National coming out day was celebrated Oct. 11 for the LGBTQ community, and the City of Pasadena celebrated the day Oct. 13 via zoom with all members who wanted to join. Coming Out Day was celebrated for the LGBTQ community to safely come out to friends and family about being lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, without feeling judged, hurt or threatened. “We stand in solidarity with the LGBTQ community and hope that our coming out day is a fun and positive experience for all,” said Margaret …
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.
This story has been updated to include a statement from Marc Angelucci on his status as an honoree from the Southern Poverty Law Center. PCC found a moment of unity in the midst of troubling times when college leadership unanimously passed the resolution denouncing the killing of unarmed Black individuals, but responses to an internal email quickly drew outrage at two professors for their views, according to a partial thread obtained by the Courier.
In the afternoon of Wednesday, Mar. 11, the City of Pasadena Public Health Department (PPHD) confirmed the city’s first case of the coronavirus, otherwise known as COVID-19. This marks the 32nd case of the virus in the greater Los Angeles area, which includes Pasadena and Long Beach.
The line steadily grew as the sun set over Old Town Pasadena. Due to the growing sidewalk traffic, the ushers decided it would be wise to coax the crowd to the opposite side of the building. Indignant horns began to blare when an influx of young people suddenly began to crowd the already cramped alleyway. The ruckus inevitably drew the attention of people on the prowl for dinner—many stopping to ask the reason why there was such a line. The Wanderlust Creamery had arrived in …
Located on the corner of Arroyo Parkway and Del Mar Blvd, Tatsu Ramen, known for their long lines in West Hollywood and Melrose, has opened up their Pasadena location to quiet fanfare and good food. Their grand opening was held on September 5, with a soft opening the day prior.
On a pristine tuesday night on the steps of Pasadena’s Central Library, The San Gabriel Valley’s Inaugural National Coming Out Day celebration commenced in spectacular fashion.
“It is just a piece of the puzzle,” said PCC computer graphic design professor Jerry Graves, talking about new street signs he made with his students. The signs reads, “Give with Confidence. Homes for the homeless” and lists the website for the Real Change Movement.