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March 11, 2013
An 18-year-old La Cañada Flintridge resident is running for a seat on the Pasadena Area Community College District Board of Trustees. Alex Keledjian on Monday announced his campaign for the Nov. 5 election to represent Area 1 on the board. The region includes La Cañada and two Pasadena neighborhoods: San Rafael and Linda Vista. In a statement, the 2012 La Cañada High School graduate said his goals for the college were to "improve communication, continue fiscal responsibility, improve outreach to the community and school districts and constituent education.
ENTERTAINMENT
May 25, 2006
PCC Presents "Dancing Under the Stars" Swing and Ballroom Concert Boogie the night away with "Dancing Under the Stars" on Friday, June 2, when the Pasadena City College Swing Band performs big-band standards, swing favorites, and ballroom classics on the top level of the parking structure on Del Mar and Hill. Selections will include the music of Glenn Miller, Benny Goodman and many more. The evening also features the vocal trio Swing of Pearls. "The performance offers a unique experience for people that enjoy music and dancing," said Dennis Kay, PCC Swing Band director.
NEWS
December 14, 2006
PASADENA — Be part of Pasadena City College's successful Theater in London program by spending spring in the birthplace of Shakespeare from April 13-22. Participants will experience London at its finest, spend eight days at the Thistle Bloomsbury Hotel, within blocks of the famous West End Theatre District, see five plays, visit Leeds Castle, Canterbury and receive a guided tour of Shakespeare's Globe Theatre. Transportation passes for London's buses and Underground are included along with round-trip transportation from Los Angeles to London's Heathrow Airport.
NEWS
August 31, 2006
The admissions office of Pasadena City College, which serves La Canada Flintridge and other surrounding communities, will be open Saturday, Sept. 9, in order to serve students who wish to attend classes for the fall semester. Students may register for classes and ask enrollment related questions. Students can also register online, check the status of enrollment, and determine the availability of classes by accessing pasadena.edu and then clicking on the "Lancer Link" hyperlink.
ENTERTAINMENT
April 28, 2005
The Pasadena City College Spanish Theater Group, "Troteateatro," invites students, actors and the audience into the fascinating world of the "juglar" - juggler - and the romance poem as PCC presents "Historias Para Ser Contadas en Tiempos de Guerra," ("Poems to be Told During Time of War") on April 29. In times when books were not readily available to the general public, jugglers and jesters used to tell stories to entertain in the streets. These "romance" poems featured an indefinite number of verses and were the oral tradition until the end of 19th century when they were written and published.
ENTERTAINMENT
November 30, 2006
Be part of a moving play about five strong and determined women as Pasadena City College presents Brian Friel's "Dancing at Lughnasa," beginning Dec. 1 in the PCC Little Theatre. Directed by professor Whitney Rydbeck, the award-winning play is a story of five unmarried sisters living out their lives in a small village in Ireland in 1936. That year, the women acquired their first radio, whose music transforms them into shrieking, stomping banshees. The action of this memory play is told through the recollections of the illegitimate son of one of the sisters.
NEWS
January 16, 2006
PASADENA -- Jorge Aguiñiga, most recently human resources manager for the city of Fresno, has been named the new dean of human resources at Pasadena City College. His appointment was effective Jan. 3. "PCC is very fortunate to have hired such an experienced human resources administrator," said PCC President James Kossler. "Jorge Aguiñiga is a man who is very familiar with the detailed requirements of today's personnel work, but he is also someone who has not lost sight of the 'human' aspects of the human resources profession.
ENTERTAINMENT
May 10, 2007
Those seeking to end their Mother's Day celebrations on Sunday, May 13, literally on a high note will want to take Mom ? and the rest of the family ? to Pasadena City College's Sexson Auditorium, when the Pasadena Young Musicians Orchestra (PYMO) presents its annual spring concert, "The Pines of Rome." The program, which will begin at 4 p.m., will include The Pines of Rome by Ottorino Respighi; Liszt's Piano Concerto No. 1 , featuring Jonathan Lee, who is not only an accomplished pianist but principal cellist for PYMO; Poem for Flute and Orchestra , with flutist and PYMO member Carina Jette, by Charles Griffes; and Rimsky Korsaov's Capriccio Espanol . "The concert will be a unique and wonderful way to celebrate Mother's Day," says Jo Raquel Stoup, music director of the orchestra, whose members attend 32 different high schools and junior colleges throughout Southern California.
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COMMUNITY
April 2, 2014
Ten Years Ago A herd of 250 goats arrived by transporter truck that brought them from Lakeview, Ore. to Descanso Gardens to serve in a vegetation management capacity, eating brush to reduce fire fuel. They were in La Cañada for a one-month stay, during which it was expected they would thin out the brush across 13 acres. Twenty Years Ago La Cañada resident Sue Schecter, then serving as president of the Lanterman Historical Museum Foundation, was appointed to the State Historical Resources Commission by Gov. Pete Wilson.
