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Pasadena Independent Launches Exciting Transformation
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Pasadena Independent Launches Exciting Transformation

By Terry Miller As many of our regular readers and advertisers will note, there have been some subtle, albeit, significant changes in both our print edition and notably our corresponding websites. The Pasadena Independent launches and exciting transformation in hopes of providing a more enhanced look. Our creative and spirited graphics and production team has…

Obama Freeway Proposal Passes State Senate
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Obama Freeway Proposal Passes State Senate

Senator Anthony Portantino’s proposal, SCR 8, to name the segment of the CA-134 freeway between the Glendale CA-2 and the Interstate 210 Freeway the “President Barack H. Obama Freeway,” passed the State Senate with overwhelming bi-partisan support with a 34 to 1 vote. The resolution now heads to the State Assembly.   President Obama began…

Beacon Media News Giving Away Prizes at Annual Taste of Duarte
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Beacon Media News Giving Away Prizes at Annual Taste of Duarte

Stop by Beacon Media News’ booth for a chance to win free fun stuff Beacon Media News (Publisher of Duarte Dispatch, Monrovia Weekly, Arcadia Weekly and Pasadena Independent) will be manning a booth at Duarte’s premier evening community event May 24.  The taste of Duarte features samplings from over 25 of Duarte’s and area restaurants…

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Pasadena Humane Society Launches ‘Kids for Animals’ Program

Story and Photos By Terry Miller On Thursday morning, local media was invited to the Pasadena Humane Society to witness the very first group of 5 & 6 year-old children who learned about the importance of being kind to all animals. The young children, from Franklin School, got a chance to meet rabbits, birds, dogs…

$60M Going Towards Massive Development at Lake & Union
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$60M Going Towards Massive Development at Lake & Union

Singpoli BD Development, LLC acquired a 1.6-acre shopping center in Jan. 2016. The plan is to create a mixed-use development of a flagship hotel, with 165 rooms alongside a 60-unit residential condominium site. Singpoli expects full entitlement by the end of 2017 with construction to commence in 2018. Total construction cost is estimated to be…

2017 Woman’s Civic League Honors PUSD Students
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2017 Woman’s Civic League Honors PUSD Students

The annual May luncheon of the Woman’s Civic League is devoted to honoring young women from PUSD Middle Schools for significant improvement in their grades, despite dealing with physical and/or environmental problems. Learning of their efforts to overcome various obstacles is always inspiring. The League by acknowledging these young women, hopefully, makes them feel valued and…

Golden Future 50+ Senior Expo Slated May 13
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Golden Future 50+ Senior Expo Slated May 13

Back for its fifth year, the Golden Future 50+ Senior Expo was created specifically for Southern California Baby Boomers and Seniors to explore options and resources available for retirement, learn about new products and services, and connect with others who share the same goal of healthy aging. The series will showcase a vast range of…

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