LA’s New Broad Museum to Open Sunday

The Broad Museum on Grand Avenue in downtown Los Angeles; photo by Iwan Baan, courtesy of The Broad and Diller Scofidio + Renfro Gov. Jerry Brown, Mayor Eric Garcetti and other dignitaries gathered for a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Friday, Sept. 18 ahead of this weekend's opening of The Broad, the contemporary art museum built to house the 2,000-piece collection acquired over decades by billionaire philanthropist Eli Broad and his wife, Edye. Read More

Pasadena Guild of Children’s Hospital Hosts Annual June Debutante Ball

WEB IMG_3745_1 The Pasadena Guild of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles held its 54th June Debutante Ball on June 13 in the Ballroom of the Langham Huntington Hotel in Pasadena. Nearly 500 members and guests celebrated the presentation of 28 young women, who together with their families have supported the important work of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. Read More

San Marino Garden Club Honors J.P. Blecksmith

PICTURED ABOVE, left to right, are FRONT ROW: Terry Golden, Evelyn Peterson, President Marilyn Peck, Amanda Abrams and Linda Gutierrez. TOP ROW: Gretchen Shepherd-Romey, Marlene Klusman, Mary Modjeski, Lynette Sohl, Debra Spaulding and Kathleen Bescoby.  Mitch Lehman Photo The San Marino Garden Club paid eternal tribute to the memory of United States Marine Lt. J.P. Blecksmith by sponsoring the planting of 200 trees in the Angeles National Forest through the Penny Pines program, which is operated through National  Garden Clubs, Inc. 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

Wells Fargo Surprises Vet With Keys to New Home

AR-150109988 The response of excitement and shock was quickly overtaken by a posture of gratitude and acceptance – all played out in front of a huge Rose Parade crowd at the corner of Orange Grove and Colorado Blvd. along with an estimated 40 million television viewers in the United States alone. Read More

California Art Club at the Old Mill

royalarchesandhalfdome There is no better way to explore the best that California has to offer than a road trip, and in 2015, the California Art Club will dedicate its exhibitions at the California Art Club Gallery at The Old Mill to this classic American pastime. Read More

Brookdale Monrovia Ribbon Cutting

On Tuesday, January 13 at 10:45 a.m., you and your guests are invited to join for tours, refreshments and a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the renaming of Gables Monrovia to Brookdale Monrovia. Read More

Assistance League of Pasadena to Gather Soon

Assistance League of Pasadena, a nonprofit member volunteer organization that has been serving the community for over 75 years, is looking for volunteers who desire personal growth, leadership opportunities, and friendship. Read More

Twenty-One Debut at San Marino Chapter NCL Ball

NCL-FRONT The San Marino Chapter of National Charity League recently celebrated its 52nd annual Debutante Ball, paying tribute to 21 young women who have volunteered more than 14,000 hours at more than 20 agencies in the past six years. Read More

San Marino Guild Generosity to Huntington Hospital

SMguild2014-020 The San Marino Guild of the Huntington Hospital recently presented $20,000 to the Huntington Hospital for the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit for the purchase of a Criticool Hypothermia Therapy unit to treat newborns following birth asphysia. This specialized equipment is a full body cooling wrap which delivers cooling therapy within minutes, greatly increasing the baby’s survival […] Read More

Santa Visits Huntington Memorial

Santaboy Santa brought holiday cheer to Huntington Memorial Hospital on Tuesday, December 16, arriving by armored vehicle.  Santa and his helpers passed out presents and visited with children in the hospital’s pediatric unit.  A special thank you to Foothill Air Support Team (FAST),  Pasadena Police Department, Glendora Police Department, Pomona Police Department, Covina Police Department, Monrovia Police […] Read More

Hillsides Residents Win Acting Awards

IMG_3727 Teens living at Hillsides teen satellite homes won two awards during the fifth annual “Movies By Kids, For Kids” Film Festival held in November  at the Writer’s Guild Theater in Beverly Hills. One resident won the award for the best supporting actress in a short film entitled “The Reckless Phase.”  Another group of Hillsides actors […] 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

Union Station and MUSE/IQUE Team Up to End Homelessness

untitled-102-Edit-Edit Union Station Homeless Services and MUSaE/IQUE teamed up yet again for a genre-bending evening of entertainment for a great cause. More than 375 guests enjoyed the 15th annual An Evening for the Station benefit concert, which raised more than $80,000 for the non-profit homeless services agency. Guests enjoyed an incredible Beatles/Bash by MUSE/IQUE, the “counter conventional” orchestra on October 29 at 6pm, at Noor in Pasadena. Read More

Hathaway-Sycamores Receives Grants From Charitable Organizations

BillMartone-headshot PASADENA – Hathaway-Sycamores Child and Family Services, one of Los Angeles County’s leading providers of children’s mental-health services, recently received four generous and much needed grants from area foundations. The largest grant, $150,000.00, was awarded by The Rose Hills Foundation, which is based in Pasadena. Hathaway-Sycamores will use these funds to renovate its Highland Park […] Read More