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District 6 Community Meeting Spotlights Continuing Homeless Issues

Councilmember Steve Madison (far right) speaks during a District 6 town hall meeting held June 30, 2015. (Photo: Chief Sabchez via Twitter) Although Pasadena’s homeless count is lower than it ever has been, the continued homeless encampments are still “irksome” to residents and business owners, District 6 City Council Steve Madison said in a town hall meeting on Tuesday. Hosting a panel of various key…

Pasadena Unified Names New Chief Human Resources Officer and Chief Business Officer

Kathleen Sanchez Pasadena Unified School District Superintendent Brian McDonald has named Kathleen Sanchez as Chief Human Resources Officer and Bernadette Griggs as Chief Business Officer for the district. “Kathleen Sanchez and Bernadette Griggs are two…

Pasadena Humane Society Free Adoption Day Attracts Crowds

“We want the shelter cleaned out today,” Steve McNall, president and CEO of the Pasadena Humane Society said on Tuesday at the PHS Free Adoption Day. Shelters expect an influx of animals around Independence Day,…

Pasadena Arts Organizations Among the Recipients of $4.5 Million in Los Angeles County Grants

Thirteen arts organizations based in Pasadena are getting a total of $456,000 in funding from the Los Angeles County Arts Commission within the next two years in support of programs and activities that promote arts…

Cancer Support Community Pasadena Adds 2 New Staff Members

Mario Haug, Executive Director of Cancer Support Community Pasadena, announces the addition of two new Development Staff Members. Patricia Ostiller is Director of Development – Major Gifts/Planned Giving. Carey Lewis Mott is Director of Development…

Saturday, July 04

The 89th Annual ‘Americafest’ 4th of July Will Be Spectacular

Recognized as one of the nation’s largest and longest running 4th of July fireworks shows, the Rose Bowl presents its 89th annual AmericaFest™ celebration on…

Saturday, July 04

Fourth of July at Pasadena Senior Center

Images of amber waves of grain and purple mountain majesties will be on everyone’s minds Saturday, July 4, at noon when the Pasadena Senior Center…

Tuesday, July 07

Sample Summer Classes for Free at Pasadena Senior Center

Every summer the Pasadena Senior Center offers a full lineup of classes for people 50 and older ranging from art and computers to foreign languages…

Friday, July 10

July Date Change for Food Distribution Program at Pasadena Senior Center

The Pasadena Senior Center’s food distribution program for low-income seniors is ordinarily scheduled the first Friday of every month. Due to the Fourth of July…

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New Caltech Dean of Graduate Studies Named

Credit: Bob Paz On July 1, 2015, Doug Rees, the Roscoe Gilkey Dickinson Professor of Chemistry, will begin serving as the new dean of graduate studies at Caltech. “Doug’s experience and concern with graduate education make him an ideal choice for dean of graduate studies. I am very pleased that he is willing to make this commitment to the Institute and its students,” says Anneila Sargent, vice president for student affairs and the Ira S. Bowen Professor of Astronomy. As the new dean, Rees will be the principal administrator and representative of Caltech’s graduate education program, responsible for attending to…

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