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Lancer track star first in state

With a rare combination of raw athleticism and persistent determination, freshman sprinter Alexander McElwee has already marked his territory as one of PCC’s most notable sprinters. Continue reading

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Peron doesn’t just produce a standout winning record

Peron’s coaching record of 451-137 speaks for itself—he coached the first women’s sporting team at PCC to a California Community College’s Association state title in 2008-09 and his team has appeared in the state championships seven consecutive times from 2004-10 and appeared in the state championship game three times (2004, 2005 and 2009). Continue reading

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Pasadena Public Library Hosts Annual Author Fair

Pasadena Public Library Hosts Annual Author Fair

The Pasadena Public Library hosted their its Annual Author Fair on February 21st where many independent, freelance writers from around the Pasadena area gathered to speak to fans and to give readings of their books.

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Small town girl with a huge voice

PCC student to represent Southern California in prestigious speech competitionA small town Louisiana girl can feel out of place within the hustle and bustle of Los Angeles’s many suburbs, like Pasadena. When Alicia Batice needs some time to settle, she’s … Continue reading

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Students of Pasadena display their art to the community

The 10th annual Pasadena Unified School District student art exhibit “No Boundaries” has now opened in the Shops on Lake and will run from Feb. 27 through March 13 to honor the National arts Education Month in March. From the … Continue reading

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Social entrepreneur designs products for East African communities

Former PCC alum and Art Center student Patrick Kiruki splits his time between LA and Nairobi and works as an advocate for change by designing products that help improve the lives of poverty-stricken areas in East Africa. Continue reading

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Lessons Learned in Wild Africa

Justin Chapman, alumni of Pasadena City College and University of California, Berkeley, has many accomplishments under his belt. At age 19, he began writing for the Pasadena Weekly, and from there, went on to publish newsbreaking stories for over 20 … Continue reading

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Film student alum is in tune with B-Flat and UCLA

Two-time first place winner of PCC’s 72 Hour Films competition Moses Navarro—Agent 22 to his PCC friends—recently transferred to UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television. And with a little help from his friends, he is moving into the working … Continue reading

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Retired Police Chief Michael leaves innovative legacy

Retired PCC Police Chief Peter Michael died on February 6, 2015. He was 61. Chief Michael came to PCC as Director of Police and Safety Services in 2008 after retiring from the Glendale Police Department as a lieutenant. Services were … Continue reading

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New art showcased in the Computer Learning Center

Coming home from middle school, if she would notice her mom working on an art piece, it would be a special and rare moment for her as a daughter because of her mom’s busy schedule that prevented her from doing … Continue reading

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