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Return to Pasadena Unified Campuses Met With Joy and Relief

Thursday, April 15, 2021 | 6:00 am

Tuesday’s return to PUSD campuses of kindergarten, first and second grade students was met with joy and relief from a wide range of teachers, staff, and parents, after more than a year of online learning. Only half of the students returned to campuses on Tuesd... More »


La Salle College Preparatory in Pasadena Names New Principal

Tuesday, April 13, 2021 | 9:24 am

La Salle College Preparatory in Pasadena has announced a new principal to take the helm of the co-ed Catholic high school this summer. Jamal Adams will become principal of the school effective July 1, La Salle said in a written statement. He comes to La Salle ... More »


Pasadena Unified Set to Welcome Back Students This Week

Monday, April 12, 2021 | 5:35 am

For the first time in more than a year, some Pasadena Unified schools will reopen for in-person classes this week amid strict safety standards and upgraded campus sanitation measures, although some parents are opting to keep their children learning from home. ... More »


2 Architecture Students Awarded Scholarships From Pasadena AIA Chapter

Friday, March 26, 2021 | 10:22 am

The American Institute of Architecture, Pasadena-Foothill Chapter awarded $5,000 scholarships to two local architecture students during a virtual gala on Thursday evening, the organization said. Pasadena City College student Taron Sargsyan and Khan Muhammad of... More »


Dual Enrollment Legislation Passes Assembly Higher Education Committee

Thursday, March 25, 2021 | 3:23 pm

Assemblymember Chris Holden’s legislation to extend dual enrollment opportunities for California students passed the Assembly Committee on Higher Education this week. The legislation, Assembly Bill 102, eliminates the sunset date for the College and Career Acc... More »


Irvine School Wins Fourth Straight Regional Science Bowl at JPL

Monday, March 22, 2021 | 5:24 pm

University High School in Irvine is headed to the National Science Bowl after besting 19 other teams at a regional competition hosted by NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, officials announced Monday. It was the fourth consecutive year that University High won t... More »