COMMUNITY SECTION


Good Friday Concert Features Bach’s “Passion According to St. John”

  Pasadena Presbyterian Church’s 17th annual Good Friday Devotional Concert will feature a performance of J.S. Bach’s “Passion According to St. John” on Friday, April 18, at 7:30 p.m. in the church’s sanctuary at 585 E. Colorado Blvd. (corner of Madison Ave.) in the Playhouse District of downtown Pasadena. Timothy Howard will conduct the Kirk ...


Egg-ceptional Celebration at the Arboretum

Kids of all ages will enjoy a variety of egg-themed activities at the Los Angeles County Arboretum & Botanic Garden on Saturday, April 19. Children will enjoy making creative, take-home crafts. There will be games with cool prizes! Egg baskets will be provided. Egg-ceptional will be held on Saturday, April 19, 2014 , 10:00 a.m. ...


10,000 Eggs Up for Grabs April 19

Jump into spring by hopping over to one of several special festivals and egg hunts for children at Villa-Parke Community Center on April 19 and Robinson Park, also on April 19. The fun begins from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., with a special “Breakfast with the Bunny.” Enjoy three pancakes, choice of bacon or sausage, ...


Descanso Celebrates Earth Day with a Week of Activities

It has been an annual tradition at Descanso Gardens to celebrate Earth Day, but this time they will be holding it week-long jam-packed with activities from April 12 to 19 to accommodate youngsters on spring break. “Our event is different this year because we’re presenting activities throughout the week, including a take-home spring break project ...


Easter Week Events at Lake Avenue Church

Lake Avenue Church will host Easter-week events on Good Friday and Easter. – On Good Friday, April 18, the Chapel will be open from noon to 2 p.m. for personal reflection, meditation and prayer. At 7:30 p.m. there will be a service of Scripture, Music, and Communion in the Worship Center reflecting on what Christ ...


Celebrate Easter with Rabbits – Lots and Lots of Rabbits – at Pasadena’s Bunny Museum

Families can celebrate Easter with real live rabbits at the Bunny Museum’s Easter Open House on Sunday, April 20, from 2:00 to 7:00 p.m. Guests may bring a basket of vegetables and fruits to feed the bunnies. Other open house activities include rabbit-themed skipping ropes, bowling, ring toss and drawing activities using 3-D chalk. “Easter ...


Deadline Extended for Pasadena Unified High School Seniors to Apply for New PWP $5000 Scholarship

Announcing an investment in the City’s youth, Pasadena’s Water and Power Department (PWP), www.PWPWeb.com, is offering two new college scholarships to Pasadena high school seniors who can devise creative new ways to promote water conservation and renewable energy. The new PWP Educational Scholarships are open to all Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) high school seniors ...


Women’s Swim: 4 SCC Title Wins Highlighted By Medley Relay Record

In the history of South Coast Conference swimming, no women's relay squad had ever eclipsed the four minute mark in the 400-yard medley relay. That was until four Pasadena City College swimmers blew a 14-year-old SCC record right out of the water Thursday on the opening day of the SCC Championships at Mt. San Antonio ...


PUSD Announces Public Meetings on School Attendance Boundaries

Representatives of the Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) will hold a meeting with residents of Pasadena, Altadena and Sierra Madre on Tuesday, April 22, to discuss possible school attendance boundary scenarios and other master planning issues for the district. The PUSD Board Master Plan/Boundary Subcommittee, chaired by Mikala Rahn and includes Kimberly Kenne and Elizabeth ...


Wells Fargo Announces Million Dollar Donation to Villa Esperanza Services During Autism Awareness Month

Detail of Campus Entry for Villa Street This Autism Awareness Month, Wells Fargo announces a million dollar grant to Villa Esperanza Services for the most urgent needs of their $18 million capital campaign. Villa Esperanza Services is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the care and education of children, adults and seniors with developmental, intellectual and ...


Options to Host 31st Annual 2014 Child Development Policymakers Breakfast

The 31st annual Policymakers Breakfast hosted by Options-A Child Care and Human Services Agency will be held on April 25, 2014 from 8:00 to 10:00 a.m. at the Altadena Town and Country Club. This annual event brings legislators , business leaders, child develop advocates and the community together to hear first hand from the community’s ...


Mayor Calls Delayed 710 Freeway Report a “Significant Setback”

Pasadena Mayor Bill Bogaard called the delay of the State Route 710 North Study draft environmental impact report a “significant setback for the proposed SR-710 Tunnel” and said the computer model used to predict traffic demand for the report may show there is a lessening need to build the gap-closing section at all. Metro reported ...


Future Meetings Announced for Pasadena Unified Master Plan/Boundary Subcommittee

Upcoming meeting dates for the Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) Board Master Plan/Boundary Subcommittee have been determined, with the next meeting to take place April 22. The subcommittee will also meet May 20, June 10 and June 24. All meetings will take place in the Elbie J Hickambottom Board Room (Room 236), 351 South Hudson ...


Pasadena City College Foundation Hosts Reception, Awards $59,683 in Grants

The Pasadena City College Foundation held its 2014 Grants Reception on Friday, April 11. The event, which was held at the University Club in Pasadena, celebrated the awarding of $59,683 in grant awards for innovation and academic excellence. “The Grants program of the PCC Foundation is our way of making a positive impact on PCC ...