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Pasadena City College Foundation Awarded More Than $227,000 in Scholarships at December 3 Ceremony

The Pasadena City College (PCC) Foundation, the fifth-largest community college foundation in California, awarded more than $227,000 in scholarships to 230 PCC students during its annual scholarship awards ceremony. More…

Pasadena awarded grant for 2015 summer, afterschool meal programs

The City’s Human Services and Recreation Department received a $50,000 grant from the National League of Cities (NLC) to streamline afterschool and summer meal programs for Pasadena-area children. The department…

Dyson Shining on Volleyball Court for PHS

Dyson Shining on Volleyball Court for PHS

By SHEL SEGAL For Ruby Dyson, it’s all about winning on the volleyball court. And that’s something she’s very good at. So good that the senior for the Pasadena High…

PCC to shell out $403,826.55 severance package to Mark Rocha – District will also pay Dr. Mark Rocha up to $16,000 attorney fees

PCC to shell out $403,826.55 severance package to Mark Rocha – District will also pay Dr. Mark Rocha up to $16,000  attorney fees

By Terry Miller Pasadena Independent has learned that beleaguered PCC chief Dr. Mark Rocha is to get a whopping severance package as a parting gift August 31. On top that,…

Two teenagers arrested in South Pasadena Monday for planning a ‘ Huge Massacre’ at the high school

Two teenagers arrested in South Pasadena Monday for planning a ‘ Huge Massacre’ at the high school

By Terry Miller At a press conference at South Pasadena Police station Tuesday morning media outlets from around the world were told of the arrest of two teenage boys who…

Audiojack: A breakthrough in education which takes our imagination to another level

Audiojack: A breakthrough in education which takes our imagination to another level

By Jennifer Schlueter When my friend invited me to an event at the Sonos Studio in LA to experience a sound movie, I didn’t know what to expect. After some…

High school students to work with renowned local researchers and professionals

Gifted students from across the country to come to Institute for Educational Advancement summer Apprenticeship Program Twenty-nine high school students are stepping out of the classroom and into the real…