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Arcadia Faith Leaders Voice Support for Peaceful Protests
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Arcadia Faith Leaders Voice Support for Peaceful Protests

The members of the Arcadia Interfaith Action Group — who represent the Baha’i, Buddhist, Christian, Hindu, Jewish, Muslim, and Sikh faith traditions in the community — have united in vehement condemnation of “the senseless murder of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer,” they said in a press release Tuesday. The group recognizes “that people…

Community Report: Vigil for George Floyd
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Community Report: Vigil for George Floyd

The Pasadena branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) and the National Association of Day Labors (NDLON) along with faith leaders form the Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance (IMA) and the Community Clergy Coalition (CCC) will be leading a peaceful vigil on Tuesday for George Floyd, an unarmed 46-year-old Black man who…

2020 Showcase House of Design Postponed
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2020 Showcase House of Design Postponed

New dates will be announced July 31, 2020 In light of the ongoing uncertainty regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, the Pasadena Showcase House for the Arts (PSHA) has announced that they will further postpone the June 7–28 dates for the Pasadena Showcase House of Design, originally planned at the Arcadia home being renovated. PSHA says its…

United Way Provides Relief for Mariachis, Day Laborers and Others
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United Way Provides Relief for Mariachis, Day Laborers and Others

The third round of grants issued since the beginning of the coronavirus response by the United Way of Greater Los Angeles’s Pandemic Relief Fund focuses on undocumented and low-income workers throughout Los Angeles County. The series of grants will support multiple organizations providing direct relief to mariachis, day laborers, janitors and domestic workers. Additional funds…

Arcadia’s 2020 Senior of The Year Announced
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Arcadia’s 2020 Senior of The Year Announced

June Colman is the Arcadia 2020 Senior of The Year. Over the past 20 years Colman has volunteered for the Friends of the Library and has run, single-handedly, the volunteer program that runs the Friends Bookstore. Without Colman’s tireless efforts, the Library and the community would see fewer collections, services, and programs. Colman’s quiet perseverance…

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