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Iliza Shlesinger Headlines the Ice House in Pasadena
Arts & Entertainment

Iliza Shlesinger Headlines the Ice House in Pasadena

Fan favorite Iliza Shlesinger will grace the stage and generate belly laughs, when she returns to The Ice House on June 30. Originally from Dallas, Iliza Shlesinger moved to Los Angeles after graduating from Emerson College. She is the only female and the youngest comedian to hold the title of NBC’s “Last Comic Standing.” Her debut one-hour comedy special “War Paint”…

Pasadena Senior Center to Host Fourth of July Celebration
Community

Pasadena Senior Center to Host Fourth of July Celebration

All ages are welcome Celebrate our nation’s independence with a Fourth of July luncheon Wednesday, July 4 from noon to 2 p.m. at the Pasadena Senior Center, located at 85 E. Holly St. Doors will open at 11:45 a.m. The Scott Pavilion will be decorated colorfully for the occasion as everyone enjoys a red, white,…

Assemblymember Holden Recognizes Webster’s Community Pharmacy as 41st Assembly District’s ‘Small Business of the Year’
Business

Assemblymember Holden Recognizes Webster’s Community Pharmacy as 41st Assembly District’s ‘Small Business of the Year’

In a ceremony in Sacramento, Assemblymember Chris Holden honored Webster’s Community Pharmacy as “Small Business of the Year” for the 41st Assembly District. Webster’s owners Meredith and Michael Miller received the recognition during the Annual Small Business of Year Luncheon organized by the California Small Business Association. “When it comes to a small business making…

Senator Portantino Honors Luke Walker’s Barber & Beauty Care from Pasadena as ‘Small Business of the Year’
Business

Senator Portantino Honors Luke Walker’s Barber & Beauty Care from Pasadena as ‘Small Business of the Year’

Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D–La Cañada Flintridge) welcomed and honored Luke Walker and his family as the Small Business of the Year at the California State Capitol. Each year, one business from each Senate District is recognized by the California Small Business Association. Senator Portantino chose Luke Walker’s Barber Shop & Beauty Care shop from…

Pasadena City College Graduations Highlight African-American Achievement
Education

Pasadena City College Graduations Highlight African-American Achievement

More African-American students graduated from Pasadena City College (PCC) this year than in the previous two years, reversing a decline in achievement and highlighting the impact felt through a number of programs targeting the student population; a new data analysis shows. The college’s 84 African-American graduates in the 2017-18 academic year represented an increase of…

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