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Brown Administration Calls for Extension of Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)

Secretary of Health and Human Services Dooley Urges Congress to Act Now to Protect CHIP Children’s health advocates in California are praising the Brown Administration for joining the…

Release of Redacted OIR Report on McDade- Judge Issues 20-day stay

Los Angeles Superior Court Judge James C. Chalfant Friday entered a judgment ordering the release of a redacted version of the Office of Independent Review Group (“OIR”) Report…

100 Accomplished LA Girl Scouts Selected as Emerging Leaders for Prestigious ToGetHerThere Luncheon, Dec. 10

Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles (GSGLA) will welcome more than 800 of the most accomplished and influential women in Los Angeles to its second ToGetHerThere Luncheon, which…

Education

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

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

NCRF’s Inaugural Latino College Expo Comes to Los Angeles Convention Center December 13

“Latino Students meet one-on-one with Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSI)” The National College Resources Foundation (NCRF)…

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SPECIAL EDITION OF AS NIGHT COMES NOW AVAILABLE ON iTUNES FOR PRE-BUY

SPECIAL EDITION OF AS NIGHT COMES NOW AVAILABLE ON iTUNES FOR PRE-BUY

SPECIAL EDITION OF AS NIGHT COMES NOW AVAILABLE ON iTUNES FOR PRE-BUY PRIOR TO MULTI-PLATFORM VOD RELEASE BY DISTRIBUTION POWERHOUSE GRAVITAS VENTURES DECEMBER 5 cid:image002.jpg@01D004F0.4CCB04E0 Richard Zelniker’s Gritty…

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…

“HOLIDAY JAZZ CONCERT AND SING-A-LONG”

Join us for a family holiday jazz concert and sing-along for all ages! Get into the spirit of the holiday season with The Jazz Zone, with music director…

Go Metro to the Hollywood Christmas Parade Sunday, Nov. 30 and Save on Grandstand Seating

Go Metro to start your holiday season at the 82nd-Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade Sunday, Nov. 30, 2014. The parade begins at 5 p.m. in front of the TCL…

Crime

Investigation Continues into 13-Year-Old Girl’s Attempt Kidnapping

Detectives assigned to the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station continued their investigation throughout the night Wednesday into an alleged attempt kidnapping…

Man Sentenced to Life in Prison for Series of Robberies in SGV, including a 2011 Arcadia Robbery

The Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office reports a 33-year-old man convicted of committing residential robberies in the San Gabriel Valley…

Arts & Culture

PASADENA SHOWCASE HOUSE FOR THE ARTS WELCOMES 25 NEW PROVISIONAL MEMBERS FOR 2014-15

Meet the Treblemakers! Pasadena Showcase for the Arts (PSHA) welcomes 25 new Provisional Members for 2014-15. Dubbed the Treblemakers by Provisional Chair Marybeth Rehman-Dittu, the new group…

Film Review – As Night Comes

Film Review – As Night Comes

AS NIGHT COMES By Dale Lawrence A provocative independent film, worthy of parents and teens alike, Richard Zelniker’s gritty High School thriller, AS NIGHT COMES is remarkably…

Community

PASADENA UNIFIED PARTNERS WITH PASADENA SANDWICH COMPANY AND PASADENA FIRE DEPARTMENT TO ENSURE DESERVING FAMILIES HAVE A PROPER THANKSGIVING

Blessing Bags will be Assembled on Wednesday, November 26 to Provide Additional Treats for Families Enjoying their Thanksgiving Meal PASADENA, Calif.—Over 300 members of some 59 Pasadena…

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

Community Unites to Feed Thousands in need at Union Station Homeless Services’ Annual Dinners-in-the-Park It’s a deeply beloved tradition in Pasadena: each Thanksgiving and Christmas, more than…

Health & Fitness

National Council of La Raza National Latino Family Expo® helps with dental care too

-Courtesy photo One of Southern California’s largest dental service companies demonstrated its commitment to the Hispanic community by providing 300 free oral health screenings for children at…

Restaurants

Pasadena’s Meat District Co. Beefs Up The Holidays

Meat District Co., the much buzzed about new restaurant that has Pasadena hooked on its fresh ‘paddock to the plate’ fare, featuring 100% natural ‘Never Ever’ (hormone,…

Pasadena’s Meat District Co. Beefs Up The Holidays

Pasadena’s Meat District Co. Beefs Up The Holidays

  Pasadena’s Meat District Co. Beefs Up The Holidays   Meat District Co., the much buzzed about new restaurant that has Pasadena hooked on its fresh ‘paddock…

Travel

Taiwan’s ROC President Ma supports Hong Kong students’ protest and democratic way of life

By Terry Miller Double Tenth Day celebration was held in Taipei, Taiwan last Friday, Oct 10. Celebrating 103 years, Taiwan pulls out all the stops for this…

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…

Real Estate/Home & Garden

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?

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…

Lifestyle

National Council of La Raza National Latino Family Expo® helps with dental care too

-Courtesy photo One of Southern California’s largest dental service companies demonstrated its commitment to the Hispanic community by providing 300 free oral health screenings for children at…

Pasadena City residents and businesses to pay more for electricity in July

Beginning in July those living owning a business will pay a lot more for power , Pasadena City Council unanimously decided. The rates will be in effect…

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Pasadena Independent – 11/20/14

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