Month: July, 2019

1969: From the Moon to Manson
Arts & Entertainment

1969: From the Moon to Manson

Ivor Davis joins journalists to mark the Tate-La Bianca Murders & Manson Trial on Aug. 3 at News Geezers quarterly meeting By Terry Miller My family immigrated to the states in 1965. The mid to late ‘60s were to be a truly defining time in American history. In 1968 two major assassinations, that of Martin…

Amaris Harrison is Changing the Baseball Culture at Muir
Sports

Amaris Harrison is Changing the Baseball Culture at Muir

By Nathan Foster There’s something magical about the number 37 for Amaris Harrison. The senior second baseman for Muir’s varsity baseball squad led the team with 37 hits, 37 runs and 37 stolen bases last season. Harrison led Muir to an 18-8 record last year and helped the school end a 30 year playoff drought….

Pasadena Celebrates Sister City Dakar-Plateau
Community

Pasadena Celebrates Sister City Dakar-Plateau

By Alicia Dhanifu With City Council approval, Pasadena added a new page to its history of “firsts.” On Aug. 27, 2018, Dakar-Plateau, Republic of Senegal became Pasadena’s first African Sister City. During colonization, Senegal lost its independence, but regained sovereignty on April 4, 1960. Dakar is the capital and largest city in Senegal. It is…

Pasadena Tenants March on Landlord’s Arcadia Home
News

Pasadena Tenants March on Landlord’s Arcadia Home

Local building given 60-day notices to vacate, tenants protest owner Residents of 16 units from 278 E. Washington Blvd. in northwest Pasadena, known as the Washington 16, protested in front of their landlord’s Arcadia residence on Friday after receiving 60-day notices on June 1 to vacate their homes. The group of protesters demanded that all…

Career Corner: The Odds of Getting Hired
Columns

Career Corner: The Odds of Getting Hired

By Angela Copeland Since the launch of the internet, job searching has become increasingly transactional. Job seekers are able to apply to jobs in bulk. In fact, they must apply in bulk if they want to increase their chances of getting hired. Whenever I attend a conference, I always hear at least one of the…

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