Pasadena Area Initiatives Highlighted as Part of Sen. Carol Liu’s Pathways to Partnership Statewide Tour

first_img Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy 7 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it Make a comment Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  Subscribe Community News EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS State Senator Carol Liu, chair of the Senate Education Committee, will begin her Pathways to Partnership: Community Schools Strategy in Action tour by visiting Pasadena Unified School District’s (PUSD) Madison Elementary School on Monday, October 14, 9:30 a.m. (Madison Elementary School Auditorium, 515 E. Ashtabula St., Pasadena). Pathways to Partnership is a statewide bus tour that will explore the community schools strategy which aligns the resources of an entire community to support student success and strengthen families. Joining Senator Liu in discussing Pasadena area initiatives such as the City/School/Community Workplan and the district’s Healthy Start Centers will be PUSD Board President Renatta Cooper, Pasadena Mayor Bill Bogaard, PUSD Superintendent Jon R. Gundry and other advocates, education leaders and media representatives.The City/School/Community Workplan is a framework for building the commitment for stakeholders to work together cooperatively in order to improve student outcomes, support the local economy and to ensure the community grows as a local and global center of innovation. Using research, models and previous school, city and community planning efforts, a draft framework and set of existing and proposed strategies was jointly approved by the PUSD Board of Education and Pasadena City Council in February 2013. To learn more about the workplan visit’s Healthy Start program operates at five school sites: Madison Elementary School, Cleveland Elementary School, Jackson Elementary School, Eliot Middle School and Rose City High School. The sites provide students and families with case management services and a multitude of resources including health and mental health services, classes for parents, assistance for basic needs, and academic services for students. The Madison Healthy Start Center was recently completed under Measure TT, a $350 million school bond initiative passed by area voters in 2008. The centerpieces of the new facility are preschool classrooms that serve 35-40 students each year. Also part of the facility are rooms for health education, parent education, social services referrals and other services. The center is staffed by a Healthy Start coordinator and caseworkers as well as dedicated parent volunteers. Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. More Cool Stuff Top of the News center_img Herbeauty10 Brutally Honest Reasons Why You’re Still SingleHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyThat Sale Made Kim A BillionaireHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyInstall These Measures To Keep Your Household Safe From Covid19HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyAt 9 Years Old, This Young Girl Dazzled The World Of FashionHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty6 Lies You Should Stop Telling Yourself Right NowHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyNerdy Movie Kids Who Look Unrecognizable TodayHerbeautyHerbeauty Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * First Heatwave Expected Next Week Community News faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Virtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPasadena Public WorksPasadena Water and PowerPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes Business News COVER: Right Pasadena Area Initiatives Highlighted as Part of Sen. Carol Liu’s Pathways to Partnership Statewide Tour From STAFF REPORTS Published on Thursday, October 10, 2013 | 1:06 pm Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadenalast_img read more

Double-murder suspect jumped out of freezer, attacked staff at New York City restaurant Sarabeth’s

first_imgiStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — A double-murder suspect who had just been released from a Boston jail was hiding in the freezer at popular Upper West Side restaurant Sarabeth’s in Manhattan during the busy Sunday brunch rush.He walked out of the freezer and tried to attack employees with a knife. They were able to avoid harm and subdue the 54-year-old Arizona man, who collapsed on the kitchen floor.“Our team handled the incident bravely and effectively,” a manager at the restaurant, Sarabeth’s, told ABC News.When police responded to the call around 11 a.m. on Sunday, he was unconscious and unresponsive in the kitchen. The man, later identified as Carlton Henderson, was transported to St. Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital where he was pronounced dead, police told ABC News.Sarabeth’s had been open for three hours before the attack occurred, but was closed while police investigated the incident. The manager said he is grateful that no one was injured. The restaurant is open again and serving customers.It is not known how or when Henderson gained access to the restaurant’s freezer. Police are investigating the incident and a medical examiner will determine his cause of death.Henderson of Cave Creek, Arizona, had been incarcerated in Boston until last week. He was the prime suspect in a cold-case double murder from 30 years ago.Henderson was charged in June 2017 with two counts of first-degree murder for the 1988 killings of William Medina and Antonio Dos Reis in Roxbury, Massachussetts, and arrested that same month. He had been transferred to Boston where he was awaiting trial.A Massachussetts judge released Henderson Wednesday on procedural grounds, after his defense attorney successfully moved to suppress evidence. He was due back in court next week.Copyright © 2018, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.last_img read more

Hummingbird celebration announced in Connersville

first_imgConnersville, In. — The Indiana Audubon will be hosting the inaugural Hummingbird Migration Celebration at Mary Gray Bird Sanctuary on Saturday, August 11.  This inaugural event will draw hummingbird enthusiasts from around the Midwest to Connersville, IN for a one-day celebration of all things birds and hummingbirds.  Participants can expect an assortment of activities on the beautiful Mary Gray Bird Sanctuary grounds.Included in this year’s event will include a native plant sale specializing on native species that benefits hummingbirds and butterflies around your property.  Some of the species that will be available at discounted prices include cardinal flowers, lobelia, purple coneflower, royal catchfly, firepink, and many species of early fall aster.  Indiana based Ecologic is supplying this year’s plant selection.The Indiana Audubon Hummingbird Migration Celebration is a festival for the tiny gem, the Ruby-throated Hummingbird. Multiple sponsors and partners provide an opportunity for all to learn about these amazing little birds, how to attract them, and how to keep them coming year after year. Discounted pre-sale tickets are now available online for $10, with walk-in tickets also available at the event for $15 for adults.  Children under 17 are free.To learn more about the Hummingbird Migration Celebration or Indiana Audubon Society and to search for programs near you, visit them on the web.last_img read more

Venus Williams Brings Activewear ‘EleVen’ to Africa

first_imgThe body, founded in 2012 by the American-born global tennis icon, has grown to become one of the most widely accepted among female activewear fashion brands around the world.Now, the label looks to break new boundaries in its latest international brand expansion.Speaking about the brand in an email by Temple Management Company (TMC), Venus said, “The name EleVen represents how I strive to live every day.“That is, without limits. In our world, ‘10’ is just another number, but EleVen is a lifestyle – it’s about challenging your status quo, embracing positive change, and going beyond.”Meanwhile, TMC plans to announce further details of distribution as well as an official roll out date.Specific details on which collections will be available, price points, and where to buy will be shared at a later date.Venus Williams is an active wear line that ‘Fashions Healthier Lives’ with a mission to motivate and empower women to feel confident, strong and express their individuality.Bringing style to fitness, the emphasis of each collection is not only on how the clothes perform, but the design inspiration with the introduction of a new color pallet and prints.The high-quality pieces offer flattering feminine fits in beautiful fabrications. The collections of fitness and tennis are designed to allow women to strive each day without limitsThe TMC is a full-service creative talent and event management company incorporated in Nigeria and operating in the Entertainment, Sports, Media and Art sectors.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegram Venus Williams’ renowned activewear brand, EleVen By Venus Williams, is collaborating with leading West Africa-based creative talent agency, Temple Management Company to expand its retail business to the continent.Head of Sports for The Temple Management Company, Koye Sowemimo, said in a press statement yesterday in Lagos that the partnership was a natural fit.“We are delighted to bring a global quality brand such as EleVen by Venus Williams to Nigeria,” he said.“Venus needs very little introduction to the Nigerian market not only as a global icon in the sport of tennis, but from her last visit in 2012. We look forward to growing the brand in Nigeria and across Africa.”last_img read more