April 27 – May 3

Editor’s Pick Marc Cohn at the Rose   (April 28 @ 7 p.m., 245 E. Green St., Pasadena) Grammy Award winning songwriter and singer, Marc Cohn combines the precision of a brilliant tunesmith with the passion of a great soul man. Cohn’s solo career took off in 1990, with the recording of his critically acclaimed,...

Classic Kickboxing
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Classic Kickboxing

  Photos and Story By Emily G. Peters It’s official—we’re well into our second quarter of 2017. For those struggling with their resolution to get in shape this year, Classic Kickboxing in Pasadena is in your corner. This professional gym got its start in 2002 when founder and head instructor Mauricio Gonzalez decided to share…


Welfare: Fair or Unfair?

Welfare: Fair or Unfair?

The Behavior Savior By Jordan Yassine, columnist  One of the most generous features of society is government assistance. Government assistance programs are designed to help those in need. Assistance can take many forms including payments, food stamps, and tax breaks. There are many reasons why someone can get assistance from the government. Pregnancy, low-income, and…



Foothill Freeway (I-210) Closures for Pavement Rehabilitation May 1-May 5

The California Department of Transportation will close portions of the Foothill Freeway (I-210) as part of a pavement rehabilitation project. Residents and local businesses located near the freeway may experience noise, vibrations and dust associated with construction activities. Noise levels will not exceed state and federal regulations. Water trucks will be used to minimize dust...


Arts & Entertainment

Cinco De Mayo Party At The Rose

  Mariachis move over – it’s time to celebrate Cinco de Mayo by dancing to a fast moving, fun performance by Groove Kitty. Groove Kitty is an all live band bringing you your favorite dance tunes from the 80’s to now. Dance Rock you can get your groove-on to! Big harmonies, exciting musicianship, and energetic...

‘Kaleidoscope’ Showcase to Be Featured at Pasadena Educational Foundation’s ENVISION 2017

Kicking off the Pasadena Educational Foundation’s (PEF) annual spring event, Celebrating Our Schools, ENVISION 2017, will be an interactive showcase, Kaleidoscope, that highlights the outstanding students and remarkable programs of the Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD). Following the showcase will be a keynote address from Parsons CEO Charles Harrington, a visionary and inspiring leader in…

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Millennial Feed

How to Reach Millennials – Advertise, Advertise, Advertise

By Terry Miller According to the popular Politico website, Millennials are a huge buying power. We all know this, but it is a staggering figure when you analyze stats, and how this socio-economic group is affecting small retailers to Amazon behemoths. “Given the convergence of Millennials coming-of-heavy-spending-age, and smartphone omniuse and social sharing of news among this...


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