Assemblymember Holden, Legislative Black Caucus Honor Rachel Robinson

first_img First Heatwave Expected Next Week Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy Top of the News faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Virtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPasadena Public WorksPasadena Water and PowerCitizen Service CenterPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes Government Assemblymember Holden, Legislative Black Caucus Honor Rachel Robinson Published on Monday, September 9, 2013 | 5:00 pm 9 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it More Cool Stuff Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box.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. HerbeautyThe Most Heartwarming Moments Between Father And DaughterHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyWhy Luxury Fashion Brands Are So ExpensiveHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyAmazing Sparks Of On-Screen Chemistry From The 90-sHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty10 Most Influential Women In HistoryHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty8 Easy Exotic Meals Anyone Can MakeHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyShort On Time? 10-Minute Workouts Are Just What You NeedHerbeautyHerbeauty Subscribecenter_img Community News Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS Make a comment Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadena Assemblymember Chris Holden (Pasadena) and members of the California Legislative Black Caucus today honored Mrs. Rachel Robinson, the widow of former Hall of Fame baseball player Jackie Robinson, in the state Assembly and Senate.“The legacy of Jackie Robinson means so much to the citizens of my district. Jackie Robinson was raised in Pasadena, played ball at Pasadena City College before transferring to UCLA,” said Assemblymember Holden. “He was not only a pioneering black baseball player, but was a civil rights leader. His widow Rachel Robinson carries on his legacy through the Jackie Robinson Foundation. I am privileged to join in recognizing Rachel Robinson for her spirit and her efforts to champion civil rights.”Holden joined members of the CLBC in voting for House Resolution 24 (Bradford) which urges the county of Los Angeles and several South LA cities to rename Manchester Boulevard (formerly State Route 42) after Dodger baseball great Jackie Robinson. 42 was Robinson’s jersey number when he played for the Dodgers.Tonight the Legislative Black Caucus will hold a reception prior to the screening of the film “42”, the life and career of Jackie Robinson. Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Community News Business Newslast_img

first_img First Heatwave Expected Next Week Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy Top of the News faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Virtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPasadena Public WorksPasadena Water and PowerCitizen Service CenterPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes Government Assemblymember Holden, Legislative Black Caucus Honor Rachel Robinson Published on Monday, September 9, 2013 | 5:00 pm 9 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it More Cool Stuff Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  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. HerbeautyThe Most Heartwarming Moments Between Father And DaughterHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyWhy Luxury Fashion Brands Are So ExpensiveHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyAmazing Sparks Of On-Screen Chemistry From The 90-sHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty10 Most Influential Women In HistoryHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty8 Easy Exotic Meals Anyone Can MakeHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyShort On Time? 10-Minute Workouts Are Just What You NeedHerbeautyHerbeauty Subscribecenter_img Community News Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS Make a comment Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadena Assemblymember Chris Holden (Pasadena) and members of the California Legislative Black Caucus today honored Mrs. Rachel Robinson, the widow of former Hall of Fame baseball player Jackie Robinson, in the state Assembly and Senate.“The legacy of Jackie Robinson means so much to the citizens of my district. Jackie Robinson was raised in Pasadena, played ball at Pasadena City College before transferring to UCLA,” said Assemblymember Holden. “He was not only a pioneering black baseball player, but was a civil rights leader. His widow Rachel Robinson carries on his legacy through the Jackie Robinson Foundation. I am privileged to join in recognizing Rachel Robinson for her spirit and her efforts to champion civil rights.”Holden joined members of the CLBC in voting for House Resolution 24 (Bradford) which urges the county of Los Angeles and several South LA cities to rename Manchester Boulevard (formerly State Route 42) after Dodger baseball great Jackie Robinson. 42 was Robinson’s jersey number when he played for the Dodgers.Tonight the Legislative Black Caucus will hold a reception prior to the screening of the film “42”, the life and career of Jackie Robinson. Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Community News Business Newslast_img

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