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Pasadena’s Maranatha High Partners With APU to Offer Guaranteed Admission and $10K Scholarships
Education

Pasadena’s Maranatha High Partners With APU to Offer Guaranteed Admission and $10K Scholarships

Maranatha High School in Pasadena is partnering with Azusa Pacific University (APU) to create a pathway to college for its students. The two schools signed a memorandum of understanding during convocation at Maranatha High School on Nov. 26. This agreement provides Maranatha High School students who meet admissions requirements with guaranteed admittance to APU, a $10,000…

Be Extra Cautious in Pasadena Traffic on Friday
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Be Extra Cautious in Pasadena Traffic on Friday

Pasadena Police Department will step up bike and pedestrian safety enforcement operations on Dec. 7 with focused enforcement on collision causing factors involving motorists, pedestrians and bicyclists. Officers will be looking for violations made by drivers, bike riders and pedestrians alike that can lead to life changing injuries. Special attention will be directed toward drivers…

Deck the Halls with Popcorn Trees
Dining Delights

Deck the Halls with Popcorn Trees

Tis the season of decking halls and trimming trees, and we’ve got a delicious way to do both—in the kitchen. There’s no chance of breaking heirloom ornaments when you’re decorating miniature Festive Popcorn Trees from the Popcorn Board. Roll up your sleeves, gather the kids, and pull out your prettiest decorating sugars and sprinkles. Then…

Dec. 7 – Dec. 13
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Dec. 7 – Dec. 13

EDITOR’S PICK Harpdog Brown & the Uptown Blues Band at Arcadia Blues Club, Dec. 8 from 7 – 11:30 p.m. (16 E. Huntington Drive, Arcadia, CA 91006). Spend an evening listening to great blues from Canada’s own Harpdog Brown & the Uptown Blues Band. Tickets are $10 if purchased in advance online. For more information,…

Pasadena-Area African American Genealogical Society Brings Community Members Together
Community

Pasadena-Area African American Genealogical Society Brings Community Members Together

Genealogy meetings provide individuals with the information and resources to understand their family history By Kenya Barrett Were you ever interested in figuring out your family origins? Possibly tracing and locating a distant relative who lived nearby and you had no idea? Well the Pasadena-Area African American Genealogical Society (PAAAGAS) provides assistance in defining some…

Live Outside the Box With ZakiBox
Business

Live Outside the Box With ZakiBox

Part 1 of 2: Kickstarter helps ZakiBox take flight By Hansol Hwang There is no limit when it comes to creativity, but the Achilles’ heel to its reality is money. That is why companies like Kickstarter have created a funding platform in order to bring dreams, creative projects and ideas of artists, filmmakers, musicians, designers and…

Jeremy Piven Performs at Pasadena’s Ice House
Arts & Entertainment

Jeremy Piven Performs at Pasadena’s Ice House

Jeremy Piven, star of the hit television shows “Entourage” and “Mr. Selfridge,” will perform at The Ice House in Pasadena on Dec. 7. Piven was most recently seen as a series regular in the CBS television series “Wisdom of The Crowd.” He was also recently seen as Harry Gordon Selfridge in the popular PBS series “Mr. Selfridge.” Among his many notable…

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