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BREAKING: Former VP sues school for breached contract

Former Vice President Richard van Pelt filed a lawsuit against PCC on Thursday, alleging that the district breached his contract and failed to reimburse his business expenses while employed by the school, according to court documents. Continue reading

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BREAKING: PCC accused of violating open-meeting laws

A lawsuit filed on Thursday by a nonprofit group will seek a court-ordered reversal of former president Mark Rocha’s $400,000 severance package, alleging that the Board of Trustees violated open-meeting laws.

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PCC One: Campus news in a minute holds auditions for new host

Three weeks ago, 27 courageous Lancer students stepped in front of a camera and teleprompter on campus to audition for the chance to be the next PCC One host. And weeks of stressful campaigning and voting, the race came to … Continue reading

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Board appoints Miller as acting-superintendent/president

The Board of Trustees has appointed Former Senior Vice President Robert Miller as acting-superintendent/president of PCC while they search for a new president following the retirement of past president Mark Rocha. Continue reading

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School to offer reduced parking permits to students

Students who were overcharged by Pasadena City College for parking permits will be able to get a refund, but not before paying a new fee.

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Rocha receives more than $400,000 in severance pay

President Mark Rocha will receive $403,826, plus up to $16,000 in “reasonable” legal expenses from the District, according to a severance package agreement released by the college. Continue reading

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OP-ED: Hosting the World Cup, the right choice

When FIFA confirmed Brazil as the site of the 2014 World Cup in 2007, the BBC reported that celebrations broke out throughout the country.  Now with the current protests in Brazil, some are questioning the wisdom of allowing certain countries … Continue reading

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OP-ED: Let the good times roll?

History making sporting events like the World Cup or the Olympics do an amazing job at putting the spotlight on its host country for all the world to see. However, shining the spolitght on that country has a tendency to … Continue reading

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OP-ED: Political correctness shouldn’t trump freedom of speech

While taking everyone’s feelings into consideration is important, someone’s freedom of speech should never be silenced for fear of not being politically correct. Continue reading

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Public Health Director Placed on Leave After Pulling Out of PCC Commencement

The city of Pasadena has placed Public Health Director Dr. Eric Walsh on paid administrative leave after videos surfaced online of Walsh’s controversial religious sermons, according to a statement by City Manager Michael J. Beck released earlier today. Walsh recently … Continue reading

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