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Removing, Reassigning Teachers Sparks Protest at Daniel Webster Elementary School

Last Thursday’s protest by some parents and students at Daniel Webster Elementary School in Pasadena has ignited city-wide discussions about how the current Pasadena Unified School District budget deficit is impacting its schools and its student programs, and why enrollment has been declining in certain schools. The protest also highlights how the budget deficit at PUSD is forcing the District to make cuts, reassign teachers…

Rose Bowl Stadium, Aquatics Center Begin Journey Towards 2028 Olympics

Now that the International Olympic Committee has finally awarded the hosting of the 2028 Summer Olympics to Los Angeles, officials at two potential Pasadena competition…

New Hyatt Place Hotel Breaks Ground at Hub of Downtown Revitalization

Hyatt Place Pasadena broke ground on Thursday, September 14, on its 186-room hotel located in the heart of Pasadena at the corner of South Los Robles Avenue and East Colorado Boulevard, an emerging hub of new construction and economic activity. Executives of Ensemble Real Estate Investments, developers of the project,…

First Responders Honored by Masonic Lodge for Service Above and Beyond Call of Duty

For rendering service above and beyond the call of duty, four first responders from the Pasadena area were honored and given recognition on Wednesday night…

Pasadena’s New Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine Appoints Founding Dean

Mark A. Schuster, MD, PhD The Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine Board of Directors has appointed professor of pediatrics, researcher, educator and health policy expert Mark A. Schuster, MD, PhD, as founding dean and CEO of its School of Medicine, now being constructed at the corner of Green Street and…

Pasadena Heritage Initiates New Outreach to Listen to Community Concerns, Ideas and Needs

Pasadena Heritage is launching a new community outreach initiative aimed at engaging residents and directly soliciting their input about Pasadena’s built environment. The new initiative,…

Pasadena Royals Celebrate City’s Most Cherished Tradition, Hours Before Search for 100th Rose Queen Begins

Friday night, the evening before the Tournament of Roses begins its search for the 100th Rose Queen and the 2018 Royal Court, about two dozen past Queens and Princesses gathered with a supportive crowd to celebrate their royal heritage at the opening of Pasadena Museum of History’s new exhibition, Royals of…

The Search for the 100th Rose Queen and 2018 Royal Court is On

Hundreds of hopeful young women between the ages of 17 and 21 are expected to gather at the Tournament of Roses House on S. Orange…

LA’s Football Teams Woo Pasadena Hearts

Kevin Demoff, executive vice president of Football Operations and Chief Operating Officer for the Rams, and John Spanos, long time president of football operations for the Chargers, will be featured speakers over the next two Pasadena Quaterbacks club meetings. Over the 13 years since LA’s Rams and Raiders left the…

Pasadena Activist Speaks Out Against Trump’s DACA Decision

Pasadena civil rights activist Pablo Alvarado said Tuesday he believes President Trump is determined to deport the estimated 800,000 people who came to the United States as children and are currently protected by the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program that Trump ordered rescinded yesterday. Alvarado said he believes Trump is banking on the Congress to support Trump’s decision to end the DACA program with appropriate legislation, which will ultimately lead to it being phased out starting March 5, 2018. He said what Trump wants to do with the program is unfair. Alvarado, who is the Executive Director of…

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