Tag: City of Pasadena

Varda Becomes First Licensed Cannabis Dispensary to Open in Pasadena
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Varda Becomes First Licensed Cannabis Dispensary to Open in Pasadena

By Alex Cordero  Longtime San Gabriel Valley residents Tony Fong and Leonard Wang recently made local business history by opening Varda, the first licensed and only locally-owned cannabis dispensary in Pasadena. Wang and Fong are the founders of this 3,000-square-foot store designed to give a multigenerational line of customers an amiable experience when shopping for…

Pasadena Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month With Multiple Events
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Pasadena Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month With Multiple Events

The City of Pasadena is celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month by honoring the cultures and contributions of Hispanic and Latin Americans with exhibits, demonstrations, book discussions, films, events, lectures, workshops and activities for all ages. Programming is provided by the City of Pasadena’s Pasadena Public Library and the Latino Heritage Committee, in collaboration with the…

Pasadena Public Health Director Requests Local Control over Re-opening
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Pasadena Public Health Director Requests Local Control over Re-opening

City of Pasadena Public Health Director Dr. Ying-Ying Goh has contacted the California Department of Public Health (CADPH) advocating for local control over the reopening process. Up until now, Pasadena has been required to follow the state’s guidelines and the only local control was the ability to have stricter guidelines than the state. The governor…

Residents in Pasadena Are Advocating for Rent Suspension
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Residents in Pasadena Are Advocating for Rent Suspension

An eviction moratorium concerning residential and commercial renters was put in place as an effort to protect thousands of local residents from being evicted for non-payment of rent due to the global health crisis and economic catastrophe COVID-19 has caused. Many people were left with only a couple of weeks to learn about the temporary…

A List of Closures and Cancelled Events in Pasadena
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A List of Closures and Cancelled Events in Pasadena

By Alex Cordero  The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently announced provisional guidelines for COVID-19 prevention measures and recommended the public and communities to cancel and/or postpone public gatherings that consist of 50 people or more throughout the nation for the next 8 weeks. Per the CDC, large gatherings can contribute to the…

Fuller Seminary Will Remain in Pasadena
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Fuller Seminary Will Remain in Pasadena

But what will this mean to the future of Fuller? By Alex Cordero  The Board of Trustees at Fuller Theological Seminary unanimously voted not to relocate to the city of Pomona and to continue the future of Fuller in Pasadena. Mark Labberton, Clifford L. Penner Presidential Chair, made a formal announcement  of the board’s decision:…

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