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Oct. 13 – Oct. 19

Editor’s Pick Latino Heritage Parade and Jamaica Festival, Oct. 14 from 11 a.m. – 4: p.m. (Villa Parke Community Center, 363 E Villa Street, Pasadena, CA 91101) Experience live entertainment, food, arts and educational opportunities. For more information call Villa-Parke Community Center at (626) 744-6530. – PASADENA Your Weekly Events Oct. 13 Away from Home:...

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Monsieur Crêpe Brings French Cafe Culture to L.A.
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Monsieur Crêpe Brings French Cafe Culture to L.A.

By Emily G. Peters Near the base of the “Village of the Foothills,” French bistro Monsieur Crêpe is bringing a little piece of Paris to the sidewalks of Sierra Madre. To chef Aurelien “Tony” Mosconi, the hamlet’s evolving food scene is about as close to European cafe culture as you can get in Los Angeles….

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Career Corner: The Power of Punctuation
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Career Corner: The Power of Punctuation

By Angela Copeland  Your words are an incredibly powerful business tool that you use each and every day. This is especially true during your job search. Not surprisingly, the punctuation around those words can be just as important as the words themselves. You may have heard me preach before about the space that appears after a…

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Pasadena Council Recap: Polls, Parks, and Parking

‘Straw poll’ reveals council favors CVPRA compliance, 5-3 By Gus Herrera The Pasadena City Council’s most recent meeting got off to late start and had an even later finish, as discussions around the dais lasted past midnight. There were two main events on the agenda: the first regarded the potential establishment of a park in...

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‘Coffee With A Cause’: Unique Cafe Hires Homeless Youth

Rosebud Coffee and its parent Rose City Coffee trains and hires homeless and transitional-aged youth as baristas On Monday a coffee shop that improves the lives of down-and-out Pasadena residents, while serving top-notch craft coffee, teas, pastries and sandwiches, opened its doors to the public. Rosebud Coffee, 2302 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, is the only...
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100 Year Old Sierra Madre Volunteer Fire Dept. Now Fully Staffed

By Terry Miller Sierra Madre City Council voted at the last council meeting to convert its paid and volunteer Fire Department into a full-time service department. The department will now apparently have 3/2 staffing, which means one captain, one engineer and one firefighter/paramedic will staff the engine, and two paramedics will operate the ambulance or...
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Pasadena Unified Launces TK-1st Grade Theater and Dance Program
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Pasadena Unified Launces TK-1st Grade Theater and Dance Program

Starting this fall, Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) is offering theater and dance lessons for more than 2,900 students in transitional kindergarten and kindergarten. The Theater Arts/Dance & Community program was developed by PUSD art education and early childhood education staff in partnership with the Music Center and independent teaching artists. The program is supported…

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Pasadena Council Recap: Polls, Parks, and Parking

‘Straw poll’ reveals council favors CVPRA compliance, 5-3 By Gus Herrera The Pasadena City Council’s most recent meeting got off to late start and had an even later finish, as discussions around the dais lasted past midnight. There were two main events on the agenda: the first regarded the potential establishment of a park in...

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Oct. 13 – Oct. 19

Editor’s Pick Latino Heritage Parade and Jamaica Festival, Oct. 14 from 11 a.m. – 4: p.m. (Villa Parke Community Center, 363 E Villa Street, Pasadena, CA 91101) Experience live entertainment, food, arts and educational opportunities. For more information call Villa-Parke Community Center at (626) 744-6530. – PASADENA Your Weekly Events Oct. 13 Away from Home:...

HEALTH & FITNESS

Opinion
Career Corner: The Power of Punctuation
Columns

Career Corner: The Power of Punctuation

By Angela Copeland  Your words are an incredibly powerful business tool that you use each and every day. This is especially true during your job search. Not surprisingly, the punctuation around those words can be just as important as the words themselves. You may have heard me preach before about the space that appears after a…

Business
Monsieur Crêpe Brings French Cafe Culture to L.A.
Business Spotlight

Monsieur Crêpe Brings French Cafe Culture to L.A.

By Emily G. Peters Near the base of the “Village of the Foothills,” French bistro Monsieur Crêpe is bringing a little piece of Paris to the sidewalks of Sierra Madre. To chef Aurelien “Tony” Mosconi, the hamlet’s evolving food scene is about as close to European cafe culture as you can get in Los Angeles….

Education
Pasadena Unified Launces TK-1st Grade Theater and Dance Program
Education

Pasadena Unified Launces TK-1st Grade Theater and Dance Program

Starting this fall, Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) is offering theater and dance lessons for more than 2,900 students in transitional kindergarten and kindergarten. The Theater Arts/Dance & Community program was developed by PUSD art education and early childhood education staff in partnership with the Music Center and independent teaching artists. The program is supported…

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

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Sunny Tales: The Big Draw

Sunday, October 22 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm As part of the month-long The Big Draw LA, young visitors are invited to Pasadena Museum of History for stories about art and artists and a chance to express their creativity in different mediums. After hearing artistic tales, draw with colored pencils, crayons, and other materials to...

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How Millennials Embrace and Reinvent Online Shopping

By Sadie Gribbon Millennials love buying things but hate actually leaving their apartments to do so. As a generation nurtured by infinite access to the internet, physically participating in America’s favorite past time, consumption, is too mundane to bear. Instead, we click our way to stocking our closets and our pantries. Millennials spend more money each...

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