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Leaders of Local French Cultural Institutions React to “Heartbreaking” Losses at Notre Dame Cathedral

Via Twitter The partial destruction by fire of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris has drawn strong reactions around the world and in Pasadena at two noted French cultural institutions. Leaders of The Alliance Française of Pasadena, one of the group’s oldest chapters in the world, and the Lycée International School of Pasadena are helping their communities come to terms with the tragedy. “I couldn’t believe…

Trailblazing Pasadena Group That Helps Parents Navigate Their Children’s Educational Journey Honors 4 Locals Today

To be honored Sunday by the Pasadena Education Network (clockwise, from top left): Begonia Bautista, Scott Harden, Angie Uriu, Diane Orona. When Pasadena public school parents’ concerns about their children’s homework reached the Pasadena Education…

Challenges Ahead for Pasadena Nonprofits Along Defunct Freeway Route, Who Must Raise Big Money to Stay Put

Ryan McDaniel, director of advancement at the Sequoyah School in Pasadena, faces a new and arguably unique challenge. Courtesy Photo Ryan McDaniel, director of advancement at the Sequoyah School in Pasadena, faces a new and…

Dr. Jane Goodall Shares Unique Insights, Inspires Students at Mayfield Junior School

World-renowned anthropologist Dr. Jane Goodall visited Mayfield Junior School in Pasadena to share insight into her nearly 60 years of groundbreaking research that redefined the relationship between humans and animals and shaped the conversation of…

Pacific Oaks College Announces Alumna Dr. Antonia Darder as Keynote Speaker for 2019 Commencement Ceremony

Pacific Oaks College on Wednesday announced its 2019 Commencement Ceremony keynote speaker will be alumna Dr. Antonia Darder. Darder will deliver the main address during commencement, taking place at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium on May…

Pasadena School Earns $15,000 Scholar Dollars Award

Don Bonito Fundamental School in Pasadena was selected as one of the winners in the third annual Scholar Dollars, a program that awards more than $300,000 to K-8 schools to pay for extracurricular and afterschool…

Education Events

Saturday, April 27 - 10:00 am ArtCenter College of Design Graduation Ceremony

Friday, May 31 - 5:30 pm PCC Black Graduation Ceremony

Thursday, June 13 - 8:00 am PCC The Association of Black Employees Scholarship Breakfast (TABE)

Saturday, April 20

Rem J and The Platters Headline Second Annual Remembrance Concert at Pasadena High

Michael Jackson tribute performer Rem J will join The Platters, Thee Midnighters and the original Delphonics at the second annual Remembrance Concert on April 20…

Friday, May 03

Time Is Running Out for High School Seniors to Apply for PWP Scholarships Worth Thousands

2017 PWP scholarship winners Axel Tanner from Pasadena High School (First Prize, at far left) and Mary Ting from Blair High School (Second Prize, at…

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An April Fools’ Day Look Back at a Few of Caltech’s Best Pranks

It’s April Fools’ Day, and in Pasadena, there’s no better day to cast a wary eye at Caltech and recall some of its students greatest pranks over the years. The Institute’s website even alerts student applicants that Caltech’s traditions don’t center around the typical fight songs and mascots. Pranks, it informs, are common. Caltech students greatest coup might have been the ‘61 Rose Bowl Game between the Washington Huskies and the Minnesota Golden Gophers. Among the greatest-ever Caltech prank: the great flip-card changeout during the 1961 Rose Bowl game. Organizers for the Huskies had prepared an elaborate stunt where fans…

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