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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 Early Development

Pasadena is a part of the original Mexican land grant named Rancho del Rincon de San Pascual,[20] so named because it was deeded on Easter Sunday to Eulalia Perez de Guillén Mariné of Mission San Gabriel Arcángel. The Rancho comprised the lands of today’s communities of Pasadena, Altadena and South Pasadena. Before the annexation of […]

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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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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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