The movie “Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey” is a two-hour Netflix musical released on Nov 13, 2020, written and directed by American author and filmmaker, David E. Talbert, starring Forest Whitaker and Madalen Mills.
Art in activism: PCC alumna paints social justice scene
Having a gift often comes with responsibility. This is the case with Brenda Barrios: with her art she has helped various associations fighting for social justice.
Thanksgiving bummer: COVID takes family dinners off the table?
With Thanksgiving weekend upon us, the California Department of Public Health announced a new set of regulations and necessary precautions for people to follow, as Covid-19 cases have doubled in California in the last two weeks. The state put into effect a limited stay at home order and a monthlong curfew that started Saturday. Los Angeles and all other counties in the purple tier will have to close all gatherings and nonessential businesses from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. This order will end Dec. 21, but …
Green Lancer club excited but wary of Biden’s climate promises
Environmental activists in the PCC community are balancing both excitement and skepticism in response to President-elect Joe Biden’s ambitious climate agenda.
Pick-up only for Dinner in the Park this Thanksgiving
It’s the 50th anniversary of Dinner in the Park, a community Thanksgiving event that normally feeds hundreds of people outdoors at Pasadena’s Central Park in Old Town. The event, organized by Union Station Homeless Services, has supplied thousands of holiday meals to people who are hungry, without homes, and to low-income families. This year, due to COVID-19, people won’t be able to enjoy a large scale community gathering in the park, but there will still be Thanksgiving meal distribution, events, and opportunities to be of …
Pasadena City Council considers Eddie Van Halen memorial site
The Pasadena City council, at their Oct. 26 meeting, considered the possibility of building a permanent memorial to honor Eddie Van Halen. The legendary guitarist and a former resident of Pasadena died Oct.6, after a long battle with cancer.
Pasadena mother sues police, fights charges after Anthony McClain protest
A woman is suing the City of Pasadena and fighting battery charges after police pepper-sprayed her 11-year old child during an impromptu protest that followed the police shooting of Anthony McClain at La Pintoresca Park, Aug.15.
Local Armenian-Americans call for recognition of disputed territory
The conflict in the Artsakh region continues despite a Russia-negotiated cease-fire, and the local Armenian community is organizing to raise awareness of the dangerous escalation. On Sept. 27, the territorial dispute over the region of Artsakh, also known as Nagorno-Karabakh, ignited again when it was attacked by the military forces of Azerbaijan. Within the borders of Azerbaijan and adjacent to Armenia, Artsakh is an area of Indigenous Armenians that declared independence from Azerbaijan in December 1991 after the collapse of the Soviet Union. Azerbaijan has …
Loyal customers help Vroman’s start new chapter during COVID
Vroman’s, Pasadena’s legendary bookstore, celebrates its 126th anniversary this year and times couldn’t be more challenging. After withstanding the Great Depression, two world wars, and over a century of ups and downs, the business is faced with new challenges amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
PCC Football ‘army’ and invincible Badminton Lancers are ready for 2021
The last time the PCC Football team was on the field they went 6-4, their first winning record since 2008. And for the first time in 45 years, they had back-to-back shutouts while closing down the season in second place in the SCFA American Pacific League. Lancers defeated their opponents 98-2 over their last three games. After his third season, coach Steven Mojarro has the Lancers on the right track. The winning has certainly helped the team in the recruiting department.