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Pioneering Members to be Honored by Pasadena Sister Cities

The Pasadena Sister Cities Committee will be dedicating an addition to its monument in honor of the pioneering members of the five sister cities with the City of Pasadena on Saturday, March 8, from 10 to 11 a.m. at the Pasadena Convention Center. These members were instrumental in developing the initial relationships and continuing programs […]

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‘Many’ hats

Pasadena Board of Education member and author Elizabeth Pomeroy on politics, publishing and Many Moons Press By Justin Chapman 12/26/2013 Elizabeth Pomeroy has always been interested in historical literature. As a graduate student at UC Berkeley she wrote a book about Queen Elizabeth I. As a columnist for the Pasadena Star-News she penned weekly treatises […]

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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 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 Christian Club […]

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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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