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SPORTS
By Parimal M. Rohit | September 20, 2007
The top-ranked La Cañada boys? water polo team opened its regular season on Sept. 12 at Pasadena City College against the No. 2 Montebello Oilers. In a rematch of last season?s CIF Division 3 final, Max Scott and Taylor Roszkos led the Spartans to a 12-8 victory. Scott scored six goals for the Spartans, who dominated the Oilers with his aggressive inside play. Spencer Borisoff added three goals for the Spartans, while five different Oilers scored goals for the defending Div. 3 champions.
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NEWS
By Elaine La Marr Valley Sun | August 9, 2007
The formal appointment of Paulette J. Perfumo to serve as the 11th president of Pasadena City College is expected to take place next week, pending the approval of her contract by the Pasadena Area Community College District Board. Perfumo will step into the position held by James Kossler, the longtime president of PCC who is retiring Aug. 17. ?I?m very enthusiastic about the selection of Dr. Perfumo as PCC?s next president,? said Geoffrey Baum, PCC board member representing District 1, including La Cañada Flintridge.
NEWS
June 14, 2007
PASADENA ? State Assemblymember Anthony Portantino of La Cañada Flintridge will deliver the commencement address Friday night when Pasadena City College presents its latest graduating class in Robinson Stadium. Portantino serves as chair of the Assembly Higher Education Committee. Prior to being elected to the state Assembly, he served seven-and-a-half years on the La Cañada Flintridge City Council, including two terms as mayor, and served as a former member of the PCC Bond Oversight Committee.
NEWS
June 14, 2007
PASADENA ? Pasadena City College offers summer intersession classes beginning June 18. More than 540 sections will be offered in classes such as English, math, and history. The cost is $20 a unit. PCC will accept last-minute applications for the summer intersession until Friday, June 15. Academic and Career and Technical Education classes are offered at the main campus, as well as PCC's Community Education Center, located at 3035 E. Foothill Blvd. Students can register online, check their status of enrollment, and learn the availability of classes via the Internet by accessing www.pasadena.
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.
NEWS
May 3, 2007
JOB FAIR AT PCC — Students and alumni will meet with employers on Thursday, May 10, at Pasadena City College's Job Fair. More than 50 employers will be on hand in the PCC Quad from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Representatives from business, medical, retail, other fields will take part in the event. For more information about the Job Fair at Pasadena City College, call (626) 585-7807. PCC is located at 1570 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena. JPL'S OPEN HOUSE IS MAY 19-20 — "Journey To the Planets and Beyond" is the theme of this year's open house at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, which is set for 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 19 and May 20. Admission is free and reservations are not required.
NEWS
By Charles Cooper | May 3, 2007
La Cañada parks commissioner Mary Barrie called on the Pasadena City Council Monday to give this city and Altadena a place at the table in making future plans for the 30-acre annex the city is adding to the 300-acre Hahamognga Watershed Park in the upper Arroyo Seco. The council approved a tentative conceptual plan for the property, which borders the two cities. Pasadena Councilwoman Joyce Streator, who represents the area, said she "appreciates the fervor" shown by residents of the two communities, and hopes they will be ready to help finance improvements on the site.
ENTERTAINMENT
April 19, 2007
On Sunday, May 13, those seeking to end their Mother's Day celebration on a high note ? literally ? will want to take Mom and the rest of the family to Pasadena City College's Sexson Auditorium where the Pasadena Young Musicians Orchestra (PYMO) will present its annual spring concert, The Pines of Rome. The program will begin at 4 p.m. and 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.
ENTERTAINMENT
April 12, 2007
— Saturday, April 14 starting at 9 a.m. Pasadena City College will be hosting an all-day drum line competition on Saturday, April 14 that features more than 50 groups from Southern California. The PCC band program fundraiser will begin at 9 a.m. in PCC's Hutto-Patterson Gym. PCC Director of Bands Kyle Luck describes the event as being "very entertaining to watch. Each school puts in countless hours of practice and work each week for a five-minute show." The day will be filled with 12 hours of drumming that incorporates movement as well as music, producing a "sonic volcano."
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