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Pasadena and Monrovia Foothill Unity Centers Extend Services to Families and Individuals During Government Shutdown
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Pasadena and Monrovia Foothill Unity Centers Extend Services to Families and Individuals During Government Shutdown

For nearly 40 years the Foothill Unity Center has been providing families in need with vital support services. During the government shutdown, the center would like to extend its services to those families and individuals affected by this shutdown. Families and individuals will have access to emergency food boxes with fresh produce, bread, dry goods, and proteins. There will also be…

Woman’s Civic League of Pasadena Hosts Monthly Luncheon
Community

Woman’s Civic League of Pasadena Hosts Monthly Luncheon

  The Woman’s Civic League of Pasadena’s monthly luncheon will be on Monday, Feb. 4 at noon in the Women’s City Club, 160 N. Oakland. Free parking is behind the Clubhouse on Madison. Also attending is guest speaker Victoria-Buxton Pacheco, a registered dietitian who has a Bachelor of Arts and a Master’s degree in nutrition. She also…

LoveBug & Me Opens First Brick-and-Mortar Location
Education, Featured

LoveBug & Me Opens First Brick-and-Mortar Location

Award-winning music program LoveBug & Me, known for their interactive classes geared towards children ages zero to four, has just opened their first brick-and-mortar location in Pasadena, CA. The new space is located at 1357 N. Hill Ave. and takes over former The Cradle Company storefront, where LoveBug & Me has hosted their parent and…

Organizations Hope to Reform Pasadena’s Use of Force Policy
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Organizations Hope to Reform Pasadena’s Use of Force Policy

At Pasadena’s State of the City Speech on Jan. 17, CICOPP/POP (The Coalition for Increased Civilian Oversight of Pasadena Police/Pasadenans Organizing for Progress) plan to urge Pasadena’s Police Department to reform their Use of Force (UOF) policy in collaboration with citizen’s groups proposing policy reforms and best practices. CICOPP/POP plans to call upon the City to…

Travelling Down History With ‘The Green Book’
Community

Travelling Down History With ‘The Green Book’

By Susie Ling and Roy Nakano The movie “Green Book” recently won a Golden Globe for Best Motion Picture. The real “Green Book,” however, was a project of Victor H. Green, a postal worker in Harlem. Like Martin Luther King did years later, Victor Green pursued a dream, but for the travelling African-American motorists. The…

Sponsor Academic Success Through Maranatha’s 2019 Gala
Education

Sponsor Academic Success Through Maranatha’s 2019 Gala

Maranatha High School (MHS) recently announced its 2019 annual gala and auction, “Sweet Home Maranatha,” has been scheduled for Saturday, March 9, at The Westin Pasadena. Underwriting and sponsorships are now available. Last year’s gala, also held at the Westin, raised more than $100,000 for a new Technology Integration Learning Environment (TILE) Lab, which opened…

Lifeline for Pets: ‘Tortie Love’
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Lifeline for Pets: ‘Tortie Love’

This is Emery. She was living with an elderly person, who did the best she could for her and a few other cats, but now she is asking for your help. Emery is healthy and ready to be pampered in a forever home. She’s a tortie -short for tortoiseshell colored fur- between the age of…

Donate Blood and Receive an Amazon Gift Card
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Donate Blood and Receive an Amazon Gift Card

Come to give by Dec. 19 and receive a $5 Amazon.com gift card in thanks The American Red Cross has an urgent need for blood and platelet donors to give now to ensure blood is available for medical treatments and emergencies during the holiday season. Blood and platelet donations often decline during the holidays. Regular donors are…

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