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Accreditation visit team arrives at PCC

The accreditation visit team from the state arrived on Monday to start its evaluation of the school and to write an “exit report” disclosing what observations were made about PCC during its four day visit. Continue reading

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Board not seeing eye to eye in presidential search

The Superintendent-Presidential search process hit a bit of a snag during Wednesday evening’s Board of Trustees’ meeting, as the board appeared to be on different pages in terms of the bylaws and timeline of the search process—both of which were agreed upon months ago. Continue reading

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Contract between FA and district approved

As expected, the agreement between the PCC Faculty Association and the Pasadena Area Community College District was passed unanimously at Wednesday evening’s Board of Trustees’ meeting following the ratification of the document by 98 percent of the voting faculty. Continue reading

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PCC Hall of Fame coach dies

Legendary former PCC men’s basketball coach and Jerry Tarkanian died Wednesday morning in Las Vegas, Nevada after battling health issues for several years. He was 84 years old. Continue reading

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Board to search for interim police chief

The Board of Trustees has begun an official process for finding an interim chief of police after it fired Don Yoder at its Nov. 17 meeting. Continue reading

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Board fires police chief

The Board of Trustees voted to terminate PCC police chief Don Yoder “with cause” Monday night, after Yoder had been on paid administrative leave since July. Continue reading

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Cairo signs student success document

Academic Senate President Eduardo Cairo ended a two-week dispute over the fate of $2.9 million in funding for student counseling services and signed a document to secure the money after the administration agreed to add recommendations from the senate, Wednesday morning. Continue reading

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Editorial: Cairo must sign agreement

PCC students stand to lose nearly $3 million in grant money if Academic Senate President Eduardo Cairo doesn’t sign a document authorizing it. The money would go toward the Student Success and Support Program (SSSP) plan, which is a plan … Continue reading

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Oscar winning alum’s settlement unveiled

The District paid Oscar award winning alum Dustin Lance Black more than $26,000 so he would not sue the school after top officials rescinded an invitation for him to speak at commencement last May, according to a settlement agreement. Continue reading

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Men’s soccer slaughtered by Cerritos

The Lancers’ men’s suffered its worst defeat of the season, losing 8-2 to Cerritos College on Tuesday at Robinson Stadium.

Pasadena’s defense had no answers for the Falcon’s relentless attacking display. It made matters worse that PCC was missing a few of its key defensive players due to injuries and ineligibility. Continue reading

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