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    EDITOR’S PICK Whitney Cummings at The Ice House, Feb. 22 at 7:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. (24 N. Mentor Ave., Pasadena, CA 91106). Whitney Cummings is a com...

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PetSmart in Monrovia & Pasadena Celebrate National Adoption Weekend

On Friday, Feb. 22 through Sunday, Feb. 24, nearly 4,000 animal welfare organizations will bring adoptable pets, from puppies and dogs, kittens and cats, guinea pigs, rabbits and other furry, scaly and even a few feathered friends into over 1,600 PetSmart stores for PetSmart Charities’ National Adoption Weekend. Times for adoption weekend are: Friday and Saturday 9...
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Police Foundation Recommends Structural Changes to Pasadena PD

By John Orona Tempers flared at the Pasadena Public Safety Committee meeting during a report and discussion on Pasadena Police Department’s (PPD) review into the death of Reginald Thomas Jr. following a violent altercation with police in 2016. The independent report was compiled by the non-profit law enforcement think tank National Police Foundation (NPF) and...
Community

YWCA Pasadena’s Empowerment Program Girls Lend a Hand

Two consecutive Tuesdays this month, “women helping women” sums up the efforts of girls from YWCA Pasadena’s Girls Empowerment after-school programs. This army of 15 teen-aged girls busily filled treat-bags and folded and wrapped blankets for the 100 care packages destined for women who are being treated for cancer. The effort was in service of...

Business
2019 Readers’ Choice Is Underway
Business

2019 Readers’ Choice Is Underway

It’s that time of year again – the highly anticipated annual Readers’ Choice Awards are officially underway! Every year, Beacon Media News, publisher of Arcadia Weekly, Monrovia Weekly, Pasadena Independent, and Sierra Madre Weekly (AMPS) prepares its annual tip-of-the-hat to local businesses and organizations through the colorful Readers’ Choice publication. Why is Readers’ Choice impactful?…

Opinion
Evolution Meets Revolution
Columns

Evolution Meets Revolution

Introducing Celebrity Flora (specifically designed for the Galapagos Islands) By Jesse A. Cisneros Celebrity Cruises introduces Celebrity FloraSM, the first ship of its kind, designed specifically with the destination in mind—the Galapagos Islands. In its creation, we followed in the footsteps of our revolutionary new ship, Celebrity EdgeSM, by designing Celebrity Flora in 3-D. This…

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Education
Pasadena Teacher From Hamilton Elementary Receives $25K Milken Educator Award
Education

Pasadena Teacher From Hamilton Elementary Receives $25K Milken Educator Award

Pasadena educator empowers school code warriors with next-gen computer skills The newest technologies and the youngest students go hand in hand at Nichole Anderson’s computer lab classroom at Hamilton Elementary. By giving students in kindergarten through fifth grade access to and expertise in technologies such as 3-D printing, computer coding, robotics, word processing and web applications, Anderson…

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Health & Fitness

Free App Shows What Medicare Covers

By Greg Dill Let’s say you go for your annual physical and your doctor recommends that you get a hearing and balance test, or an electrocardiogram (EKG), or a Hepatitis B screening. Does your Original Medicare cover these services? Now there’s a quick way to find out, using your smartphone or tablet. It’s Medicare’s new...

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