Sophia Schaefer, 10, and Jill Gulick complete a quiz on cancer during the mini Relay for Life, held at Huntington Middle School on March 13.

Huntington Middle School Hosts Mini Relay for Life

An estimated 1.66 million people in the United States will develop cancer in 2015. Nearly 589,500 will die from cancer this year. As 12-year-old Lawrence Chung ran around the Huntington Middle School track field on Friday, he read different signs that presented facts like these, provided by the American Cancer Society. Chung, along with about 150 people, ran a mini Relay for Life. Read More

City Club Features Leslie Appleton-Young

leslieappletonyounghigh Do you want to know what is really happening in the Southern California real estate market?  Leslie Appleton-Young will be providing an overview of current trends and future market scenarios as the distinguished speaker at the February 17, 2015 Dinner Meeting of the San Marino City Club.  Read More

Dining for an Important Cause

HS_Dinners_Julienne The Pasadena area is home to a host of exceptional restaurants, and for three days, Feb. 24, Feb. 25, and Feb. 26, more than 30 of these superb-dining establishments will be participating in Hathaway-Sycamores Child and Family Services' annual Dinners From the Heart fundraiser. Read More

Arcadia and USC Host Workshops on De-Stressing

The City of Arcadia Recreation & Community Services Department – Senior Services Division in partnership with USC Davis School of Gerontology is hosting a series of workshops on De-Stressing Techniques the third Friday of each month at 10 a.m. at the Arcadia Community Center, 365 Campus Drive, Arcadia CA 91007. Read More

Jeni & Billy to Perform at Caltech

Folk duo Jeni and Billy will perform at Caltech on Saturday, November 15 at 8 p.m. at Beckman Institute auditorium at 400 South Wilson Avenue in Pasadena.  The performers sing and play Appalachian roots music along with original songs in a beautiful, relaxed style.  With blending harmonies supported by guitar, banjo, and mandolin, their music […] Read More

Old Pasadena Holiday Celebration

OldPasadenaHolidayCelebration_snow Old Pasadena hosts fun, family-friendly festivities on Holly Street with the Old Pasadena Holiday Celebration (www.oldpasadena.org/holiday) on Friday, November 28, from 4:00 to 8:00pm. Come frolic in the snow, snap photos with Santa and Mrs. Claus, sing along to live holiday music, and create something special in the kids craft village at this free annual community event. Read More

Five Acres Launches Permanency Campaign

Artist: Matthew "Scout" Segotta Five Acres hosted a launch event Thursday November 6 at the Armory Center for the Arts to announce its 20,000 By 2020 Campaign and unveil the artistic representation of more than 20,000 children currently in foster care, in Los Angeles; a sculpture named Boy 5A. Boy 5A was revealed by actor and longtime Five Acres supporter, Sam Jaeger (Parenthood.) Read More

Dribble for the Cure at UCLA Saturday

The seventh annual Dribble for the Cure will be held at UCLA Sunday, with the Bruin men's and women's basketball teams helping raise funds and awareness in the fight against pediatric cancer. Read More

2015 Rose Queen Announced

Photo 1_Reaction The Tournament of Roses today named Madison Elaine Triplett as the 97th Rose Queen in an official ceremony at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium Plaza. Presented by Citizens Business Bank, the announcement concludes a month- long process that began with more than 700 Pasadena-area young women who participated in the Royal Court tryouts. The ceremony was […] Read More

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