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ENTERTAINMENT
By Kirk Silsbee | March 14, 2014
To call the sandy-haired Terry Cannon a baseball fan is to damn with faint praise. He's a baseball obsessive. But Cannon is no Rain Man with batting averages, career wins and losses, and career RBIs rolling around in his head. He's fascinated with the little-known sociopolitical aspects of the national pastime's history. Which is where the Baseball Reliquary, his "traveling museum of baseball," comes in. Cannon is something of a Renaissance man and his name should be familiar to the Pasadena arts community.
NEWS
By Tiffany Kelly, tiffany.kelly@latimes.com | January 1, 2014
The holidays may be over for most people, but workers at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in La Cañada Flintridge are planning one last musical hurrah. The JPL Chorus will perform holiday songs at their second free winter concert at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 7 with the Donald Brinegar Singers at Pasadena City College's Westerbeck Recital Hall. The chorus, made up of around 50 scientists, engineers, and other JPL workers, formed in 2012. Many of the members have a background in music and two engineers composed and arranged pieces for the concert.
NEWS
By John A. Moreno and By John A. Moreno | December 6, 2013
A missing 19-year-old woman was found Friday morning in Eaton Canyon and airlifted to safety via helicopter, KTLA reports . Bora Kim, a Pasadena City College student, was found by an L.A. County sheriff's search-and-rescue team, Robert Diaz of the Los Angeles County Fire Department told KTLA. A county fire helicopter was summoned at 6:53 a.m., Diaz said. KTLA's Sky5 video showed the helicopter hovering over Eaton Canyon, where rescue officials on foot had made their way to Kim's location.
NEWS
By Anita S. Brenner | December 5, 2013
Last week, the city of Pasadena adopted me. The city of Pasadena doesn't exactly know that it adopted me, but it did. Bill Paparian, a former Pasadena mayor, pointed out that we've practiced law on the parade route for nearly 30 years and have been active in Crown City organizations, therefore - Ich bin ein Pasadenoid! Two weeks ago, Len and I were appointed to a Pasadena city advisory committee. There are six of us on the committee. The members include Paparian; Bill Thomson, another former Pasadena mayor and current PCC trustee; Ann Erdman, Pasadena's former public information; Harry Kurdoghlian, a Pasadena firefighter; plus me and my husband, Leonard Torres.
NEWS
By Jason Wells | October 25, 2013
Every Rose Parade has its queen, and the newest one is a 17-year-old varsity equestrian team captain who aspires to be a neurosurgeon. Ana Marie Acosta of Altadena was named the 2014 Rose Queen at a coronation ceremony in Pasadena on Thursday night, chosen from the seven members of the 2014 Tournament of Roses Royal Court, the Los Angeles Times reported .  PHOTOS: Rose Queen announcement and coronation   Together, they will...
NEWS
By Tiffany Kelly, tiffany.kelly@latimes.com | August 28, 2013
If you have attended a school board or City Council meeting in the past year, you've probably seen at least one recent high school graduate in the audience, absorbing policy changes and city codes. It's not unusual for La Cañada Flintridge students to be active in the community; many get involved in several organizations and go on to top-tier colleges. But this year, a few have chosen to stay at home while attending a community college or returned home after graduating from a four-year college and are actively involved in civic affairs.
NEWS
By Tiffany Kelly, tiffany.kelly@latimes.com | August 22, 2013
Three candidates are running for the Pasadena City College Board of Trustees in the district that includes La Cañada Flintridge, West Pasadena and West Altadena. Dianne Philibosian, Alexander Keledjian and Ross Selvidge filed their nomination papers for a seat that is currently occupied by Geoffrey Baum, a Pasadena resident who is not seeking reelection. The election is Nov. 5.  Philibosian, who lives in Pasadena, is the director of the Institute for Community Health and Wellbeing at Cal State Northridge.
SPORTS
From Staff Reports | March 23, 2013
BOYS' TRACK AND FIELD Flintridge Prep, St. Francis in Pasadena Games: The Rebels' Alan Yoho and Eric Knowles of the Golden Knights were the only two locals to prove victorious in the 70th annual two-day event at Pasadena City College Friday and Saturday, respectively. Yoho won the 1,600-meter race in four minutes 35.11 seconds and Knowles was victorious in the triple jump Saturday with a mark of 44 feet 3 inches. While Gareth Weiss may not have won the pole vault Saturday, it was a historic runner-up mark.
NEWS
March 11, 2013
An 18-year-old La Cañada Flintridge resident is running for a seat on the Pasadena Area Community College District Board of Trustees. Alex Keledjian on Monday announced his campaign for the Nov. 5 election to represent Area 1 on the board. The region includes La Cañada and two Pasadena neighborhoods: San Rafael and Linda Vista. In a statement, the 2012 La Cañada High School graduate said his goals for the college were to "improve communication, continue fiscal responsibility, improve outreach to the community and school districts and constituent education.
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