Adelaide Hixon, a Pasadena philanthropist and longtime patron of local institutions, including PCC, has left behind a history and legacy committed to educational opportunities for the Pasadena community following her death on Wednesday, Nov. 6.
A proposed bus rapid transit (BRT) line linking North Hollywood to PCC, and cutting some service, brought L.A. Metro representatives to PCC for the first of a multi-city series of public input workshops on Wednesday, Nov. 6, where a quarter of the attendees voted to not use the new line.
With fewer than 100 ballots cast, 91 percent of PCC faculty voters approved the latest amendment to the Academic Senate bylaws after a month-long voting period during which one tenured associate professor on sabbatical questioned not receiving a ballot.
The warm morning sun highlighted vibrant pops of color on traditional Latinx dress being worn by young people in Pasadena’s Washington Park. PCC’s marching band rehearsed on Prescott Street to warm up their instruments. Members of a youth dance troupe twirled in place. Drivers stood near shiny restored classic low-rider vehicles on nearby North Los Robles Avenue, ready to carry local officials and dignitaries on the route.
The Great California Shakeout, an annual public preparedness campaign cosponsored by the Earthquake Country Alliance (ECA) and state agencies, and backed by the USC-based Southern California Earthquake Center (SCEC), gave PCC a peek on Thursday, Oct. 17, at what a full-scale evacuation may have to withstand in a real emergency. The Courier chronicled the evacuation and reaction from the R building. Compared to other buildings, its classrooms reach up four stories. On the map, it is also not as close to its nearest designated evacuation …
PCC Campus Police are investigating reports of an unidentified male who attempted to take upskirt photos of several female students he spoke to around the Center For The Arts building (CA) on Tuesday, Oct. 15.
When she speaks during a presentation, Karla Cativo leads the audience through an intimate tour of her life, beginning as an undocumented child to become a community organizer, an educator and a cultural ambassador focused on sharing a living history of her Salvadoran heritage with personal details and memories she hopes her listeners can learn from.
A recording add-on designed for spoken name pronunciation in Canvas is expected to begin preliminary testing in October and launch in January, after the PCC Board of Trustees (BOT) approved $7,000 in September to purchase the software subscription from Palo Alto-based firm NameCoach, Inc.
When San Marino Police (SMPD) responded on July 4 at 10:36 a.m. to a grim scene, prompting front page reporting and quick identification of the “unresponsive pedestrian,” news of the fatality shook the busy English as a Second Language (ESL) program at PCC’s Community Education Center (CEC) in the middle of the summer term.
The Academic Senate’s (AS) spring session ended while discussing a plan currently underway to study changes to the school calendar, for Winter 2021, leaving senators to ponder the possibilities after their final meeting on June 3.