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This St. Patrick’s Day, Plan Before You Party!
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This St. Patrick’s Day, Plan Before You Party!

Remember, impaired driving, drugs and alcohol can kill! St. Patrick’s Day has become one of the nation’s favorite holidays to celebrate and party. Unfortunately, too many people are taking to the roads after drinking, making the holiday one of our most dangerous. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), 252 people lost their…

Slam Dunk for the Animals at Pasadena Humane Society
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Slam Dunk for the Animals at Pasadena Humane Society

  Pasadena Humane Society celebrates March Madness with fee-sponsored adoption tournament As UCLA and USC fight to secure their place in the 2017 NCAA March Madness Tournament, the Pasadena Humane Society & SPCA is busy preparing a bracket of its own. Dogs, cats and other adoptable critters will vie for a spot in the Final…

‘My Own Story’ Workshop Slated March 23 in Temple City
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‘My Own Story’ Workshop Slated March 23 in Temple City

  A young Latina yearns for her absentee dad’s attendance at her quinceañera. A Chinese immigrant student’s emotional conflict over leaving his homeland. Two best friends’ hilarious bonding over an “illegal” substance. A young Mexican American boy’s tribute to his loving influential father. These are but a few of the raw, honest, comical, and poignant…

Friends in Deed the Big Winner in High Point’s ‘Souper Bowl’
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Friends in Deed the Big Winner in High Point’s ‘Souper Bowl’

High Point Academy’s third graders served souped-up signs at carline one recent Friday to kick off their traditional “Souper Bowl” competition. Enthusiastic participants donated cans and cans of hearty soups in the names of their favorite Super Bowl teams as they pulled up to the school, while third graders manned tables decorated with team banners…

Get to Know the 2017 Pasadena City Council Candidates
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Get to Know the 2017 Pasadena City Council Candidates

  Part Two By Gus Herrera In preparation for the upcoming Pasadena City Council elections, to be held March 7, Pasadena Independent reached out to this year’s candidates and asked them to complete a five-part questionnaire. Each candidate received the same five questions. This is part two in an ongoing series. District 7 Candidate: Phil…

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