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ArtCenter Welcomes New Faculty Scholars

Sunday, November 27, 2022 | 5:12 am

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 st... More »


Colburn School Announces New Faculty: Adrian Dunn and Evan Kuhlmann

Tuesday, November 22, 2022 | 10:22 am

After a two-year hiatus due to COVID-19, choral music returns to the Colburn School under the leadership of singer, composer, and conductor Adrian Dunn, who has been appointed Director of Choral Programs, Community School of Performing Arts. Dunn will direct t... More »


Caltech Celebrates Dedication of the Lee F. Browne Dining Hall

Saturday, November 19, 2022 | 5:28 am

More than 150 people, including Caltech leaders, alumni, students, faculty, and employees, along with other members of the local community, gathered on Thursday, November 17, to formally dedicate the Lee F. Browne Dining Hall, Caltech’s central dining facility... More »


PCC Trustees ‘Ectastic’ About Prospect of Measure PCC Passage

Friday, November 11, 2022 | 1:26 pm

An improvement bond at Pasadena City College appears headed towards passage. According to updated election results issued late Friday which tallied a majority of votes cast, 54,031 or 68.24% of voters approved Measure PCC. A statement from PCC said that colleg... More »


Women of Color Make Up Majority of New School Board

Friday, November 11, 2022 | 5:04 am

The next Pasadena School Board will be the most diverse in modern history, and a super majority of the members will be women of color. On Tuesday, Incumbents Michelle Richardson Bailey and Kim Kenne secured their seats in District 1 and District 3 respectively... More »


Voters Passing Measure PCC

Wednesday, November 9, 2022 | 5:54 am

An improvement bond at Pasadena City College appears headed towards passage early Tuesday morning. According to election results, 44,269 or 67.22% of voters approved Measure PCC. “We are so grateful for the support we are seeing from our community tonight,” sa... More »


McKenzie Betters Stammer in PUSD District 5 Race

Tuesday, November 8, 2022 | 9:04 pm

[Updated 4:15 a.m.]  In the closest Pasadena Unified School District Board race of election night, Patrice Marshall McKenzie got 53.45% of the vote to beat Xilian Stammer in District 5. McKenzie received 2,263 votes to Stammer’s 1,971. The PUSD races are being... More »


School Board District 3 Seat Goes to Richardson Bailey Over Amsbry

Tuesday, November 8, 2022 | 9:01 pm

Michelle Richardson Bailey maintained her sizable lead over challenger Pat Amsbry all election night to win the District 3 PUSD Board seat. Bailey earned 60.82% of the vote to Amsbry’s 39.18%. The race turned ugly over the last several months after Bailey said... More »


Kenne Takes District 1 Seat in School Board Race

Tuesday, November 8, 2022 | 8:53 pm

[Updated 3:50 a.m.]  Kim Kenne has been re-elected to the Pasadena Unified School Board’s District 1 seat. Kenne garnered 54.22% of the vote, surpassing challenger Billy Malone’s 31.17%. Rita Miller, who withdrew from the race but too late for her name to be r... More »