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Chamber of Commerce Hits Back at Minimum Wage Increase, Advocates to Rally Before Key Committee Meeting Tonight

Two key voices in the Pasadena minimum wage increase debate, Pasadena Chamber President and CEO Paul Little (left) and Pasadenans for a Liveable Wage supporter Dr. Peter Dreier (right) seen at a forum held earlier this year. In the wake of the Pasadena Chamber taking a strong position against a Pasadena minimum wage increase proposed by advocates to mirror the measures enacted by nearby Los…

Eighty-Four Young People Receive Citizenship Certificates at Caltech in a Patriotic Ceremony

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) presented U.S. citizenship certificates to 84 mostly high school-age young people on Wednesday during a ceremony at the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena. This patriotic ceremony – a…

Fuel Up For Summer Fun Celebrates Successful Season

Fuel Up for Summer Fun, Pasadena’s summertime free meals program, officially ended its 2015 run last weekend, just as kids were getting ready to go back to school. Administered by the Pasadena Unified School District…

Critical World Cultures, Influence of European Culture on America will be Explored at Pasadena Senior Center

The fall term of the popular Masters Series at the Pasadena Senior Center, 85 E. Holly St., is scheduled Tuesdays and Thursdays, Sept. 24, to Nov. 17, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. The Masters Series…

Altadena Public Library Celebrates Free Library Card Sign-Up Month for September

Studies show that children who are read to in the home and who use the library perform better in school. September is Library Card Sign-up Month, a time when the Altadena Library joins with the…

Sunday, August 30

Sierra Madre Public Library: Library Storytimes Take A Nap

Storytimes will take a “nap” from August 13 through August 30 at the Sierra Madre Public Library. Children’s programs taking a break are: Barks &…

Wednesday, September 09

Junior League of Pasadena Opens Its Doors to New Members at Annual Recruitment and Open House Events

The Junior League of Pasadena, Inc. (JLP) is thrilled to announce the dates for its annual recruitment and open house events. All women from Pasadena…

Wednesday, September 09

The Junior League’s First Recruitment Open House of the Summer Called “Huge Success”

The Junior League of Pasadena, Inc. (JLP)’s first recruitment open house event of the summer was a complete success, organizers said. “We had a wonderful…

Friday, September 25

Free September Events at Pasadena Senior Center

There is something for everyone in September at the Pasadena Senior Center, 85 E. Holly St. All events listed are free. You do not have…

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Family of Man Slain Friday Turns to Car Washes, “Go Fund Me” to Raise Money for His Funeral

Family members of Monte Russell (Russell, inset at lower left) worked together Sunday near Washington Park in north Pasadena at a carwash raising funds to bury him after he was shot dead last Friday night. The family of a 38-year-old former gang member who shot to death by an unknown assailant in broad daylight Friday afternoon is turning to carwashes and a Go Fund Me Account to raise the money they say they need to raise for his funeral. Family and friends of Monte Russell waved signs and yelled at slowing cars on Washington Boulevard on Sunday afternoon, urging passing…

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