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First African American President of Tournament of Roses

First African American President of Tournament of Roses

Gerald Freeny announces 2019 theme “The Melody of Life” The Pasadena Tournament of Roses® Board of Directors has confirmed Gerald Freeny as President for the 2018-2019 Tournament of Roses…

Keep Big Government Out of Medicare Drug Pricing Negotiations

Keep Big Government Out of Medicare Drug Pricing Negotiations

By Sally C. Pipes The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) recently released a report urging Congress to allow federal bureaucrats to negotiate Medicare drug prices…

After 75 Years, The Original Twohey’s in Alhambra May Close Its Doors February 1

After 75 Years, The Original Twohey’s in Alhambra May Close Its Doors February 1

Located in Alhambra and serving up family-friendly American Fare including their famous burgers, onion rings, award-winning soda fountain hot fudge sundaes, and making memories for 75 years, the…

Education

Native American Educators Who Deserve Recognition

Native American Educators Who Deserve Recognition

  November Marks Native American Heritage Month Names of outstanding Native American Educators inducted into…

iD Tech Summer Camps Ignite Passion for STEM Learning

iD Tech Summer Camps Ignite Passion for STEM Learning

By May S. Ruiz Just what can a 13-year-old kid possibly accomplish in five days?…

Governor Signs Bill Ensuring Access to Life-Saving Medications in Schools

Huff Legislation Safeguards California Students from Serious Allergic Reactions Legislation designed to protect schoolchildren from…

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Pacific Ballet Dance Theatre to Perform ‘La Pasión De España’

Pacific Ballet Dance Theatre to Perform ‘La Pasión De España’

‘Carmen’ and ‘Don Quixote’ at the El Portal Theatre Sept. 12, 13 Pacific Ballet Dance Theatre will present “Carmen” and “Don Quixote (Act I)” in a fiery, progressive production called “La Pasión…

The Mission is Possible, Again (Without Breaking a Sweat)

The Mission is Possible, Again (Without Breaking a Sweat)

By Ea Nicole Madrigal   Since the global success of the last installment of the Mission Impossible series, Ghost Protocol, the world awaited what Ethan Hunt would be…

La Canada Presbyterian Presents ‘Completely Hollywood (Abridged)’

La Canada Presbyterian Presents ‘Completely Hollywood (Abridged)’

From the hilarious trio that brought you The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) and The Bible: The Complete Word of God (Abridged), comes Completely Hollywood (Abridged). This…

Big Bear’s Overnight Guests Get a Break at the Pumps as Gas Prices Continue to Soar

Big Bear’s Overnight Guests Get a Break at the Pumps as Gas Prices Continue to Soar

Big Bear Lake is a close-by staycation that’s away from it all! It’s an easy two-hour drive from most Southern California communities, a three-hour drive from Las Vegas,…

The Fabulous Lipitones: Harmonious and Surprisingly Insightful

The Fabulous Lipitones: Harmonious and Surprisingly Insightful

By Nathaniel Cayanan Today, taking offense at the mere mention of race has practically become habitual, sadly; making it difficult for writers (especially white ones) to talk about…

Tarzan – Spectacular Musical for All Ages

Tarzan – Spectacular Musical for All Ages

By Jennifer Schlüter After successful shows in Fullerton, TARZAN: The Stage Musical – based on the Disney film – opened at the Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center last…

Crime

Rosemead Woman Charged with Son’s Murder

A 49-year-old woman has been charged with shooting her son to death at a Rosemead motel, the Los Angeles County District…

Deputies Find Missing Girl in Sex Offender’s Santa Clarita Garage

Deputies Find Missing Girl in Sex Offender’s Santa Clarita Garage

The parents of a young teenage girl reported her missing to the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station Tuesday, July 14, 2015,…

Sheriff Relieves More Jail Personnel of Duty and Launches Internal Investigation of Inmate Allegations of Abuse

On Friday last, ten jail personnel with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department were relieved of duty and a number of…

Bentley Stolen in Pasadena; Thief Escapes

California Highway Patrol motorcycle officers spotted a stolen Bentley on the 210 Foothill Freeway late Monday and pursued it into an…

