More than 470 dignitaries, residents and friends gathered together from not just the United States but also three continents to pay tribute to Dr. Michael John Patzakis’s 21 years as USC’s Chairman of the Dept. of Orthopaedics. He has been a member of the USC Keck School of Medicine’s Orthopaedic Department for 43 years.
More than 200 caring members of the community spent Sunday afternoon, April 28, sipping wine while simultaneously raising much needed funds to help care for and brighten the lives of youngsters – many of whom have endured unimaginable trauma – who live at Hathaway-Sycamores Child and Family Services’ El Nido campus in Altadena. (Hathaway-Sycamores is one of Los Angeles County’s largest, nonprofit, private providers of children’s mental-health services, delivering a comprehensive continuum of services to more than 9,000 children and families annually.)
The San Marino Chamber of Commerce is hatching big plans to make this year’s ‘Evening at the Huntington’ an evening every San Marino resident won’t want to miss....Read More
Diana Casares Bell, a resident of San Marino, was recently honored with a Distinguished Alumni Award from Loyola Marymount University at a reception held at The California Club in Los Angeles....Read More
Nearly 30,000 design, architecture and garden aficionados are expected at the Showcase House over the next month, which raises money to fund music programs. In preparation for the public unveiling, The Courier toured this quintessential California-style residence which showcases the skill of local designers and landscapers who were tasked with transforming the house and grounds at their expenses....Read More
Some of the Southland’s finest young musicians will gather to showcase their talents for a night of classical and contemporary music in A Night of Concerti with Young Stars of Tomorrow on Saturday, April 27 at Zipper Hall in Los Angeles....Read More
Five Acres, a pioneer in providing successful solutions that ensure safety, well-being and permanent homes for children and their families celebrated 125 years of service with an annual awards ceremony and anniversary celebration held on Mar. 16 at Altadena Town and Country Club. Over 150 supporters were in attendance to honor the local nonprofit’s generations of success. Guests included board members, donors, volunteers, elected officials, past clients and members of the community. Rita Hadjimanoukian, Field Representative for Supervisor Michael Antonovichwas in attendance and presented Five Acres with a proclamation for its 125th anniversary and declared Mar. 16 as “Five Acres Day” in Los Angeles County. Councilmember Jacque Robinson presented a commendation recognizing Five Acres for its 125 years of service on behalf of Mayor Bill Bogard and the City of Pasadena.
HAIL TO THE CHIEFS: San Marino City Club welcomed several past presidents to the annual President’s Party, held recently at San Gabriel Country Club. PICTURED ABOVE, left to right, are TOP ROW: Bill Payne (1994), Win Fuller (1990), Al Boegh (2010), Wally Rosvall (2003), Fritz Seares (1999), Pete Loeffler (2012), Mort Mortimer (2006) and John Morris (2005). FRONT ROW: Dr. Allan Yung (2002), Dick Ward (1989), Ben Schmid (1982), Janice Lee-McMahon (2011), George Baffa (2000), Eugene Sun (2001), Tom Santley (2004) and current City Club President Andrew Yip.
Guests at Hillsides annual benefit, the Centennial Gala, raised $655,000 for vulnerable children and families living in Los Angeles County, far exceeding the amount raised in previous years. On Saturday night, February 23, a sold-out crowd of more than 600 filled the ballroom of the iconic The Langham Huntington, Pasadena to celebrate the charity’s 100 years of service and to enjoy an evening of spectacular entertainment and fine dining.