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School News Roundup

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Here’s a list of news, events and people (young and older) who made news on local school campuses this week. Sequoyah School’s Grandparents and Special Friends Day in Photos Sequoyah School thanks everyone who joined them for its first in-person Grandparents and Special Friends Day since 2019. It truly was a celebration of joyful learning! For more click HERE College Counseling at Southwestern Aca... More »

JPL-Managed Program Accurately Predicts Location Incoming Small Asteroid Would Hit Earth’s Atmosphere

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Last weekend on Saturday, Nov. 19, an asteroid entered the Earth’s atmosphere and broke up in the skies over Ontario, Canada. Roughly one meter (3 feet) wide, the asteroid was named 2022 WJ1 and was on a collision course with Earth.  The fireball’s entrance was no surprise as NASA’s Scout impact hazard assessment system, which is maintained by the Center for Near Earth Object Studies (CNEOS) at Je... More »

Local Nonprofits Urge Pasadenans to Not Overlook Giving Tuesday

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Celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, Giving Tuesday, which is observed on Tuesday after Thanksgiving, is a day of heightened generosity when people donate to their chosen charities.  It was initiated in 2012 by Henry Timms, President and Chief Executive Officer of Lincoln Center in New York City, with the goal of encouraging people to do good. Since then, it has grown into a global movement... More »

ArtCenter Welcomes New Faculty Scholars

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As the fall term gains momentum at ArtCenter College of Design, more than 500 new incoming graduate and undergraduate students have joined the creative community. Today, ArtCenter’s total student enrollment is 2,400, the school announced. Joining the recent student arrivals are 65 new faculty members, both part-time and full-time, who will inspire students in the classroom across a range of art an... More »

Becky Sarni of Pasadena Is Elected to New Term on National Board of the Christ Child Society

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The National Christ Child Society (NCCS), one of the nation’s oldest organizations dedicated to serving the needs of under-resourced children, has announced the appointment of Becky Sarni of Pasadena, Calif., to its National Board of Directors as a Vice President, for the 2022-2024 term. The new slate of officers was made official at the NCCS National Convention in Tucson, Ariz., on September 17, ... More »

Average LA County Gas Price Drops To Lowest Amount Since Early March

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The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County dropped Saturday for the 16th consecutive day, decreasing 1.9 cents to $5.146, its lowest amount since March 3. The average price has decreased 49 times in 52 days since rising to a record $6.494 on Oct. 5, falling $1.348, including 1.4 cents Friday, according to figures from the AAA and the Oil Price Information Se... More »

Pasadena Man’s Legs Slashed With Knife After ‘Unprovoked’ Assault

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A 23-year-old Pasadena man with visible wounds to both his legs was located by police about 11:30 p.m. Friday in the 300 block of North Allen Avenue after he was attacked by a knifeman, police said. Lt. Rudy Lemos said the victim was uncooperative but officers determined the attack had occurred near the intersection of N. Lake Avenue and Corson Street shortly before. The victim said he was attacke... More »

Lowell Milken Family Foundation Supports New President of ArtCenter with $2 Million Gift for Typography

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ArtCenter College of Design is pleased to announce a $2 million donation from the Lowell Milken Family Foundation (LMFF) in support of the College’s Hoffmitz Milken Center for Typography (HMCT). The gift marks the transition to a new era at the institution under president Karen Hofmann, who was formally inaugurated on October 26, 2022. LMFF recently gave $1 million to the College toward a $2 milli... More »

COVID Cases in Pasadena Rise, Seven-Day Average Up 63% Since Nov. 1

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Pasadena Public Health Department case counts show the seven-day average of new COVID-19 cases in Pasadena has risen from 18.4 cases on Nov. 1 to 30.1 cases on Nov. 23, an increase of 63.5%. As of Friday, 5 patients were in Huntington Health’s ICU, of whom 60% were vaccinated. The hospital reported 23 COVID-positive patients in all, of whom 61% were vaccinated. LA County health officials have said... More »

Thanksgiving is For Bunnies Too, Says Local Owner of “The Hoppiest Place in the World”

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Make time to hop over to The Bunny Museum in Altadena this Thanksgiving weekend, urges co-founder Candace Frazee, and make it part of annual of your annual tradition. Billed as “The Hoppiest Place in the World,” the museum announced programming and operating hours for the Thanksgiving weekend.  Candace Frazee, Co-founder of The Bunny Museum said most of the visitors of the museum are from out of s... More »