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MAFA Historic Origins disputed On eve of the 50th Anniversary celebrations

By Terry Miller In recent months there has been much discussion, bewilderment and in some cases - acrimony regarding the ancestries of Monrovia Association of Fine Arts (MAFA) and why there is no mention of those who founded the original arts group in any MAFA...

We’re Never Too Old to Learn to Use Computers

Lynn Rabin is a retired LAUSD teacher. Through her local small business Senior to Senior, she now works with people-specializing in those of us over 50-who want to learn to use our computers better. "I have lots of students in their seventies and eighties...

Two more schools targeted by false threats

Two more schools targeted by false threats Caller may be same person By Terry Miller In what appears to be a carbon copy of Monday’s false report of a suspect with an AK 47 at Santa Fe Middle School, two schools in Duarte were locked...

State Schools Chief Issues Statement on Study of QEIA Impact

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson issued the following statement today after new research was released quantifying the positive impacts of the Quality Education Investment Act of 2006. ...

2013 GROWTH ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE INDEX RESULTS RELEASED

With the release of the 2013 Growth Academic Performance Index (API) results today by the California Department of Education (CDE), the Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) and the state of California close the chapter on state standardized tests and API scores being based on...

Arcadia Family donates $5 million gift A $5 million to Occidental

A $5 million gift from David and Kathleen Berkus and their family will create a new endowment that will enhance Occidental College's ability to stay current with the latest advances in technology. In recognition of the Berkus family's generosity, Occidental's newest, largest and most popular...

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...

Life Interrupted: Personal Sketches Behind Barbed Wire, Santa Anita, Summer 1942, Riyo Sato (1913 – 2009)

The Museum will display never-before-seen sketches by Riyo Sato. Riyo was forced to leave her home in Palo Alto, California on May 26, 1942 and was interned at the Santa Anita Japanese Assembly Center, built on the grounds of Santa Anita Park. From there,...

Gardner Resigns as Basketball Coach

La Salle’s Boys Varsity Basketball Coach, Jelani Gardner, has resigned his coaching position the School Administration announced Tuesday afternoon. Principal, Brother Christopher Brady, FSC, said, “His resignation was based on unresolved differences in the basketball program administration and style, and is a result of extensive...

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...
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