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Pasadena Unified Names Principal of Don Benito Fundamental School

Paula Chamberlain, Ed.D Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) Superintendent Brian McDonald has named Paula Chamberlain, Ed.D., as the new principal of Don Benito Fundamental School, pending Board of Education approval. Dr. Chamberlain has served as an assistant principal at Pasadena High School and Blair School and taught elementary, middle, and high school during her 18-year career as an educator. “Dr. Chamberlain’s experience, knowledge, and energy,…

City of South Pasadena Announces New City Manager, Stephanie DeWolfe

After an extensive recruitment and interviewing numerous candidates, the City of South Pasadena has selected its top candidate—Stephanie DeWolfe—to serve the community as its new City Manager. DeWolfe’s appointment and employment agreement are scheduled for…

Los Angeles Children’s Chorus Names Fernando Malvar-Ruiz Next Artistic Director

Fernando Malvar-Ruiz, internationally regarded choral conductor, clinician and educator, has been named the next Artistic Director of Los Angeles Children’s Chorus (LACC), one of the world’s foremost children’s choirs noted for its striking bel canto…

Caltech Celebrates 30 Years of its Computation and Neural Systems Option

(L to R) Pietro Perona, Christof Koch, and Carver Mead at the CNS 30th anniversary celebration Credit: Vicki Chiu/EAS Communications Office It began small, with a single class. For the 1981-82 school year, three giants…

Pasadena Lawyer Goes to Bat for Small Colorado Firm Against Labor Union

Thomas A. Lenz A lawyer from Pasadena is representing a small family-owned construction company in Pueblo, Colorado, that squared off Thursday against the National Labor Relations Board in the federal appeals court in Washington, D.C.…

Sunday, October 01

Thousands of Helping Hands Feature: Wei Jingyang – From Swan to Peacock

Although Wei Jingyang lost her hearing when she was just a toddler, she always carried within her a fascination for dance that was steadfast and…

Monday, October 23

YWCA Pasadena Announces 2017 Racial Justice Award Winners

Angelica Salas On Monday, October 23, 2017, the YWCA Pasadena-Foothill Valley will host the 15th Annual Women for Racial Justice Breakfast. The event is scheduled…

Monday, October 23

Edina Lekovic of Muslim Public Affairs Council is Keynote Speaker at YWCA’s Women for Racial Justice Breakfast

Edina Lekovic, Director of Policy & Programming at Muslim Public Affairs Council (MPAC) Angelica Salas, Executive Director - Coalition for Human Immigrant Rights Los Angeles…

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Spotlight: Newest Co-Owner of Keithley Plumbing

Brian Keithley There is nothing more heart-warming than seeing a father hand down the ropes of the family business to his son. Brian Keithley always knew that one day he would become part owner of their family’s plumbing business, and that day has arrived for Brian and the family-owned Keithley Plumbing. “Ever sense I was a kid, my dad would take me around on jobs. He started taking me to the local supply house when I was just a baby, so everything kind of just fell into place. My parents didn’t really want me to be a plumber, they pushed…

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