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Letters – 11.16.17

HAD TO BE TOLD In 1791 the Second Amendment made sense. Our young federal government had no standing army. Militias, composed of armed citizens, were expected to quell rebellions, resist invasions and keep order. While the president had ultimate authority, the states were charged with organizing and manning the militias. The South feared the more populous North, particularly the distaste for slavery among the northerners. Slavery was vital to the South’s economy but not the North’s. Southern leaders lobbied to add a guaranteed right to keep arms as part of the Bill of Rights then being considered. Their local...

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Flick Finder – Friday Nov. 17 to Thursday Nov. 23

SHOWTIMES Friday Nov. 17 to Thursday Nov. 23 Note: Times are p.m., and daily, unless otherwise indicated. All times are subject to change without notice. PASADENA Academy 6 1003 E Colorado Bl, (626) 229-9400. American Made Fri.-Thurs., 12:20, 7:10 p.m. Happy Death Day Fri.-Thurs., 3, 5:20, 7:40, 10:10 p.m. It Fri.-Thurs., 1:20, 4:20, 7:20, 10:20 p.m. The LEGO NINJAGO Movie Fri.-Thurs., 12:50, 3:30, 6:50, 9:30 p.m. The Mountain Between Us Fri.-Thurs., 1, 3:45, 9:55 p.m. My Little Pony: The Movie Fri.-Thurs., 12:40, 3:50, 7, 9:40 p.m. Tyler Perry’s Boo 2! A Madea Halloween Fri.-Thurs., 1:10, 4, 7:30, 10 p.m....

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FLICK FINDER – Friday Nov. 10 to Thursday Nov. 16

SHOWTIMES Friday Nov. 10 to Thursday Nov. 16 Note: Times are p.m., and daily, unless otherwise indicated. All times are subject to change without notice. PASADENA Academy 6 1003 E Colorado Bl, (626) 229-9400. American Made Fri.-Thurs., 1, 7:10, 9:55 p.m. Happy Death Day Fri.-Thurs., 12:30, 2:50, 5:10, 7:40, 10:10 p.m. It Fri.-Thurs., 1:30, 4:30, 7:30, 10:30 p.m. The LEGO NINJAGO Movie Fri.-Thurs., 12:50, 4:20, 6:50, 9:30 p.m. The Mountain Between Us Fri.-Thurs., 1:10, 4, 7:20, 10 p.m. My Little Pony: The Movie Fri.-Thurs., 12:40, 3:50, 7 p.m. Spider-Man: Homecoming Fri.-Thurs., 9:40 p.m. iPic theaters at One Colorado Pasadena...

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Letters – 11.09.17

HE’D KILL US ALL North Korea’s young dictator Kim Jong-un is a murderer. He has no compunction about killing anybody he considers a threat, even young children. According to The New York Times, “Since taking power, Mr. Kim has executed more than 140 senior party and military officials deemed a threat to his authority.” In December 2013, he executed his uncle and former mentor, Jang Song-thaek, and all his uncle’s blood relatives, including young grandchildren. Earlier this year he murdered his half-brother Kim Jong-nam at the Kuala Lumpur airport in Malaysia. He is so used to killing people, what’s...

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Upcoming Events

Nov
20
Mon
2:30 pm Steven D. Harris Jazz History Pr... @ Pasadena Public Library Central Branch
Steven D. Harris Jazz History Pr... @ Pasadena Public Library Central Branch
Nov 20 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Author and jazz historian Steven D. Harris presents “Centennial in Swing: The 100th Anniversary of Jazz on Record,” from 2:30 to 4 p.m. The program covers the first jazz recordings in 1917, progressing to the[...]
3:00 pm Pasadena Readers Book Club at Ce... @ Pasadena Public Library Central Branch
Pasadena Readers Book Club at Ce... @ Pasadena Public Library Central Branch
Nov 20 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
The Pasadena Readers Book Club meets to discuss “One Hundred Years of Solitude” by Gabriel Garcia Marquez from 3 to 4:30 p.m.
7:00 pm Book Signing at Vroman’s @ Vroman's Bookstore
Book Signing at Vroman’s @ Vroman's Bookstore
Nov 20 @ 7:00 pm
Ivy Pochoda discusses and signs “Wonder Valley” at 7 p.m.
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21
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9:00 am Reservation Deadline for Pasaden... @ Pasadena Senior Center
Reservation Deadline for Pasaden... @ Pasadena Senior Center
Nov 21 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Tuesday is the reservation deadline for the Nov. 23 Thanksgiving dinner at the Senior Center. Cost is $12, $10 for members. Thanksgiving dinner starts at 11:30 a.m., with a festive meal of turkey, stuffing, mashed[...]
7:00 pm Book Signing at Vroman’s @ Vroman's Bookstore
Book Signing at Vroman’s @ Vroman's Bookstore
Nov 21 @ 7:00 pm
David Lebovitz discusses and signs “L’Appart: The Delights and Disasters of Making My Paris Home” at 7 p.m.

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