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Beyonce Reportedly Earned $7.1 Million for Rose Bowl Performance

Photo courtesy Visitpasadena.com Beyoncé earned $7.1 million when she performed at the Rose Bowl Stadium in Pasadena on May 14 before a crowd of 55,736 fans, a report on Billboard magazine said. Pasadena city authorities and Rose Bowl officials effectively choreographed traffic and parking around the stadium that night, and proved media reports that concert “would bring the city to a halt” were exaggerated. The…

Pasadena Water and Power Partners with Local Businesses

Pasadena Water and Power representatives have been meeting with the largest commercial energy customers and encouraging them to take part in a Voluntary Load Curtailment Program (VLCP), where businesses can reduce power usage or encourage…

Pasadena Kids Going Back to School in Style

Photo courtesy The Salvation Army Southern California On Saturday, July 30, The Salvation Army in Pasadena, with the tremendous assistance of Sears, the Lion Club and Pasadena Police and Fire Departments, will provide back-packs stuffed…

Parents of 194 Madison Students Petition for Principal’s Removal at Pasadena Unified Board Meeting

Madison Elementary School Principal Juan Ruelas The parents of 194 Madison Elementary School students demanded that Principal Juan Ruelas be replaced before the start of school next month in a petition delivered to Pasadena Unified School District’s…

Pasadena Bead and Design Show Brings Mesmerizing Array of Gems, Jewelry, Clothing and So Much More Than Just Beads

The Pasadena Bead and Design Show returns to the Hilton Pasadena on from Thursday to Friday and features 300 galleries and displays under one roof with jewelry pieces and other items from knowledgeable merchants and…

Friday, July 29

Free July Events at Pasadena Senior Center

There is something for everyone in July at the Pasadena Senior Center, 85 E. Holly St. You do not have to be a member to…

Saturday, July 30

Old Pasadena Summer Cinema Showcases Classics, Vintage Horror, Cult Favorites, and More

Old Pasadena Summer Cinema (formerly the Old Pasadena Film Festival), continues the tradition as a month-long, free movie series featuring screenings in predominantly outdoor locations.…

Saturday, July 30

Assemblymember Chris Holden Hosts His Annual Summer Block Party in Pasadena Saturday

Assembly Member Chris Holden recently announced that he will host his annual summer block party and community resources fair on July 30, from 11:00 a.m.…

Sunday, July 31

‘Courage Against Racism’ Panel Discussion with Black Lives Matters Pasadena Founder Set for Sunday, July 31

The Stop LAPD Spying Coalition will lead a panel discussion in Pasadena on Surveillance and Repression as part of the group’s Courage Against Racism series…

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Governor Brown Signs Assemblymember Chris Holden’s Bill to Address California’s Bilingual Teacher Shortage

Governor Jerry Brown signed Assemblymember Chris Holden’s bill, AB 2248, that addresses California’s bilingual teacher shortage. AB 2448 streamlines requirements for out of state credentialed teachers with satisfactory performance evaluations and two or more years of teaching experience. “With an unprecedented amount of unfilled teaching positions, California is experiencing one of the worst teacher shortages ever,” said Assemblymember Chris Holden. “The teacher shortage disproportionately impacts low-income students of color, English language learners and students with special needs, contributing to the growing achievement and opportunity gap.” According to a Learning Policy Institute report “Addressing California’s Emerging Teacher Shortage,” the easing of…

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