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Sept. 22 – Sept. 28

Editor’s Pick Pablo Cruise Performance, The Rose at Paseo Colorado, Sept. 22 at 9 p.m. (245 E Green Street, Pasadena, CA 91101) From 1975 to 1985 this band toured the US, Canada and Japan extensively welcoming fans to “Climb Aboard the Good Ship Pablo Cruise.” Reaching the top ten with mega-hits like “Watcha Gonna Do...

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California Housing Market Defies Tight Inventory as Sales and Median Price Propel Higher
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California Housing Market Defies Tight Inventory as Sales and Median Price Propel Higher

California’s housing market defied gravity as existing home sales and median home price registered increases on both a monthly and an annual basis in August, the Arcadia Association of Realtors® said today. Closed escrow sales of existing, single-family detached homes in California remained above the 400,000 benchmark for the 17th consecutive month and totaled a…

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Letter to Editor: Recognition of Laura Jimenez
Opinion

Letter to Editor: Recognition of Laura Jimenez

Dear Editor, I wish to publicly thank Ms. Laura Jimenez, staff member for California State Senator Dr. Ed Hernandez.  After many, many years of our school district’s inability to collect $11,500 in unclaimed property from the State Controller’s Office, Ms. Jimenez interceded on our behalf and, using our Senator’s “Good Offices,” was able to convince…

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Schiff, Colleagues Send Letter to California Textbook Publishers Urging Inclusion and Expansion of Armenian Genocide Education

Recently, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) announced that, along with seven of his California delegation colleagues, he wrote to major publishers of social studies and history textbooks in California to urge them to include additional information and context about the Armenian Genocide. In 2014, Governor Brown signed AB 1915, requiring the Armenian Genocide to be incorporated...

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Pasadena Unified’s Washington Steam Magnet Academy Receives Musical Instruments from the Mr. Holland’s Opus Foundation

Washington Middle School, the Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math (STEAM) Magnet Academy in the Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD), received 36 new string instruments, thanks to a $42,290 grant from the Mr. Holland’s Opus Foundation. Washington STEAM was selected for the award because of the continued growth of its music programs. Instruments donated through...
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Tournament of Roses® Announces 2018 Float Judges

The Tournament of Roses has selected María Eugenia Carrion, Bradley Kaye, and Jim Sutton to be float judges for the 129th Rose Parade® presented by Honda. The judges will grant awards based on many criteria including creative design, floral craftsmanship, artistic merit, computerized animation, thematic interpretation, floral and color presentation and dramatic impact. The 2018 Tournament of Roses...
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Schiff, Colleagues Send Letter to California Textbook Publishers Urging Inclusion and Expansion of Armenian Genocide Education

Recently, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) announced that, along with seven of his California delegation colleagues, he wrote to major publishers of social studies and history textbooks in California to urge them to include additional information and context about the Armenian Genocide. In 2014, Governor Brown signed AB 1915, requiring the Armenian Genocide to be incorporated...

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Sept. 22 – Sept. 28

Editor’s Pick Pablo Cruise Performance, The Rose at Paseo Colorado, Sept. 22 at 9 p.m. (245 E Green Street, Pasadena, CA 91101) From 1975 to 1985 this band toured the US, Canada and Japan extensively welcoming fans to “Climb Aboard the Good Ship Pablo Cruise.” Reaching the top ten with mega-hits like “Watcha Gonna Do...

HEALTH & FITNESS

Opinion
Letter to Editor: Recognition of Laura Jimenez
Opinion

Letter to Editor: Recognition of Laura Jimenez

Dear Editor, I wish to publicly thank Ms. Laura Jimenez, staff member for California State Senator Dr. Ed Hernandez.  After many, many years of our school district’s inability to collect $11,500 in unclaimed property from the State Controller’s Office, Ms. Jimenez interceded on our behalf and, using our Senator’s “Good Offices,” was able to convince…

Business
California Housing Market Defies Tight Inventory as Sales and Median Price Propel Higher
Business

California Housing Market Defies Tight Inventory as Sales and Median Price Propel Higher

California’s housing market defied gravity as existing home sales and median home price registered increases on both a monthly and an annual basis in August, the Arcadia Association of Realtors® said today. Closed escrow sales of existing, single-family detached homes in California remained above the 400,000 benchmark for the 17th consecutive month and totaled a…

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Movie review: ‘Home Again’

By Giuseppe Mastrobuono “Home Again” is a  lifestyle comedy set in present-day Los Angeles. Reese Witherspoon stars as Alice Kinney, the daughter of a late and famous Hollywood director. She is a mother of two who has just separated from her husband and relocated to Los Angeles from New York to settle in her childhood...
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Pasadena Playhouse and Deaf West Theatre Announce Cast and Creative Team for ‘Our Town’

Jane Kaczmarek stars in Pasadena Playhouse’s centennial season opener with a cast that includes deaf and hearing actors Pasadena Playhouse, the State Theatre of California and Deaf West Theatre, the performing arts organization behind the Tony Award-winning and Ovation Award-winning revival of “Spring Awakening,” have announced the cast and creative team for a new production...

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Millennials Would Trade Their Vote to Erase Student Debt

By Sadie Gribbon Half of Millennials, 49.8 percent, would give up their right to vote for two terms in return for eradicating their student debt. Yes, their right to vote. According to a recent survey by the student loan site credible staggering results that exemplified what Millennials value: technology and socializing. No shocker there. But...

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