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Arcadia and Pasadena High School Students Selected as Scholarship Semi-Finalists
Education

Arcadia and Pasadena High School Students Selected as Scholarship Semi-Finalists

The National Merit Scholarship Program announced approximately 16,000 high school semi-finalists yesterday, with 40 of them coming from the Arcadia and Pasadena school districts. The Arcadia school district has 23 semi-finalists coming from Arcadia High School. The remaining 17 semi-finalists are from the Pasadena school district: one from La Salle High School, two from Maranatha…

‘Hometown Pasadena’ Celebrates Latest Edition with Wait Wait Pasadena Quiz Show
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‘Hometown Pasadena’ Celebrates Latest Edition with Wait Wait Pasadena Quiz Show

By Emily G. Peters Pasadena locals and lovers alike gathered under cafe lights at Vroman’s Bookstore this past Tuesday for “Wait Wait Pasadena,” a NPR-inspired quiz show created in celebration of the latest edition of “Hometown Pasadena.” Regarded as the go-to Pasadena resource since its first edition dropped nearly 13 years ago, “Hometown Pasadena” is…

Aug. 24 – Aug. 30
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Aug. 24 – Aug. 30

EDITOR’S PICK Street Food Cinema Screening at Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden, Aug. 25 at 8:30 p.m. (301 N. Baldwin Ave., Arcadia, CA 91007). This will be an outdoor screening of the comedy “Bridesmaids” with live music before the showing by the band Curtsy. Advanced tickets in the reserved section are $19 for…

Aug. 3 – Aug. 9
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Aug. 3 – Aug. 9

EDITOR’S PICK CatCon 2018 at the Pasadena Convention Center, Aug. 5 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. (300 E. Greent St., Pasadena, CA 91101). CatCon is where pop culture and cat culture converge, showcasing some of the world’s top cat-centric merchandise, conversations with those at the epicenter of the cat world, the adoption lounge, workshops,…

CatCon Comes to Pasadena
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CatCon Comes to Pasadena

The biggest experience in the world dedicated to cat culture and pop culture returns CatCon, the biggest cat-centric, pop culture event in the world dedicated to all things feline is back for a fourth time, on Aug. 4 and Aug. 5, at Pasadena Convention Center. CatCon is the ultimate platform for cat lovers around the…

July 27 – Aug. 2
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July 27 – Aug. 2

EDITOR’S PICK California Dreamin’ at The Langham Huntington, July 29 from 5 – 9 p.m. (1401 S. Oak Knoll Ave., Pasadena, CA 91106). Get into the season’s spirit with an evening of your favorite grilled summer dishes, seafood, sides and sweets, plus wine and local craft beer, featuring a live band and lawn games. Tickets…

July 20 – July 26
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July 20 – July 26

EDITOR’S PICK Americana Festival at Arcadia Performing Arts Center, July 21 from 5 – 9 p.m. (188 Campus Dr., Arcadia, CA 91007). There will be barbecue, raffles, bubbles, bingo, games and prizes, crafts, and a concert featuring Knott’s Berry Farm’s famous Krazy Kirk and The Hillbillies who play favorite songs from the Beatles, Elvis Presley,…

July 13 – July 19
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July 13 – July 19

EDITOR’S PICK Sri Lanka Day at Pasadena City Hall, July 14 from 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. (100 Garfield Ave., Pasadena, CA 91101). The 12th Annual Sri Lanka Day celebrates the sights, sounds, and flavors of the island with dance troupes, a fashion show, musical acts, an exotic food festival, a “Pageant of Lanka” parade…

Local Record Breaking Heatwave is Far From Over
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Local Record Breaking Heatwave is Far From Over

By Alex Cordero The first heatwave of 2018 started off on Friday, July 6 and several local cities had record breaking temperatures. Triple digit temperatures were reported in cities like Monrovia, Woodland Hills, and Burbank. The excessive heat also caused several fires throughout California leading Governor Jerry Brown to declare a state of emergency in…

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