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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…

Tournament of Roses Selects Bands for 2018
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Tournament of Roses Selects Bands for 2018

  20 bands from around the world will take part in the parade Pasadena Tournament of Roses® 2018 President Lance Tibbet announced 20 of the 22 marching bands that will participate in the 129th Rose Parade presented by Honda, themed “Making a Difference.” The bands will travel to Pasadena from across the United States and…

Flintridge Center’s Apprenticeship Preparation Program Graduates 23
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Flintridge Center’s Apprenticeship Preparation Program Graduates 23

The months of December and January have seen an increase in gang violence in the Pasadena community, and in light of these events Flintridge Center hopes to highlight thier work toward developing a safer, healthier community. The graduation marks participants’ commitment to themselves, family and their community. On Thursday, 23 formerly incarcerated and gang-impacted community…

Pasadena 2017 Black History Month Parade, Special Events Announced
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Pasadena 2017 Black History Month Parade, Special Events Announced

Celebrate Black History Month 2017 by attending the parade and other special events, lectures and activities in Pasadena now through Sunday, March 19.  Pasadena’s Black History Month Parade is one of the largest and oldest in the U.S. and will be held from 10 a.m. to about 1 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 18.  Another special highlight this year is the Community…

Frostig Center to Host Dinner and Auction
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Frostig Center to Host Dinner and Auction

Proceeds to benefit children with learning differences The Frostig Center, a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of children with learning differences, will hold its benefit dinner on Saturday, Feb. 25, at the Altadena Town & Country Club. Guests will enjoy an evening of dining, inspiring performances, a silent auction, and a live auction….

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