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Mayor Bill Bogaard Announces Decision Not to Seek Re-Election

City of Pasadena Mayor Bill Bogaard today announced his decision not to seek re-election after serving nearly 16 years as the City’s first, and (until now) only directly elected mayor in the City’s history. Bogaard is sending a two-page letter to many of his long-time friends and supporters in which he shares with them “a reluctant decision” not to seek re-election for a fifth term…

Pasadena Convention Center A Unique Success in Convention Business

It wasn’t long ago that the Pasadena Convention Center was considered to be little more than a community center with low-profile events. But in the five years since undergoing a major $162 million renovation and…

Professional Child Development Associates Honors Police Chief Phillip Sanchez

On Saturday, September 13, 2014, the Professional Child Development Associates (PCDA) will present Pasadena Chief of Police Phillip L. Sanchez with the 2014 PCDA Community Services Award. Chief Sanchez will be recognized during the 6th…

What To Do This Weekend in Pasadena

Here is our carefully culled top picks from dozens of Pasadena events – the very best things to taste, watch, listen to, and experience, all presented weekly in our e!Pasadena email newsletter:

Audio: The Work That Even God Cannot Do

This sermon was delivered by Robert Niles, on Sunday August 24, 2014 at the Neighborhood Church. Robert Niles started attending Neighborhood Church soon after returning to the Los Angeles area in 2000. He and his…

Wednesday, September 03

Today: Keeping Your Children Safe Vs. Online Predators, Social Media Crimes

Your child may be safe and sound while you’re with them, but are they protected when they are at school or in front of the…

Thursday, September 04

Happy 140th Birthday Pasadena Unified

The Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) will celebrate its 140th birthday during the annual State of the Schools Address Thursday, September 4th at 9 a.m.…

Thursday, September 04

Author Marisa Silver Kicks Off 1930s American Dust Bowl Commemoration

Pasadena Public Library will host author Marisa Silver on Thursday, September 4 at Central Library’s Donald R. Wright Auditorium, 285 E. Walnut St. as part…

Friday, September 05

Expert to Teach Business Leaders Tools to Make Team Work

A local business expert will teach corporate and group leaders the tools that they need to help their teams achieve their objectives and profit targets…

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Star Wars Costuming Clubs Take Hillsides by ‘The Force’

“The Force” was strong on a recent Saturday at Hillsides main campus in Pasadena when more than 40 members of Star Wars costuming clubs gathered together to entertain the children of Hillsides. The children experienced some galactic fun when for three hours the campus was filled with the likes of Jedi Knights, Stormtroopers, Sith Lords, Rebel pilots, Bounty Hunters, Jedi Knights, and a perennial crowd favorite, R2-D2. Several local Star Wars costume clubs participated in the event, including those from The Dark Empire, the 501st Legion, the Rebel Legion, the Rogue Rebels, Mandalorian Mercs, and the Jedi Assembly. The costumers…

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