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State of Pasadena 2019
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State of Pasadena 2019

  By Terry Miller Hundreds of people, including popular former mayor Bill Bogaard, attended the annual rite of passage known at the State of the City address Thursday January 17. The event, held at Pasadena High school’s newly remodeled gymnasium, was expected to garner protest but rains earlier in the day may have prevented people…

2020 Rose Parade Theme and President Announced:  Power of Hope with Laura Farber Leading the Tournament
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2020 Rose Parade Theme and President Announced: Power of Hope with Laura Farber Leading the Tournament

  The Pasadena Tournament of Roses® Board of Directors has confirmed Laura Farber as President for the 2019-2020 Tournament of Roses year.  Farber will provide leadership for the 131st Rose Parade® presented by Honda and the 106th Rose Bowl Game® presented by Northwestern Mutual on Wednesday, January 1, 2020. Farber announced “The Power of Hope” as the Pasadena Tournament of Roses theme to encourage creativity in float entries, marching bands and equestrian participants. “With hope – anything,…

Hahamonga Tree and Shrub Planting Restoration Underway in Pasadena
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Hahamonga Tree and Shrub Planting Restoration Underway in Pasadena

By Terry Miller In the first report of the new year, Pasadena City Manager Steve Mermell outlined the city’s plans for Hahamongna Watershed park that has garnered significant negative publicity in recent months from environmentalists. According to Director of Public Works Ara Maloyan, tree and shrub planting restoration began in Hahamongna Watershed Park Jan. 14,…

PUSD: Academics v. Athletics
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PUSD: Academics v. Athletics

Are schools prepping students for the Ivy League or Major Leagues? By Terry Miller On Nov. 4, 2008 the voters in Pasadena passed a $350 million Measure TT bond initiative “to repair and upgrade Pasadena Unified School District’s (PUSD) aging and deteriorating campuses.” Measure TT objectives included: 1.Make all school campuses safe, secure, and accessible….

Pasadena High School Gym and Athletic Complex Gets a $19M Makeover
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Pasadena High School Gym and Athletic Complex Gets a $19M Makeover

By Terry Miller Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) officials joined Pasadena High School (PHS) students, staff, and parents at a ceremonial ribbon cutting and celebration of the newly remodeled Tom Hamilton Gymnasium at Pasadena High School on Tuesday. The ceremony was followed by the boys’ junior varsity basketball game at 3:30 p.m. and the boys’…

Social Media Snubs 130th Rose Parade and Chaka Khan
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Social Media Snubs 130th Rose Parade and Chaka Khan

Parade goers leave prematurely after float malfunction By Terry Miller This year’s Rose Parade was a little different than previous years as well as rather windy, cold and full of technical difficulties including some serious sound issues for the opening act, Chaka Khan. By all accounts, it was also far less crowded than in previous…

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