Community / November 21, 2017 Pasadena Needs YOU!: Pasadena Digital History Collaboration and the Mystery Photo Collection

From the archive: “Doo Dah Parade – Little Old Lady from Pasadena” —Courtesy, Pasadena Public Library, Pasadena, California.By Ryan Christopher Coleman McLaughlin tells me, in one of the many subterranean annexes of the 90 year old library. We’re talking about the PDHC, or the Pasadena Digital History Collaboration, a coalition of Pasadena institutions dedicated to...

Community / November 21, 2017 Magic and Madness at 40th Annual Doo Dah Parade in Pasadena

By Terry Miller On Sunday morning in East Pasadena, a rather eclectic group of individuals and groups of all sorts of shapes, colors, sizes and political persuasions convened on Colorado for the annual ritual that is undeniably the funniest parade on the planet, The Doo Dah Parade. While few can explain what it really is...

Dining Delights / November 21, 2017 ChefBox in South Pasadena Offers a New Option for Your Next Meal

An innovative way to serve prepared meals throughout the community by passionate and talented local chefs By Sedonah Najera The prepared meal industry has become a popular food trend lately. People tend to purchase prepared meals to for workouts or to changing their meal habits. However, ChefBox is enhancing the idea of prepared meals to...

Crime / November 21, 2017 Sierra Madre Crime Blotters: Nov. 12 – 19

Nov. 15 At about 12:19 p.m. officers responded to the 300 block of San Gabriel Court regarding a victim of a self-inflicted gunshot. Paramedics from the Sierra Madre Fire Department pronounced the victim dead at 12:29 p.m. The Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office was contacted and responded to investigate the incident and took custody of...

Sports / November 21, 2017 Pasadena Native Jackie Robinson’s Number 42 Retired by UCLA Athletics

By Spencer Stueve Jackie Robinson is perhaps the most honored athlete of all-time. Most people know his number 42 number is retired not only by the Dodgers, but by all of Major League Baseball. UCLA, Jackie’s alma mater, is following suit. Kenny Young, a starting Linebacker for the UCLA Bruins football team, will be the...

Lifestyle / November 21, 2017 7 Steps to Creating a Positive Social Media Footprint

By Sarah Wang Employers, admissions officer, and interviewers of today’s day and age have a powerful tool for evaluating candidates – social media. The power of connective technology has long been praised for its far-reaching interactive abilities, but few consider the effect a digital footprint may have on one’s viability come time for job or school...

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Editor’s Pick: The Doo Dah Parade Is Sunday, Nov. 19 Come view the Doo Dah Parade Sunday Nov. 19 at 11 a.m. This year you can get your free general audience tickets or sign up to be a marcher in the parade all in one place on our Eventbrite page! Entries are accepted the day...

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Career Corner: Don’t Overlook Company Reviews

By Angela Copeland Being happy at work is an essential part of career fulfillment. Sometimes, it seems we spend more time researching where to eat the best hamburger than where to work. Much like skipping restaurant reviews, failing to research a company can come back to burn you later. The good news is that you…

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Sierra Madre Crime Blotters: Nov. 12 – 19

Nov. 15 At about 12:19 p.m. officers responded to the 300 block of San Gabriel Court regarding a victim of a self-inflicted gunshot. Paramedics from the Sierra Madre Fire Department pronounced the victim dead at 12:29 p.m. The Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office was contacted and responded to investigate the incident and took custody of...
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Thanksgiving 2017 Holiday Closures

Pasadena residents and businesses are reminded that City Hall and most City services will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 23, and Friday, Nov. 24, 2017, in observance of the Thanksgiving Day holiday.  Specific closures, exceptions and reminders are noted below. Pasadena Fire and Police departments will continue to be staffed for all patrol, jail, fire, paramedic and...

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Pasadena Needs YOU!: Pasadena Digital History Collaboration and the Mystery Photo Collection

From the archive: “Doo Dah Parade – Little Old Lady from Pasadena” —Courtesy, Pasadena Public Library, Pasadena, California.By Ryan Christopher Coleman McLaughlin tells me, in one of the many subterranean annexes of the 90 year old library. We’re talking about the PDHC, or the Pasadena Digital History Collaboration, a coalition of Pasadena institutions dedicated to...
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Magic and Madness at 40th Annual Doo Dah Parade in Pasadena

By Terry Miller On Sunday morning in East Pasadena, a rather eclectic group of individuals and groups of all sorts of shapes, colors, sizes and political persuasions convened on Colorado for the annual ritual that is undeniably the funniest parade on the planet, The Doo Dah Parade. While few can explain what it really is...
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Pasadena Unified Invites Families to Middle & High School Night
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Pasadena Unified Invites Families to Middle & High School Night

Families are invited to “Make PUSD Your First Choice,” an introduction to the middle and high schools of the Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD), on Tuesday, Nov. 28, from  6-8 p.m. at the PUSD Educational Center, 351 S. Hudson Ave., Pasadena. Families can learn about STEM (science, technology, engineering, math), arts, college and career academies, internships, and athletics…

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Sierra Madre Crime Blotters: Nov. 12 – 19

Nov. 15 At about 12:19 p.m. officers responded to the 300 block of San Gabriel Court regarding a victim of a self-inflicted gunshot. Paramedics from the Sierra Madre Fire Department pronounced the victim dead at 12:29 p.m. The Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office was contacted and responded to investigate the incident and took custody of...
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Thanksgiving 2017 Holiday Closures

Pasadena residents and businesses are reminded that City Hall and most City services will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 23, and Friday, Nov. 24, 2017, in observance of the Thanksgiving Day holiday.  Specific closures, exceptions and reminders are noted below. Pasadena Fire and Police departments will continue to be staffed for all patrol, jail, fire, paramedic and...

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Nov. 17 – Nov. 23

Editor’s Pick: The Doo Dah Parade Is Sunday, Nov. 19 Come view the Doo Dah Parade Sunday Nov. 19 at 11 a.m. This year you can get your free general audience tickets or sign up to be a marcher in the parade all in one place on our Eventbrite page! Entries are accepted the day...

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Career Corner: Don’t Overlook Company Reviews
Columns

Career Corner: Don’t Overlook Company Reviews

By Angela Copeland Being happy at work is an essential part of career fulfillment. Sometimes, it seems we spend more time researching where to eat the best hamburger than where to work. Much like skipping restaurant reviews, failing to research a company can come back to burn you later. The good news is that you…

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Pasadena Unified Invites Families to Middle & High School Night
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Pasadena Unified Invites Families to Middle & High School Night

Families are invited to “Make PUSD Your First Choice,” an introduction to the middle and high schools of the Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD), on Tuesday, Nov. 28, from  6-8 p.m. at the PUSD Educational Center, 351 S. Hudson Ave., Pasadena. Families can learn about STEM (science, technology, engineering, math), arts, college and career academies, internships, and athletics…

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Centennial in Swing: The 100th anniversary of Jazz on Record

  Join author and jazz historian Steven D. Harris for a stimulating review of the formative years of recorded American jazz. This insightful program covers the first jazz “waxings” made one hundred years ago in 1917, progressing to the 1930s swing era. Besides the fascinating photos and sounds (from Satchmo and Duke, to the Boswells and Bix), you’ll learn about: – The early...

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Millennials: America’s Most Frequent Library-Goers?

By Ryan Christopher Coleman According to a report issued by the Pew Research Center, millennials are the generation of Americans you’re most likely to find at your local library. The study was published by Pew Senior Researcher John Horrigan in the fall of 2016, after about a month of polling conducted that spring. The nearly...

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