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PUSD’s 2013 Growth Academic Performance Index Results Out

Thursday, August 29, 2013 | 3:32 pm

With the release of the 2013 Growth Academic Performance Index (API) results today by the California Department of Education (CDE), the Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) and the state of California close the chapter on state standardized tests and API sc... More »

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Rep. Chu Joins Low-Wage Workers Calling for Higher Compensation

Thursday, August 29, 2013 | 11:59 am

Thursday, Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) joined workers from 30 Los Angeles County area fast food chains, as well as members of SEIU Local 721, to call for wage increases to $15 per hour. Rep. Chu released the following statement: “A full day’s work deserves a full... More »

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Sierra Madre: Temporary Change in Source of Water Supply

Thursday, August 29, 2013 | 11:41 am

The City of Sierra Madre is preparing to temporarily change the source of water supply you are receiving. Beginning on September 16, 2013 the source of water will change from local groundwater to imported water from San Gabriel Valley Municipal Water District ... More »

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Fair Trade Pasadena Changes Lives

Wednesday, August 28, 2013 | 3:17 pm

The purchasing power you hold in your hands as a consumer could change a life. It has changed the life of Josefina Guzmán, who weaves hand made carpets and bags and now receives a fair wage to support her family because of Fair Trade. “When you see and expe... More »

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Bluegrass Sunday Services at La Cañada Presbyterian Church

Tuesday, August 27, 2013 | 4:50 pm

September 1st is Bluegrass Sunday at the La Cañada Presbyterian Church with “Boggs, Brock & Pratt” providing the toe-tapping tunes for the morning services. In a Sunday worship like you’ve never heard before, instead of a traditional organ and choir, worshipp... More »

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Student Receives Library Volunteer Award from Pasadena Museum of History

Tuesday, August 27, 2013 | 2:52 pm

Elizabeth Steidel, a high school student at Pasadena’s Westridge School, was honored as the Outstanding Library Volunteer by Pasadena Museum of History at its annual Volunteer Recognition Reception on Saturday, August 24. “I have the honor of prese... More »

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Pasadena City College Opens at 95% Classroom Capacity

Tuesday, August 27, 2013 | 5:42 am

[UPDATED August 29, 2013 ]  The number of enrolled students in the Pasadena City College has jumped to 23,848 from last fall’s 20,661 students amid the cancellation of winter sessions. Winter classes were held in PCC for the previous years to help students g... More »

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PCC Welcomes Author of Until Tuesday

Monday, August 26, 2013 | 4:15 pm

Pasadena City College is pleased to welcome Captain Luis Carlos Montalvan and his dog on Sept. 17 to talk about his book, “Until Tuesday: A Wounded Warrior and the Golden Retriever Who Saved Him” at 1 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. in Creveling Lounge. The book is a h... More »

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PCCs Student Trustee Elected to CCCT Board

Monday, August 26, 2013 | 4:15 pm

Pasadena City College Student Trustee Simon Fraser has been chosen to serve as a representative to the California Community College Trustees Board. The CCCT is a policy board of the Community College League of California, and together with Chief Executive Offi... More »

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PCC Races to the Top in This Years Formula E Challenge

Monday, August 26, 2013 | 4:15 pm

Sixteen teams competed at this year’s Formula E Challenge at Art Center College of Design, with several Pasadena City College students taking home awards. The Formula E Challenge is a playful design project in which student teams design remote-controlled rac... More »

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Governor Signs Holden Bill to Fund Domestic Violence Shelters

Monday, August 26, 2013 | 2:36 pm

Assemblymember Chris Holden’s AB 139 which strengthens penalties that abusers are required to pay to ensure more funding for Domestic Violence Shelters was signed into law by Governor Brown today. “I am grateful to the Governor for signing this important b... More »