative Black Caucus to support a resolution against President Donald Trump’s federal budget proposals. Resolution…

Saturday, March 25

Women Entrepreneurs Who “Crashed Through the Glass Ceiling” Share Strategies at the 8th Annual Shepherd’s Door Luncheon

While March is Women’s History Month, everyday is Women’s Entrepreneurial Day. Women are one of the reasons for the rise of small business activity for…

Saturday, March 25

1,045 Local Students Bring 880 Projects to the L.A. County Science and Engineering Fair in Pasadena

The Los Angeles County Science and Engineering Fair will bring together 880 science projects completed by 1,045 local students for two days of learning and…

Sunday, March 26

Unite Church Launches in Pasadena

Unite Church, a nondenominational Christian church, is launching in Pasadena with a message of hope and community. The church will be led by Pastor Jeff…

Sunday, March 26

La Canada Presbyterian Church to Host Ronald C. White Presentation & Book Signing of American Ulysses: A Life of Ulysses S. Grant

The public is invited to join La Canada Presbyterian Church for a special presentation on March 26 at 4:00 p.m. by bestselling author, Ron White.…

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Catch ‘In the Heights’ at Pasadena City College

If you’re like the general population and can’t afford tickets to Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Hamilton, you can still get your musical theater fix with Pasadena City College’s production of In the Heights. “It’s a huge show and quite relevant to what’s going on in our country now,” said Karen Benjamin, musical theater director at Pasadena City College. This joyful fusion musical was written by Lin-Manuel Miranda when he was in college and won the 2008 Tony Awards for Best Musical, Best Score, Best Choreography and Best Orchestrations. The musical takes place in New York’s Washington Heights and fuses musical styles like…

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