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ACT 2013 candidate forum – Jan. 17

Pasadena Unified School District and Pasadena City Council ACT – the oldest and largest progressive political organization in the San Gabriel Valley – is hosting a candidate forum at PCC, in cooperation with Andrew Bott, Vice-President for Business Affairs of the Associated Students of PCC. The forum is free and open to the public. All…

Hillsides Children and Youths to Ride on Wells Fargo Stagecoach Hillsides
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Hillsides Children and Youths to Ride on Wells Fargo Stagecoach Hillsides

Kicks Off Centennial Celebration at Pasadena Tournament of Roses® Parade -Courtesy Photo On New Year’s Day, Hillsides, the premier provider of high quality care, advocacy and innovative services to create lasting change for children, youth, and families, will celebrate its centennial anniversary at the Pasadena Tournament of Roses Parade. This historic milestone for Hillsides is…

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PUSD Issues Statement on School Shooting in Connecticut

Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) Chief Academic Officer and Administrator in Charge Dr. Brian McDonald issued the following statement regarding the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary in Connecticut today: “All of us in the Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) are horrified by the tragedy that occurred today in Newtown, Connecticut. Our thoughts and prayers are…

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State Schools Chief Tom Torlakson Announces Funding for School Construction and Modernization Projects

The State Allocation Board (SAB) today disbursed $383.8 million for new school construction and modernization projects across 110 school districts, county offices of education, and charter schools statewide, announced State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson. “Our schools play a key role in California’s future,” said Torlakson. “These new funds provide vital assistance to local…

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Citrus College Celebrates a Banner Year

By Mrs. Joanne Montgomery, Member, Citrus Community College District Board of Trustees As 2012 ends, I am grateful to have served as president of the Citrus Community College District Board of Trustees. This year, because of the tremendous milestones the college achieved in spite of the challenges presented by the economy, it is with great…

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Citrus College Serves as Pilot Location for Award-Winning Employment Development Program

By Stacy Armstrong An employment development program that has been piloted at Citrus College was recently presented at the world’s largest conference and exposition dedicated to green building. The Developing Energy Efficiency Professionals (DEEP) program was presented at Greenbuild 2012, which was held in San Francisco November 14 through November 16. Designed to train and…

Two El Monte Union High School District Graduates Honorees
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Two El Monte Union High School District Graduates Honorees

David Siegrist, long-time PCC/PTSA member; Dr. David LeClaire, Assistant Director Scholarships/Financial Aid Faculty Member Esthela Torres de Siegrist, President Pasadena City College’s PTSA Arroyo High School’s honoree Tony T. Huynh Rosemead High School’s honoree Melissa Luang. -Courtesy Photo At Pasadena City College, two high school students from the El Monte Union High School District were…

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