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Pasadena Sister Cities Summer Exchange Experience

Pasadena High School This past summer three of our students Kinsey Burgess and Jillian Stout-Blackman, members of the Class of 2013, and Grace Baghdasarian, Class of 2012 participated in the Pasadena Sister Cities Summer Exchange Program. Kinsey and Jillian went to Ludwigshafen, Germany and Grace went to Vanadzor, Armenia. President Dwight D. Eisenhower founded the [...]

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Alvar Kauti – Remembered

Alvar Kauti (1934-2013) Alvar Kauti, former Dean of Students at Pasadena City College, passed away at his home in Idyllwild, CA. after a brief illness on August 18, 2013. He was a devoted father, friend, co-worker and coach to many people throughout his journey in life. He is survived by his son, Timothy Kautiainen and [...]

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Xicheng District Sister Cities Conference – Committed to Sustainability Beijing

On June 21, 2010, Mayor Bogaard kicked off a planning and economic development seminar in Xicheng District, Beijing, a Sister City since October, 1999, with the following report on the City’s “Green City Action Plan”. Others from the City made panel presentations on volunteerism, planning and development programs, public information practices, and the Sister Cities [...]

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Pasadena’s Sister Cities Program and the Children of Vanadzor

BY CATHERINE YESAYAN Catherine Yesayan What better way than to spend the first Sunday of spring, outdoors under the Southern California sun, and raising funds for a good cause! Come join us and participate in a walk-a-thon at Pasadena High School benefiting Vanadzor schools in Armenia. Pasadena Sister Cities Committee (PSCC), in conjunction with the [...]

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China and Me: Fifty Years of Learning and Friendship

Over the years, John E. Wills, Jr. has written quite extensively on China's history and foreign policy. He will be joining us at Vroman's to speak on the subject of China as part of the Pasadena Sister Cities Committee's special event series “Learning From China.” Mr. Wills will be presenting the following titles at the [...]

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Xicheng District Sister Cities Conference – Committed to Sustainability Beijing

On June 21, 2010, Mayor Bogaard kicked off a planning and economic development seminar in Xicheng District, Beijing, a Sister City since October, 1999, with the following report on the City’s “Green City Action Plan”. Others from the City made panel presentations on volunteerism, planning and development programs, public information practices, and the Sister Cities [...]

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Pasadena Sister Cities Hold Student Exchange Night

by Polly Nader in News PCC Courier Pasadena Sister Cities will hold a student Exchange Night at 7 p.m. tonight at the Pasadena City Hall, City Council Chambers.During Student Exchange Night there will be a number of former exchange students speeches. “At the meeting will be those that went this past summer and they’ll give [...]

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A Letter From a Long-Lost Sister City

A Letter From a Long-Lost Sister City : Pasadena Woman Is Reconnected With a Japanese Friend From 37 Years Ago October 18, 1997 | BOB POOL | TIMES STAFF WRITER Not that Rosa Johnson needed a reminder. But there it was, stuffed into her Altadena mailbox. Proof positive that it really is a small world [...]

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