Business

Empty House Party for Pasadena Showcase

Empty House Party for Pasadena Showcase

By Susan Motander Members, supporters and media gathered last month to preview the home that will be turned into the Pasadena Showcase House for the Arts this…

Weekend-Long Hackathon to Address California’s Historic Drought

Weekend-Long Hackathon to Address California’s Historic Drought

Everyone Can Get Involved in Developing Sustainable Solutions By Jennifer Schlüter Over the weekend of Aug. 21-23, hackers, designers, and problem solvers are invited to create innovative…

Health & Fitness

OpenTaste Launches Online Platform That Reinvents the Food Supply Chain

OpenTaste Launches Online Platform That Reinvents the Food Supply Chain

Brings Freshest, Highest-Quality Produce Directly to Consumers OpenTaste, a new Los Angeles-based Ag Tech company, is launching their unique produce and foods delivery platform to Pasadena and…

Summer for Free in L.A. (Part 5): Duarte Bike Path

Summer for Free in L.A. (Part 5): Duarte Bike Path

By Ea Nicole Madrigal As mentioned before, the kids are out of school and one of the first questions is: what are some enjoyable activities that my…

Arts & Culture

Ariadne auf Naxos: ‘Meta’ German Opera With Comedic Twist

Ariadne auf Naxos: ‘Meta’ German Opera With Comedic Twist

Pacific Opera Project’s Newest Offering Has Laughs, High Romanticism   Pacific Opera Project, the hip California high-art company that recently put on the hugely successful Star Trek-themed “Abduction…

Local Students’ Art Wins National Competition

Local Students’ Art Wins National Competition

Rep. Chu Announces 2015 Artistic Discovery Winners   On May 9th, Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) announced the winners of the Artistic Discovery Competition. Now in its 34th year,…

Sports

Rose Bowl Proves Pasadena is Still the Capital of the College Football World

Rose Bowl Proves Pasadena is Still the Capital of the College Football World

  Georgia tops Oklahoma in Thriler By Spencer Stueve The Rose Bowl, the Granddaddy of Them All, the most prestigious event in college athletics, a Pasadena staple. …

Jump Into Fitness by Supporting Seniors

Jump Into Fitness by Supporting Seniors

The National Senior Games are exciting Olympic-style events that feature athletes over the age of 50. Over 10,000 athletes from the 50 states plus Canada and Trinidad…

Dining

Chef Beltran to Host 8th Annual Gumbo Fest to Benefit Pasadena Education Network

Chef Beltran to Host 8th Annual Gumbo Fest to Benefit Pasadena Education Network

Preeminent chef Claud Beltran announced that his 8th Annual Gumbo Fest will take place at the new Bacchus’ Kitchen, 1384 E. Washington Blvd., Pasadena on Sunday, September 27 from 4 to…

In Honor of National Hot Dog Day, July 23…

In Honor of National Hot Dog Day, July 23…

In honor of National Hot Dog Day, this Thursday, July 23rd, guests at all Dog Haus locations will be able to upgrade their haus dog to a signature snap dog…

Home & Garden

Baby boomers still play active role in housing market, survey finds

Previous homeowners twice as likely to buy again as non-owners As the wealthiest generation and the first to drive the housing market, baby boomers will continue to…

Add Some Sparkle to Your Holiday Décor

Add Some Sparkle to Your Holiday Décor

LED Pinecone string lights -Courtesy photo By Melinda Myers Liven up your holiday décor with lights, a bit of glitz and some colorful blossoms this season. Start…

Obituaries

Arcadia Resident Dorothy Heffner Voogd Passses Away

Arcadia Resident Dorothy Heffner Voogd Passses Away

  Dorothy Heffner Voogd was born in St. Louis, Missouri.  Her birth certificate shows her father’s occupation as “shortstop.”  Her father, Don Heffner, was then playing for the St.…

Legendary puppeteer Bob Baker, 90, dies

Legendary puppeteer Bob Baker, 90, dies

Bob Baker, along with his partner Alton Wood, founded the Bob Baker Marionette Theater in 1963, which has gone on to become the oldest and longest-running children’s…

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