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Black Lives Matter Pasadena Activist Granted Continuance in Court Cases

Black Lives Matter Pasadena leader Jasmine Richards, who goes by Jasmine Abdullah, was granted a continuance Friday morning in her two ongoing cases stemming from her arrest at the community Arms Apartments on September 9 on charges of interfering with a police officer. The charge also brought with it a felony probation violation charge. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Stan Blumenfeld ordered Richards to return…

Pasadena Activist Jasmine Abdullah Richards Faces Friday Probation Violation Hearing

Controversial local activist and Black Lives Matter Pasadena organizer Jasmine Abdullah Richards is scheduled to appear in Department E of Superior Court in Pasadena on Friday morning for a probation violation hearing. Abdullah Richards was…

Leadership Pasadena, Training Future Pillars of the Community, Welcomes Class of 2018

Leadership Pasadena welcomed twenty-one members of the new Class of 2018 at a festive reception hosted by Supplyframe. The cohort begins an 8-month community leadership course that will equip them to take an active leadership…

Young Singers from Pasadena’s Los Angeles Children’s Chorus Debut with LA Opera Tonight

Over a dozen talented young singers will step into the stage lights of downtown L.A.’s Dorothy Chandler Pavilion and sing with LA Opera for six performances of Georges Bizet’s Carmen beginning this Wednesday. “To touch…

Council Approves Support of California WaterFix Program

Despite opposition by a number of consumer and water conservation groups, the Pasadena City Council Monday evening unanimously approved a resolution in support of the proposed $16 billion California WaterFix Program, due to be completed…

Hungry and Homeless, or Trying to Escape Abuse, PasadenaHelp.org Is There With Answers for Those In Need

Pictures from Help.org Website A group of Pasadena-based civic organizations joined forces and recently launched a new online resource that can be accessed by people…

Suicide of Former PCC Student Raises Fresh Fears Over Mental Health of Local Veterans

Marine veteran and former Pasadena City College student Efren “Ren” Celestino took his own life last week at 31 years old, emphasizing the nation’s epidemic…

Gallery 30 South is Pasadena’s “Newest Cultural Institution”

Gallery 30 South isn’t your typical art gallery and was never intended to be, thanks to the gallery’s owner and art world veteran, Matt Kennedy,…

Activist Jasmine Richards in Court After Saturday Arrest

Supporters of Jasmine Richards left signs in front of the Pasadena Courthouse on Monday, September 11, 2017 before Richards went before a judge regarding two…

Dr. Jack Scott to Lead Ambitious Multimillion-Dollar “Impact Campaign” to Invest in PCC

Distinguished educator and public servant Dr. Jack Scott has been selected to lead an ambitious, multimillion-dollar fundraising campaign to invest in one of the San Gabriel Valley’s most vital economic engines: Pasadena City College. The Impact Campaign, launched by the nonprofit PCC Foundation and helmed by Scott, is the first comprehensive major gifts campaign in the College’s history. The initiative aims to meet the needs of a rapidly changing 21st Century workforce by bridging the “skills gap” between employers’ demands and job seekers’ abilities. “If you really want to improve the lives of individuals, and also improve the economy of…

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