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Union Station Homeless Services in Pasadena Names New Chief Program Officer
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Union Station Homeless Services in Pasadena Names New Chief Program Officer

Union Station Homeless Services announced Friday that it has appointed Sarah Tower as chief program officer. Tower formerly held the position of director of permanent housing at Union Station, where she has worked since 2015. After receiving her MSW in 2005, Tower entered the homeless services field, serving as clinical coordinator and then director of the Village’s Homeless Drop-In Center and…

Pasadena Celebrates Sister City Dakar-Plateau
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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 Tournament Of Roses Foundation Elects New Leadership
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Pasadena Tournament Of Roses Foundation Elects New Leadership

The Pasadena Tournament of Roses Foundation announces 2019-2020 Board of Directors and new officers. Since its inception in 1983, the Pasadena Tournament of Foundation has invested over $3 million in more than 200 Pasadena-area organizations.  Community programs receive grants in the categories of Performing and Visual Arts, Sports and Recreation, and Education (Early Childhood Education,…

Pasadena Jaycees Bring Fun to Foster Children at Five Acres
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Pasadena Jaycees Bring Fun to Foster Children at Five Acres

As the temperatures started heating up for summer, the Pasadena Junior Chamber of Commerce (Jaycees) brought a slip n’ slide, water balloons, and more fun in the sun to the foster children living at the Five Acres child care agency in Altadena. As part of their annual Summer Event, the Pasadena Jaycees did science experiments…

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Pasadena Residents Voice Their Vision During Specific Plan Walking Tour

By Alex Cordero Several local residents, city staff, developers, Pasadena police officers, and council members John J. Kennedy and Victor Gordo recently gathered to participate in the Fair Oaks and Orange Grove specific plan area community walking tour. Specific Plans for certain areas in the City of Pasadena continue to develop and local residents have…

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