Date: June 18th, 2019

Vanessa Collier Plays Big Mama’s Rib Shack
Arts & Entertainment

Vanessa Collier Plays Big Mama’s Rib Shack

Acclaimed soulful blues singer and saxophonist Vanessa Collier continues her 2019 spring and summer Honey Up U.S. tour—supporting her most recent album of the same name—performing locally at Big Mama’s Rib Shack (1453 N. Lake Ave., Pasadena) on Saturday. As proof how far Collier has risen in the eyes of her peers, the young musician recently won…

City of Pasadena Adopts More Than $872M for 2020 City Wide Appropriations
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City of Pasadena Adopts More Than $872M for 2020 City Wide Appropriations

By Terry Miller During Monday’s Pasadena City Council meeting, council approved an increase in next year’s appropriations. The General Fund will be $274.4 million and the total appropriations rest at $872.5 million. The Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 Adopted Budget totaled $816.7 million overall. This included an operating budget of $658.4 million, capital appropriations of $83.4…

Sean Zheng Looks to Continue Polytechnic Water Polo Success
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Sean Zheng Looks to Continue Polytechnic Water Polo Success

By Nathan Foster Polytechnic junior Sean Zheng has high expectations for the water polo team this season. Although the team lost several seniors, he thinks they will have a good chance to get back to the CIF-SS Division Five playoffs. Zheng will be a leader on the squad, after earning team MVP both his freshman…