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Pasadena’s Black History Parade Rolls Along Fair Oaks Avenue Saturday to the Delight of Crowds

Pasadena’s 36th annual Black History Parade rolled down Fair Oaks from Altadena’s Charles White Park to its terminus at Pasadena’s Robinson Park Saturday morning, with bands, officials and dignitaries, music and colorful costumes. The Grand Marshals this year were Ishmael Trone and Nicole Benard. Also honored were Community Service Awards recipients Ted Bates, Lynette West-Cater, George McGrudder, Darryl Qualls, and Rodney Wallace. Councilmember Tyron Hampton, who…

A Young Pasadenan Defines What It Is to Be a Girl Scout and a Born Leader

When a fire broke out earlier this month at the Wonder Inn at 2855 E. Colorado Blvd. in Pasadena, Daisy Scout Julianna Lembeck, 5, wanted to help the potentially displaced residents and the firefighters battling…

Pasadena Unified Offers Early Retirement for Union Members to Reduce Layoffs, New Talks Scheduled for Friday

Negotiations continue tonight between the Pasadena Unified School District and the United Teachers of Pasadena (UTP) over an early retirement plan that PUSD hopes would save the District much needed money and at the same…

Pasadena Unified Hosts Town Hall Meetings on Graduation Requirements

High school counselors and principals will host four Town Hall meetings February 20 – March 27, 2018 to inform families and students about Pasadena Unified School District’s (PUSD) graduation requirements that will take effect with…

Council, School Board Approve Election Charter Amendment Measure for Voters to Consider in June

[Editor's Note: This story originally omitted important information about a key motion made by Councilmember Tyron Hampton. That has been corrected below.] “Now it’s up to the voters,” said Pasadena Mayor Terry Tornek Thursday evening,…

Monday, February 19

Celebrate Black History Month at Pasadena Senior Center

Members and non-members of the Pasadena Senior Center, 85 E. Holly St., are invited to a Black History Month celebration Monday, Feb. 19, from noon…

Monday, February 19

City Hall, Many City Services Closed For President’s Day, Monday, February 19

City Hall and many city services will be closed on Monday, February 19, 2018, in observance of Presidents Day. Specific closures, reminders, and exceptions are…

Tuesday, February 20

Public Invited to Colorado Street Bridge Meeting Feb. 20, 2018

The public is invited to the second community meeting of the Colorado Street Bridge Task Force regarding possible enhancements for the Colorado Street Bridge to…

Saturday, February 24

La Canada Presbyterian Church’s Parent Education Presents “Keep Calm and Bowl On…”

La Canada Presbyterian Church Parent Education Board. Photo Caption – Front Row L to R: Charlotte Miller, Betsy Farhat, Meg Wade, Maggie Mason, and Darby…

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Rose Bowl Wins Historic Preservation Award

Pasadena’s Rose Bowl Stadium has been named one of nine recipients of the Los Angeles Conservancy’s 37th Annual Preservation Awards, which recognize achievement in the field of historic preservation. This year’s projects reflect a wide range of efforts to preserve Los Angeles County’s architectural heritage. The Rose Bowl was chosen for the management’s creative and sensitive rehabilitation efforts that proved the viability of the stadium and other similar historic sports venues, now being looked at as an increasingly endangered species. The Rose Bowl was originally designed by architect Myron Hunt, a long time Pasadena resident. Lead by D’AIQ Architects, the…

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