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FA and District reach possible settlement

After years of tense negotiations, the District presented a contract to the Faculty Association during a closed session of the Board of Trustees meeting on Wednesday that FA President Julie Kiotas said the union is poised to accept. Continue reading

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Standoff with armed suspect over, police say

A 6-hour standoff with police near the PCC campus came to an end after an armed suspect surrendered to authorities at 11:40 a.m., police officials said. No one was harmed during the ordeal. Continue reading

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President Obama proposes free community college tuition

President Obama proposed making two years of community college free for students in a video statement posted Thursday on the White House Facebook page that comes ahead of his pending State of the Union address scheduled for January 20. If … 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paid Oscar award winning alum Dustin Lance Black more than $26,000 so he would not sue the school after top officials rescinded an invitation for him to speak at commencement last May, according to a settlement agreement.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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Chick-fil-A to open and offer jobs to students

Chick-fil-A plans to open in December and will be looking to hire PCC students after the controversial fast food restaurant went through a long 10-month process of getting approved. Continue reading

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