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Local Dentist is Caring Philanthropist, A Thousand Miles from Pasadena

When Dr. Michael Yung, a well-respected local dentist, isn’t redesigning smiles at his downtown Pasadena dental clinic, he’s probably somewhere in Mexico doing volunteer dental work or filling backpacks for children with Mission Flight, a San Gabriel-based team that regularly flies south to do charity work. Yung and his Pasadena practice, Michael S. Yung DDS, Inc., has been providing dental services for Pasadena area patients…

Pasadena Tenants Union Takes Responsibility for Rent Control Initiative Petition

The Pasadena Tenants Union said on social media that it is behind the filing of papers last Wednesday notifying City officials of the intended public circulation of a petition supporting a new City Charter Amendment…

Study Reveals Construction of Foothill Gold Line Light Rail Extension Could Generate $2.6 Billion, Create Tens of Thousands of Jobs

Significant economic benefits to Los Angeles County are to be expected during the upcoming construction and operation phases of the 12.3-mile Foothill Gold Line light rail extension, a study by Beacon Economics has revealed. The…

A Very, Very Hot Thanksgiving Day is Predicted, Just Slightly Cooler Than 1933′s Record High

A ridge of high pressure building into the region early in the week is expected to bring significant warming with widespread near-record heat possible mid-week, including Thanksgiving Day, the National Weather Service said in its…

Pasadena Creates Third Largest Number of Jobs in Los Angeles County from September to October of 2017

Pasadena generated the third largest number of new jobs in Los Angeles County between September and October 2017, data from the California’s Employment Development Department (EDD) showed. At the same time, Pasadena’s unemployment rate was…

Monday, November 20

Thanksgiving at The Pasadena Convention Center

Photo from last year's event The Pasadena Convention Center and Centerplate, the exclusive food and beverage service provider at the center, will be preparing about…

Tuesday, November 21

Today is Packing Day for 800 Thanksgiving Meals Destined for Families in Need

Foothill Unity Center Inc. will be providing more than 800 Thanksgiving food boxes to families in need from the San Gabriel Valley Foothills including Altadena,…

Thursday, November 23

Thanksgiving Dinner at Pasadena Senior Center

There’s always something to be thankful for at the Pasadena Senior Center, 85 E. Holly St. Everyone is invited to eat, drink and be especially…

Thursday, November 23

Spirit of Giving and Community is Alive and Well in Pasadena

The best way to give thanks is to give back! To show community spirit and compassion, hundreds of volunteers of all ages will gather together…

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Alibaba Pictures, Pasadena Community Foundation Announce Winners of the Big Heart Small Film Competition

Alibaba Pictures Group Limited and the Pasadena Community Foundation announced the four winners of their Big Heart Small Film competition at a premiere event on Thursday at the Huntington Library’s Rothenberg Hall. All nine finalists created films to raise awareness of local non-profit organizations in the Pasadena community and the Greater Los Angeles area. It was announced that each of the nine non-profits received a $2,500 grant from the Pasadena Community Foundation. The event raised $200,000, which will be used to support Pasadena Community Foundation’s grant-making programs for Pasadena- and Los Angeles-area non-profit organizations. “We are excited to have been…

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