PCC Pep Band part of ceremony to honor veterans at City Hall

  The Pasadena City College Pep Band played anthems honoring each branch of armed service as the veterans stood attention in a Veteran’s Day event at Centennial Square at Pasadena City Hall on Wednesday. The master of ceremonies was former mayor and current PCC trustee, Bill Thomson, a veteran himself. Thomson was a member of the Army Corps of Engineers Third Infantry in Germany during the Cold War. “It’s a special day,” said Thomson. “My military service was a key part of my life and …

The Parenthood Trap

Watching the Republican debate, I couldn’t help but think of the crotchety old man on ‘Murika Street watering his lawn while screaming at the school children walking home, “stay off my lawn, you rotten kids!” I remember in high school the saying SSDD: “same shit different day.” And so goes the debate on defunding Planned Parenthood, again.