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Political Activist will Address the Progressive Discussion Group on Friday Morning

Pasadena political activist Marguerite Cooper will talk about the state of politics as she sees it in light of recent seismic national controversies including the confirmation of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh during Friday’s meeting of the Progressive Discussion Group. Cooper, a local education chair with the National Women’s Political Caucus, will be the guest speaker at Pasadena’s Progressive Discussion Group breakfast meeting at Du-Par’s…

Caltech Scientists Rana Adhikari and Maksym Radziwill Honored with 2019 New Horizons Breakthrough Prizes

Left: Maksym Radziwill / Right: Rana Adhikari Credit: Caltech Two Caltech scientists have been named winners of 2019 New Horizons Breakthrough Prizes. Rana Adhikari, professor of physics, is being honored with the New Horizons in…

Five Acres Welcomes Chinling Chen as New Chief Program Officer of Prevention

Chinling Chen, LCSW will re-join Five Acres as the nonprofit’s Chief Program Officer of Prevention, focusing on programs to keep families together and prevent children from entering foster care. Five Acres announced Tuesday it has…

Pasadena Man Studying Pharmacology in Hawaii Charged in Child Pornography Case

A 33-year-old man from Pasadena who was studying at the University of Hawaii pleaded not guilty in Hilo Circuit Court Wednesday to charges of allegedly possessing child pornography. Milton Giovanni Ferreyro faces two counts of…

Early Morning Call to Caltech Professor Brings Unexpected News: She Just Won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Caltech Professor and Nobel Prize in Chemistry Laureate Frances H. Arnold faces the press at Caltech on Wednesday, October 3, 2018. Images courtesy Caltech Phone calls from unknown numbers at 4 o’clock in the morning…

Tuesday, October 23

Sixth Pasadena Business and Economic Summit Will Feature Somjita Mitra, Director of the Institute for Applied Economics

Somjita Mitra, Ph.D. is the Director of the Institute for Applied Economics at LAEDC. Photo courtesy LAEDC The City of Pasadena and the Pasadena Chamber…

Friday, February 01

Rose Bowl Legacy Foundation to Honor Keith Jackson with Statue at “The Granddaddy of Them All” Via Online Fundraiser

Keith Jackson, the voice of college football, is being memorialized by the Rose Bowl Legacy Foundation. The organization is gathering funds for a statue in…

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ArtCenter Provost Karen Hofmann Receives 2018 Industrial Designers Society of America Education Award

Karen Hofmann, provost of ArtCenter College of Design, was presented with the Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) Education Award during the organization’s annual International Design Conference in recognition of her significant and distinguished contributions to the field of industrial design education. The IDSA Education Award is presented to an IDSA member who has earned the respect and admiration of colleagues and students for teaching industrial design; and who has maintained unwavering commitment to the values and principles of the industrial design profession. “It is an absolute honor to be recognized by IDSA with the Education Award. Like others who…

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