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THE SMART CARD – DO YOU HAVE ONE?

As you shop for school supplies, Pasadena Public Library wants to be sure you have the most important one – a library card. This simple piece of plastic gives you free access to a treasure trove of books, eBooks, databases, subject guides, encyclopedias, test preparation materials, homework help, Wi-Fi and Internet access, and much more….

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PCC Extension Fall 2013 Session Is Open for Registration

Pasadena City College Extension Fall classes are now open for online registration. Individuals have the ability to peruse offerings online and to register. There are more than 500 classes, workshops, and certificate programs – something for everyone. PCC Extension, through partnerships, also makes available to the community travel opportunities locally, statewide, and nationally. Whether one’s…

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Pasadena High Football Coach has work cut out for him

By SHEL SEGAL With the Pasadena High football team finishing with a 1-9 record a year ago, first-year coach Doug Bledsoe knows he has his work cut out. “We’re coming in, trying to turn the program around,” Bledsoe said. “We feel that Pasadena has a great tradition, history of football. We, obviously, want to be…

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Sierra Madre Stories & Treasures: Opening Celebration

The opening day festivities at the Sierra Madre Public Library and Richardson House will be held on Saturday, September 28. Beginning at 10 am at Sierra Madre Public Library and continuing at 11 am at the Richardson House, this celebration highlights their grant-funded project featuring two innovative and interactive digital storyboards. Rediscover the rich history…

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PCC Welcomes Students to Fall Term on Aug. 26

Pasadena City College’s 2013 fall semester will begin Monday, Aug. 26 and end Dec. 15. More than 27,000 students are expected to attend the first day of fall semester. PCC will offer 2,769 class sections in the morning, afternoon and evening for the convenience of the students. Though classes are filling up quickly, there are…

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Anyone for tennis?

USTA Youth Tennis Program Sign-ups The USTA’s 7-week youth tennis program for kids 4-10 years old begins September 16. Classes will be held after school at convenient locations in Southern California The cost is all-inclusive: $99 for 4-7 year olds and $125 for 8-10 year olds. Program participants will receive a free tennis racket, t-shirt,…

El Monteans learn to make Snowy Moon Cakes
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El Monteans learn to make Snowy Moon Cakes

Part of a series of events celebrating 100 years of the relationship between the El Monte libraries and the County of Los Angeles’ library system, El Monteans had a chance on August 17 to learn to make a Chinese treat that has existed for thousand of years – Snowy Moon Cakes. Snowy Moon Cakes are…

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PCC ‘Porn Professor’ Hugo Schwyzer enters rehab

By SHEL SEGAL It seemed like a good idea at the time, but apparently it won’t be coming to fruition soon. A professor at Pasadena City College canned plans recently to continue a pornography class after public and university pressure against the idea became too great, according to a published report. The pressure was so…

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