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Millions of illegal immigrants now have a chance to live the American Dream

By Jennifer Schlueter Last Thursday, in his immigration speech, President Obama promised to increase the budget for law enforcement at our Southern border to prevent illegal crossings and…

Rep. Schiff Renews Push for Body Cameras for Law Enforcement

On Tuesday Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), a former federal prosecutor who recently urged the Department of Justice to help fund local police departments’ purchase of small body-worn cameras…

Leondra Kruger Appointed By Gov. Brown to California Supreme Court

Leondra Kruger Appointed By Gov. Brown to California Supreme Court

Leondra R. Kruger has been selected by Governor Brown for a vacancy on the California Supreme Court. The Governor’s nomination will be submitted to the State Bar’s Commission…

Education

Listen Carefully Contest Challenges Students to Create a PSA About Noise-Induced Hearing Loss, Which Affects 1 in 6 American teens

To raise awareness about noise-induced hearing loss in teens, Listen Carefully, a Starkey Hearing Foundation…

Pasadena Awarded Grant for 2015 Summer, Afterschool Meal Programs

The City’s Human Services and Recreation Department received a $50,000 grant from the National League…

State Schools Chief Torlakson Announces Guidance on New Science Standards

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson said the state is one step closer to…

Tandem College Counseling Team Proves Highly Effective

Tandem College Counseling Team Proves Highly Effective

Front row, from left: Elena Buckley, Natalie Johnson, Sophie Brahos, Charlotte Anderson Back: Courtney Kelly,…

Entertainment

Indulge LA: Chocolate Stilettos and Champagne

Indulge LA: Chocolate Stilettos and Champagne

If you were ever looking for the perfect excuse to binge eat chocolate, Indulge LA is the event for you. Slip into your little black dress, strap on…

First Tall Ship Cannon Battle of the Season Scheduled for Long Beach

First Tall Ship Cannon Battle of the Season Scheduled for Long Beach

Lady Washington under sail. Photo by Thomas Hyde. Hawaiian Chieftain under sail at sea. Photo by Bob Harbison. Two tall ships now sailing the California coast are scheduled…

This Sunday Jazz del Corazon Gives Thanks

On Sunday, November 30th, upstairs at Vitello’s will host the fifth Jazz del Corazon event “Giving Thanks: An Evening with Jackie Gibson & Friends” to benefit the Los…

LA Zoo’s REINDEER ROMP Features the Only Opportunity to See Real Reindeer in LA

LA Zoo’s REINDEER ROMP Features the Only Opportunity to See Real Reindeer in LA

-Courtesy photo Friday, November 28, 2014, through Sunday, January 4, 2015 (daily except December 25) 10 am to 5 pm Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens Four visiting…

Crime

Pasadena Man Sentenced to Forty Years in Prison

For Drugging, Raping, Spraying Woman with Caustic Gas A 39-year-old man has been convicted of raping a woman after he drugged…

Real Estate Notes

Low mortgage rates fail to perk California home sales in October, A.A.R. reports

The lowest mortgage rates in 18 months failed to spark the California housing market in October as sales stayed flat and home prices increased at the slowest…

How do I know I’m getting a fair deal on a flipped home?

By Redfin agent Alec Traub If you plan on buying a Los Angeles-area home in the near future, chances are you’ll come across a flip in your…

How do I know I’m getting a fair deal on a flipped home?

By Redfin agent Alec Traub If you plan on buying a Los Angeles-area home in the near future, chances are you’ll come across a flip in your…

Travel

Arcadia students conduct research in South Africa

By SHEL SEGAL Summer might be just about over, but for Arcadia teenagers Sarah Wang and Kelly Chang it was one to remember. Both volunteers at the…

Farewell to the Land Down Under

Farewell to the Land Down Under

By: Bailee Weisz and Nathan Wong Final week. It’s hard to believe that our trip is coming to an end. This month has been nothing short of…

Sister City Students in Australia

Sister City Students in Australia

By Shivani Shah It is quite hard to believe that we have almost completed three weeks of our journey, as it feels as if we just arrived…

Community

Pasadena Man Sentenced to Forty Years in Prison

For Drugging, Raping, Spraying Woman with Caustic Gas A 39-year-old man has been convicted of raping a woman after he drugged her and sprayed her with a…

Community Unites to Feed Thousands in needs at Union Station Homeless Services’ Annual Dinner-in-the-Park

It’s a deeply beloved tradition in Pasadena: each Thanksgiving and Christmas, more than 850 volunteers of all ages – adorned with hair nets, aprons and plastic gloves…

Education

Listen Carefully Contest Challenges Students to Create a PSA About Noise-Induced Hearing Loss, Which Affects 1 in 6 American teens

To raise awareness about noise-induced hearing loss in teens, Listen Carefully, a Starkey Hearing Foundation program, launched a national video contest November 24 challenging middle school and…

Pasadena Awarded Grant for 2015 Summer, Afterschool Meal Programs

The City’s Human Services and Recreation Department received a $50,000 grant from the National League of Cities (NLC) to streamline afterschool and summer meal programs for Pasadena-area…

State Schools Chief Torlakson Announces Guidance on New Science Standards

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson said the state is one step closer to implementing the California Next Generation Science Standards (CA NGSS) as the State…

Restaurants

Meat District Co. Beefs Up Addictive ‘Paddock To Plate’ Menu In Anticipation Of August 25, 2014 Opening

Meat District Co.  Beefs Up Addictive ‘Paddock To Plate’ Menu In Anticipation Of August 25, 2014 Opening

-Courtesy photo Meat District Co., the much buzzed about new destination restaurant that boasts a mouthwatering ‘paddock to the plate’ inspired menu and one-of-a-kind dining experience, has…

Lucky Baldwin’s Certified Cicerone® offers unique opportunity July 17 to sample some rare beers during ‘Beer Camp’

Lucky Baldwin’s Certified Cicerone® offers unique opportunity July 17 to sample some rare beers during ‘Beer Camp’

By Terry Miller Great craft beer makers and pubs seem interminable. Nevertheless, Certified Cicerone’s are not so large in number. As Luck would have it (if you’ll…

Travel

Arcadia students conduct research in South Africa

By SHEL SEGAL Summer might be just about over, but for Arcadia teenagers Sarah Wang and Kelly Chang it was one to remember. Both volunteers at the…

Farewell to the Land Down Under

Farewell to the Land Down Under

By: Bailee Weisz and Nathan Wong Final week. It’s hard to believe that our trip is coming to an end. This month has been nothing short of…

Community

Pasadena Man Sentenced to Forty Years in Prison

For Drugging, Raping, Spraying Woman with Caustic Gas A 39-year-old man has been convicted of raping a woman after he drugged her and sprayed her with a…

Community Unites to Feed Thousands in needs at Union Station Homeless Services’ Annual Dinner-in-the-Park

It’s a deeply beloved tradition in Pasadena: each Thanksgiving and Christmas, more than 850 volunteers of all ages – adorned with hair nets, aprons and plastic gloves…

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