Five Acres Raises More Than $250,000 at Golf, Dinner Event

53 Five Acres annual golf tournament and “Supper at the Speakeasy” event, held at the Annandale Golf Club in Pasadena on Monday, September 29th raised over $250,000 for children and families in crisis throughout Los Angeles. More than 100 golfers had a gorgeous day of golf and nearly 200 guests enjoyed a prohibition-themed dinner, live jazz music by the Cat’s Pajama’s, a silent and live auction all while raising money for Five Acres programs. Read More

2015 Rose Court Announced

_DSC3065 Seven young women were chosen today from among 700 original applicants and 31 finalists to become members of the 2015 Tournament of Roses Royal Court. Read More

Blessing of the Animals at Gooden School

Maddox England, Brooks Walker,Gabriel Paz with Butterscotch th esnake The Blessing of the Animals took place this morning at The Gooden School in Sierra Madre.  Students and families brought their pets to be blessed in a special service on the campus of the school. Animals have in previous years included horses, ducks, lizards, snakes, iguanas, guinea pigs, hamsters, rabbits and turtles.  Founded in 1975, […] Read More

Hathaway-Sycamores Hits a Grand Slam at Dodger Stadium

HS__MG_2220 Storied Dodger Stadium was again the site for Hathaway-Sycamores Child and Family Services’ 2014 Celebrating Children Awards Reception on Tuesday, Sept. 16. Some 400 people attended the annual event, which raised nearly $155,000 that will help fund the therapeutic and other crucial support services that Hathaway-Sycamores – one of Los Angeles County’s largest mental health and welfare agencies – provides each year to thousands of children, youth, young adults, and families facing serious life challenges. Read More

Valentine Students Line Up in Preparation for Fall Fair

019 Valentine’s Fall Fair takes place on Saturday, October 4 From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Pictured here are some children of the Fall Fair’s steering committee photographed in front of the promotional banner on the school’s front lawn.  The event is open to the community and this year’s theme is “Valentine & the Chocolate Factory.” […] Read More

San Marino NCL Sets Fundraising Goals

web2NCL2 National Charity League, Jr. of San Marino  recently held their general fall meeting at Huntington Hospital where they set their goal for this year to raise at least $50,000 for both the neonatal and pediatric intensive care units. Over the last years, they have raised close to 2 million dollars for the hospital. Read More

56th Annual Greek Fest at Santa Anita Park

Visitors To Greek Fest The 56th annual Pasadena Greek Fest will take place at Santa Anita Park from September 19-21. The event’s entertainment will include award-winning dance group performances and live Greek music. Hours for the event are 5 p.m. to 1 a.m. on Friday, September 19; noon to 1 a.m. on Saturday, September 20; and noon to 10 […] Read More

San Marino Rotary Welcomes Congresswoman Judy Chu

by Winston Chua San Marino Rotarians gathered for their weekly meeting this past Thursday, one that featured a presentation from Congresswoman Judy Chu, this city’s representative in the 27th Congressional District. After an introduction by Councilman Richard Sun, Congresswoman Chu lauded the San Marino club as “the only club that thought to honor” recently nominated […] Read More

Sun Sets on Farmers Market in San Marino

sunset It takes something extraordinary to keep me in San Marino at 8:00 p.m. on a Friday – a student performance or sporting event being the most common – but I admit to being a little bit of a curiosity seeker last weekend. Read More