League Day

What Ever Happened to Vocational Education?

Thursday February 5

10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Women’s City Club
160 N. Oakland Ave, Pasadena

RSVP:  http://lwv-pa.org/events/

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Upcoming Vote: Mayor of Pasadena

The Pasadena mayoral election is coming up on March 10, 2015. Current Mayor Bill Bogaard has indicated that he does not intend to offer any endorsement in the Mayor’s race, and an excellent writeup on his term of office can be found at The Planning Report.  Mayor Bogaard’s Jan.15th final State of the City address can be viewed here.

Six candidates are running for mayor and five candidates are seeking to fill the District 1 seat vacated by Councilwoman Jacque Robinson, who is running for mayor. Three other incumbent council seats are also on the ballot; they are running unopposed.  There is also a race for three seats on the PUSD school board. The City’s official page with information on the election and the ballot is here.

Candidate forums co-sponsored by LWV-PA:

January 26  PUSD Districts 2, 4, 6 candidates, Pasadena Education Network and PTA Council
7:15 pm, McKinley School Library, 325 S. Oak Knoll Ave, Pasadena, CA 91101

January 29  Pasadena Mayoral Candidate Debate
First AME Church & community partners, 6:30-8:30 p.m., First AME Church (pdf)

February 9  Monterey Park City Council Forum
7 p.m., City Council Chambers at M.P. City Hall 320 W. Newmark Ave. Monterey Park

 

Some of many candidate general forums are as follows (subject to change):

January 13 All Pasadena and PUSD races         ACT Forum at Pasadena City College 6:30 pm (pdf)

1.5 hour video of the ACT Forum Mayoral Candidates is here
1 hour video of the ACT Forum PUSD Candidates is here
40-minute video of the ACT Forum City Council District 1 Candidates is here

January 14 Pasadena Mayor              Downtown Neighborhood Association, 6 p.m., Gamble Lounge

2-hour video of the DPNA Forum is here

February 8 All Pasadena and PUSD races      Pasadena Latino Forum, 1-5 p.m.,  Senior Center

 

Unit Meetings

Winter 2015 Schedule

Visit the Unit of your choice to enjoy a small group discussion and advocacy actions. No RSVP required.  Newcomers are always welcome:

Topic: Vocational Education

BREAKFAST UNIT   Wednesday Feb 18  7:30 am Altadena

SOUTH UNIT    Wednesday Feb 18  10:00 am, Monterey Park

EAST UNIT     Thursday Feb 19  10:00 am, Sierra Madre

NORTH UNIT    Thursday Feb 19  10:00 am, Altadena

For more information, call 626-798-0965, 10 a.m.–1 p.m., Monday–Friday, or e-mail office@lwv-pa.org.