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Thomas to head Altadena Town Council

ALTADENA – Long-time Altadena resident Sandra Thomas was elected to the chair of the Altadena Town Council on Tuesday, according to a statement released by Thomas. The 35-year resident of Altadena and four-term town councilwoman was a unanimous selection and … Continue reading

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It only looks like summer school

PASADENA – Summer enrichment camps claim to have the antidote for summer brain drain – a combination of school, work, fun and the prohibition of bureaucratic terms that find their way into the classroom during the school year. “I never … Continue reading

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Star-News gets Carmageddon right

PASADENA – You don’t win a Pulitzer for calling bull on predictions of a massive two-day traffic jam, even if it comes with a cool name like Carmageddon. But you do get to brag when you stand in the face … Continue reading

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McFarland case delayed until August

PASADENA – Police in Pasadena have failed to turn over vital evidence in the Kelvin “Sgt. Mac” McFarland case, causing two delays this week in the criminal court proceedings, according to the suspect’s attorney. McFarland, 40, is a Pasadena juvenile … Continue reading

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Brown signs bill to include gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered Californians to school lessons

PASADENA – Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill into law Thursday, requiring schools to add lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, as well as people with disabilities, to the list of groups that schools must include in the school lessons. … Continue reading

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Carmageddon ripples through San Gabriel Valley

PASADENA – Only in Southern California can a traffic jam turn into a branding opportunity for food trucks and politicians. Carmageddon is coming this weekend. For months the nightmare traffic jam prompted by the 53-hour planned closure of Interstate 405, … Continue reading

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Star News launches new community news blog

PASADENA – The Pasadena Star News launched its latest news blog today, Notes from Northwest. The blog, with contributions by Pasadena Star-News staff writer Brian Charles, will focus on news, events and issues affecting Pasadena neighborhoods north of the Interstate … Continue reading

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