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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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Pasadena : City to Pay for Soviet Guests

February 10, 1991 The Board of Directors has agreed to pay $1,500 in costs for a visit from a five-member delegation from Kirovakan, a city in Soviet Armenia recently approved by Sister City International in Moscow to become one of Pasadena’s sister cities. Samuel Laidig, chairman of the Pasadena Sister Cities Committee, said the Soviets […]

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Pasadena : Armenia Sister City Studied

December 21, 1989 A city formerly closed to foreigners in Soviet Armenia could become the city’s fourth Sister City under a recommendation from the Board of Directors. Byurakan, Armenia, a town of 25,000 people that was previously not even listed on maps, was proposed Tuesday by the board. The town is in the Caucasus Mountains […]

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