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PUSD to Issue Layoff Notices

Wednesday, May 12, 2010 | 9:42 am

The Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) Board of Education voted last night to issue final layoff notices to 207 teachers, librarians, administrators, nurses, counselors, psychologists, clerical and maintenance workers to meet a $23 million budget deficit ... More »


New Law Likely Makes PUSD’s Measure CC Unneeded

Friday, April 23, 2010 | 10:15 am

A new law amending the State’s existing redevelopment law may make the Pasadena Unified School District’s $7.1 million Measure CC Parcel Tax unnecessary after ballots have already been mailed to voters.  Under California Assembly Trailer Bill ABX4-26 enacted ... More »


Business Leaders for Measure CC

Friday, April 23, 2010 | 10:08 am

As past chairs of the Pasadena Chamber of Commerce, we are pleased to join with many other business and community supporters to urge people to vote “yes” on Measure CC, the 33-cents-a-day parcel tax to help the Pasadena Unified School District avoid devastatin... More »


Pasadena Community Foundation Awards Villa Esperanza Grant

Monday, February 22, 2010 | 1:26 pm

  Debbie Page, Kathryn Trimble & Susie Nack are all smiles. They are just a few of Villa’s clients the PCF grant helps support The Pasadena Community Foundation (PCF) awarded Villa Esperanza Services with a $50,000 grant to upgrade the technological capacity ... More »


Romancing the Olive

Thursday, February 18, 2010 | 10:42 am

  Crystal and Chip Reibel It was a wine tasting tour. So when Chip and Crystal Reibel were offered a taste of California olive oil, they were puzzled. To them, one bottle of olive oil tasted pretty much like any other. But that first sip just floored them bot... More »


NASA Administrator to Be Caltech Commencement Speaker

Monday, February 8, 2010 | 2:21 pm

NASA administrator Charles Bolden (Major General, USMC ret.) will be the speaker for Caltech’s 116th annual commencement on June 11 of this year. General Bolden was appointed the 12th administrator of NASA in July 2009. In this capacity, he leads the NASA team... More »


Pasadena Law Firm Win Multi-Million Dollar Settlement

Wednesday, February 3, 2010 | 6:16 pm

Pasadena personal injury attorneys Ball & Roberts have announced their recent multimillion-dollar lawsuit settlement in a case which touched on a number of novel issues. The attorneys client was a woman they say sustained upper arm nerve problems and psychiatr... More »


How to Find that One Special Banker for Your Business

Monday, January 4, 2010 | 2:19 pm

Why is it so hard these days to find the one true bank which will be a perfect fit for your company? Where can a company go these days to meet that special banker? So many banks look attractive on paper only to find out that it is not the long term commitment ... More »


Should Pasadena Quit MWD? Chief Hahamonga Has Last Laugh

Thursday, November 12, 2009 | 3:30 pm

The author alone is responsible for opinions and information presented in this essay. Pasadena Now does not take editorial positions; rather, we serve the community by offering this forum for opinion and debate, open to all. We encourage your comments! Imagine... More »


HDT Computers’ Ray Frost, Pasadena’s Computer Doctor

Friday, September 4, 2009 | 10:31 am

  Ray Frost at your service HDT Computers sits on Colorado Boulevard in Pasadena and this computer shop has been in business since the early 1990;s specializing in just about everything that has to do with computer trouble. It’s sort of like going to a Pasad... More »


President of PCC Resigns

Wednesday, August 26, 2009 | 9:18 am

After much consideration, the Board of Trustees of the Pasadena Area Community College District and Dr. Paulette J. Perfumo, superintendent/president of Pasadena City College, have reached an agreement by which Dr. Perfumo will relinquish her current leadershi... More »


Regional Public Radio Station Celebrates New Pasadena Facility

Wednesday, August 19, 2009 | 6:04 am

A project that was once at risk of ending up in the trash bin forever is now slowly becoming a reality as works for the second phase of Southern California Public Radio’s $27-million Broadcast Center and Community Forum officially started on Tuesday. If not ... More »