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  1. 8 DaysRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Pasadena Weekly

    The Torfurky Trot 5K run/trot/walk raises funds for the National Museum of Animals & Society at the Rose Bowl, 1001 Rose Bowl Drive, Pasadena. The event starts at 9 a.m. Registration in advance is $25 for adults, $12.50 for those younger than 18, $30 at the event.

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  2. Reggae RulesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Pasadena Weekly

    Friday night is a good time to catch a rocking reggae band when Dub 8 takes the stage at Kings Row Gastropub in Old Pasadena. Part of this high-energy act's popularity stems from its ability to blend the technical dynamics of reggae rhythms with foot-stomping Latin-inspired ska influences into a unique sound.

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  3. Bring It OnRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Pasadena Weekly

    Pasadena Mayor Bill Bogaard has issued a challenge to Los Angeles Clippers owner Steve Ballmer to shoot free throws at halftime of a Clippers game in January as a way of raising funds for a local nonprofit intern program. Dressed in work-out clothes and a sporting sweatband, Bogaard took some practice shots in the gym at Victory Park on Nov. 14 and openly called out the billionaire team owner who purchased the franchise from Donald Sterling last summer.

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  4. Two at OnceRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Pasadena Weekly

    First, the Pasadena Unified School District Board of Education unanimously selected Dr. Brian McDonald as the district superintendent. McDonald had been serving as PUSD Interim Superintendent since August 1, filling in for former Superintendent Jon Gundry, who left the district last summer.

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  5. Time to HealRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Pasadena Weekly

    People who want to purchase health insurance under the Affordable Care Act , or want to receive Medi-Cal, can learn more about their insurance options at a newly opened enrollment center at Paseo Colorado. The Cover LA Health Insurance Enrollment Shop will be open during the state open enrollment period, which runs through Feb. 15. Peter Lee, executive director of Covered California, was in Pasadena on Nov. 12 to kick off the agency's nine-day enrollment tour of the state.

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  6. Kicking ButtsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Pasadena Weekly

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has awarded Pasadena a $1.5 million Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health grant for a three-year outreach program aimed at reducing tobacco-related illnesses in Northwest Pasadena. The city's outreach campaign will counter tobacco-related marketing efforts that target low-income minority communities where African-American and Latino adults have a disproportionately high rate of tobacco use and exposure to secondhand smoke.

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  7. Good Food, Great TimesRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Pasadena Weekly

    Pasadena's La Fiesta Grande seems like both. A Colorado Boulevard fixture for over three decades , Fiesta Grande has been providing a warm welcome to me and mine for its entire life.

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  8. Get Your Own...Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Pasadena Weekly

    Union Station Homeless Services presents its annual Thanksgiving Dinner in the Park, offering free dinner to homeless people, low-income guests or those who simply have no place to go for Thanksgiving from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. today in Central Park, corner of Fair Oaks Avenue and Del Mar Boulevard, Pasadena. Call 240-4550 or visit unionstationhs.org.

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  9. The People's PaperRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Pasadena Weekly

    Government restrictions on the press were at the heart of a discussion Tuesday night sponsored by the ACLU Pasadena/Foothills Chapter called "News After Snowden: Journalism in the Age of Government Suppression and Advocacy Journalism," at Neighborhood Unitarian Universalist Church in Pasadena. That's a subject I have some knowledge of, having been a reporter for the past 30 years.

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  10. Shots FiredRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Pasadena Weekly

    Police arrested a Pasadena man and a woman from Moreno Valley on Sunday afternoon in connection with an officer-involved shooting that occurred 12 hours earlier during a traffic incident in Pasadena. At 4 p.m. Sunday, police arrested Sanjay Varma, 32, and Moreno Valley resident Crystal Orleans, 22 on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon.

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  11. New BeginningsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Pasadena Weekly

    The Rev. Allen Williams, a controversial local preacher who spent thousands of dollars in church funds on such things as phone bills and utility payments for a home in Northern California, has been replaced.

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  12. Start Your EnginesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Pasadena Weekly

    More than a dozen people pulled papers to run for office in Pasadena as the election season got under way on Monday. In the mayor's race, five people pulled papers to become Pasadena's second elected mayor in modern times, replacing outgoing Mayor Bill Bogaard, who is not seeking reelection after four terms.

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  13. 8 DaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Pasadena Weekly

    Live Talks LA presents Academy Award-winning actress and director Anjelica Houston discussing her new memoir "Watch Me" at 8 p.m. at the Alex Theatre, 216 N. Brand Blvd., Glendale. Tickets are $25 to $93.

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  14. Songs & StoriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Pasadena Weekly

    Paul Zollo's bottomless wellspring is Los Angeles; he crafts its stories into songs and captures its images with his camera, thereby inspiring more songs. Several anchor his new album "Universal Cure," which he celebrates in concert at the Fremont Centre Theatre Saturday.

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  15. Going With the DynafloRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Pasadena Weekly

    If you're in the mood for some swing dancing, you might want to check out the Pasadena Ballroom Dance Association's Saturday swing dance. The dance school, launched more than 30 years ago, offers instruction in all forms of social dance.

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  16. 'Measure' of SuccessRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Pasadena Weekly

    In a world filled with bad news, it's sometimes difficult to find a song in your heart. But for Elaina Newport and the rest of the comedic musical troupe The Capitol Steps, there's no choice; it's their job to make audiences laugh through songs about the topics in each week's headlines.

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  17. Have a Little FaithRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 13 | Pasadena Weekly

    A dynamic gospel band deeply informed by R&B, their sights are obviously set far beyond bar crowds as they mount slick shows whose energy and highly styled presentation are more often witnessed in casino stage shows than church pews. They offer legitimate cause for celebration in organist Jack Maeby's dominant B3 grooves and the way three powerful voices can supportively differ yet blend.

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  18. Making Mirth MatterRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 13 | Pasadena Weekly

    But amid such groups and floats as the Toaster Car and the Telephonasaurus, the Bearded Ladies and the Partying Parrotheads, there have always been a few participants who have more on their minds than mere merriment. Pay enough attention at the parade - starting at 11 a.m. Saturday in East Pasadena - and you'll see protests on everything from human rights abuses and unfair economic policies to rallying cries against belief in God.

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  19. Ever VigilantRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 13 | Pasadena Weekly

    Appearing before the packed ballroom of the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills at the 2014 ACLU of Southern California Bill of Rights Dinner on Sunday night, longtime Pasadena-based progressive activist Marvin Schachter stole the show with his acceptance speech after receiving the Bill of Rights Award for his decades of service on the board of the venerable group. One of four recipients of this year's prestigious Bill of Rights Awards - alongside singer Cyndi Lauper, who was honored for her work in LGBT causes through her True Colors Fund, Participant Media CEO Jim Berk and Warner Bros.

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  20. Reshaping City HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 13 | Pasadena Weekly

    However, council members representing districts 3, 5 and 7 can run for mayor without giving up their council seats since they are not up for re-election during that election cycle. The council has asked its Legislative Policy Committee to come up with some areas to examine for change and a Charter Reform Committee could meet sometime after the March elections to examine both the mayoral elections and term limits for local elected officials.

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