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Octavia Butler: Pasadena's Grand Dame of Science Fiction

Octavia Estelle Butler, often referred to as the “grand dame of science fiction,” was born in Pasadena, California on June 22, 1947.  She received an Associate of Arts degree in 1968 from Pasadena Community College, and also attended California State...

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Anthony McClain Social Justice Scholarship Fund up to $3,200, Apply Now

On Friday I received a call from a woman named Sheryl, whom I didn't know. She told me she had a nonprofit and wanted to meet. Usually, I would ask what about, but something in me said to just accept her invitation...

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Outward Bound Adventures (OBA) Poster "Diversify the Outdoors" is Featured on the Front Window of Patagonia in Pasadena

We are happy to announce a partnership with Patagonia to display a window art piece at their Pasadena and Santa Monica locations. The art pieces will be displayed at both Southern California stores for 6 months.

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Clergy Community Coalition Send Open Letter to Police Cheif Perez Over Chris Ballew Decision

A group of clergy have recently met on multiple occasions to discuss the current increase in violence, the current state of policing in Pasadena, and the deteriorated state of police-community...

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High Six-Figure Career in Renewable Energy, No College Required 

​Not all high school graduates will be attending college in the Fall. Many young adults can’t imagine being saddled with $100k or more in debt. In doing so, they quickly figure out they’ll need more than...

Three Black Women Appointed To Police Oversight Commission

​Three Black women set for confirmation on the inaugural Community Police Oversight Commission. Loren Jones, Florence Annang, and Dr. Abernathy.

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A Life Well Lived: Mother Ella Velma Goodman

The grand First Lady of Holy Assembly Church of God in Christ in Pasadena, Mother Ella V. (Riley) Goodman, was called from labor to reward just before Holy Week and before her 89th birthday on March 22, 2021. Married to the late Bishop Floyd J.