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PCC Men’s Cagers Looking Forward to South Coast Conference Play

first_imgSports PCC Men’s Cagers Looking Forward to South Coast Conference Play By ROBERT LEWIS Published on Sunday, January 17, 2016 | 3:24 pm EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy More Cool Stuff Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it Community News Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Lancer Angel Holguin goes to the basket during PCC’s loss to Cerritos Friday at Hutto-Patterson Gymnasium, image by Richard Quinton.Despite losing its fifth straight game Friday night against visiting Cerritos College, 72-53, the Pasadena City College men’s basketball team still has control over its conference future. The Lancers begin the 8-game, South Coast Conference North Division schedule this Wednesday, Jan. 20 when they travel to face Los Angeles Trade Tech. Tip-off is 7 p.m.PCC (4-14 overall) started out strong against Cerritos (12-8), taking an early 14-6 lead during the first 7:18 of the SCC crossover game. The Falcons proceeded to go on a 13-2 run to go ahead. A layup by Corey Robinson made it a 1-point game with Cerritos up 24-23. In the final four minutes of the half, the Falcons put together a 10-2 run for a 34-25 advantage.The Lancers never threatened in the second half. Cerritos built as large as a 23-point lead.PCC transfer forward Darrell Childs did his best to keep his team competitive as he notched game-highs of 17 points and 14 rebounds. He was 7-for-12 from the field. Freshman guard Todd Barnes (Pasadena High) added 12 points on 6-for-11 shooting plus six rebounds. Frosh center Angel Holguin contributed eight points and four boards.The Lancers bench scored just seven points, all by Robinson, a freshman guard.For Cerritos, Brian Nebo scored 16 points and drilled three treys while center Jamal Watson was a force inside with 16 points, eight rebounds and four blocks.In a SCC crossover played Jan. 13, host El Camino (3-13) handed PCC a 63-53 loss. Frosh guard Aaron Yu (from Taiwan) scored a team-high 10 points off the bench. Childs added nine points and eight rebounds and Barnes nine points and seven boards. Blake Evans tallied eight points and five rebounds in a reserve role. Robinson picked up seven points and five assists. ECC’s 3-point shooting was the difference as the Warriors were 9-for-17 on long range attempts while PCC hit 4-for-17. Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday Top of the News center_img Community News faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Virtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyCitizen Service CenterPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes First Heatwave Expected Next Week Subscribe Business News HerbeautyHere Is What Scientists Say Will Happen When You Eat AvocadosHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyInstall These Measures To Keep Your Household Safe From Covid19HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyTiger Woods Is ‘Different Man’ 10 Years After ScandalHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty5 Things To Avoid If You Want To Have Whiter TeethHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty8 Easy Exotic Meals Anyone Can MakeHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyAmazing Sparks Of On-Screen Chemistry From The 90-sHerbeautyHerbeauty 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. Make a comment Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadenalast_img read more

Waitrose unveils recyclable sandwich wrappers

first_imgIn a first for UK supermarkets, triangular sandwich wrappers in Waitrose will soon be easier to recycle.Waitrose claims to be the first supermarket to launch the more easily recyclable sandwich wrapper and said all its own-label packaging will be widely recyclable, reusable or home compostable by 2025.Waitrose has worked with packaging manufacturer RAP, and sandwich producers Melton Foods and Greencore on the new sandwich wrappers.The supermarket said the move was being achieved by making the cardboard sandwich packaging easy to separate from the plastic film, which isn’t recyclable.While the cardboard element of sandwich packaging can easily be recycled, Waitrose found customers and processors were having difficulty separating the cardboard from the see-through film part of the pack.It said in a statement that making the film easily removable from the cardboard – via a peelable tab – would mean there was no reason why the cardboard could not be recycled.Waitrose is confident that the change, due to be introduced in August, will see more packaging from Britain’s favourite lunchtime snack recycled.And even if customers throw the whole pack away, processors should now be able to separate the paper element from the film.Karen Graley, Waitrose packaging manager, said: “The change to our sandwich packaging may seem like a small one, but it’s likely to make a big impact on the amount of packaging recycled.“We continue to work on a solution to the pack’s plastic film in the hope that, in the future, none of the sandwich pack will go to landfill.“Our ambition for 100% of our own-label packaging being widely recyclable, reusable or home compostable by 2025 is set to make a tangible difference to the environment.”last_img read more