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Tournament of Roses President Recognized as Woman of the Year
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Tournament of Roses President Recognized as Woman of the Year

As part of an annual celebration of Women’s History Month in the State Capitol, Assemblymember Chris Holden recognized Tournament of Roses President and South Pasadena resident Laura Farber as the 41st Assembly District’s Woman of the Year. “I am thrilled to announce Laura Farber as Woman of the Year for the 41st Assembly District,” said Assemblymember Holden….

Reflections on a Woman’s History
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Reflections on a Woman’s History

By Susie Ling, Associate Professor at Pasadena City College We baby boomers were flying so high in the 1970-80s. I was so proud to be a feminist, and I shunned my mother’s limitations. My mother baked, ironed, and volunteered at my school. My mother made paper doll clothes with me, but I was going to…

Historical Legacies of Arcadia, Monrovia, Pasadena and Sierra Madre Women
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Historical Legacies of Arcadia, Monrovia, Pasadena and Sierra Madre Women

By Danelle Woodman and Isabelle Cruz Women’s History Month started off as a week-long celebration in March declared by President Jimmy Carter in 1980. According to National Women’s History Alliance, in 1987 Congress declared the whole month of March as Women’s History Month in honor and recognition of the “extraordinary achievements of American women.” This…

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