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Police Investigate Potential Threat at Marshall Fundamental Friday Morning, Conclude Target Was Actually Marshall High in Los Feliz

What appeared to be a shooting threat directed against a school called John Marshall led to police and school district responses in both Los Angeles and Pasadena Friday morning. Out of an “abundance of caution,” Pasadena Police conducted an investigation at John Marshall Fundamental School on North Allen Avenue in response to the Instagram posting and concluded the threat was directed at John Marshall High…

Pasadena Unified Board Approves New Round of Layoffs, Work Reductions

Continuing to confront its troubled financial situation, the Pasadena Unified School District Board Thursday unanimously approved a resolution to eliminate 24 more full and part-time District employee positions and reduce the work hours for ten…

New Leadership for Graphic Design at ArtCenter: Nik Hafermaas Steps Down

  As of April 2018, Nik Hafermaas, who served as chair of Graphic Design at ArtCenter College of Design for more than 13 years, has stepped down from his leadership role. He is relocating with…

Alverno Heights Academy Seniors Celebrate National College Decision Day

This month members of Alverno Heights Academy’s Class of 2018 joined in the celebrations for National College Decision Day by sporting their college sweatshirts. As in years past, Alverno Heights Academy is excited and proud…

Eid al-Fitr: Breaking The Fast At New Horizon School

Eid Mubarak, everyone! The end of Ramadan is a joyful time when Muslims all over the world, who have been fasting to show their devotion, break their fast, and throw a feast to celebrate. New…

Civic Leaders Say Fuller’s Exit is Both Loss for Pasadena and Rare Opportunity to Recharge Downtown

[Updated Thursday, May 24, 2018 | 12:30 p.m.]   After 70 years as a staple in Pasadena’s downtown, Fuller Theological Seminary announced Tuesday the school that is world’s largest multidenominational seminary is moving out of Pasadena,…

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John Muir High School Class of 1965 Scholarships Committee Recognizes Two

At a May 11 meeting of the John Muir High School Class of 1965 Scholarship Selection Committee, Dr. Eddie Newman (left) and Charles K. Bell…

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Pasadena Unified Reveals “Reimagined” Controversial Muir Ranch Program

Muir Ranch, the controversial school garden program which sold farm boxes of produce and flowers, paid student interns to learn and was taught by a charismatic man with an eccentric name, has been “reimagined” by Pasadena Unified and will relaunch in a completely new format. The District has revealed its plans in a document which will be presented to the School Board Thursday. Mud Baron, the man who ran the John Muir High School program and who garnered fans from Hollywood’s entertainment industry to parents in Northwest Pasadena, won’t be part of the picture going forward. Critics said Baron’s program…

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