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

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