Freshman point guard Judith Espinoza’s dominant 22-point second-half scoring spree was too much for Skagit Valley Community College to handle as the women’s basketball team advanced to the final of the Glendale CC Vaquero Shootout with a tense and see-sawing 74-66 win on Saturday night.
Women’s basketball steamrolls Chaffey
The women’s basketball team, led by freshman’s Regerina Baker and Judith Espinoza, easily dispatched Chaffey College 87-53 in the opening round of the Glendale CC Vaquero shootout on Friday night.
Bartender makes a merry Grand Marshall for Doo Dah
Well known and well loved by locals in the East Pasadena area, bartender Johnny Jerejian of the Colorado Bar–who simply likes to be known as “Johnny the Bartender”–was chosen as Grand Marshal for this year’s 37th Occasional Pasadena Doo Dah Parade.
Water for residents: Why L.A. needs to replace its outdated water system
In July UCLA was flooded when more than 20 million gallons of water gushed from a 90-year-old city water line and last month the Sunset Strip was temporarily closed when 9,600 gallons of water per minute came spewing out of yet another broken pipe. With pipes losing so much water amid one of the worst droughts in California, it’s time to finally update L.A.’s ancient water system.
Beer-centric band brews up bar with parade goers
Sporting lederhosen, beer goggles, and waist-length dreadlocks, the 6-foot-6 Josh Mannen, musician, front man, and professional… drinker…makes for a charismatic character and promoter for his band Drunk in the Garage. A beer-centric band with songs like “Bud Light,” “Professional [“drinker”],” and “More Beer,” the band is a regular feature and performer in the Occasional Pasadena Doo Dah parade. This year marks the band’s fourth year as a participant in the parade and they’ll follow up with a gig at the local Colorado Bar for an …
Concert percussion brings the rhythm
Patrons stepping into the Westerbeck Recital Hall on the night of November 14 were greeted by a wide variety of instruments completely covering the stage. Tad Carpenter and the Concert Percussion Ensemble would soon come out on the stage and use every one of those instruments to create a wide variety of sounds that filled the hall with rhythmic beauty A quick glance at the various drums around the room is all one really needs to understand the purpose of each different instrument. The small …
Lovers, fairies and more grace the stage in upcoming production
Surprising new twists and turns will revitalize Shakespeare’s classic “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” for modern audiences in the theater department’s upcoming production. Featuring a more recent time period, the cast will recapture the humorous tone of original play in such a way that anyone can follow along with the three storylines.
Editorial: Admin, Senate leaders must keep talking
Today’s news that the administration and Academic Senate have reached an agreement on full-time faculty hiring is a positive sign that collegial discussion may be beginning to mitigate the bitter division at PCC.
Admin, Senate agree on hiring number
Faculty and administration leaders have agreed to hire 35 full-time faculty members by September 2015, resolving a dispute between the two groups about the school’s personnel needs.
Campus club continues to make perfect chemistry
The American Chemical Society (ACS) recently recognized the PCC chemistry club for its diligent work during the Fall 2013 and Spring 2014 academic year and was recognized for outstanding achievement, honorable mention and green chemistry.