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City Will Not Seek Waivers to Reopen Schools

Wednesday, August 5, 2020 | 10:53 am

Opening local schools is off the table until the coronavirus case rate comes down, according to a statement released by the city Wednesday. “The city of Pasadena Department of Public Health will adhere to new guidance from the California Department of Public H... More »


Pasadena Unified Releases School Opening Guide for Parents

Wednesday, August 5, 2020 | 9:29 am

Pasadena school officials released a guidebook for parents regarding the phased reopening of local schools, as conditions permit, over the coming school year. The Pasadena Unified School District’s 2020-2021 School Reopening Guide is available for download on ... More »


Pasadena Unified Welcomes Five New Leaders

Tuesday, July 28, 2020 | 4:27 pm

The Pasadena Unified School District announced the selection of five new district and school leaders on Tuesday. The new appointments were: Marco Villegas has been named associate superintendent of specialized student support/SELPA. He is responsible for “admi... More »


Pasadena Unified Unveils Protocol for Reopening K-12 Schools

Tuesday, July 28, 2020 | 2:41 pm

While all Los Angeles County Schools are to remain closed at the start of the coming academic year by order of state health officials, the Pasadena Unified School District released formal guidelines and protocols for how the reopening of K-12 schools will take... More »


Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine Opens in Pasadena Today

Monday, July 27, 2020 | 3:00 am

Fifty students will begin their journey in medicine when the new Kaiser Permanente Bernard J. Tyson School of Medicine on Los Robles Avenue opens today. The school will hold tours of its state of the art, four-story building with flexible open classrooms, and ... More »


Free Webinar for Education Professionals in the Community

Tuesday, July 21, 2020 | 4:12 pm

Futures Academy, an accredited private school for grades six to 12 in Pasadena, will be holding a free webinar at noon on Wednesday, July 22, called “A Win-Win: How Futures Academy Can Help Support Your Clients.” At this webinar, Futures Academy staff and thei... More »