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Search for new police chief underway

Almost a year after former PCC police chief Don Yoder was fired from the position of director of Campus Police and Safety Services, the district is finally beginning the process to fill the position permanently.

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Griffith cleared, settlement reached

The district recently signed a settlement agreement stating there was no evidence found that former architecture instructor Coleman Griffith committed sexual harassment, agreeing to allow Griffith to resign with early retirement benefits and pay $18,000 to a search engine optimization … Continue reading

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Rocha retains severance with new settlement

After a Los Angeles Superior court judge nullified former Superintendent President Dr. Mark Rocha’s severance package last April, ruling that Rocha and the Board of Trustees violated the Brown Act by not listing his severance package negotiations in closed sessions, … Continue reading

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ACCJC puts school on probation

Pasadena City College officials announced last week that the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC) decided to maintain PCC’s accreditation while putting the school on probation for not being able to work together for the betterment of the … Continue reading

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Trustee retires, new candidates vie for empty seat

After 32 years, Dr. Jeanette Mann will be stepping down from her seat on the PCC Board of Trustees. Continue reading

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Police Blotter

Monday, April 20, 2015

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Blotter

Monday, April 13, 2015

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Noncredit division helps adults achieve academic goals

Pasadena City College’s Noncredit Division Adult High School Luncheon last week saw 243 students–the largest class in the program’s history–receive their high school equivalency certificates. Continue reading

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Cosmetology program suspended

PCC’s school of cosmetology has been suspended indefinitely and no classes in the discipline will be offered in the fall as administrators decide on the future of the program. Continue reading

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Rocha’s $400,000 severance package nullified by court

Former president Mark Rocha’s $400,000 severance package was nullified by a Los Angeles County Superior court judge on Wednesday when she ruled that the Board of Trustees broke open meeting laws in the negotiation process. Continue reading

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