Author: Andre Coleman

Waking a giant

Controversial anti-immigrant legislation sparks mass area protests and fears of a police-state crackdown in local neighborhoods

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More student loans

Records show PUSD officials are secretly planning a parcel tax and preparing to ask the city for $2.1 million in breaks on utilities, health care, security, trash collection and election costs

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AUSD petition OTD

Education activists have begun circulating petitions for the formation of an Altadena Unified School District. Maurice Morse, Shirlee Smith and Bruce Wasson contacted LA County officials in January to start the process of...

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Whitaker’s ninth no comment

John Laurence Whitaker, a convicted sex offender who under the name John Whitaker Betances flourished as one of the Pasadena Unified School District’s top volunteers, has once again delayed his arraignment on a murder...

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End of an era

Celebrations like Black History Month only encourage racism by singling out a single race’s accomplishments at the exclusion of others

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THIS WEEK’S DIGITAL EDITION

Upcoming Events

Mar
19
Tue
6:30 pm Breast Reconstruction for Cancer... @ Cancer Support Community
Breast Reconstruction for Cancer... @ Cancer Support Community
Mar 19 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Dr. Nina Naghshineh, plastic and reconstructive surgeon discusses breast reconstruction for cancer patients from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Free, but call for reservations.
7:00 pm Book Signing at Vroman’s @ Vroman's Bookstore
Book Signing at Vroman’s @ Vroman's Bookstore
Mar 19 @ 7:00 pm
John Lanchester discusses and signs “The Wall” at 7 p.m.
Mar
20
Wed
1:00 pm Free Film, Women Artists of Disn... @ Pasadena Public Library, Central Branch
Free Film, Women Artists of Disn... @ Pasadena Public Library, Central Branch
Mar 20 @ 1:00 pm
Free films screen at 1 p.m. Wednesdays. Wednesday’s film is “Cowboy” (1958). Historian and author Mindy Johnson presents “The Women Artists of Disney—A Fusion of Fine Art and Animation,” celebrating Women’s History Month by exploring[...]
3:45 pm Middle School Arts Lab at Norton... @ Norton Simon Museum
Middle School Arts Lab at Norton... @ Norton Simon Museum
Mar 20 @ 3:45 pm – 4:45 pm
Middle School Arts Lab, “Art of Possibilities” invites kids to observe Paul Klee’s “Possibilities at Sea” and explore how the artist experimented with materials to express his ideas, then transform posters of works in the[...]
7:00 pm Book Signing at Vroman’s @ Vroman's Bookstore
Book Signing at Vroman’s @ Vroman's Bookstore
Mar 20 @ 7:00 pm
Jonathan Evison discusses and signs “Lawn Boy” at 7 p.m.

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